What’s in the box: your guide to this local election


We are in the thick of council campaigns, but don't be blinded by the corflute and leaflets: there is another question on the cards. This local council election will look a little different from previous years, so will you be prepared to face the polling booths? Voters will be asked three … [Read more...]

Council pulls plug on Chinatown development deal

What could have been... the Chinatown development deal is no more.

A special meeting of the Whitsunday Regional Council has resulted in the termination of its agreement to sell a piece of land in Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Chinatown Investments. With the investors missing a deadline of 4:00pm on Wednesday 3 February to come up with the necessary funds, the … [Read more...]