From storage shed to clubhouse; Whitsunday Junior Rugby League takes shape

Whitsunday Junior Rugby League

Whitsunday Regional Council today approved a $20,000 Special Projects Grant to the Proserpine Whitsunday Junior Rugby League Club to convert their storage shed into a clubhouse. Councillor for Division 3 John Collins said that the club is celebrating its 50 year anniversary this year and the … [Read more...]

Whitsunday Council welcomes seven new trainees


Whitsunday Regional Council welcomes seven new trainees to its Bowen, Cannonvale, Collinsville and Proserpine operations this week. Dakota Ayles , Robert Dougan, Patrick Widt, John Bobongie, Brooke Newell, Kyle Jensen and Shannon Rowe will join the Council team, experiencing the workplace … [Read more...]

Plan your polling this Saturday for the Whitsunday Regional Council Elections

Whitsunday Polling Locations

Polling day is almost upon us! There is under a week left of smiling and waving faces on your street corners and of placards posted around town. To help you makes sure your vote counts this Saturday we've put together a list of the polling stations across the region. Polling kicks off for … [Read more...]

Whitsundays Regional Report – March 10

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It's the Whitsundays Regional Report for Thursday March 10. This week, wet weather plays with planned events, a busy week at the Whisper Bay Boat Ramp, Bowen youths get their say in planning for the future, a new top cop in Bowen and all your election build up in The NEXT4. Have a look! … [Read more...]

Eight passengers airlifted to hospital after buggy crash


The five adults, one toddler and two infants involved in the Hamilton Island golf buggy crash have all been airlifted to hospitals in Mackay, Townsville and Proserpine. Initial information explains that the golf buggy crashed into a stationary golf buggy on the Great Northern Highway. A man … [Read more...]

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...]

Whitsundays Regional Report 3rd March

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A round up of news and events from across the region in this week’s Whitsundays Regional Report. Proserpine residents ask the tough questions to election candidates, finding out how much rain summer brought, a troublesome weed in the Peter Faust Dam, Proserpine State School gets a reward and a … [Read more...]

Proserpine State School wins Reef Guardian Award

Reef Guardian Award Assembly

Students from Proserpine State School have received a $500 grant for their work in the Reef Guardian Program. The prize was presented at a school assembly by a member of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. It was awarded to the school because of their work maintaining Conway … [Read more...]

Whitsunday Regional Report 25 Feb

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A round up of news and events from across the region in this week's Whitsundays Regional Report. Airport route competition, the council election forum, cane farmers, Whitehaven Beach winning an award and a preseason update from the Brahmans. All this plus our election series, The NEXT 4. Have … [Read more...]