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...]

Copy cat bomb threats across Queensland schools


Far North Queensland, Townsville and Brisbane have been on the receiving end of another round of school bomb hoax stunts. Similar to threats in New South Wales over the last few months, these have been widespread across the state with police taking each one seriously. Some of the areas also … [Read more...]

Seven people injured in buggy crash on Hamilton Island


The Mackay RACQ CQ helicopter has just landed on the scene of a buggy crash on Hamilton Island this morning. Early reports say 7 people were injured in the incident. RACQ Emergency have confirmed that they are in the process of taking one of the occupants to Townsville to treat … [Read more...]

7 Whitsunday community groups welcome funding increase

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Seven Whitsunday community groups have welcomed federal grants which will increase their services throughout the region. Amongst the recipients, Proserpine Golf Club will benefit from a new irrigation system and Volunteer Marine Rescue, a new boat. President of the Golf Club, Vic Feldman is … [Read more...]

Whitsundays Regional Report


Reef Festival a hit in Airlie The Whitsunday Reef Festival has proved once again to be a massive hit with visitors and locals alike, as the 10 day festival celebrates what’s great about our region. The main street in Airlie Beach was closed to traffic and flooded with people as locals turned out … [Read more...]