Bowen Park and Footpath Upgrades


Whitsunday Regional Council has approved funding for further upgrades in Bowen, including a new shared path along Hay Street and exciting park upgrades at Gideon Pott Park and Rose Bay. Work is expected to commence later this year with Bowen receiving a new 2.5m-wide shared path on Hay Street, … [Read more...]

Bowen Welcomes Thousands

Bowen Walk to the Lighthouse

Bowen’s official Walk to the Lighthouse has been hailed a huge success as close to 2000 visitors and locals gathered to make the pilgrimage to North Head Island. Walkers were treated to a glorious Whitsundays winter day for the event with shimmering water and a wide array of local sea life. At … [Read more...]

Thief Disturbed – Too Late

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Residents of a home in Tracey St, Bowen awoke to a noise only to see their car pulling out of the drive with a thief at the wheel. Police say early this morning the resident was woken by the noise of footsteps in the nearby driveway and as they moved out of their bed to investigate they have … [Read more...]

New Shared Cycle and Pedestrian Paths for Bowen


Two new shared paths have been completed this month on Queens Road and Argyle Park Road in Bowen. With a combined length of 2.5 kilometres, the two 2.5-metre-wide paths, they’ve been designed according to Whitsunday Council with safety and accessibility in mind. Mayor Andrew Willcox says the … [Read more...]

Shop for a Cop

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The Move has been completed - All police officers in Bowen have moved into the new police station at 25 Powell Street. Although some minor works are still in progress, the station is operational and open to the public. Local Police are happy with their new digs. The new Bowen station … [Read more...]

Investigations Continue


Fire investigators have begun work at the scene of that fire overnight at Leichhardt St., Bowen, in an effort to determine just what caused the unit to catch alight. Emergency services were called to the property just before midnight after the single-storey unit caught fire. No one was … [Read more...]

I’ll take that! Identity theft, Bowen

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A timely warning from Police after a Bowen resident’s identification details have been stolen and the crook has used them to open a mobile phone account in her name. It’s gets worse…they then rapidly racked up over a thousand dollars in debt. The victim became aware of the situation when she … [Read more...]

Have Your Say on Signage


Have you been one of those by passers who get a giggle out of signage? Well now you have the chance to ensure that some new signage looks the way you feel it should. Whitsunday Regional Council is asking for ideas for new historic signage trail Council is working with the Bowen Lions to … [Read more...]