A Council Win on Illegal Campsite

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Whitsunday Regional Council has won their battle to close down an illegal campsite at the Miowera Saleyards near Bowen. The Planning and Environment Court has ruled that Brandbid Pty Ltd’s use of the land at Miowera Saleyards for the purpose of providing temporary accommodation of people in … [Read more...]

Gaming Fund Comes Good for Christmas

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There’s going to be a few smiles on faces around Our Towns this week with ‘round 90’ of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants rolling out. The grants stem from the levy on the massive amount of money put through gaming machines across the state. All those groups who received grants are … [Read more...]

Missing jackpot, Bowen

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Lots of us love a flutter on the pokies. Occasionally some of us are lucky enough to collect a jackpot, or a decent size payout. However, if you collect someone else’s winnings while they’re away from their machine, expect to hear from us. Police are looking to speak with two male persons who … [Read more...]