Rescue equipment snatched from car, Bowen

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Police say thieves with either a unique need set or consideration for community have targeted a parked and unattended car on Santa Barbara Parade in Bowen. Bowen police received the report showing that thieves had removed the following items from the rear tray of a utility: - Milwaukee radio … [Read more...]

Bowen hosts 2017 NQ Sportstar Awards


Whitsunday Regional Council is partnering with the North Queensland Sports Foundation to host the 2017 Sportstar Awards in Bowen on October 14. The first NQ Sportstar Awards night was held in 1991 with world champion triathlete Brad Beven winning the inaugural senior award. This year’s Awards … [Read more...]

Queens Beach Erosion Protection


A section of Queens Beach near the Ninth Hole of the Bowen Golf Course will soon be better protected from erosion, with a new seawall under construction this week. Whitsunday Regional Council is aiming to protect the coastline in this area, after beach erosion has caused major damage to the … [Read more...]

Bowen Kids Next for Our Coppers

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It was the turn of year 11 and 12 students from Bowen High to hear the messages of life saving relevance from the roaming wallopers, who are touring the schools in the region as part of Road Safety Week. Their message to the new drivers of today and those of tomorrow-Road Safety at all … [Read more...]

More Ink Heading to Bowen Addresses


Official suburb names in Bowen are one step closer to becoming a reality, with the Bowen Locality Report & Mapping approved during the Council meeting on 28 June. The report has been prepared after extensive planning and public consultation, and outlines how the proposal will benefit the … [Read more...]

Bogus Claims and Cost Shifting


The State Government’s $220 million application for Category D funding under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) scheme is being called into question today by member for Dawson George Christensen. The Federal Member for the region says he believes that at least $56.3 … [Read more...]

Bowen Police Busy at the Weekend

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Bowen Police are investigating a number of property offences that occurred in the town over the weekend, and are hoping that members of the public may be able to provide information that can be used to catch these crooks. Police say between 2am and 5am on Friday May 5, a resident of a Caravan … [Read more...]