$16.68 million More for Local Councils

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Whitsunday, Mackay, and Isaac councils will see an extra $16.68 million over two years allocated to the region through the Works for Queensland Program. Every council in the region will benefit with additional funds allocated to: • Whitsunday Regional Council – $4.07 million over two years • … [Read more...]

Airport Upgrade Commences Soon

Whitsunday Coast Airport

The $40 million Whitsunday Coast Airport runway upgrade and terminal expansion will commence next month. Mayor Willcox says the upgrade project will ensure vital airport infrastructure keeps pace with the forecast growth for the Whitsunday Region. “This project is a critical step in realizing … [Read more...]

On Time, On Target


Hats off to the workers at Whitsunday Coast Airport which has recorded the highest percentage of on time arrivals of any airport in the country in the latest Aviation Domestic On Time performance report. Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox is chuffed and has expressed his … [Read more...]

Stars in Our Eyes

Starfish Roundabout Design

Airlie Beach visitors and residents will soon be welcomed into the main street by a brand-new starfish roundabout design. Designed by Creative Tiling, a local Whitsundays business, the new starfish will be installed from Monday 29 May. Replacing the old design which was removed a year ago, the … [Read more...]