Council Wins Battle Against Illegal Camping


Whitsunday Regional Council has won its court battle over continued illegal camping at the former Miowera Saleyards. Council received many complaints from local accommodation stakeholders and also the public about activities taking place at Miowera without a lawful development … [Read more...]

Calling all green thumbs to the Cannonvale Library

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Keen gardeners in the Whitsundays are invited to the Cannonvale Library Plant Swap for the opportunity to swap plants, cuttings and bulbs and learn how to manage weeds. Mayor Andrew Willcox says this event is aimed at helping residents get their gardens back on track following Tropical Cyclone … [Read more...]

Kerbside Recycling Comes to Town


Kerbside Recycling has arrived in the Whitsundays, with residents beginning to receive their Information Pack and new bin with a yellow lid this week. The new bin will be collected fortnightly, on the same day as the regular rubbish bin collection in each area. Only residents with an existing … [Read more...]

Flying Fox management Under Review

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Residents now have the opportunity to provide input into Whitsunday Regional Council’s draft Flying Fox Policy and Management Plan, currently out to public consultation. The draft Policy and Plan looks at the locations in the Whitsundays where flying foxes tend to roost, and identifies what … [Read more...]

Council launches online mapping tool


Whitsunday Regional Council has added to its suite of online services and launched a new, free interactive online mapping tool. Users will now be able to use the tool to find out property-specific information about land use regulations, zoning and evacuation maps to help make more informed … [Read more...]