Council Moves on Lake Proserpine Masterplan

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Whitsunday Regional Council are exploring extra funding opportunities after receiving the Lake Proserpine Masterplan at a meeting late last year. Acting Mayor John Collins says Council had developed a clear vision for establishing and improving recreational and tourist facilities at Lake … [Read more...]

Council CEO Calls ’Time’


Whitsunday Regional Council CEO Barry Omundson has after three years at the helm decided to call time on his role and venture south to explore other opportunities. Mr Omundson says that moving closer to family had also played a big part in his decision to resign. “My son is in Brisbane and … [Read more...]

Council Removes Damaged Boats


Abandoned marine vessels damaged by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will be removed from the Whitsundays over the next few months, after Council received funding to clean up the region’s waterways. Whitsundays Council will be undertaking eligible works funded under the joint Commonwealth-State Natural … [Read more...]

Council Wins Water Gong


Whitsunday Regional Council continues to be rewarded for their innovation picking up a Queensland Water Awards gong on the weekend. Council’s Whitsunday Water Department has won the Infrastructure Project Innovation Award at the Australian Water Association – Qld Water Awards in … [Read more...]

New trade Mentor for Local Councils


A new trade and investment mentor will advise Queensland councils on how to take advantage of opportunities for their communities to encourage greater business links with overseas firms. The Local Government Association of Queensland has appointed former Queensland Trade … [Read more...]