Valentine’s Day Becomes a Scammers Delight


Hate to seem like a kill joy when it comes to love - BUT the stats are in… Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year that computer scammers love each and every year - and this year the ACCC is warning all of us to be careful about who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day. Stats show people … [Read more...]

Pop up Pain – Phishing, Halliday Bay

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There’s a new scam doing the internet rounds. A 71-year- old Halliday Bay resident thought that they had received the deal of their life!  A pop up message was received on their mobile phone allegedly from their phone service provider. The message said that for only $1.60 she could own her … [Read more...]

Arrest of Wanted Man

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A man police had been seeking following a number of alleged break and enters, dangerous operation of motor vehicle and arson incidents between Bowen and Sarina has been arrested in Ayr. The 29-year- old man was taken into custody at the weekend following the execution of a search warrant on an … [Read more...]

Multiple drug charges, Whitsunday


Whitsunday detectives have closed a major operation targeting drug networks in the region that has culminated in the arrest of 37 people on more than 120 drug related charges. Operation Papa Boolean was undertaken over a six-month period and has led to a substantial quantity of drugs including … [Read more...]

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...]

Motor Bikes Cop a Beating

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Whitsunday police are investigating an attack on two motor cycles in Airlie Beach. Police say by passers in Shingley Drive, witnessed a male in possession of a hammer, striking two parked and unattended motorcycles in a car park. Police say when the male in possession of the hammer realized … [Read more...]

This Doing the Rounds – It’s a SCAM

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Police are warning community members to be wary of this scam e-mail doing the rounds this week. They say it’s been running red hot! Scores of people, Police say have received different versions of the email which alleges that the recipient has committed a traffic infringement. Phone calls … [Read more...]