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...]

Fake Trader Websites

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There’s a warning out from the cyber crime boys and girls In Blue today-look out for fake fitness equipment and outdoor web sites. Following the arrest of two people for their alleged role in a series of “fake trader websites” which offered heavily discounted outdoor furniture, BBQs, fitness … [Read more...]

Money Laundering Charge, Mackay


Detectives from Mackay Criminal Investigation Branch have charged a man following investigations into a money laundering scam targeting computer users.   It will be alleged a 75-year- old local man fraudulently set up three Australian companies, JC Enterprising, JC Web Creations and ITZ … [Read more...]

And Here’s Another Scam

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Here’s a screen shot of a scam Origin Email bill that Police say is doing the rounds across the region. Police say information has been received today that this phishing email has been running hot across the region this week. It’s a phishing email is one designed by a criminal to masquerade as … [Read more...]

Police Urge Vigilance

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Police are warning of the resurgence of a scam targeting Queensland residents which has resulted in a Queensland victim losing $20,000. The scam involves a call to the resident’s home telephone from a telecommunications provider. The caller appears very demanding, advising the resident their … [Read more...]