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...]

KAP Calls for Urgent Action on Crocodiles

Robbie Katter

Member for Dalrymple Shane Knuth has joined with KAP State Leader Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter to call for urgent action from both sides of parliament to support the KAP Safer Waterways Bill. Mr Knuth says it is time Queenslanders can have the tools they need to reduce crocodile … [Read more...]

Queens Beach Erosion Protection


A section of Queens Beach near the Ninth Hole of the Bowen Golf Course will soon be better protected from erosion, with a new seawall under construction this week. Whitsunday Regional Council is aiming to protect the coastline in this area, after beach erosion has caused major damage to the … [Read more...]

That Empty Might be Worth Some Coin

10c Deposit Refund Containers SA

Despite those claims from Governments and experts in in the 70’s that having container refunds did nothing environmentally and simply created even more litter disposal issues than they solved, the Parliament this week has moved to make everything old new again. The State’s Waste Reduction and … [Read more...]

People before Crocs: Katter Call

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Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has used Question Time in the Federal Parliament to highlight the importance of protecting people over crocodiles, claiming the Qld ALP and LNP are ‘dilly dallying’ and won’t let the KAP MP Shane Knuth’s Safer Waterways Bill even be debated. Mr Katter asked a … [Read more...]