bowen tourism

Whitsunday towns finalists in state’s best tourism centres

Premium Content Whitsunday towns finalists in state’s best tourism centres

Queensland’s Top Tourism Town award is up for the taking and these two towns are...

Award-winning Bowen fish and chip shop to expand

Premium Content Award-winning Bowen fish and chip shop to expand

The council has signed off on a long-established business’ ambitious plans to...

Holiday at home: 17 things to do around Mackay region

Premium Content Holiday at home: 17 things to do around Mackay region

With a plethora of family friendly activities, there is plenty right at your...

Back on track: Major step forward in Flagstaff Hill rebuild

Premium Content Back on track: Major step forward in Flagstaff Hill rebuild

Councillor Mike Brunker says the project could be finished in less than a year now...

Proposed caravan park in Bowen gets new 2022 deadline

Premium Content Proposed caravan park in Bowen gets new 2022 deadline

Plans for the park include more than 80 holiday homes and a motel with 42 units.

Bowen’s greatest sporting heroes remembered

Premium Content Bowen’s greatest sporting heroes remembered

Bowen has produced more than just mangoes, with some great Australian sporting...

Flashback: Bowen’s iconic column Robbo’s News is back

Premium Content Flashback: Bowen’s iconic column Robbo’s News is back

Robbo’s News was an iconic addition to every Bowen Independent, and now he’s back...

Health Cravers rejoice, a new Bowen cafe is opening

Premium Content Health Cravers rejoice, a new Bowen cafe is opening

Lovers of good coffee and healthy food are in for a treat, with Bowen’s newest cafe...

Coronavirus ‘accelerates growth’ of Bowen off-road race

Premium Content Coronavirus ‘accelerates growth’ of Bowen off-road race

The event has had interest from all over the country and organisers want to put...

NQ First announces Burdekin candidate

Premium Content NQ First announces Burdekin candidate

The candidate has said she is ready to help from the cane fields to the...

Parks ‘still hurting’ despite easing travel restrictions

Premium Content Parks ‘still hurting’ despite easing travel restrictions

Bowen hotels and parks have mixed views on easing restrictions, and are concerned...

Sea turtle ‘Quarantina’ out of quarantine

Premium Content Sea turtle ‘Quarantina’ out of quarantine

After a month of rehabilitation, sea turtle Quarantina has been released back into...

Tony’s Bakehouse to welcome new owner

Premium Content Tony’s Bakehouse to welcome new owner

After 20 years, Tony from Tony’s Bakehouse is passing the reins to a new owner.

‘Literal paradise’: Whitsunday town named a top destination

Premium Content ‘Literal paradise’: Whitsunday town named a top destination

A Whitsundays town has been named one of the top 9 destinations to visit post...

Bowen-first measures introduced in backpacker accommodations

Premium Content Bowen-first measures introduced in backpacker accommodations

A backpacker accommodation provider has said they are using strict measures to...

‘We will get through this’: Bowen Visitor Centre to close

Premium Content ‘We will get through this’: Bowen Visitor Centre to close

Bowen’s Visitor Information Centre will temporarily close to ensure the safety of...

'No chance': Coronavirus cancels popular Bowen event

Premium Content 'No chance': Coronavirus cancels popular Bowen event

Events across the region are facing uncertain futures

Bowen’s newest eatery set to officially open within hours

Premium Content Bowen’s newest eatery set to officially open within hours

New owners plan to showcase local produce on every plate.

Council gives new cultural centre the go-ahead

Premium Content Council gives new cultural centre the go-ahead

$3 million tender for new Conference and Cultural Centre awarded.

PCYC Bowen officially launch Ann McQueen Skate Rink

Premium Content PCYC Bowen officially launch Ann McQueen Skate Rink

PCYC Bowen invite residents along to the official opening of the skate rink.

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