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‘SENSATIONAL’: School holidays strong for Whitsundays

Premium Content ‘SENSATIONAL’: School holidays strong for Whitsundays

One owner said she had a waiting list long enough to fill every room twice.

What second sewage result means for the Whitsundays

Premium Content What second sewage result means for the Whitsundays

Health Minister Steven Miles addresses the COVID fragment found in Airlie sewage.

Calls to change criteria to help ‘cash-strapped’ operators

Premium Content Calls to change criteria to help ‘cash-strapped’ operators

$2M scheme that was meant to be a lifeline for struggling operators has instead...

Results released for second COVID test on Airlie sewage

Premium Content Results released for second COVID test on Airlie sewage

COVID-19 fragments were detected in a sample from the Cannonvale-Airlie Beach...

WHO HELPS? Minister’s call to match funding shut down

Premium Content WHO HELPS? Minister’s call to match funding shut down

Dawson MP says the state government ‘set a precedent’ when it helped Cairns...

Marina berth funding small step for struggling operators

Premium Content Marina berth funding small step for struggling operators

A $2M funding injection has been tagged a ‘good start’, but more is needed to help...

Desperate pleas finally answered with $2M marina relief

Premium Content Desperate pleas finally answered with $2M marina relief

Struggling tourism operators have been calling for assistance for more than seven...

Whitsundays ‘inexplicably overlooked’ in $62.8M job support

Premium Content Whitsundays ‘inexplicably overlooked’ in $62.8M job support

More than 900,000 jobseekers will benefit from the program, but none of them will...

Bali escape awaits at reopened Whitsunday luxury resort

Premium Content Bali escape awaits at reopened Whitsunday luxury resort

Overseas travel may be off limits, but from tomorrow you’ll only have to jump in...

PARKING BACKFLIP: Council could remove free parking…again

Premium Content PARKING BACKFLIP: Council could remove free parking…again

One business owner says the council needs to continue free parking ‘or we’re all...

Parking permit plan ‘too little too late’ for operators

Premium Content Parking permit plan ‘too little too late’ for operators

A recommendation to cut permit prices by 25 per cent will come before council...

COVID check turns ugly with foot chase, quadruple taser

Premium Content COVID check turns ugly with foot chase, quadruple taser

Three Airlie Beach men were charged after police check

Parking permit plan floated for Whitsunday tourism operators

Premium Content Parking permit plan floated for Whitsunday tourism operators

One tourism operator says parking costs him upwards of $100 every week and welcomed...

Targeted tourism relief package not off the table

Premium Content Targeted tourism relief package not off the table

Tourism Whitsundays is pushing for more funding for the region to help in...

Not guilty pleas pile up as trio challenge COVID charge

Premium Content Not guilty pleas pile up as trio challenge COVID charge

Three more people have pleaded not guilty to breaking lockdown rules at a Bowen...

Council makes big call on 2020 Schoolies program

Premium Content Council makes big call on 2020 Schoolies program

The popular event has drawn about 1000 school leavers to the Whitsundays in the...

PARKING DEBACLE: Lagoon parking in the spotlight again

Premium Content PARKING DEBACLE: Lagoon parking in the spotlight again

Changes to parking in Airlie Beach may come into play after this week’s council...

Whitsunday weddings embrace new way of saying ‘I do’

Premium Content Whitsunday weddings embrace new way of saying ‘I do’

Many couples tying the knot in the region have taken a different approach to...

‘Not guilty’: Woman denies breaking lockdown rules in Bowen

Premium Content ‘Not guilty’: Woman denies breaking lockdown rules in Bowen

She has pleaded not guilty in court after being accused of breaching social...

Premier’s office responds to Whitsundays’ passionate plea

Premium Content Premier’s office responds to Whitsundays’ passionate plea

Tourism Whitsundays has called for more direct assistance for battling operators

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