whitsunday regional council

Bowen in a ‘great position’ to host new military base

premium_icon Bowen in a ‘great position’ to host new military base

Councillors are lobbying for Bowen to be considered as a potential location for the...

15 projects funded: Suite of revamps on way to Whitsundays

premium_icon 15 projects funded: Suite of revamps on way to Whitsundays

Check out the projects set to get off the ground in your community as the region...

FINE FRENZY: Illegal camping triggers push for free sites

premium_icon FINE FRENZY: Illegal camping triggers push for free sites

A new free camping site could be on the horizon after a spate of illegal campers...

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Whitsunday council

premium_icon Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Whitsunday council

Council has purchased two new drones to help with compliance inspections, mapping...

Living facility for sale with one major catch

premium_icon Living facility for sale with one major catch

The Collinsville Independent Living Facility is up for sale with a big...

Council divided over return to paid parking

premium_icon Council divided over return to paid parking

Free parking in Airlie Beach is on the out, but some councillors believe the move...

REVEALED: How much your councillors spent

premium_icon REVEALED: How much your councillors spent

The previous council’s claims for accommodation, food and travel costs have been...

Acid-spraying ant-ics spread from Shute Harbour

premium_icon Acid-spraying ant-ics spread from Shute Harbour

They may be small, but these critters make their way up the food chain in a deadly...

Job-creating projects on cards after $2.72M given to region

premium_icon Job-creating projects on cards after $2.72M given to region

Minister drops into Whitsundays to talk about how funds may be spent

FIRST LOOK: Proposed eco-retreat eight minutes from Airlie

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Proposed eco-retreat eight minutes from Airlie

A new development could see visitors glamping and gardening just a stone’s throw...

Company withdraws from Flagstaff Hill construction project

premium_icon Company withdraws from Flagstaff Hill construction project

Council to take much-awaited development back out to tender for design and...

Council votes to keep stinger nets

premium_icon Council votes to keep stinger nets

One councillor hoped the decision would not lure swimmers into a false sense of...

Stress-free school pickup on cards after council application

premium_icon Stress-free school pickup on cards after council application

Three schools across the region could benefit from funding to make the after school...

$2.7M facelift as region ‘cleans up our own home’

premium_icon $2.7M facelift as region ‘cleans up our own home’

Pools, playgrounds and paths are among projects set for renewal thanks to Works for...

New exhibition puts region’s backyard on display

premium_icon New exhibition puts region’s backyard on display

The multi-medium art project is headed for the Whitsundays next year.

SEEING GREEN: Council commits to eco-friendly future

premium_icon SEEING GREEN: Council commits to eco-friendly future

A new certification will help boost tourism and pave the way to a more sustainable...

Federal funds allow Cannonvale reservoir work to flow

premium_icon Federal funds allow Cannonvale reservoir work to flow

The construction of the reservoir will now be able to be moved forwards after the...

Green light for Collinsville’s big $800K boost

premium_icon Green light for Collinsville’s big $800K boost

Collinsville’s two new projects will aim to help boost the regions economy after a...

Flying start for the Whitsundays’ newest airlines

premium_icon Flying start for the Whitsundays’ newest airlines

Hundreds of people have secured seats to the region since the announcement was made...

Using waste to grow wonders in Proserpine

premium_icon Using waste to grow wonders in Proserpine

The proposed project could, quite literally, turn trash into treasure helping both...

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