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End of JobKeeper could spell ‘mass death of small business’

Premium Content End of JobKeeper could spell ‘mass death of small business’

Whitsunday business owners say the future of employment in the region relies on the...

Christensen’s bold plan to revive Whitsundays tourism

Premium Content Christensen’s bold plan to revive Whitsundays tourism

Coronavirus has decimated international tourism to the region.

‘Vacate the isolate’: Tourism operators hit the water again

Premium Content ‘Vacate the isolate’: Tourism operators hit the water again

“We are beyond excited that people are now able to travel, albeit still with...

Airlie resort’s award-winning environmental journey

Premium Content Airlie resort’s award-winning environmental journey

‘I wasn’t an ecowarrior before Cyclone Debbie, but once you realise you can’t...

The island resort perfect for a socially-distant holiday

Premium Content The island resort perfect for a socially-distant holiday

This Whitsunday island has been inundated with locals wanting to take advantage of...

Premier responds to calls for border reopening

Premium Content Premier responds to calls for border reopening

“We need to open up the place to facilitate tourists from interstate."

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...

Industry calls ‘to open up Australia to Australians’

Premium Content Industry calls ‘to open up Australia to Australians’

Eased restrictions have been welcomed by tourism operators but some say more is...

Tourism leaders welcome freedom to hit the road

Premium Content Tourism leaders welcome freedom to hit the road

Mackay residents can undertake unlimited travel throughout all of Queensland from...

WATCH: Beautiful whale calf wows off Whitsunday Island

Premium Content WATCH: Beautiful whale calf wows off Whitsunday Island

Footage has shown the majestic creature that wowed skippers

WHALE OF A TIME: Surprise visit wows Whitsunday skippers

Premium Content WHALE OF A TIME: Surprise visit wows Whitsunday skippers

They don’t usually arrive until later in the year, but one Whitsunday marine...

Calls to extend JobKeeper and help operators stay afloat

Premium Content Calls to extend JobKeeper and help operators stay afloat

The PM yesterday ruled out extending the scheme but operators say it is vital in...

Proserpine planetarium plans delayed but director optimistic

Premium Content Proserpine planetarium plans delayed but director optimistic

With tourist numbers drying up and the future unknown, plans have been pushed back...

Social distancing ‘not viable’ for tour operators

Premium Content Social distancing ‘not viable’ for tour operators

‘With less people on the boat, we won’t be able to cover the cost of operations and...

First weekend back brings optimism for businesses

Premium Content First weekend back brings optimism for businesses

It was a mixed bag for tourism operators, but they’re optimistic it’s a sign of...

Politicians fire up over Whitsundays snub

Premium Content Politicians fire up over Whitsundays snub

Calls for a ‘fair go’ after Cairns tour operators given cash boost

Marina businesses call out for financial lifeline

Premium Content Marina businesses call out for financial lifeline

Families and businesses are sinking under the strain of marina fees

‘DISASTROUS’: How Virgin’s collapse would impact Whitsundays

Premium Content ‘DISASTROUS’: How Virgin’s collapse would impact Whitsundays

A Queensland Senator is calling for government assistance to help protect jobs and...

Push to give Whitsunday boat owners a break

Premium Content Push to give Whitsunday boat owners a break

Owners and operators are still paying mooring fees while their boats sit empty in...

Call for billions to be more accessible to region

Premium Content Call for billions to be more accessible to region

Senator says the Whitsundays could see more jobs and development projects through...

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