Sat 31 Jan 2015

Worthy winner for memorial race

AUSTRALIA Day was bittersweet for members of the Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC) who took to the waters of Pioneer Bay in memory of one of their own.

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Concert to salute our youth

WHITSUNDAY music lovers are in for a treat this weekend, with an exciting line-up of young local talent performing live at “Salute our Youth”.

Election pledge for Sportspark

CURRENT Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan is hoping to win local sportspeople’s votes with an election pledge of up to $500,000 to upgrade the Whitsunday Sportspark.

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Candidates have their final say

THE Whitsunday Times asked each of the five local candidates how they viewed the topics of jobs, law and order and the environment and Great Barrier Reef.

Candidates speak out

TOURISM and small business were by no means the only subjects discussed at the candidates’ forum hosted by Whitsundays Marketing and Development last week.


AUSTRALIA Day 2015 will never be forgotten by Wendy Downes, the Whitsunday woman who received an OAM for her service to the community and sport.

Airlie celebrates Australia Day

LAUGHTER, tears of joy and emotion-filled speeches accompanied the presentation of this year’s Australia Day Awards at the Whitsunday Sailing Club.

Volunteers make VMR proud

MONDAY was a proud day for the Whitsunday Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) organisation, with two of its members receiving Australia Day awards.

Sports stars awarded

THREE of the Whitsundays brightest sports stars have been recognised for their achievements with Australia Day awards.

Culture is rewarded

THIS year’s Australia Day Senior Cultural award went to the soaring voices and vivacious energy of local over 50’s choir the Choral C Voices.

Wed 28 Jan 2015

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