Just get the 'dam' plan done

WORKERS in Labor heartland are among the biggest supporters of the proposed Urannah dam project, according to Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan.

Year 11 St Catherine's kids get with the Times

Year 11 students from St Catherine's Catholic College model their school camp creations at the Big 4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort on Friday.

Year 11 St Catherine's kids get with the Times.

Eco-warrior boost to save the turtles

FUNDS: Eco Barge chair Libby Edge, Steven Miles and Bronwyn Taha.

Steven Miles announced eco-warrior funding today.

LGAQ to discuss disaster tourism in the wake of Cyclone Debbie

Young travellers in campers descend on the Airlie Beach foreshore as accommodation houses remain closed in the wake of Cyclone Debbie in March.

LGAQ to discuss disaster tourism in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.

Iconic Airlie sand sculptor wants to know where he stands

Adrian Connor from Whitsunday Sand Art is questioning whether to continue his foreshore market sand sculptures.

WATCHING the smiles on faces is what motivates Adrian Connor.

Tourism Whitsundays embarks on new era

The new board of Tourism Whitsundays was announced today at the Abell Point Marina.

Tourism Whitsundays embarks on new era.

'Mr barbecue' and loyal Rotarian will be missed

Keith Beetham who was well known as 'Mr Barbecue' will be remembered at a funeral service on Tuesday.

A funeral service will be held tomorrow.

Future land slip risk above Cannonvale, 'very low'

Queensland Parks and Wildlife say the chance of future landslips above Cannonvale are 'very low'. Photo: Th3rd Dimension Media

Future land slip risk above Cannonvale, 'very low'.

Turn up, pick up and help keep Airlie beautiful

CLEAN UP: The Whitsunday Reef Blitz team are holding a land-based clean up next Wednesday.

Turn up, pick up and help Airlie beautiful.

Aussie hip-hop duo hitting Airlie Beach

EXPLOSIVE SHOWS: Sydney-based hip-hop duo Spit Syndicate is bound for Airlie Beach next month.

Aussie hip-hop duo hitting Airlie Beach.

The must-have gadget for Aussie summer

This is obviosuly not an Australian summer, but you get the point.

IS THERE anything better than an evening out in the backyard during an Aussie...

NBN under fire as internet complaints surge

Does your internet connection make you want to do this?

Aussies are underwhelmed with their home broadband connection.

Meet Google’s smarter smartphone

Google’s newest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will become available for pre-order in Australia on October 20. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage

ONE YEAR has passed since Google launched its first serious bid for your smartphone...

Welcome rain relieves strain, dry spell pain

Yandina Station owners Neil and Sally Newman look over their waterlogged property with daughter Katie, 19 months.

Livestock owners looking forward to fresh grass growth

41% increase in phone and internet complaints

NOT HAPPY: According to the According to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Australian residential consumers and small businesses made 158,016 complaints in the last financial year (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017). NSW customers made 50,537 complaints, a year on year increase of 43.6 per cent.

Phone and internet customers fed up with poor service

Identity of men lost off the coast revealed

30-year-old Adam Hoffman is missing at sea.

Six aircrafts and six vessels are searching throughout 300nm today.

Coward punch ruins man's life: 'I still hear the thump'

"It has frightened me and it still does"

Virtual reality virgin answers zombies' call of duty

Killing zombies reaches a whole new level in this gaming experience.

‘Painting Lisa as greedy is a bad look’

I break up with Today: Wilkinson’s departure spared a PR disaster. Picture: Supplied

Nightmare week for Nine as Wilkinson’s exit snowballs into PR disaster

Tragic past of ‘cheeky’ teen who died at swimming pool

Pono Wairua Aperahama died while at a swimming pool in Newcastle.

Boy who died at Newcastle swimming pool named

Concerns force council to exhume and relocate whale carcass

WASHED UP: The dead whale savaged by sharks on Wurtulla Beach.

Best outcome for environment and community: CEO

GoPro filmer jailed over rape footage

A man who filmed gang rape on a GoPro has been jailed. Picture: Glenn Chapman/AFP

Ayden Devereux jailed after filming gang rape of teenage girl

Why do celebrities earn so much?

Lisa Wilkinson is popular and can reach millions of people. That’s why she’s paid a lot more than a ‘regular’ person. Picture: The Australian

Why do celebrities like Lisa Wilkinson get paid so damn much?

'A ride not a ride-on': Boozy spin with a difference

Drunk 'driver' caught nearly three times over the limit.

Kmart's new range proves why it must stick to homewares

Kmarts new summer fashion range isn’t quite what we expected. Picture: Brendan Radke

Kmart’s new cheap apparel proves the store must stick to homewares

Drivers dodge flying portaloos

Portaloos fell off a truck on the M1 this morning. Picture: Jay Ingram

Toilet problems on the M1

THEORY TRASHED: Last messages from Ristevski revealed

Karen Ristevski (left) with her husband Borce Ristevski and their daughter Sarah. Picture: Facebook

WhatsApp messages show couple "obviously in love".

Couple spared jail after having sex at Domino’s

Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith were caught having sex on CCTV at a Domino's Pizza in Scarborough, UK.

Couple probably should have ordered delivery!

'I'm still sick!': Horrific injury rocks NBA grudge match

Gordon Hayward sits on the floor after injuring his lower left leg.

Players form both sides can't look at stomach-churning injury.

'Clear your diaries': BBC host rips into royal baby news

BBC host Simon McCoy.

BBC presenter can't hide disdain for 'breaking' news.

Rocket attack launched on Coast units: WATCH THE VIDEO

ERUPT: A rocket was believed to have been fired at Coast units on Friday night.

Terrifying CCTV shows rocket launched at Coast units

Gumtree exchange saved Lismore woman's life

Surf Lifesaver and teacher Elke Readman saved Lib Ruytenberg's life after she performed CPR on Lib at her home. Elke had only been there to pick up a purchase when she used her training to respond to the unforseen event.

School teacher spent almost 20 minutes giving CPR to a stranger

Man tries to kill spider with blowtorch, burns down house

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American man tries to kill spiders with blow torch

WATCH: New device records ridiculously creepy ghost footage

Katie Harvey Paranormal and Historical Enthusiast has a new tool to detect ghosts - an SLS Mobile Kinect.

It will pick up human form, then displays it on a screen

Police will ride ‘Star Wars’ hoverbikes

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Imagine trying to outrun this in Dubai

P!nk adds more concert dates

P!NK fans snapped up pre-sale tickets for her Beautiful Trauma tour of Australia within minutes, prompting the singer to announce seven more concerts.

Hughesy volunteered for pay cut

Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek. Picture: Mike Burton

Hughes took a pay cut to ensure his co-host would get pay parity.

NCIS star’s sick encounter with Weinstein

Lauren Holly frin 'NCIS'

NCIS star Lauren Holly’s sick encounter with Weinstein

Osaka Punch hit the road after single release

Osaka Punch will tour nationally in October and November. Photo Contributed

Osaka Punch to play 10-date tour across Australia

No slouches on couches: Netflix's Binge Racers revealed

Feel like Binge Racing through Gilmore Girls?

8.4 million go on Binge Race to watch a series within a day

Mamma Mia! Cher signs on for sequel

ABBA pictured in Australia in 1976. From Abba: The Official Photo Book, published by Hardie Grant Books. Picture: Polar Music International.

CHER will appear in the sequel to the smash hit musical Mamma Mia!

Oscar-winning actor accused of assault

The accused star cannot be named for legal reasons. Picture: iStock

AN Oscar-winning actor has become embroiled in sex abuse scandal.