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Thu 20 Sep 2018

Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery

Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery

A 12-YEAR-OLD bitten by a shark a day after a woman was also bitten is in a critical but stable condition.

Shark attack victim identified as Tasmanian health worker

Shark attack victim identified as Tasmanian health worker

An off duty doctor, a nearby rescue chopper and perfect timing saved the Tasmanian tourist's life

'I had no idea it was a shark attack'

'I had no idea it was a shark attack'

HEAR from the man who was one of the first on the scene during the shark attack.

Monster dress sale in Proserpine ahead of the Bowen Cup

Monster dress sale in Proserpine ahead of the Bowen Cup

Calling all ladies with a wardrobe full of evening gowns, cocktail dresses, fascinators or dresses that have never been worn or only seen the light of day once.

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Snell embarks on Mediterranean Adventure

Snell embarks on Mediterranean Adventure

A BOWEN man will set sail on the high seas of the Mediterranean today to take part in the high-end superyacht race the Perini Cup.

Hassan pushes case for extra paramedic on Hamilton

Hassan pushes case for extra paramedic on Hamilton

FEDERAL Labor candidate for Dawson Belinda Hassan is lobbying the Queensland Government for an additional paramedic to be based on Hamilton Island. 

Climate change hub set to open on Thursday

Climate change hub set to open on Thursday

A NEW Climate Change Innovation Hub will be opened on Thursday at the TAFE Queensland Whitsundays campus.

Fined hay run hero hits back

Fined hay run hero hits back

DRIVER facing $10K bill from charity hay run isn't giving up without a fight, after copping the most debated fine in Queensland this month.

Students across Whitsundays take up Eco Challenge

Students across Whitsundays take up Eco Challenge

Students representing five schools came together for the Future Leaders Eco Challenge in Cannonvale and Proserpine last Friday.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Collinsville Pool closed for repairs

Collinsville Pool closed for repairs

COLLINSVILLE pool will be closed for 10 days from tomorrow so council can carry out repairs.

Collinsville Pool closed for repairs

Collinsville Pool closed for repairs

COLLINSVILLE pool will be closed for 10 days from tomorrow so council can repair an ongoing leak.

Raiders' title bid falls short

Raiders' title bid falls short

A fine season ended on a heartbreaking note for Proserpine-Whitsunday last Saturday.

RAPT WITH BACK-TO-BACK

RAPT WITH BACK-TO-BACK

Whitsunday collected their 10th AFL Mackay senior premiership following a superb 83-point demolition of Eastern Swans at Harrup Park last Saturday night.

Death off Grassy Island

Death off Grassy Island

THE body of a 72-year-old Proserpine man was located on a boat just off Grassy Island on August 30.

New citizens welcomed at Whitsunday citizenship ceremony

New citizens welcomed at Whitsunday citizenship ceremony

Twenty-three new citizens have taken the pledge to call Australia home at a citizenship ceremony held last Friday.

Long-lost siblings meet for the first time after 63 years

Long-lost siblings meet for the first time after 63 years

A CANNONVALE woman has met her long-lost step-brother for the first time in 63 years following a 15-year search.

Stallholders angered as Foreshore project drags on

Stallholders angered as Foreshore project drags on

STALLHOLDERS from the Airlie Beach markets raise concerns as Foreshore revitalisation project drags on.

Cleaning up is Wyse choice

Cleaning up is Wyse choice

YELLOW plastic bags full of rubbish have lined the sides of Shute Harbour Rd in Airlie Beach in recent days thanks to the efforts of a rubbish warrior.

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