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Thu 13 Dec 2018

Christmas blooms for floral art workshop

Christmas blooms for floral art workshop

Create your own Christmas centrepiece this holiday season.

Poor report card for region's inshore waterways

Poor report card for region's inshore waterways

The condition of the Whitsunday region's inshore waterways has dropped from moderate to poor.

Cedar Creek Falls flowing again

Cedar Creek Falls flowing again

Previously described by one Trip Advisor reviewer as a "mud puddle,” the popular seasonal watering hole is now full.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Residents urged to step up cyclone preparations

Residents urged to step up cyclone preparations

Whitsunday Regional Council released a statement today, urging residents to be prepared as uncertainty lingers around the impact of Tropical Cyclone Owen.

Brahmans' Tye down new coach

Brahmans' Tye down new coach

Whitsunday Brahmans are looking to bounce back from this year's straight sets finals exit with the capture of a proven A-grade coach.

Mandalay running off generators

Mandalay running off generators

Ergon Energy has supplied Mandalay residents with electricity via mobile generation, while crews repair an underground fault.

Blame it on the rain: Wet weather heralds cane toad breeding

Blame it on the rain: Wet weather heralds cane toad breeding

Pet owners are warned to look out for signs of toad poisoning, as the pests multiply

Pop goes the python

Pop goes the python

A "cheeky, little spotted python” surprised Jubilee Pocket woman Marlene Manto when he popped out of her bathtub plughole last Tuesday night.

Community gets behind Cody's Carnival

Community gets behind Cody's Carnival

While Jubilee Pocket boy Cody Gibbs battles brain cancer in Brisbane, the Whitsunday community are doing whatever they can to help.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

VMR advises boaties to move vessels to sheltered location

VMR advises boaties to move vessels to sheltered location

VMR Whitsundays has issued a statement on behalf of MSQ, advising all boaties who are anchored off Airlie Beach, to move vessels to a sheltered location.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Airlie Beach Lagoon to close Thursday

Airlie Beach Lagoon to close Thursday

Queensland Police require the closure of the Airlie Beach Lagoon on Thursday to undertake further investigation in relation to the tragic incident in October.

Truck rollover at Bloomsbury

Truck rollover at Bloomsbury

Two people have been taken to Proserpine Hospital after a truck rollover on the Bruce Highway near Bloomsbury.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Meteor shower set to light up the skies

Meteor shower set to light up the skies

The Geminids meteor shower occurs at a similar time each year, when Earth passes through the "tail” or a cloud of debris from an asteroid.

Fine and lost licence for drug driving

Fine and lost licence for drug driving

A Cannonvale man caught drug driving has been fined $1000 and lost his driver's licence for six months.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Truck fire in Cannonvale

Truck fire in Cannonvale

A TRUCK caught fire at Shute Harbour Rd in Cannonvale on Saturday night.

Fresh faces ready to charter club's course

Fresh faces ready to charter club's course

The winds of change are in the air at Whitsunday Sailing Club following the recent annual general meeting.

More than three times the legal limit

More than three times the legal limit

Driver more than three times the limit

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Severe weather warning issued for the Whitsundays

Severe weather warning issued for the Whitsundays

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding could affect the Whitsundays and surrounding regions due to ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen.

Man taken to Proserpine Hospital after car rollover

Man taken to Proserpine Hospital after car rollover

The incident occurred on the Bruce Highway at Lethebrook, near Magee Rd.

Anchored on the hill

Anchored on the hill

The popular bar has opened in time for the silly season

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