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11 of the biggest Whitsunday stories in 2020

Premium Content 11 of the biggest Whitsunday stories in 2020

As we welcome 2021, take a look at what stories made the headlines last year.

Prime Port of Airlie real estate set for subdivision

Premium Content Prime Port of Airlie real estate set for subdivision

A fourth hotel has been earmarked for the marina but there are some hurdles to...

Plans for new Airlie Beach bottle shop revealed

Premium Content Plans for new Airlie Beach bottle shop revealed

The proposed store is just one minute away from another major retailer.

IN PICTURES: Major facelift headed for Bowen Hotel

Premium Content IN PICTURES: Major facelift headed for Bowen Hotel

The building is set to undergo some serious renovations with plans offering a...

Eco retreat to offer glamping and lessons in living green

Premium Content Eco retreat to offer glamping and lessons in living green

The proposed getaway has been earmarked on a property just eight minutes from...

Plan for prawn farm near Bowen gets new lease on life

Premium Content Plan for prawn farm near Bowen gets new lease on life

The original plans are almost two decades old, but that hasn’t stopped the...

Eco resort earmarked for iconic Whitsunday island

Premium Content Eco resort earmarked for iconic Whitsunday island

The resort would be split into four precincts with camping, glamping and luxury...

HOTEL TRIO: Plans for Port of Airlie are unveiled

Premium Content HOTEL TRIO: Plans for Port of Airlie are unveiled

All three proposals would tower above the council’s maximum height limits

48-unit plan rounds Port of Airlie hotels to three

Premium Content 48-unit plan rounds Port of Airlie hotels to three

A third proposed hotel includes a dive school and room for more than 450 guests.

Plans for Cannonvale pub revamp get tick of approval

Premium Content Plans for Cannonvale pub revamp get tick of approval

The Royal Cannonvale Hotel forms part of a larger development on the site of a...

10 big items on the Whitsunday council agenda

Premium Content 10 big items on the Whitsunday council agenda

A hotel development, climate change adaptation and a hospital bus service are all...

9 big projects on the table for the Whitsundays

Premium Content 9 big projects on the table for the Whitsundays

From hotels to a medical centre, there’s plenty on the cards across the region.

UNPACKED: How $1.1b development will unfold

Premium Content UNPACKED: How $1.1b development will unfold

The development was given the green light from the council

Childcare centre proposed just minutes from centre of Airlie

Premium Content Childcare centre proposed just minutes from centre of Airlie

Plans show space for more than 80 children in the new centre that would be open six...

‘If we can’t sort this out then I think we’ve failed’

Premium Content ‘If we can’t sort this out then I think we’ve failed’

Councillors call to protect ‘salt of the earth’ residents of Mount Coolon with camp...

$1.1b Bowen housing estate gets council tick of approval

Premium Content $1.1b Bowen housing estate gets council tick of approval

The development is set to boost the population by 50 per cent with more 2000 houses...

13 major items set to be discussed at council meeting today

Premium Content 13 major items set to be discussed at council meeting today

Approval for 192-bed camp, a long-awaited Bowen housing estate, ratepayers’ debt...

Developments could freeze as rentals reach historic lows

Premium Content Developments could freeze as rentals reach historic lows

Whitsunday rental vacancies have dipped below 1 per cent, putting the future of big...

Well-known Airlie Beach venue outlines plans to expand

Premium Content Well-known Airlie Beach venue outlines plans to expand

A development application for a new outlet is in the pipeline set to service...

Eyesore or economic boost? Residents weigh in on hotel plan

Premium Content Eyesore or economic boost? Residents weigh in on hotel plan

Plans for the 12-storey hotel include a spa and fitness centre and 180 suites.

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