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‘The school of common sense outweighs an engineering degree’

Premium Content ‘The school of common sense outweighs an engineering degree’

Despite raising fears of traffic chaos in the heart of Airlie Beach, Whitsunday...

‘Serene’ glamping-style eco retreat coming to Whitsundays

Premium Content ‘Serene’ glamping-style eco retreat coming to Whitsundays

Just eight minutes from Airlie Beach, the wheelchair-friendly site features organic...

Award-winning Bowen fish and chip shop to expand

Premium Content Award-winning Bowen fish and chip shop to expand

The council has signed off on a long-established business’ ambitious plans to...

New Whitsundays bottlo to become 11th in 10km stretch

Premium Content New Whitsundays bottlo to become 11th in 10km stretch

The approved bottle shop and ‘convenience store’ will move into a vacant former...

‘Disgraceful’: Cameras wanted after revamped park vandalised

Premium Content ‘Disgraceful’: Cameras wanted after revamped park vandalised

A Whitsunday councillor says it’s a matter of urgency after a Proserpine park was...

Road map: 9 major projects in spotlight in Bowen Masterplan

Premium Content Road map: 9 major projects in spotlight in Bowen Masterplan

A boardwalk and hiking track, revamped cycle network and Flagstaff Hill rebuild are...

Next steps mapped in Whitsundays’ first reconciliation plan

Premium Content Next steps mapped in Whitsundays’ first reconciliation plan

It aims to recognise and bolster relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Eight major items to be discussed at today’s council meeting

Premium Content Eight major items to be discussed at today’s council meeting

Big-ticket items such as the Bowen Masterplan, a new bottle shop in Cannonvale and...

Lucrative airport plan a gateway to huge overseas markets

Premium Content Lucrative airport plan a gateway to huge overseas markets

Top notch Whitsunday produce would land on plates in Hong Kong and Singapore, and...

Council says no dice to revised cost-sharing plan for estate

Premium Content Council says no dice to revised cost-sharing plan for estate

BIG READ: Infrastructure costs continue to be a sticking point for the Whitsunday...

‘Matter of urgency’: Push for drainage review in Proserpine

Premium Content ‘Matter of urgency’: Push for drainage review in Proserpine

An assessment of the stormwater network is due to start this week after a...

Whitsunday Council’s 17 big-picture goals for next 5 years

Premium Content Whitsunday Council’s 17 big-picture goals for next 5 years

An arts and cultural strategy, refuge in Airlie Beach and other major items have...

Governor says Proserpine sets ‘terrific example’ for Qld

Premium Content Governor says Proserpine sets ‘terrific example’ for Qld

The Queensland Governor paid a visit to the town and was full of praise for the...

Demand for doctors drives new medical centre development

Premium Content Demand for doctors drives new medical centre development

A new healthcare centre in Cannonvale has been given the green light to house a...

Council will no longer lead Schoolies program after 20 years

Premium Content Council will no longer lead Schoolies program after 20 years

Whitsunday councillors have voted to take a step back from the program that has...

Six major items to be discussed at today’s council meeting

Premium Content Six major items to be discussed at today’s council meeting

Infrastructure costs for Whitsunday Paradise will again be debated along with...

Developers granted extension for huge Funnel Bay project

Premium Content Developers granted extension for huge Funnel Bay project

The resort precinct is taking ‘significant steps’ forward and is set to include...

Whitsunday town to be case study for sea level rise project

Premium Content Whitsunday town to be case study for sea level rise project

The council’s Climate Hub is driving a project that is set to look at the options...

‘Common sense has to prevail’: Not giving up on Bowen estate

Premium Content ‘Common sense has to prevail’: Not giving up on Bowen estate

The community leader says he understands Whitsunday Paradise should not come at a...

Council refuses to cover $20M for Whitsunday Paradise works

Premium Content Council refuses to cover $20M for Whitsunday Paradise works

Mayor says ratepayers should not foot the bill for water and sewage infrastructure.

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