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  • Cannonvale House Goes Up In Flames

    Residents of Waite Creek Court in Cannonvale have rallied to aid of neighbours by fighting an out-of-control fire with garden hoses and dousing flames with buckets filled from a swimming pool. At about 3.30pm the blaze started and emergency crews arrived on the scene at the last house in the … Read more

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  • $49 Flights To Brisbane In Jetstar’s ‘Beach Getaway’ Sale

    ‘Go on, cancel winter this year’ is the tag line from Jetstar, offering cheap flights to and from North Queensland this winter. But in great news for Mackay and Whitsunday residents, the cheap fares go both ways. So if you’re in need of a trip to Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne … Read more

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  • 2018 Whitsunday’s Year Of Sport

    Cannonvale State School hall was flooded with balls on Saturday morning for the Whitsunday Sports Park’s Expo. More than 350 eager sportsmen and women descended on the venue to check out the 21 sports exhibitors. Chairman of the Whitsunday Sports Park Justin Butler was on the ground greeting patrons as … Read more

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  • 2900 Sea Princess Passengers Prepare To Come Ashore

    More than 2900 passengers and crew on-board the Sea Princess will be chomping at the bit to get ashore in Airlie Beach after bad weather thwarted shore excursions earlier this month in Cairns and Port Douglass. The largest ship to attempt a docking at the Port of Cairns this month, … Read more

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  • Group Dives Into $3M Investment

    “Out of adversity comes opportunity.” Every cliche has a ring of truth and this particular saying is the reason why Whitsunday business Explore Group decided to invest money into the region after suffering a crippling loss from Cyclone Debbie. Explore Group has put its money where its mouth is, investing … Read more

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  • Australia Gets The Clipper Race Seal Of Approval

    There are just three days before the Clipper Race fleet bids Australia farewell, but those on board will be leaving with plenty of memories after an action packed and varied All-Australian Leg 4. Since early November 2017, Clipper Race crew have been racing around Australia, and have weathered Southerly Busters, … Read more

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  • Foot Stamps His Mark In Marble

    Living on a boat and travelling the world for 20 years ceased for artist Foot Young when he sailed into Australia across the Pacific Ocean 35 years ago. He now creates unique sculptures from engineered marble; sourced from Chillagoe in northern Queensland which is combined with other natural elements; the … Read more

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  • Little Town With A Big Town Capacity

    The public face of the iconic Whitsunday business, Fish D’Vine is entering semi-retirement with a bang after the hugely successful White on Whitehaven long lunch event on Saturday. After 14 years at the helm, Kevin Collins said rather than being the end of an era, the move into semi-retirement was … Read more

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  • Youngest Ever Clipper Race Skipper Claims First Race Win

    Visit Seattle, led by 24-year-old British sailor Nikki Henderson, the youngest ever Skipper to lead a team in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race’s eleven editions, has held off a strong challenge from three other teams to chalk up a thrilling maiden victory in Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays … Read more

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  • 4yo Proserpine Boy Scarred By Dog Attack

    The father of a four-year-old who was savagely mauled at Conway Beach by a dingo-like dog is calling for better public protection, saying “maybe Lindy Chamberlain was telling the truth”. Sandra-Lee Kelly tells about the attack at the end of Allens Rd. “The little boy was with his mother, the … Read more

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