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  • Conway Beach Seawall To Be Restored After Cyclone Debbie Damage

    Whitsunday Regional Council has received funding assistance to restore the seawall at Conway Beach, with construction expected to occur later this year. The new seawall, which includes steps down to the beach, is being funded under the joint Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief & Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). A meeting was held … Read more

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  • Airlie Beach Villa Up For Grabs In Multi-Home Prize Draw

    Picturesque views and location landed an Airlie Beach home in the RSL Art Union’s multi-home prize draw for the first time this year. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom Airlie Beach villa boasts a Coral Sea view with a backdrop of Abell Point Marina and Hayman Island, and a designer worth of $940,000. … Read more

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  • Jetstar’s Got $249 Flights To Hawaii But This Is Better

    Bali, Hawaii, Gold Coast … Australians’ favourite holiday destinations are looking hotter than ever with the release of Jetstar’s latest sale fares. From today, the budget airline is offering big savings on flights to some of the world’s most popular beach destinations. Aussie holidaymakers can fly to Hawaii from $249 … Read more

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  • Film Event To Fundraise Money For Palliative Care Ward

    The community has been invited to the Summergarden Theatre for a viewing of A Star is Born next Thursday to raise funds for the Proserpine Hospital palliative care ward. A Star is Born is an American musical, romantic drama produced and directed by Bradley Cooper and starring Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta). Jill … Read more

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  • Whitsundays On The Rebound

    Queenslanders have led the charge of visitors to the Whitsundays in the past 12 months, with a 19.8 per cent increase in their numbers since July last year. The insurgence of Queenslanders has helped balance out the overall number of visitors to the region, with interstate numbers dropping, according to … Read more

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  • Sports Expo Proves A Winner

    Cannonvale State School has held its first ever Sports Expo. The event ran over two days across the sporting communities of Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket. The aim of the Sports Expo was to give students the chance to be involved in sporting activities offered in the district. Cannonvale … Read more

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  • Students Across Whitsundays Take Up Eco Challenge

    Students representing five Whitsunday schools came together for the Future Leaders Eco Challenge in Cannonvale and Proserpine last Friday. More than 50 children from Cannonvale State School, Hamilton Island State School, Whitsunday Christian College, St Catherine’s Catholic College and Proserpine State School were hosted by the Great Barrier Reef Marine … Read more

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  • Riders Raise Money To Prevent Child Cancer

    Four Airlie Beach locals have swapped day jobs for postie bikes to raise money for children with cancer through the 2018 Cairns to the Cape Postie Safari. Leonie Brown, Matt Pitt, Rowan Spruce and Tony Schulz joined 32 fellow riders and departed from Cairns Showgrounds on Monday to ride the … Read more

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  • Wine & Cheese Night For Fauna Rescue Whitsundays

    A host of prizes will be up for grabs at a special event to learn about our region’s wildlife. Fauna Rescue Whitsundays is holding a Wine & Cheese Fundraiser on Sunday, September 23, at the Breeze Bar, Airlie Beach, and everyone’s invited. The event will act as a fundraiser and … Read more

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