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  • Clipper Series Again Charts A Course To Airlie

    Following the positive economic impact of its previous visit, the Clipper Round the World yacht race will once again return to Airlie Beach to launch the second Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival. This will be the third consecutive edition of the Clipper Race to feature the Whitsundays. The Clipper 2019-20 race … Read more

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  • Whitsunday Sailing Club Election Promise – LNP

    Morrison Government invests $2.5m for Whitsunday maritime training hub THE Morrison Liberal National Government has pledged $2.5 million to help build a dedicated maritime education centre for the Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre on land they own at Port of Airlie. Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen will meet with representatives … Read more

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  • Foreshore To Be Re-opened In Stages After Easter

    The construction fences will start coming down around the Airlie Beach Foreshore Revitalisation Project from April 29. Mayor Andrew Willcox said the project was entering its final stages with major landscaping underway including the addition of 143 new trees, approximately two metres in height, in addition to a significant number … Read more

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  • Reef Festival To Come Of Age With Rebrand

    For 18 years the Whitsunday Reef Festival has brought joy to the community of Airlie Beach. For four days each year it has attracted visitors to the Whitsundays and given locals cause to celebrate what it means to live in the region at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. … Read more

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  • Hook, Line & Sinker….Council Lands Lake Proserpine Funding

    Proserpine is the small town that keeps batting above its weight after landing $3.15 million in funding for the exciting Lake Proserpine Barramundi Fishing and Recreational project. Mayor Andrew Willcox and Deputy Mayor John Collins said in January they were embarking on a fishing trip to hook extra funding to … Read more

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  • Natural Disaster Recovery Grants

    KABOOM! $5 million Federal Government funding plus $5.725 Qld State Government funding equals a new state of the art Proserpine Entertainment Centre. Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox was beaming after today’s announcement that the Palaszczuk Government extended its recovery commitment to the Whitsunday community with another $5.225 million to … Read more

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  • Queensland’s Whitsundays Get A New Brewery

    Queensland’s Central Coast now has a new brewery with the opening of Whitsunday Islands Brewing Co. Founded by homebrewers Dan and Jacqueline McLeod, the brewery is located in Cannonvale near to Airlie Beach. The couple has also owned Denmans Beer Café in the Port of Airlie for around three years, … Read more

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  • Four-fold Increase In Extreme Heat Days Forecast For Whitsundays Region

    Dramatic increases in the number extreme heat days (35°C+) present an increasing threat to the wellbeing of Whitsundays residents, and to key industries to the region such as agriculture and tourism. New research from the Australia Institute’s HeatWatch initiative, which uses CSIRO–BoM modelling, shows that the number of extreme heat … Read more

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  • Cannonvale Post Office Has Changed Address

    The Cannonvale Post Office has moving! It closed at 5pm on Friday March 22, ready for business at its new premises at 9am on Monday March 25. The new Cannonvale Post Office is now located in the Reef Plaza complex, alongside Ray White Whitsunday, McDonalds, Zambreros, BWS, The Betterbody Cafe and … Read more

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  • Ball Park Music Are Hitting The Whitsundays

    BRISBANE’S indie rock/pop masters are bringing their hits to Airlie Beach. Ball Park Music will be touring Australia with their fifth album, Good Mood which was voted number one album by Triple J listeners last year. The 21-date tour will take the band to cities they’ve never played before, and they’re excited … Read more

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