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  • New Animal Rescue Positive Move For Whitsundays

    Abandoned pets have been given a new lease on life as Animal Rescue Whitsunday opens its doors this week. The not-for-profit shelter was founded on the 105-hectare property of former biologist Christina della Valle, a Whitsunday resident of 28 years. Ms Della Valle said she noticed a growing need for … Read more

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  • 18 Things The Whitsundays Needs Right Now

    The Whitsundays has some exciting developments in the pipeline – the cinema complex planned for Proserpine, for example – but what else do we need? We asked our followers on Facebook and the response was overwhelming. Kentucky Fried Chicken A majority of commenters pitched the dirty bird as a key … Read more

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  • Whitsundays The Big Winners At The Australian Tourism Awards

    The Whitsunday tourism industry was well represented at the Australian Tourism Awards last night in Launceston, with our Whitsundays operators all taking home awards in their respective categories. The Whitsundays was lucky enough to have three operators in the running for the top spots across four different categories; Whitsundays Escape … Read more

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  • Fox Named Mackay Whitsundays Volunteer Of The Month

    Staunch Proserpine Cricket member Lloyd Fox has been honoured for his tireless efforts, named the Mackay Whitsundays Volunteer of the Month for December. The award was announced on the Queensland Cricket – Community and Pathways Facebook page on February 8. Fox started playing with the Proserpine Cricket Club in 1963 … Read more

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  • Townsville Pet Food Drive

    An Update on our Pet Food Drive! Thank-you Mackay & The Whitsundays for your generous donations! We, (Jay & Dave) are driving to Townsville on Thursday morning to deliver the food, bedding, and accessories you have donated to us for the animals of Townsville. PetStock, what can we say about … Read more

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  • Sail Away With Flotilla Adventures

    Flotilla sailing has long been a popular holiday option the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Pacific Islands. While Australia isn’t known for flotilla sailing adventures, the bareboating industry is on the international radar, and in the Whitsundays its a way to see natural landscapes and the beauty of the area without the … Read more

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  • Locals Unite In Mass Walk To Celebrate The Monsoon

    United in their quest to change the portrayal of the wet season, 100 people descended at Abell Point Marina to celebrate the monsoon at 7am on Thursday. Fish D’vine co-owner Kevin Collins, was fed up with recycled footage of Cyclone Debbie being shown on television, every time a weather event … Read more

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  • Next Stage Of Cannonvale Lakes Park Begins Soon

    Whitsunday Regional Council will be installing additional play equipment and facilities at the Cannonvale Lakes Park on Parker Road, over the next three months. A new half-basketball court, a unisex public amenities block and a new swing set will be installed, along with a dedicated car park and bridge maintenance … Read more

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  • Marketing Initiative To Drive Visitors Further Through The Whitsunday Region

    Tourism Whitsundays has reimagined its Dine. Shop. Enjoy initiative, 2019 brings the initiative back bigger and better with a new name ‘Exclusive Visitor Card’. The Exclusive Visitor Card is aimed at visitors in region, giving them fantastic exclusive offers from around our glorious region. The driving force of these cards … Read more

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  • Airlie Foreshore Revitalisation

    The $6.3 million Airlie Beach Foreshore Revitalisation will create a high-quality seaside community hub for all Whitsunday residents and visitors. Construction will take place Monday to Saturday, between 6am and 6.30pm, and is expected to be completed by the end of March 2019, weather permitting. Eligible works will be jointly … Read more

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