Whitsunday (Regional Council) - QLD

Temporary Watering Ban - Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket

Temporary Watering Ban - Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket

Due to a system outage at our Main Water Treatment Plant (to install a new Ergon transformer for the upgrades at the site); and the prolonged hot weather, Council is requesting all residents to urgently stop watering lawns for the next 3 days to enable the Cannonvale, Airlie Beach and Jubilee Pocket zones to replenish water in our Main Reservoir in Cannonvale.
Whitsunday Regional Council
6 Dec 2020
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Direct flights Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne take off

Direct flights Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne take off

Welcome to the Whitsundays - Heart of the Great Barrier Reef will be the messaging when Whitsunday Coast Airport (WCA) becomes travel central from December 1 with direct flights to Brisbane, Sydney an…
Whitsunday Regional Council
25 Nov 2020
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Australian Food Safety Week - 14 to 21 November

Australian Food Safety Week - 14 to 21 November

As part of Australian Food Safety Week, Whitsunday Regional Council is urging local consumers to take food poisoning seriously.Director of Community Services, Julie Wright, said this year for Australi…
Whitsunday Regional Council
16 Nov 2020
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New playgrounds and shade for Proserpine parks

New playgrounds and shade for Proserpine parks

Whitsunday Regional Council will be upgrading Halpannel Park and Blue Gum Park in Proserpine with new shaded playground equipment, funded by the Works for Queensland program.Two new playgrounds and an…
Whitsunday Regional Council
13 Nov 2020
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Whitsunday Disaster Coordination Centre and Climate Hub completed

Whitsunday Disaster Coordination Centre and Climate Hub completed

Whitsunday Regional Council’s new Administration Building in Proserpine, incorporating the Disaster Coordination Centre and Climate Innovation Hub, has been completed on schedule.The $11.9 million bui…
Whitsunday Regional Council
16 Sep 2020
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Construction commences on $18.725 million Proserpine Entertainment Centre

Construction commences on $18.725 million Proserpine Entertainment Centre

Construction of the $18.725 million Proserpine Entertainment Centre (PEC) commenced today with a sod turning ceremony.Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox was joined on-site by Queensland …
Whitsunday Regional Council
16 Sep 2020
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Statement - COVID-19 Update

Statement - COVID-19 Update

This morning Minister for Health Hon Dr Steven Miles announced a COVID fragment was detected in sewage in the Airlie Beach, Cannon Valley, Cannonvale, Cape Conway, Jubilee Pocket, Mandalay, Mount Roop…
Whitsunday Regional Council
3 Sep 2020
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GW3 launches regional transformation document

Greater Whitsunday Alliance (GW3) today launched a regional advocacy document to steer Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday’s recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.The “Transformation Region-COVID-19 regional…
Whitsunday Regional Council
20 Aug 2020
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Council provides new recycling disposal option for household batteries

Council provides new recycling disposal option for household batteries

Whitsunday Regional Council has launched a new and easy way for residents to dispose of general household batteries with recycling units now located at various locations across the region.Mayor Andrew…
Whitsunday Regional Council
17 Aug 2020
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