Whitsunday (Regional Council) - QLD

Council awards Proserpine Entertainment Centre construction tender

News that the construction tender for the $18 million Proserpine Entertainment Centre (PEC) has been awarded will be music to the ears of Whitsunday residents who have been missing their dose of live shows, concerts, musicals and theatre.
Whitsunday Regional Council
12 Aug 2020
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Whitsunday Schoolies 2020 cancelled

Whitsunday Schoolies 2020 cancelled

The Covid-19 pandemic claimed another regional event with Whitsunday Regional Council officially cancelling 2020 Whitsunday Schoolies at their ordinary meeting in Cannonvale today.Councillors voted un…
Whitsunday Regional Council
12 Aug 2020
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Whitsunday community to benefit from disaster resilience funding

Whitsunday community to benefit from disaster resilience funding

Whitsunday Regional Council has been successful in receiving over $116,000 in funding from the Queensland Government, to boost disaster resilience through three separate projects in the region.The pro…
Whitsunday Regional Council
29 Jul 2020
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Changes to building & plumbing application fees

Changes to building & plumbing application fees

On 24 June 2020, Council adopted its 2020/21 Fees and Charges which includes a significant increase to the building and plumbing application fees to ensure:•Council initiates a move towards full cost …
Whitsunday Regional Council
23 Jul 2020
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Council votes to outsource Building Certification Service

Council votes to outsource Building Certification Service

At today’s ordinary meeting in Bowen Chambers, Whitsunday Regional Council voted to discontinue in-house Building Certification Services for new applications effective 30 August 2020.Director of Devel…
Whitsunday Regional Council
22 Jul 2020
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Second electric vehicle charging station a positive for environment & economy

Second electric vehicle charging station a positive for environment & economy

The Whitsunday region will soon welcome its second electric vehicle charging station in Proserpine after the success of the trial station installed in Bowen in 2017.The new station is funded by the St…
Whitsunday Regional Council
22 Jul 2020
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Essential services focus of 2020/21 Council budget

Delivering essential services for the community is the focus of the 2020-21 Whitsunday Regional Council Budget adopted unanimously at a special meeting in Bowen Council Chambers today.Mayor Andrew Wil…
Whitsunday Regional Council
15 Jul 2020
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Whitsunday Coast Airport flights take off for Sydney

Whitsunday Coast Airport flights take off for Sydney

It’s time to fly and Whitsunday Coast Airport (WCA) is making it easier for everyone to take off with direct flights to Sydney resuming on Saturday.Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox sai…
Whitsunday Regional Council
9 Jul 2020
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Bowen Show Holiday moved to Friday 14 August 2020

Bowen Show Holiday moved to Friday 14 August 2020

Whitsunday Regional Council has received advice from Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations, Grace Grace, that the request for the Bowen Show holiday to be moved to Friday, 14 Au…
Whitsunday Regional Council
12 Jun 2020
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