January 2021

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 3:46 PM

The uncle of one of the men tried to set off a flare so he wouldn’t go in the zone, but it was already too late.

Three Bowen fishermen sentenced for breaking green zone rule

The uncle of one of the men tried to set off a flare so he wouldn’t go in the zone, but it was already too late.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 9:40 PM

Officers responded to the blaze but made a ‘chance discovery’ that landed a man in court.

Whitsunday man’s shed fire leads police straight to drugs

Officers responded to the blaze but made a ‘chance discovery’ that landed a man in court.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 6:37 PM

A major airline has announced new direct flights will take off from the end of March.

Flash sale on flights to celebrate new route for Whitsundays

A major airline has announced new direct flights will take off from the end of March.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 5:42 PM

He was stung on the hand and has been taken to a medical centre for treatment.

Man suffers suspected irukandji sting in Whitsundays

He was stung on the hand and has been taken to a medical centre for treatment.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 8:02 PM

An 81-year-old environmentalist was one of two people who faced the magistrate after trespassing at Abbot Point.

Protester compared to Sir David Attenborough in Bowen court

An 81-year-old environmentalist was one of two people who faced the magistrate after trespassing at Abbot Point.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 7:50 PM

Police say damage has been done to the school on multiple occasions over the school holidays.

Vandals target Proserpine school in string of break-ins

Police say damage has been done to the school on multiple occasions over the school holidays.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 6:27 PM

Police: Precautions must be taken around the river and other crocodile habitats

Yikes! Woman goes for swim in croc-infested Proserpine River

Police: Precautions must be taken around the river and other crocodile habitats

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 5:33 PM

A Whitsunday business owner has praised the updated laws that will come into effect in February.

Hope new gel blaster legislation will weed out bad eggs

A Whitsunday business owner has praised the updated laws that will come into effect in February.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 11:01 AM

The business has thanked its loyal customers as it embarks on its final trading day today.

Bargain booze on offer as Airlie bottle shop closes

The business has thanked its loyal customers as it embarks on its final trading day today.

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