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SARINA SUPER MUM!

SARINA SUPER MUM!

Breaks World Record By Running 50km A Day For 15 Days Well-known Sarina mum of three, Sammy Coles, has just smashed a world record, completing an Ultra Marathon every day for 15 days and earning herself a place in the Guinness Book of Records.

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THE RUMBLE AND THE RHYTHM

THE RUMBLE AND THE RHYTHM

The Sugar Bowl was a hive of activity last week as Rumble on the Reef took over the skate park for a week of world-class skating.After a massive action-packed series of events, the Championships all came down to the Bowl Finals on Friday night and the Street finals Saturday, with incredibly talented skaters of all ages showing what they’re made of‍

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New CEO Announced For Mackay Isaac Tourism

New CEO Announced For Mackay Isaac Tourism

A Whitsunday Regional Councillor has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of Mackay Isaac Tourism following a gruelling interview process which saw applicants from across the country vie for the job.

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School Camp Like No Other

School Camp Like No Other

Sony Camp wrapped up earlier this week with a show day incorporating rides, face painting, a petting zoo and smiles all around. Mackay Sony Foundation Children’s Holiday Camp is a unique program for young people in our region who have a disability hosted by Whitsunday Anglican School (WAS).

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CATTLE BREEDING PROPERTY
CATTLE BREEDING PROPERTY

Featured Property

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Located in the picturesque Pioneer Valley about 50 kilometers west of Mackay, this cattle breeding property comprises two freehold titles plus a road license with a Total area of 110.36 hectares or approximately 272.7 acres.

The property is mostly cleared and pastured with signal, humidicola and Rhodes grasses which are well established.  The property is broken in to four main paddocks which are grazed on a rotation basis.  All boundary and internal fencing comprises four barb and is in good condition.

The paddock layout provides easy access to a set of steel cattle yards with loading ramp and a new crush.  The yards have water connected and feature good shade trees.

The property is watered by a bore equipped with a submersible pump and a 10000 gallon concrete tanks which reticulates to both houses and several water troughs.  In addition the property has a dam and a spring fed creek.

The property is currently carrying seventy Droughtmaster breeders, two herd bulls and about thirty odd calves.  Current carrying capacity is light and the property will easily carry eighty to a hundred head of breeding stock.  Potential buyers have the option of including the cattle in the sale or buying the property bare.

The property includes two dwellings, both of which are currently tenanted providing a secondary income stream.  Rental details will be provided on request.  Separate power meters have been established.  The main dwelling has a new two bay carport.

The property includes three sheds.  The main is a 20m x 12m Lane steel frame shed high clearance shed with corrugated iron roof and walls, power is connected.

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Whitsunday Region - Read Current Issue Now!

Mates On A Mission

Mates On A Mission

Cancer Survivor Walks From Townsville to Airlie Beach Three ex-Australian Defence Force personnel with more than 40 years of military service combined have made the walk from Townsville to Airlie Beach in aid of a charity supporting veterans.

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MOVEMENT MONTH

MOVEMENT MONTH

Movement Tips From The Experts Proper health and movement – getting and staying active – can often be overwhelming and hard to stay in the routine. We can get so busy in life, and balancing work with good exercise can fall by the wayside. Good movement is a critical part of staying healthy and developing your health, whether it be mental or physical.

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Proserpine’s Local Heroes

Proserpine’s Local Heroes

Peries IGA Proserpine recognised those making a difference in the Whitsundays’ community last weekend through their Local Hero Award. The Proserpine store highlighted those working in charity groups, organisations, or services who provide their time to benefit the community.

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A Legendary Result

A Legendary Result

Over an eight-week training regime, participants from Base 51 Functional Fitness challenged themselves to gain muscle and lose weight for the chance to nab a cash prize of a thousand dollars.

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4 Acre Block with Ocean Views
4 Acre Block with Ocean Views

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Presenting a beautifully orientated acreage block set amongst the rolling hills of the Whitsundays, overlooking the pristine waters of the Coral Sea, makes this property a very attractive prospect to build the perfect hideaway home with both rural and ocean aspects.

It's also more than that!

This 4-acre block has also previously been Council approved for subdivision into two lots – creating an exciting opportunity for both homeowners and investors alike.

Located in the peaceful suburb of Riordanvale, and in close proximity to all the conveniences of Cannonvale and Airlie Beach, this property allows you to indulge in the feeling like you are a million miles away with your elevated ocean view acreage home, while being only moments away.

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MACKAY PROPERTY LISTINGS – WHITSUNDAY PROPERTY LISTINGS – BUY / RENT / LEASE – OPEN HOME TIMES

Love the Lifestyle and Location
Love the Lifestyle and Location
Offers Over $720,000

Offering six acres and in an ultra-quiet location, you could find

yourself living on the doorstep to town with this property that

has lifestyle written all over it!

This rural residential zoned property offers you the space to

live the relaxed life we all yearn for. Situated at the end of a

quiet road and approximately 25 minutes from the Mackay

CBD, properties of this size so close to town are a rarity!

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open plan living area which

flows onto the wrap around balcony that features 180 degree

views of the beautiful countryside.

Nothing has been spared on this beautiful lifestyle property

and being centrally located between Marian and Mackay it

is ideal for the buyer looking to enjoy life. You, too , will fall in

love with 268 Griffiths Road and all it has offer.

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Large Home with Everything
Large Home with Everything
Offers From $699,000

-Huge, stylish home in a superb location with multiple living

areas, two outdoor ent. areas, parking for four cars and a

fantastic in-ground pool

-Set on a 961sq m fully fenced block, there are four spacious

bedrooms, all with fans, split-system air-conditioners and

built-in wardrobes. Main has ensuite and WIR

-Two big living areas, both with lounge and dining spaces

- Stylish kitchen with island bench, gas stove and servery

through to the formal lounge area and the outdoor ent. area

overlooking the pool

-Two double garages book-end the house and there is also a

concrete hard-stand that provides parking for a boat, van or

other vehicles

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24 Botha St Blacks Beach
24 Botha St Blacks Beach
$525,000 Negotiable

Elevated to capture the sea breezes and walking

distance to the beach, 24 Botha St is a feature packed

home offering a desirable lifestyle opportunity. Inside

this home you’ll delight in everything on offer including

spacious open plan living, formal lounge, 4 beds, study,

2 baths, double lock-up garage and pool. This home is

air conditioned throguhout and has side access to store

a tiny or camper trailer. Enjoying a beachside lifestyle has

never been easier thanks to the recent developments

within the Northern Beaches of Mackay now offering

schools and other conveniences only minutes’ drive

away.

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22 Buoro St Ball Bay
22 Buoro St Ball Bay
By Negotiation

Pack up the car and call your family and friends, you

have just found your next weekend getaway. Featuring

an open plan living, dining and kitchen area with vinyl

flooring, a/c, fans and access to both entertaining

areas. Bed 1 is carpeted with a/c, fan and BIR. Bed 2 is

carpeted with a fan and BIR. Bed 3 is carpeted with a fan

and BIR. The formal bathroom includes the laundry. A

desk nook. A timber floorboard deck. A low-maintenance

backyard with a section of turf, perfect for an outdoor

setting. A single bay shed, with a sink and bench space

built-in, plus two serving bays. A single bay carport

attached to the shed.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

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The Cody Effect Good Deed Feed

The Cody Effect Good Deed Feed

September 30, 2022

In the midst of grieving for a young life lost too soon, the family and friends of Cody Gibbs who tragically passed away from cancer earlier this year, decided to turn their sadness into a positive outlet by raising money for a cause close to their heart.

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“We Don’t Want Another Nebo Road”: Shute Harbour Road Destined For More Traffic Lights

“We Don’t Want Another Nebo Road”: Shute Harbour Road Destined For More Traffic Lights

September 30, 2022

An application for a large retail precinct on Shute Harbour Road has been approved at Whitsunday Regional Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Wednesday, and in turn a new set of traffic lights for the major main road.

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Trading Coal For A $20 Billion Green Energy Hub

Trading Coal For A $20 Billion Green Energy Hub

September 30, 2022

Collinsville is looking to be the centre of a $20 billion renewable energy and ammonia/hydrogen project courtesy of foreign investors. Three of Korea’s largest conglomerate groups – the Han-Ho consortium of Korea Zinc, Hanwha Impact, and SK Gas - have joined forces to develop a scheme to deliver 3000 megawatts of renewable energy and an export supply chain for ammonia from Collinsville to Korea.

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Local Sporting news & Results

Cannonvale Cannons Club Night

Cannonvale Cannons Club Night

September 30, 2022

The Cannons continue to host Club Nights on Wednesday nights during the school holidays, with all swimmers enjoying the warmer weather. The Cannons congratulated seven-year-old Eloise Chegwidden on setting a new Club Record of 59.2 seconds for her 50-metre Breaststroke. Prickly Pineapple Swim Star of the Week was Isabella Pisaniello, who was presented with an Upgrade Certificate and the Chocolate Award for the biggest personal best.

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A Walk In The Park(run)

A Walk In The Park(run)

September 30, 2022

Parkrun may be the name, but you don’t have to run or be a runner to get involved in this free weekly five-kilometre event that takes place at 7am every Saturday morning at Coral Sea Marina. While walkers have always been welcome and celebrated at the 450 parkruns around Australia each Saturday, Pakrun Australia say the month of October will be dedicated to encouraging even more people to walk.

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Whitsunday World Champion Athletes Representing The Country

Whitsunday World Champion Athletes Representing The Country

September 30, 2022

Three triathletes from Airlie Beach have qualified for two unique world events where they’ll represent Australia across the month of October. Michael Kimpton, Daniel McDonnell, and Alisha Rust – Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island athletes – will head to the United States in October to compete across two outings as international athletes.

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS / GIG GUIDES / SOCIAL PIC GALLERY

THE RUMBLE AND THE RHYTHM

THE RUMBLE AND THE RHYTHM

September 30, 2022

The Sugar Bowl was a hive of activity last week as Rumble on the Reef took over the skate park for a week of world-class skating.After a massive action-packed series of events, the Championships all came down to the Bowl Finals on Friday night and the Street finals Saturday, with incredibly talented skaters of all ages showing what they’re made of‍

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Movie Review

Movie Review

September 30, 2022

Avatar Cast your mind back to 2009: Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States in January, Kesha’s Tik Tok topped the charts most of the year, Chrysler went bankrupt in May, the King Of Pop, Michael Jackson, passed away in June. And a little, independent film (ha ha) called ‘Avatar’ hit cinemas on December 18, changing the cinema landscape, namely the modern blockbuster, forever.

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Power And The Passion, Pleasure And Pain At The Pub

Power And The Passion, Pleasure And Pain At The Pub

September 30, 2022

The King Of The Mountain is about to become the King Of The Coast when an all-star tribute to some of Australia’s top rock bands arrives at the Airlie Beach Hotel in October. In the “ultimate Saturday Session rock out”, three legendary Aussie bands will star in one epic afternoon show. The Angels, Divinyls, and Midnight Oil Tribute Show will rock out to the sound of Oz anthems of the eighties at The Pub.

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Through Depression To Contentment

Through Depression To Contentment

September 30, 2022

Bob Eden is on a mission to eradicate suicide. The Whitsunday-based fitter-turner turned folk singer and author is set to release his first book ‘The Gift of Depression, My Little Scrap Book’ with one mission in mind: sharing his story to save even just one life. “Every 40 seconds, someone dies because of depression, and they do not have to. I am living proof of that,” Bob said.

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Arts Prize Winners Announced

September 30, 2022

A host of talented artist were celebrated as part of the Whitsundays Arts Festival, with their work on public exhibition during the festivities and several of them picked to win lucrative art awards for their contribution. The major prize was won by Justin Telfer from Mullumbimby in New South Wales, for his work ‘Nullabor Crossing.’

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