Thursday, March 14, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Vote 1 Tony Price for Outcomes & Progress

In 20 years, the population on the Whitsunday Coast (Cannonvale/Airlie Beach area) has almost doubled while the infrastructure to support that growth has never happened.

What I bring to the table is an ability to fight for more than a fair share for Division 2.

I’m about getting things done in the area, not endlessly trying to find a reason to say no or put-up roadblocks to stop something that will help our region grow and prosper.

10 Reasons to Vote 1 Tony Price for Division 2


Pro-Business: I have been in business in the Whitsundays for 45 years and totally support the business, tourism and development sector.


The Big Picture: I am dedicated to ensuring vital infrastructure is established and planned for through council initiatives, state/federal support or private investment including improved road infrastructure, Aged Care facilities, planning for a State High School and Emergency Hospital near Cannonvale and sporting/recreation and leisure facilities.


Action on housing and accommodation: We’re losing highly trained workers and their families. There are hundreds of lots approved but not developed in the Cannonvale corridor. A stumbling block is two major round-abouts. Let’s meet with the developers and Main Roads to find a solution and bring properties onto the market.


Unparalleled Local Knowledge: I know the area from the Whitsunday Islands to the Coal fields so understand other divisional needs when it comes to negotiations to ensure the best result for Division 2.


Proven Councillor Experience: I was the Division 2 Councillor for two terms, serving on several boards including Tourism Whitsunday and North Queensland Economic Development Board.


Effective Communication and Negotiation: I know all four unopposed elected Councillors. I was able to get things done as a Councillor as I could work and reason with other councillors for the best possible outcomes for Division 2.


Tenacious Advocate: I helped organise the ‘Save our Airport’ protest and secure funding for projects including Airlie Lagoon and PCYC I am willing to stand-up and make some noise for the Whitsunday Coast’s rights and future.


Grounded in Common Sense: After 45 years in business, I can see the issues clearer and make decisions based on logic and a positive outlook.


Family Values: I raised my four children in the Whitsundays and have 11 grandchildren (1-21 years) – I know what the community wants and expects from their local representative.


Community focused: I started the Cannonvale Airlie Beach Junior Rugby League so kids on the Whitsunday Coast had an opportunity to train and play closer to home. Recently we donated $6,000.00 to junior sporting clubs in the area following a sports reunion.

Authorised by Tony Price, 34 Faust Street Proserpine, QLD 4800

Tony Price presenting a cheque of $6,000 to junior sporting clubs in the Whitsunday area after a Reunion in Airlie Beach. Photo supplied


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