FORMER Mayor Mike Brunker was successful in his motion to have council accept the findings of a forensic analysis of the allegations made against him.
First written three-and-a-half years ago, Mr Brunker said the council of the time had “voted to hide” the report’s findings, which indicate no wrongdoing.
THE cost of the Expression of Interest Process for the Whitsunday Coast Airport and planning for international flights were revealed by Council yesterday.
The total cost thus far has been $2,323,398.
Advertising, promotion and community consultation cost $36,140, the audit cost $14,752, consultation fees for scope and construction were $16,581, consultant fees for the EOI were $1,282,875, the design cost $22,095, economic development costs were $4900, valuation costs were $22,500, travel and accommodation costs were $18,639, salaries and vehicle costs were $168,670, international flights cost $175,538 and the reimbursable costs for the EOI were $363,000.
SENATE candidate Kim Vuga paid a visit to Cannonvale and spoke of the need for water security in the region and the controversial views of the Love Australia or Leave Party.
FORMER Mackay mayor Julie Boyd called into to Proserpine for a visit with current Whitsunday mayor Andrew Willcox as part of her Queensland senate campaign.
Ms Boyd spoke of the need for Queensland to be better represented and not miss out in Federal decisions.
WHITSUNDAY Police have called on the community to help them target graffiti by using their online service through Crime Stoppers – GraffitiSTOP.
They have reported a recent spike in graffiti activity and the damage it does to both the beautification of the region and subsequent the cost to business owners and customers.