ONE YEAR AGO ...

Whitsunday Times - - NEWS WELCOME -

THIS time last year marked a big week of news in the Whit­sun­days.

It was the week when Midge Point res­i­dents were is­sued a DEHP warn­ing to re­move the geo-fab­ric ma­te­rial they des­per­ately rolled out to save their beach or risk a $1.7 mil­lion fine.

The first jel­ly­fish st­ing of 2016 in the Whit­sun­days was also re­vealed and saw a 29-year-old woman taken to hospi­tal af­ter she was snorkelling off Hamil­ton Is­land.

VMR Whit­sun­day recorded a record-break­ing two-week res­cue pe­riod with 22 ac­ti­va­tions in Septem­ber.

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