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Thu 20 Sep 2018

Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery

Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery

A 12-YEAR-OLD bitten by a shark a day after a woman was also bitten is in a critical but stable condition.

Dachshunds steal the show at Proserpine school fete

Dachshunds steal the show at Proserpine school fete

The inaugural Dachshund Cup was a crowd favourite last Friday.

Shark attack victim identified as Tasmanian health worker

Shark attack victim identified as Tasmanian health worker

An off duty doctor, a nearby rescue chopper and perfect timing saved the Tasmanian tourist's life

'I had no idea it was a shark attack'

'I had no idea it was a shark attack'

HEAR from the man who was one of the first on the scene during the shark attack.

Monster dress sale in Proserpine ahead of the Bowen Cup

Monster dress sale in Proserpine ahead of the Bowen Cup

Calling all ladies with a wardrobe full of evening gowns, cocktail dresses, fascinators or dresses that have never been worn or only seen the light of day once.

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Fined hay run hero hits back

Fined hay run hero hits back

DRIVER facing $10K bill from charity hay run isn't giving up without a fight, after copping the most debated fine in Queensland this month.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Raiders' title bid falls short

Raiders' title bid falls short

A fine season ended on a heartbreaking note for Proserpine-Whitsunday last Saturday.

Death off Grassy Island

Death off Grassy Island

THE body of a 72-year-old Proserpine man was located on a boat just off Grassy Island on August 30.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Grass fire closes Bruce Highway

Grass fire closes Bruce Highway

EIGHT fire and rescue crews attended a large grass fire on the Bruce Highway at Bloomsbury yesterday.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Body found at Abell Point Marina

Body found at Abell Point Marina

POLICE discovered the body of a 77-year-old man in Abell Point Marina in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Raiders seek first title in five seasons

Raiders seek first title in five seasons

Proserpine-Whitsunday are chasing their first Mackay Rugby Union A-grade premiership title in five years tomorrow.

Lucky save for woman after crash in Bowen

Lucky save for woman after crash in Bowen

Passing paramedics came across the incident and helped her

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Proserpine families join to highlight good cause

Proserpine families join to highlight good cause

A crowd of more than 120 participants united at the Proserpine State High School oval on Saturday for a Colour Run for Child Protection Week.

Police seek help to find the Moore siblings

Police seek help to find the Moore siblings

DO YOU recognise these people? The AFP is appealing for public assistance to help locate Jessica, Levi and Blake Moore, abducted in September 2017.

$40m upgrade in full swing at airport

$40m upgrade in full swing at airport

The $25 million runway upgrade at Whitsunday Coast Airport has been completed, with the $15 million terminal expansion due to be finished in December.

Record Mayor's Ball funds donated to rescue chopper

Record Mayor's Ball funds donated to rescue chopper

When young Harper suffered a serious asthma attack, RACQ CQ Rescue flew to her aid.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Excitement builds for Bowen Cup

Excitement builds for Bowen Cup

The Race that stops the Whitsundays is just around the corner, and this year's Bowen Cup is shaping up to be massive.

World Suicide Prevention Day a talking point for local group

World Suicide Prevention Day a talking point for local group

More than 2,800 people die each year from taking their own lives in Australia, with about 65,000 people attempting suicide each year.

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