Whitsudays MP Jason Costigan has come out in support of the State Government's Shark roundtable. He has voiced his support for the discussions to increase shark control but has questioned the PALASZCZUK GOVERNMENT on their decision to not re-introduce drum lines in Cid Harbour. Taking to FACEBOOK saying the Labor way in today’s world shows they are more concerned about Greens preferences than human life.
Seaforth is cracking down on poachers who are ruining the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It now has the highest non-compliance rate for the entire reef, with over 100 offences recorded.Field Management Assistant Director Andrew Simpson says there's a lot of locals who aren't following the rules.
Local MPs are urging Mackay and Whitsundays locals to pay their respects on Sunday. It's all for the Centenary of Armistice with a number of services being held across the region to pay respects to service men who fought in World War One. You can pay your respects and support those community led services on the 11th.
Rubber Jellyfish is being screened in Mackay to help spread awareness of the impact balloons have on our sea turtles. Just in time for egg hatching season the film is a reminder that what we put into the Oceans is often harmful to wildlife. Filmmaker Carly Wilson says she was immediately inspired by her work with animals.