Entertainment and Community

From Tap Dancing To Jumping For Joy

From Tap Dancing To Jumping For Joy

Step into a realm where joy is the guiding light, where connections flourish, and empowerment thrives. With the JoyMaker Experience just around the corner, get ready for a transformative journey towards renewed joy, connection, cohesion, and empowerment.

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Get To Know Stephanie Lyall

Get To Know Stephanie Lyall

A country girl at heart, Stephanie Marie was born in Dysart and grew-up in mining towns before moving to Mackay 20 years ago.

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Get To Know Meaghan Collins

Get To Know Meaghan Collins

Meaghan Collins has been a Yoga and Meditation teacher for over 20 years now and over the last few years she has furthered her skillset. Completing a Diploma in counselling and end of life doula training.

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Get To Know Jocleyn

Get To Know Jocleyn

With a strong passion for teaching and fitness, there is no greater calling for Jocelyn than instructing a dance class after a long day of teaching at school.

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Emma Donovan’s New Album

Emma Donovan’s New Album

Country soul queen and revered Indigenous singer songwriter Emma Donovan has released her highly anticipated new album ‘Til My Song is Done’ and is celebrating with a national Australian tour.

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Big Book Club High Tea

Big Book Club High Tea

Organisers of the Whitsundays Writers Festival are thrilled to announce the addition of the Big Book Club High Tea which will be held on the Saturday afternoon of the event, nestled in its heart, and a treat for all to enjoy.

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Barra & Boots Music Festival

Barra & Boots Music Festival

Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Whitsundays region, an intimate new music festival promises an unforgettable experience for country music enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

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Bella And Broken Ballerina Swing And Sing For DV

Bella And Broken Ballerina Swing And Sing For DV

Introducing Bella Mackenzie, an emerging Mackay local singer-songwriter, who is set to grace the stage at the upcoming Broken Ballerina Charity Golf Day on Friday, August 2nd.

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Meet Mayor Ry Collins

Meet Mayor Ry Collins

Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Ry Collins has hardly had time to put his feet under his desk, but the new Mayor has a clear strategic vision for our region.In Mayor Ry’s words, “The road ahead will be marked by challenges, but with a united council, a strong collaborative vision, and an engaged community there is no limit to what we can achieve together.”

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A Legacy Of Love, Laughter, And Generosity

A Legacy Of Love, Laughter, And Generosity

A legend of Brothers’ Rugby League Club, the ultimate prankster, one of Mackay’s most successful businessmen, a salty plum and pickled onion lover. A husband, dad, brother, son and friend to many. There are many layers to remembering the legacy of Peter Phillips.

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