Visitors take off for Chinese New Year

WHAT used to be the quietest month of trading for Whitsunday Airport in Flametree has now turned into one of the busiest, thanks to an influx of tourists from China visiting the region. Whitsunday Airport CEO Brett Dwyer said that traditionally February was one of the quietest months of the year for Whitsunday Airport, but[…]

60-year-old turtle travelled up to 650kms

A 60-YEAR-OLD turtle known as the grand old lady of Mon Repos has thrilled scientists by travelling nearly 650 kilometres up the Queensland coast during an exhausting four-week journey. The flat-back – the world’s longest studied marine turtle – was tracked from the famous turtle rookery near Bundaberg to feeding grounds in Repulse Bay, north-west[…]