On 8th October 2014 Whitsunday Regional Council received the Don River Flood Risk and Mitigation Study; Stage 1 – Flood Risk Assessment (AECOM, September 2014) and resolved to release it to the public.
In 2013, Council commissioned AECOM to undertake the study looking at the flood risk posed by the Don River and investigate potential mitigation options to help improve future flood resilience for the Bowen community.
The Queensland Government provided 40% of the funding for the study with Council providing the remainder.
Stage 1 of the Don River Flood Risk and Mitigation Study outlines the flood risks in detail, with Stage 2 presenting possible approaches to mitigating flooding.
Download the Don River Flood Risk and Mitigation Study Stage 1. [PDF 52 MB]
Black Currant Island Boat Ramp Access and Carparking Feasibility Study
RPS were engaged by Whitsunday Regional Council in September 2016 to investigate the feasibility of providing vehicle access and associated carparking to a proposed boat ramp to be funded by The Department of Transport and Main Roads at Black Currant Island.
Please click on the link to download a copy of the Black Currant Island Boat Ramp Access and Carparking Feasibility Study [PDF 4.4MB]
Proserpine Sustainability and Future Growth Master Plan
Whitsunday Regional Council adopted the Proserpine Master Plan on 8 November 2017. This plan was developed after extensive consultation with the community and will shape the town's future and direction.
Please click on the link to download a copy of the Proserpine Master Plan [PDF 3.8MB]
Other Financial Reports
Queensland Treasury Corporation Credit Review 2014 [PDF 1.6 MB] rating Council weak with a positive outlook, the best financial position since amalgamation. Council resolved to release this review publicly on 11th March 2015.
Queensland Treasury Corporation - Financial Assessment summary forms part of a report that was commissioned by the Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience (DLGCRR), to evaluate Whitsunday Regional Council's financial position in 2013. Download the Queensland Treasury Corporation - Financial Assessment summary [PDF 47.9 KB]
On 25th June 2014, Council resolved to publicly release the Queensland Treasury Corporation 2010 Financial Sustainability Review [PDF 423 KB}
The Queensland Government Size, Shape and Sustainability Report for Whitsunday Regional Council pre-amalgamation can be found here.
Review of Council's cash position [PDF 1.7 MB} conducted by Brown and Bird in 2012.