We have provisions for regulated parking in the Whitsunday Regional Council Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2014 and Subordinate Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2014.
Off-street regulated parking area maps are included in the Subordinate Local Law No. 5 (Parking) 2014.
To view our Local Laws, click on the link to the Local Laws page.
Click here to view the off-street regulated parking area maps.
We provide a mix of on-street parking and off-street carparks within the region. Our off-street carparks provide short-term and all-day parking at varying rates.
Parking made easy in Airlie Beach
We have upgraded our parking machines in all paid parking areas in Airlie Beach. The new machines are ticketless and will accept coin or card, or you can download the free EasyPark app to pay online.
Download the free EasyPark app today - http://app.easypark.net
Simply create your free account, find your carpark, enter your rego and pay through the app. The EasyPark app will save you time and money, allowing you to add more time or stop your parking as needed and pay your fee easily. No more running to catch the ferry or rushing back to the car after dinner!
Benefits of using the EasyPark app:
- Pay electronically through the app, no coins or card needed
- No parking ticket needed
- Opt to receive receipts which are stored in your EasyPark account on the app
- Receive an SMS reminder 15 minutes before your parking time expires
- Extend your parking end time without needing to return to your vehicle
- Register more than one vehicle to your EasyPark account
Don’t have a smartphone? EasyPark customer service can help you park on 1300 734 070.
For all payments you will need to enter your vehicle rego on arrival. You can opt to receive your receipt in your EasyPark account, or you can record the URL which appears on the machine’s display once you have paid. There is only one machine for each carpark.
Download our Airlie Beach Parking Map for more info.
On Wednesday 26 August 2020, Council resolved to offer a 25% discount to parking permits for each off the off-street paid parking areas in Airlie Beach until June 2021.
To apply for a parking permit, please fill in the application form and return it to us via email or mail.
The following options are available for 28 days from the date of infringement and apply to Council issued infringements. These are displayed on the back of the infringement notices.
Option 1: Pay in full
Option 2: Apply to pay by instalments (offences of $200 or over)
Option 3: Elect to have a court hearing
Option 4: Lodge a Statutory Declaration (for vehicle related offences)
Parking fines are a way of ensuring safety and provide a deterrent for people to misuse parking facilities however you can dispute a fine if you believe it is unjustified by making a written submission accompanied by a statement of the grounds on which the review of the decision should be granted.
Any dispute regarding infringements is required to be in writing within 28 days of the issue of the infringement and must include:
- Infringement Notice No.
- return address (in order that Council can forward the determination of your request)
Disputes can be sent to us via one of the following methods:
By mail to:
Whitsunday Regional Council,
PO Box 104, Proserpine,
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax to 07 4945 0222