Bowen Bell goes to Vietnam 1966


In a heartwarming tale of goodwill spanning continents, a group of compassionate citizens from Bowen have come together to answer the call of duty for Padre E. Bennett, the chaplain serving with the Australian Task Force in Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam.

Bonza Airlines comes to the Whitsundays


Whitsunday Coast Airport made an exciting announcement: a new airline, Bonza, was coming to the Whitsundays through a successful partnership with a Sunshine Coast-based company.

BCE Breakfast, 28th of April


Our next BCE Breakfast is being held on the 28th of April in Bowen, at the Castle Motel with an update To the Community on Economic Projects in our Region. Energy Estate Project Update, Bowen and Collinsville Master Plan Update, Bowen Jetty Future, Capricornia Energy Hub Project Update...

Special Meeting next Monday


An invitation is extended to the Bowen community to attend a Special Meeting next Monday to discuss the importance of the Bowen Jetty at which we can reflect upon the history of the jetty. The community needs to understand the current predicament and explore options to save the jetty for future generations...

The Bowen Jetty


The Chamber is in discussions with local stakeholders including the Whitsunday regional council to conduct a conceptual design study for future repurposing of the Bowen Jetty. In the event that the jetty is no longer required as a home base for the Abbott Point tugs...

Catalina flying boat display

The Chamber is currently searching for funding options to purchase one of the only remaining airworthy Catalina flying boats still in existence. This aircraft is currently in NZ and us available for sale. If funding can be secured to enable the purchase, the idea would be to have...