Greater Whitsunday Council of Mayors

Greater Whitsunday Council of Mayors

The Greater Whitsunday Council of Mayors is a collaborative partnership between Mackay Regional Council, Isaac Regional Council and Whitsunday Regional Council.

The partnership is committed to welcoming investment and growing the economic value and diversity of the greater region.

Established in 2012, the purpose of the partnership is strategic in nature and primarily includes:

  • Identification of opportunities for innovation and collaboration across the region
  • Develop organisational capacity through the sharing of resources in order to achieve cost efficiencies
  • Identify and support cross-boundary priorities and challenges
  • Pursue better funding outcomes for the region, aiming to broaden the Whitsunday region economy
  • Identify and prioritise infrastructure initiatives and deliver strategies to secure the Whitsunday region's future
  • Strengthen relationships with State and Federal government and agencies
  • Speak with a united voice representing collective interests with an aim to influence key decision makers from both government and private sector
  • Deliver outcomes focused advocacy to leverage funding and deliver key projects for the benefit of the Whitsunday region and its communities
  • Assess and monitor government policies and, where appropriate, develop policy position on behalf of the Whitsunday region

Our Vision

Think Globally, Act Regionally, Deliver Locally.

Our Mission

To create and enhance organisational capacity of councils; to capture and harness the global opportunities for the benefit of the Whitsunday Region.

Our Core Values

a) Integrity
b) Respect
c) United
d) Accountable