March 2021

Published a story 1st Mar 2021 3:46 PM

The comments on the Royal Commission come just hours after protesters rally outside Dawson MP George Christensen’s office with a list of demands

Nurse’s union demands urgent action on aged care reform

The comments on the Royal Commission come just hours after protesters rally outside Dawson MP George Christensen’s office with a list of demands

Published a story 1st Mar 2021 2:18 PM

‘They blew me away’: Meet the 28-year-old Queensland PhD student who tracked the east coast in a thought-to-be-impossible quest

‘Extinct’ native bee found at Eungella after 100 years

‘They blew me away’: Meet the 28-year-old Queensland PhD student who tracked the east coast in a thought-to-be-impossible quest

Published a story 1st Mar 2021 2:08 PM

‘One of the best things of being a working professional and having my dreams come true is I can then pass that on and share that with the younger generation’

Musical theatre talent inspires Mackay dance students

‘One of the best things of being a working professional and having my dreams come true is I can then pass that on and share that with the younger generation’

February 2021

Published a story 28th Feb 2021 11:28 PM

‘All federal politicians should be held to account for their positions on the protection of vulnerable elderly Australians’

Protesters hit MP’s office to demand action on aged care

‘All federal politicians should be held to account for their positions on the protection of vulnerable elderly Australians’

Published a story 28th Feb 2021 4:24 PM

In pictures and video: About 50 Mackay and Isaac first responders help each other learn skills vital to saving lives in road crashes

Crews train to beat ‘golden hour’ of road trauma

In pictures and video: About 50 Mackay and Isaac first responders help each other learn skills vital to saving lives in road crashes

Published a story 28th Feb 2021 1:05 PM

Pushing through setbacks of four flat tyres and a busted chain with help from ibuprofen and cramp relief medicine, the Mackay rider made it

500km ride honours cousin who took her own life on NYE

Pushing through setbacks of four flat tyres and a busted chain with help from ibuprofen and cramp relief medicine, the Mackay rider made it

Published a story 28th Feb 2021 10:29 AM

UPDATE: Heavy rainfall and possible gale-force winds are expected in Mackay and the Whitsundays as a low continues to develop

CYCLONE WATCH: 200mm falls predicted as low develops

UPDATE: Heavy rainfall and possible gale-force winds are expected in Mackay and the Whitsundays as a low continues to develop

Published a story 27th Feb 2021 11:24 PM

Where the Whitsundays operation was carried out and how many drivers were nabbed >>>

Police blitz targets almost 300 drivers for drugs, alcohol

Where the Whitsundays operation was carried out and how many drivers were nabbed >>>

Published a story 27th Feb 2021 11:22 PM

But the council’s move to attract more budget-savvy tourists could rule the two grounds out for possible upgrades

Fees slashed to make ‘basic’ Mackay campsites good value

But the council’s move to attract more budget-savvy tourists could rule the two grounds out for possible upgrades

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