April 2021

Published a story 12th Apr 2021 5:49 PM

The rest area provides a great incentive to stop, with elevated views across the Pioneer Valley to The Leap from about 250m above sea level.

Mackay’s mine link road now has view worthy of a rest

The rest area provides a great incentive to stop, with elevated views across the Pioneer Valley to The Leap from about 250m above sea level.

Published a story 10th Apr 2021 3:12 PM

IN PHOTOS: It was a night of reflection and appreciation as the community celebrated the Mackay-based service born out of necessity and hard-fought fundraising.

Triumph, tragedy and saving lives: CQ Rescue marks 25 years

IN PHOTOS: It was a night of reflection and appreciation as the community celebrated the Mackay-based service born out of necessity and hard-fought fundraising.

Published a story 9th Apr 2021 2:49 PM

The community vibe is as strong as the beaches are pretty in Bucasia. It’s why My Town is coming to find out more.

My Town to explore the bloomingly lovely Bucasia

The community vibe is as strong as the beaches are pretty in Bucasia. It’s why My Town is coming to find out more.

March 2021

Published a story 26th Mar 2021 7:45 PM

YOUR SAY: Hub for our Heroes, Bucasia swimming enclosure, Mackay cemetery clean-up and more – what you’ve been talking about this month.

LETTERS: Why we must support revived RSL club in Mackay

YOUR SAY: Hub for our Heroes, Bucasia swimming enclosure, Mackay cemetery clean-up and more – what you’ve been talking about this month.

Published a story 25th Mar 2021 10:06 PM

It’s six years since Hemi Goodwin-Burke died at the hands of his babysitter but his family continue to tirelessly fight for the voiceless and their families.

Remembering Hemi: The club no family wants to join

It’s six years since Hemi Goodwin-Burke died at the hands of his babysitter but his family continue to tirelessly fight for the voiceless and their families.

Published a story 19th Mar 2021 5:22 PM

‘This will be one of the first big social events in Mackay since COVID-19 restrictions caused havoc early last year, so we think there will be a big crowd eager for a party’

Mayor’s Charity Ball shakes off those COVID blues

‘This will be one of the first big social events in Mackay since COVID-19 restrictions caused havoc early last year, so we think there will be a big crowd eager for a party’

Published a story 19th Mar 2021 2:00 PM

On our first visit we discovered a backyard castle, unsung heroes and the issues Habana residents were fighting for. We cannot wait for round two.

MY TOWN: We are so excited to be returning to Habana

On our first visit we discovered a backyard castle, unsung heroes and the issues Habana residents were fighting for. We cannot wait for round two.

Published a story 18th Mar 2021 6:53 PM

Push for more walk friendly state as Mackay Isaac Whitsunday named one of Queensland’s least active regions, making the top 10 in nationwide rankings.

$40M walking push to lift state’s poor exercise scorecard

Push for more walk friendly state as Mackay Isaac Whitsunday named one of Queensland’s least active regions, making the top 10 in nationwide rankings.

Published a story 17th Mar 2021 5:00 PM

HUB FOR OUR HEROES: A local consortium with plans for a $200 million development on the riverfront provides interim home for Mackay RSL Sub-Branch

WIN: Temporary hub for our heroes in Mackay CBD

HUB FOR OUR HEROES: A local consortium with plans for a $200 million development on the riverfront provides interim home for Mackay RSL Sub-Branch

Published a story 13th Mar 2021 2:03 AM

Dawson MP George Christensen has launched an inquiry into what he calls the hypocrisy of the big banks and insurance services.

Insurance row: 'rich for them to be talking about ethics'

Dawson MP George Christensen has launched an inquiry into what he calls the hypocrisy of the big banks and insurance services.

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