January 2017

Published a story 15th Jan 2017 7:14 PM

WITH beaches across the Mackay region closed during a sweltering weekend, it's no surprise GoWake Cable Park was especially busy on Sunday.

PHOTOS: Families beat the heat at wakeboarding park

WITH beaches across the Mackay region closed during a sweltering weekend, it's no surprise GoWake Cable Park was especially busy on Sunday.

Published a story 15th Jan 2017 6:42 PM

BEACHES remain closed across the Mackay region

Paramedics treat boy after suspected jellyfish sting

BEACHES remain closed across the Mackay region

Published a story 15th Jan 2017 1:16 PM

'You don't know when you wake up in the morning whether you'll be still there by night-time. Enjoy every day while you can'

Mackay matriarch celebrates 100th birthday

'You don't know when you wake up in the morning whether you'll be still there by night-time. Enjoy every day while you can'

Published a story 15th Jan 2017 11:22 AM

A 74-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a crash in Mackay.

Two-car crash leaves elderly man injured

A 74-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a crash in Mackay.

Published a story 15th Jan 2017 10:08 AM

A teenager who fell about 4m down a cliff face at the Wheel of Fire Cascades at Finch Hatton Gorge

Teen fell 4m down cliff at Wheel of Fire: "very dangerous"

A teenager who fell about 4m down a cliff face at the Wheel of Fire Cascades at Finch Hatton Gorge

Published a story 14th Jan 2017 5:06 PM

A CHARITY providing life-saving counselling has forked out $35,000 in a year to remove rubbish like fish guts and engine oil from its donation bins.

'Lazy, thoughtless' dumpers leave Lifeline at wits end

A CHARITY providing life-saving counselling has forked out $35,000 in a year to remove rubbish like fish guts and engine oil from its donation bins.

Published a story 14th Jan 2017 3:43 PM

AN essential agricultural corridor has received $1.5 million worth of much needed work, making it safer for cattle road trains and other traffic.

Critical agricultural corridor gets $1.5 million upgrade

AN essential agricultural corridor has received $1.5 million worth of much needed work, making it safer for cattle road trains and other traffic.

Published a story 14th Jan 2017 12:50 PM

THERE'S been 189 reports of physical or verbal assault towards Mackay Hospital and Health Service staff in less than six months.

Hospital workers faced with violence on a weekly basis

THERE'S been 189 reports of physical or verbal assault towards Mackay Hospital and Health Service staff in less than six months.

Published a story 14th Jan 2017 12:28 PM

A BUGGY rollover at a property has landed two teenagers in hospital, according to Queensland Ambulance Service.

Teenagers taken to hospital after buggy rollover

A BUGGY rollover at a property has landed two teenagers in hospital, according to Queensland Ambulance Service.

Published a story 14th Jan 2017 11:28 AM

A MAYOR who oversees the largest mining region in Queensland has urged her community to back a government bill banning 100% fly in, fly out workforces.

FIFO bill: 'Our voice can help regional communities benefit'

A MAYOR who oversees the largest mining region in Queensland has urged her community to back a government bill banning 100% fly in, fly out workforces.

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