July 2016

Published a story 30th Jul 2016 2:17 PM

ABOUT 1500 people were expected to attend what’s thought to be the longest running motorbike show in Australia at Paxtons Warehouse, Mackay this weekend.

All Bike Show brings 120 motorbikes to Mackay this weekend

ABOUT 1500 people were expected to attend what’s thought to be the longest running motorbike show in Australia at Paxtons Warehouse, Mackay this weekend.

Published a story 30th Jul 2016 9:43 AM

MACKAY Mayor Greg Williamson said the cancellation of Virgin’s Mackay-Sydney flights was unfortunate, but unsurprising due to the economic downturn in Mackay.

Mayor: ‘You can’t blame Virgin, they have a business to run’

MACKAY Mayor Greg Williamson said the cancellation of Virgin’s Mackay-Sydney flights was unfortunate, but unsurprising due to the economic downturn in Mackay.

Published a story 30th Jul 2016 9:34 AM

RIVERS has opened in Caneland Central shopping centre, about four years after closing its Mackay city centre store.

Rivers returns to the region four years on

RIVERS has opened in Caneland Central shopping centre, about four years after closing its Mackay city centre store.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 8:15 PM

As part of their job, funeral directors remove bodies from the scene of fatal car crashes before dealing with shattered family and friends.

Funeral firm warns drivers: You don't want to end up here

As part of their job, funeral directors remove bodies from the scene of fatal car crashes before dealing with shattered family and friends.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 2:41 PM

WENDY’S in Caneland Central has been closed after its franchisee decided not to renew his lease a Wendy’s spokeswoman said.

Fast food franchise shuts up shop

WENDY’S in Caneland Central has been closed after its franchisee decided not to renew his lease a Wendy’s spokeswoman said.

Published a story 27th Jul 2016 11:14 AM

HAVE you misplaced your 3.6 metre inflatable boat?

Lost your boat? Police say your ship hasn’t sailed yet

HAVE you misplaced your 3.6 metre inflatable boat?

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 9:20 PM

Mackay Tourism has struck up a conversation with Tourism Whitsundays in hopes of capitalising on our northern neighbour’s well-established tourist drawcards.

Tap into Whitsunday traffic

Mackay Tourism has struck up a conversation with Tourism Whitsundays in hopes of capitalising on our northern neighbour’s well-established tourist drawcards.

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 9:16 PM

MORE than 2000 Mackay students have attended a road safety course that someday may save their lives.

RYDA’s driving the safety message home

MORE than 2000 Mackay students have attended a road safety course that someday may save their lives.

Published a story 26th Jul 2016 12:15 PM

AUSTRALIA Post has been operating in Mackay for more than 150 years – before the city’s name was even agreed on.

Australia Post opens new $750,000 superstore

AUSTRALIA Post has been operating in Mackay for more than 150 years – before the city’s name was even agreed on.

Published a story 25th Jul 2016 9:04 PM

CRUISING up the Bruce Hwy, soaking in the scenery on a sunny Saturday morning, all seemed right with the world as I headed north to Airlie Beach.

OPINION: So, you saved a few minutes...

CRUISING up the Bruce Hwy, soaking in the scenery on a sunny Saturday morning, all seemed right with the world as I headed north to Airlie Beach.

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