BUSH poet and comic Dave Proust didn’t intend to send a stark political message about foreign ownership in Australia when he wrote his now-viral poem The Auction.
Becoming a journalist had opened my world and took me to places I never thought I would never go
THE Angus family’s Bloomsbury property now has a higher carrying capacity, their breeders have a better calving rate and their stock has become a very “quiet” mob.
DAVE Ethell describes himself as “an old bloke who takes a few pictures”.
WITH a heavy heart, I am now announcing in print I am going to leave Mackay.
THE colour of the water is revolting in Midge Point but apparently it's safe to drink.
SOMETIMES you don’t realise how much fun you were having until years later when that time is just a memory.
HAVE you noticed the Year in Review on Facebook?
THE release of OP scores can feel nothing short of terrifying for young minds.
With 150 new jobs, Stanmore Coal has certainly give the region on the of best Christmas presents
I come from a family of proud stockmen and when I was younger my weekends and school holidays where always filled with riding horses and mustering cattle. There isn’t a job I would rather be doing. There are not too many jobs where you learn something new every day. I have struck a good balance in Mackay and I love that I can work at the busy newspaper and I still have time to compete at Campdrafts on the weekends. I am still a country girl at heart and I think Mackay still feels that little bit country as well.