IF you noticed a helicopter flying noticeably low across Mackay and the Pioneer Valley at the weekend, there's no need to fret.
MIRACULOUS advances in cystic fibrosis treatment, but life-changing medication still not available to some families.
TALENTED young Mackay musician and performers lined up to take a shot at the big-time over the weekend.
MIRANI MP Jim Pearce spoke openly about his own struggles with mental health, following the launch of a petition to get more counsellors working in Sarina.
Cane growers from across north Queensland pack out meeting with Deputy PM and Opposition Leader.
MACKAY'S Rene Monteith knows better than most the importance of breaking down the stigma around mental health - he's battled depression for about two decades.
BOATIES stranded after their vessel sank off the Whitsunday coast overnight were rescued by family members, according to Queensland Ambulance Service.
KEEN for a swim? It's probably best if you stay clear of Mackay beaches for the rest this weekend.
IT'S clear Mackay residents have well and truly caught the travel bug - they've turned out in droves to one of the biggest regional travel expos in Australia.
KEN O'Donnell was one of thousands checking out the helloworld Mackay Travel Expo on Saturday.