February 2017

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 9:18 PM

IF you noticed a helicopter flying noticeably low across Mackay and the Pioneer Valley at the weekend, there's no need to fret.

Helicopter on training mission

IF you noticed a helicopter flying noticeably low across Mackay and the Pioneer Valley at the weekend, there's no need to fret.

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 9:13 PM

MIRACULOUS advances in cystic fibrosis treatment, but life-changing medication still not available to some families.

Light at the end of the tunnel for kids with cystic fibrosis

MIRACULOUS advances in cystic fibrosis treatment, but life-changing medication still not available to some families.

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 9:03 PM

TALENTED young Mackay musician and performers lined up to take a shot at the big-time over the weekend.

Mackay, we have talented young musicians

TALENTED young Mackay musician and performers lined up to take a shot at the big-time over the weekend.

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 8:44 PM

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.

Labor MP opens up about his own mental health battle

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.

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 5:26 PM

Cane growers from across north Queensland pack out meeting with Deputy PM and Opposition Leader.

500 turn up to North Queensland canegrowers meet

Cane growers from across north Queensland pack out meeting with Deputy PM and Opposition Leader.

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 2:47 PM

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.

Personal trainer's own mental health battle a catalyst for charity rides

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.

Published a story 19th Feb 2017 10:11 AM

BOATIES stranded after their vessel sank off the Whitsunday coast overnight were rescued by family members, according to Queensland Ambulance Service.

Son comes to the rescue after boat crashes into rocks

BOATIES stranded after their vessel sank off the Whitsunday coast overnight were rescued by family members, according to Queensland Ambulance Service.

Published a story 18th Feb 2017 4:27 PM

KEEN for a swim? It's probably best if you stay clear of Mackay beaches for the rest this weekend.

WARNING: Beach closed, box jellyfish caught in drags

KEEN for a swim? It's probably best if you stay clear of Mackay beaches for the rest this weekend.

Published a story 18th Feb 2017 3:21 PM

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.

Canada pick of the bunch for travellers, young and old

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.

Published a story 18th Feb 2017 1:36 PM

KEN O'Donnell was one of thousands checking out the helloworld Mackay Travel Expo on Saturday.

Terminal cancer won't stop Ken ticking off his bucket list

KEN O'Donnell was one of thousands checking out the helloworld Mackay Travel Expo on Saturday.

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