September 2019

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 5:10 PM

Fire crews backburned through a cane paddock in order to control a raging vegetation fire.

Cane back burnt in battle to contain Mackay region fire

Fire crews backburned through a cane paddock in order to control a raging vegetation fire.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 2:42 PM

Latest on Bruce Highway fire after crews battle multiple fires along 4 km stretch

Bruce Highway bordered by flames in major blaze

Latest on Bruce Highway fire after crews battle multiple fires along 4 km stretch

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 3:28 PM

Environmentalists have forced the mining giant to resubmit a major water scheme application for the Galilee Basin

Adani’s environmental progress stalled by water demands

Environmentalists have forced the mining giant to resubmit a major water scheme application for the Galilee Basin

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 5:34 PM

Environmental survey reveals the horrifying scale of marine debris on Mackay-Whitsunday region islands.

The beach where 2kg of rubbish washes up every day

Environmental survey reveals the horrifying scale of marine debris on Mackay-Whitsunday region islands.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 5:19 PM

This ‘cash crop’ could allow growers to revitalise their fields, while making a bit of profit during the sugar price slump.

How tofu could be the key to better cane crops

This ‘cash crop’ could allow growers to revitalise their fields, while making a bit of profit during the sugar price slump.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 5:00 PM

A crushing surge in water prices over the next five years could hurt the region’s cane growers

Rising water prices could erode farmers' profits

A crushing surge in water prices over the next five years could hurt the region’s cane growers

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 12:50 PM

YOU'VE flushed it down the loo, but soon it could be used to fertilise the region’s farms after council embarks on a $950,000 composting contract.

Dung deal: Council contractor to turn poo into profit

YOU'VE flushed it down the loo, but soon it could be used to fertilise the region’s farms after council embarks on a $950,000 composting contract.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 12:35 PM

A West Mackay woman has been arrested after allegedly driving while nearly five times the legal limit. Mackay’s wrap of the last 24 hours of crime.

CRIME WRAP: Car park crash while five times the legal limit

A West Mackay woman has been arrested after allegedly driving while nearly five times the legal limit. Mackay’s wrap of the last 24 hours of crime.

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