September 2018

Published a story 26th Sep 2018 1:32 PM

A TRUCK driver has walked from a rollover crash on the Peak Downs Highway uninjured this afternoon.

Truckie walks from rollover, highway partially closed

A TRUCK driver has walked from a rollover crash on the Peak Downs Highway uninjured this afternoon.

Published a story 26th Sep 2018 8:30 AM

AS THE walls violently rocked back and forth during another tremor tearing apart the island paradise of Lombok, a Mackay woman timed her escape.

Witness to paradise in ruin: Mackay woman in Lombok quakes

AS THE walls violently rocked back and forth during another tremor tearing apart the island paradise of Lombok, a Mackay woman timed her escape.

Published a story 25th Sep 2018 8:15 PM

KILLING sharks after two rare attacks in the Whitsundays is pointless and won't make the public any safer, a marine biologist says

Drum lines won't reduce the risk in wake of attacks

KILLING sharks after two rare attacks in the Whitsundays is pointless and won't make the public any safer, a marine biologist says

Published a story 25th Sep 2018 8:12 PM

A WHITSUNDAY resident is rallying support to protest the killing of sharks in the region following two rare attacks by the marine predators last week.

Whitsunday protest against shark cull

A WHITSUNDAY resident is rallying support to protest the killing of sharks in the region following two rare attacks by the marine predators last week.

Published a story 24th Sep 2018 8:00 PM

MACKAY RSL Sub-branch has backed an ultra-marathon runner who's trekked across Queensland to boost awareness of post traumatic stress disorder

Symbolic blaze to burn in Jubilee Park for Campfire Sessions

MACKAY RSL Sub-branch has backed an ultra-marathon runner who's trekked across Queensland to boost awareness of post traumatic stress disorder

Published a story 24th Sep 2018 7:41 PM

THE new chief executive officer heading up North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation has a massive job ahead of him.

New North Queensland Bulk Ports boss drops into Mackay

THE new chief executive officer heading up North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation has a massive job ahead of him.

Published a story 24th Sep 2018 7:35 PM

A MACKAY man accused of possessing a sizeable quantity of child pornography on his computer has been granted conditional bail.

Child porn accused granted bail, banned from the internet

A MACKAY man accused of possessing a sizeable quantity of child pornography on his computer has been granted conditional bail.

Published a story 24th Sep 2018 7:27 PM

POPULAR American barbecue restaurant The Paddock and Brew Company has changed hands in a business deal between mates brokered over beers.

Tattoo studio owner snaps up Paddock and Brew Company

POPULAR American barbecue restaurant The Paddock and Brew Company has changed hands in a business deal between mates brokered over beers.

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 6:28 PM

PROACTIVE policing is the name of the game for two of Mackay's most visible officers.

Good mates and partners in crime prevention

PROACTIVE policing is the name of the game for two of Mackay's most visible officers.

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 4:11 PM

A PRISONER from Mackay who was eligible for parole escaped from custody on a whim and travelled to his hometown in a stolen car to see his ailing grandmother.

Escapee from Mackay back behind bars

A PRISONER from Mackay who was eligible for parole escaped from custody on a whim and travelled to his hometown in a stolen car to see his ailing grandmother.

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