October 2017

Published a story 21st Oct 2017 1:24 PM

NEARLY 200 young swimmers have packed into Mackay Memorial Swim Centre for one of the biggest club meets in North Queensland.

Barrier Reef swim meet draws a crowd in its 44th year

NEARLY 200 young swimmers have packed into Mackay Memorial Swim Centre for one of the biggest club meets in North Queensland.

Published a story 21st Oct 2017 9:39 AM

IN A bid to combat the "growing ice problem in the region”, the State Government will host a forum on the drug in Mackay later this month.

'Growing ice problem' prompts State Government forum

IN A bid to combat the "growing ice problem in the region”, the State Government will host a forum on the drug in Mackay later this month.

Published a story 20th Oct 2017 10:40 PM

Council has announced the date for its by-election

By-election announced as councillor quits

Council has announced the date for its by-election

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 4:25 PM

A Rural View woman punched a security guard in the face and attempted to knee him in the groin when he tried to kick her out of a Mackay pub.

Hairdresser fined for punching bouncer

A Rural View woman punched a security guard in the face and attempted to knee him in the groin when he tried to kick her out of a Mackay pub.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 4:04 PM

Jofarn Benjamin Tapim screamed obscenities at police as they arrested his partner.

Scaffolder with history of drunken violence back at it again

Jofarn Benjamin Tapim screamed obscenities at police as they arrested his partner.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 3:35 PM

A SOUTH Mackay man accused of robbing a West Mackay home with a speargun in August is still locked up.

Armed robbery accused to remain in prison for now

A SOUTH Mackay man accused of robbing a West Mackay home with a speargun in August is still locked up.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 2:08 PM

A SARINA man carried a concealed credit card knife through security screening at Mackay Airport, resulting in police being called, a court was told.

Credit card knife detected in Mackay Airport, police called

A SARINA man carried a concealed credit card knife through security screening at Mackay Airport, resulting in police being called, a court was told.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 7:01 AM

JOSEPH Cainero faced Mackay Magistrates Court for his case's mention on Wednesday

Man accused of laundering $1m through scam faces court

JOSEPH Cainero faced Mackay Magistrates Court for his case's mention on Wednesday

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 6:44 AM

A MACKAY man who stole two cars, evaded police and dangerously operated a vehicle has confessed to his crimes from prison.

Car thief confesses to his crimes

A MACKAY man who stole two cars, evaded police and dangerously operated a vehicle has confessed to his crimes from prison.

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