July 2018

Published a story 22nd Jul 2018 8:05 PM

ABOUT 2000 containers of sand weighing a whopping four tonnes each will be buried along Midge Point beach to restore the shore and prevent future erosion.

Huge buried seawall aims to beat erosion

ABOUT 2000 containers of sand weighing a whopping four tonnes each will be buried along Midge Point beach to restore the shore and prevent future erosion.

Published a story 20th Jul 2018 8:11 PM

NEARLY three decades after the cities' close sister city relationship was formed, a delegation of visitors from Maatsuura in Japan have jetted into Mackay.

Enduring three-decade friendship draws Japanese visitors

NEARLY three decades after the cities' close sister city relationship was formed, a delegation of visitors from Maatsuura in Japan have jetted into Mackay.

Published a story 20th Jul 2018 8:09 PM

IT HAS to stack up, but it's becoming increasingly likely Mackay residents could one day hang ten in their very own surfing wave pool.

Potential projects which could make waves in Mackay

IT HAS to stack up, but it's becoming increasingly likely Mackay residents could one day hang ten in their very own surfing wave pool.

Published a story 20th Jul 2018 3:28 PM

MACKAY Sugar Limited has announced it will sell off one of its mills to cane growers, if all goes to plan.

Cane growers set to buy back Mackay Sugar mill

MACKAY Sugar Limited has announced it will sell off one of its mills to cane growers, if all goes to plan.

Published a story 20th Jul 2018 8:25 AM

FACING court over video from prison, an Eimeo man admitted to a long list of offences, including failing to provide his details after a car crash.

Eimeo man guilty of failing to provide details after crash

FACING court over video from prison, an Eimeo man admitted to a long list of offences, including failing to provide his details after a car crash.

Published a story 20th Jul 2018 8:24 AM

A NORTH MACKAY woman accused of fraud and a spate of other crimes did not appear from prison for a court appearance due to illness.

Fraud accused has court case delayed due to illness

A NORTH MACKAY woman accused of fraud and a spate of other crimes did not appear from prison for a court appearance due to illness.

Published a story 19th Jul 2018 2:57 PM

RECKON you can fix a busted bicycle tyre with nothing more than a five buck note in a feat MacGyver himself would be proud of?

Patch up busted bikes in the bush MacGyver-style

RECKON you can fix a busted bicycle tyre with nothing more than a five buck note in a feat MacGyver himself would be proud of?

Published a story 19th Jul 2018 2:39 PM

AFTER being busted by police driving on a "cocktail of drugs”, a Mackay mother has avoided having a conviction recorded.

Mum sentenced for hitting road with ice, valium in her body

AFTER being busted by police driving on a "cocktail of drugs”, a Mackay mother has avoided having a conviction recorded.

Published a story 19th Jul 2018 2:21 PM

A SOUTH Mackay learner driver who fled arrest after injecting the drug ice was eventually brought to a screeching halt after police deployed tyre spikes.

Iced-up learner driver flees cops, stopped with tyre spikes

A SOUTH Mackay learner driver who fled arrest after injecting the drug ice was eventually brought to a screeching halt after police deployed tyre spikes.

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 4:22 PM

COLOURFUL Member for Whitsunday Jason Costigan is adamant there's widespread support for the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine in his electorate.

Adani rail funding marks 'golden age': Whitsunday MP

COLOURFUL Member for Whitsunday Jason Costigan is adamant there's widespread support for the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine in his electorate.

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