November 2015

Commented on a story 26th Nov 2015 4:40 PM

MACKAY homeowner Maureen Constable pays a direct debit of $80 towards her rates bill each week.

$14.8m owed in Mackay council rates

"Obviously a protest by the current councils performance"

October 2015

Commented on a story 26th Oct 2015 10:34 AM

FORMER treasurer Joe Hockey has been warned against “double-dipping” into his  generous parliamentary pension while getting extremely will paid as a diplomat.

Joe Hockey warned against "double dipping"

"Is it Illegal or is it sour grapes"

Commented on a story 26th Oct 2015 10:34 AM

A NEW library with modern, light-filled spaces... built doors away from a topless adult entertainment bar.

New library just doors away from topless bar

"the topless bar's doors have covers / curtains, security and I can tell you this I visit the topless..."

Commented on a story 23rd Oct 2015 11:29 AM

A COUNCIL’S most visible services may be its roads, parks and waste management – but Mackay council spends more on its staff than those categories combined.

Mackay council spends more on staff than waste and roads

"Anyone who knows anything about business knows wages is one of the biggest costs, MRC will be exempt..."

Commented on a story 23rd Oct 2015 11:07 AM

AN oil and gas company in Toowoomba has laid off 27 workers citing challenging conditions in the resource industry.

Easternwell sheds jobs amid 'challenging conditions'

"Transfield wrecks every company they buy - look at REB"

Commented on a story 23rd Oct 2015 11:06 AM

THERE'S a big tick on Mackay Sugar's strategic expansion plan with the purchase of a 3244ha cattle property to be used for a major cane expansion.

Mackay Sugar snaps up Blue Mountains property for expansion

"Setting a precedent ??? Plenty of other cane farms for sale in Mackay - why not buy all of them ?"

Commented on a story 19th Oct 2015 12:49 PM

RUGBY LEAGUE: The North Queensland Cowboys almost seemed overwhelmed by our community’s support during their tour of Mackay.

A heroes’ welcome as thousands turn out for Cowboys

"Bronco's didn't due a regional tour did they ???"

Commented on a story 19th Oct 2015 12:49 PM

THE ascension of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister a month ago continues to hurt Labor's chances of winning government, the latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll shows.

Turnbull leads polls, gutting Labor's election chances

"Even a Goose like Abbott was running neck and neck with the Union Boss I mean Labor Leader"

Commented on a story 15th Oct 2015 2:48 PM

MORE police reports of crashes will lead to safer roads in Mackay Regional Council’s opinion.

Police data could help with safer roads

""Drivers are now only required to notify police of motor vehicle collisions if the accident results in..."

Commented on a story 14th Oct 2015 8:38 AM

DIRECT spending in Queensland from the minerals and energy sector totals $32.9 billion.

Resources sector worth $32.9 billion to Queensland, report

"The Mining Boom Is Dead - Apparently ???"

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