March 2014

Published a story 21st Mar 2014 9:21 AM

THAT'S the word from the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman ahead of the hike in private health insurance premiums which takes effect on April 1.

No joke, there will be private health price hikes on April 1

THAT'S the word from the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman ahead of the hike in private health insurance premiums which takes effect on April 1.

Published a story 19th Mar 2014 1:44 PM

THE word is slowly filtering across the range, down the valley and further afield that there’s a new chef at the restaurant on the top of our world.

Chef serves up success on top of the world

THE word is slowly filtering across the range, down the valley and further afield that there’s a new chef at the restaurant on the top of our world.

Published a story 12th Mar 2014 7:39 PM

THE roof is on and apartments are now 90% sold in the city’s latest high-rise development, Rivermarque on River St.

Rivermarque on River St is 90% sold due to high confidence

THE roof is on and apartments are now 90% sold in the city’s latest high-rise development, Rivermarque on River St.

Published a story 12th Mar 2014 12:50 PM

IF YOU’VE taken a drive to the North Wall at Mackay Harbour recently you may well have noticed some big changes taking place off Spiller Ave.

$100m investment in region as new fuel terminal is installed

IF YOU’VE taken a drive to the North Wall at Mackay Harbour recently you may well have noticed some big changes taking place off Spiller Ave.

February 2014

Published a story 27th Feb 2014 9:14 AM

JAY Shipston received an email this week which greatly affected him.

Jay’s deeply personal struggle offers lifeline to family

JAY Shipston received an email this week which greatly affected him.

Published a story 25th Feb 2014 2:08 PM

THERE have been many tales of small business operators who have been threatened by, and even driven out of business.

Willingness to adapt is the formula for survival in retail

THERE have been many tales of small business operators who have been threatened by, and even driven out of business.

Published a story 21st Feb 2014 1:44 PM

JAY Shipston was in a dark place in his life 10 years ago.

Jay gets past his darkest demons in his darkest hours

JAY Shipston was in a dark place in his life 10 years ago.

Published a story 19th Feb 2014 6:30 PM

IF you’ve been wondering what type of redevelopment might take place on Mackay’s beloved Brampton Island, don’t hold your breath.

Waiting game on plans for Brampton Island resort

IF you’ve been wondering what type of redevelopment might take place on Mackay’s beloved Brampton Island, don’t hold your breath.

Published a story 19th Feb 2014 10:33 AM

THOUGH it has a formidable name, and is labelled a “superbug”, there is no cause for alarm about the detection of cases of VRE at Mackay Base Hospital.

Hospital monitors superbug infection

THOUGH it has a formidable name, and is labelled a “superbug”, there is no cause for alarm about the detection of cases of VRE at Mackay Base Hospital.

Published a story 18th Feb 2014 9:00 AM

A CAMPAIGN to create further awareness and training in the hope of preventing suicides is off to a flying start.

Businesses step up to prevent suicide

A CAMPAIGN to create further awareness and training in the hope of preventing suicides is off to a flying start.

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