June 2021

Published a story 17th Jun 2021 4:53 PM

A councillor has questioned whether a Mackay CBD revitalisation project is counter-productive after works reach the halfway point.

$575K CBD laneway connection divides council

A councillor has questioned whether a Mackay CBD revitalisation project is counter-productive after works reach the halfway point.

Published a story 17th Jun 2021 3:08 PM

Four of the lots are already under contract with another under deposit just weeks after the estate’s latest stage was approved.

20+ new residential blocks unlocked for Northern Beaches

Four of the lots are already under contract with another under deposit just weeks after the estate’s latest stage was approved.

Published a story 16th Jun 2021 7:53 PM

A tourism operator has lashed out at Mackay Tourism with claims it is dishing out preferential treatment at the expense of the Pioneer Valley.

‘Bloody Cape Hillsborough is flogged to death’

A tourism operator has lashed out at Mackay Tourism with claims it is dishing out preferential treatment at the expense of the Pioneer Valley.

Published a story 16th Jun 2021 4:06 PM

The identities behind more than 100 graves had mystified residents for many years with the markers decayed, removed, destroyed or not there at all.

Passion project shines light on lost Isaac region ancestry

The identities behind more than 100 graves had mystified residents for many years with the markers decayed, removed, destroyed or not there at all.

Published a story 16th Jun 2021 3:49 PM

It will undergo a name change from July 1 to reflect the collaboration and is celebrating with a coffee book release showing off the best of two regions.

Mackay Tourism extends reach to boost regional tourism

It will undergo a name change from July 1 to reflect the collaboration and is celebrating with a coffee book release showing off the best of two regions.

Published a story 16th Jun 2021 3:45 PM

Norah Gilmore’s Comedy Pig Races has come to Mackay for the first time, giving showgoers a guaranteed laugh and the chance of a win.

Catch a race of aporkalyptic proportions at Mackay Show

Norah Gilmore’s Comedy Pig Races has come to Mackay for the first time, giving showgoers a guaranteed laugh and the chance of a win.

Published a story 16th Jun 2021 1:26 PM

Mackay council will pay more than $500,000 to connect public housing residents to footpaths but a councillor is asking whether it should be at ratepayers’ expense.

Councillors push back on forking out money for footpaths

Mackay council will pay more than $500,000 to connect public housing residents to footpaths but a councillor is asking whether it should be at ratepayers’ expense.

Published a story 15th Jun 2021 5:42 PM

Budget papers have mapped out the state government’s transition to clean energy, coupled by rising China tensions and forecast continued bans on Queensland coal.

State budget reveals crushing impact of China’s coal ban

Budget papers have mapped out the state government’s transition to clean energy, coupled by rising China tensions and forecast continued bans on Queensland coal.

Published a story 15th Jun 2021 4:05 PM

The state government has made the commitment in its 2021-22 budget with more than 6000 new homes promised over the next four years.

Mackay region shares in $1.91b social housing package

The state government has made the commitment in its 2021-22 budget with more than 6000 new homes promised over the next four years. 

Published a story 15th Jun 2021 2:36 PM

Queensland’s 2021-22 budget will fund new classrooms for three of the region’s schools plus inject more than $12 million into major TAFE projects. See the full list.

$22.5m cash splash for Mackay Whitsunday Isaac education

Queensland’s 2021-22 budget will fund new classrooms for three of the region’s schools plus inject more than $12 million into major TAFE projects. See the full list.

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