August 2020

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 7:41 PM

UPDATE: The road was closed for hours as crews attended to people and cleared debris and a massive diesel spill from the road

UPDATE: Highway reopens after trucks and car collide

UPDATE: The road was closed for hours as crews attended to people and cleared debris and a massive diesel spill from the road

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 10:13 AM

Councillors swap barbs over how Mackay can get the ‘the best bang for our buck’ with faded public artworks

Council skips tender for $35,000 artwork repairs

Councillors swap barbs over how Mackay can get the ‘the best bang for our buck’ with faded public artworks

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 8:50 PM

Mackay council remains tight-lipped over potential candidates vying for the chief executive officer role

Mackay council set to replace outgoing CEO

Mackay council remains tight-lipped over potential candidates vying for the chief executive officer role

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 6:31 PM

FULL LIST: Two food businesses have failed health inspections this month. See how your eatery ranked

How safe is your plate? Two eateries fail inspection

FULL LIST: Two food businesses have failed health inspections this month. See how your eatery ranked

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 6:15 PM

Calls for Mackay-based whale watching trips after fishers close encounter with natural wonder.

WATCH: Incredible footage of whales off Mackay’s coast

Calls for Mackay-based whale watching trips after fishers close encounter with natural wonder.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 4:39 PM

Emergency services were on scene after a campervan hit a tree off the Bruce Highway, south of Mackay

Woman seriously injured in Bruce Highway campervan crash

Emergency services were on scene after a campervan hit a tree off the Bruce Highway, south of Mackay

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 3:08 PM

A major Clermont dirt road is slowly being paved after renewed calls for safety improvements

$9 million to pave part of ‘notorious’ dirt road

A major Clermont dirt road is slowly being paved after renewed calls for safety improvements

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 2:21 PM

WATCH: Cane train crunches into harvester in one of eight dangerous incidents on the region's harvest tracks.

Elderly man hospitalised in cane train crash

WATCH: Cane train crunches into harvester in one of eight dangerous incidents on the region's harvest tracks.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 8:33 PM

WEEKEND RECAP: If you haven’t had a chance to catch up on the news this week, we have you covered

16 stories you may have missed this week

WEEKEND RECAP: If you haven’t had a chance to catch up on the news this week, we have you covered

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 6:23 PM

New truck tours Mackay, but some say the vehicles have too much muscle for the lean volunteer brigades

FIRST LOOK: 14-tonne truck rolling into bush brigades

New truck tours Mackay, but some say the vehicles have too much muscle for the lean volunteer brigades

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