February 2021

Published a story 25th Feb 2021 11:38 AM

The International Olympic Committee has been most impressed by the state’s bid. Here’s how Mackay is ready to take advantage

Why QLD as preferred 2032 Olympic candidate benefits Mackay

The International Olympic Committee has been most impressed by the state’s bid. Here’s how Mackay is ready to take advantage

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 5:28 PM

‘There is little doubt that the current inability to increase production capacity and distil rum is impacting on retail sales.’

Council to consider expanding Sarina Sugar Shed distillery

‘There is little doubt that the current inability to increase production capacity and distil rum is impacting on retail sales.’

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 3:44 PM

How they will help in Mackay’s time of need including where technology will provide free full satellite broadband, Wi-Fi and video streaming

VMR and ‘vital’ NBN satellite units added to emergency kit

How they will help in Mackay’s time of need including where technology will provide free full satellite broadband, Wi-Fi and video streaming

Published a story 24th Feb 2021 10:00 AM

Industry reps meet with environment minister over Reef Water Quality Report Cards they say ‘grossly misrepresent’ efforts at sustainable farming

Canegrowers hit back at ‘dispiriting’ E-grade report card

Industry reps meet with environment minister over Reef Water Quality Report Cards they say ‘grossly misrepresent’ efforts at sustainable farming

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 9:49 PM

Councillors will vote on sweeping changes to reduce environmental impacts including a target of net zero carbon emissions

Climate change Mackay’s third-highest strategic risk

Councillors will vote on sweeping changes to reduce environmental impacts including a target of net zero carbon emissions

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 3:51 PM

Cancer Council Queensland reflects on 60 years of helping Mackay residents live with cancer including some quirky toilet and flamingo-themed fundraisers

‘It’s just a rotten number that you’ve drawn out of the hat’

Cancer Council Queensland reflects on 60 years of helping Mackay residents live with cancer including some quirky toilet and flamingo-themed fundraisers

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 3:20 PM

The fire took more than an hour to extinguish with a bobcat called in to help firefighters break up the mess

‘It’s happened again’: Mackay rubbish truck catches on fire

The fire took more than an hour to extinguish with a bobcat called in to help firefighters break up the mess

Published a story 23rd Feb 2021 9:55 AM

The council approves a private school’s expansion plans including larger indoor and outdoor spaces and new playground equipment

Waitlisted Mackay kindergarten to double enrolment numbers

The council approves a private school’s expansion plans including larger indoor and outdoor spaces and new playground equipment

Published a story 22nd Feb 2021 11:27 PM

Recommended fee changes at two Mackay camping grounds aim to secure a larger slice of an annual $10 billion tourism market

Council to vote on changes to campsite fees

Recommended fee changes at two Mackay camping grounds aim to secure a larger slice of an annual $10 billion tourism market

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