September 2019

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 4:06 PM

For Savior Herd, engaging kids about the importance of safety at a young age is paramount to ensuring they adhere to safe practices later in life

How early rural safety training aims to save lives

For Savior Herd, engaging kids about the importance of safety at a young age is paramount to ensuring they adhere to safe practices later in life

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 6:30 AM

It has been a heartbreaking cancer battle for the Baumgartens. What makes the challenge more daunting is the isolation of a rural town.

How a new platform is set to change rural cancer support

It has been a heartbreaking cancer battle for the Baumgartens. What makes the challenge more daunting is the isolation of a rural town.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 10:24 AM

It’s difficult seeing someone go through dementia. As their memory deteriorates frustration sets in and, progressively, they begin to lose their identity.

The training that could slow the progression of dementia

It’s difficult seeing someone go through dementia. As their memory deteriorates frustration sets in and, progressively, they begin to lose their identity.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 4:30 AM

The transition from winter to spring brings brighter weather, but also the stress of shedding weight we gain escaping the cooler season

TOP 5: Why spring is your chance to get in shape

The transition from winter to spring brings brighter weather, but also the stress of shedding weight we gain escaping the cooler season

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 6:36 PM

Fishing will be at the forefront of Mackay Tourism’s recreational strategy after the launch of its new campaign

How new competition will get visitors hooked on the region

Fishing will be at the forefront of Mackay Tourism’s recreational strategy after the launch of its new campaign

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 5:40 PM

Fire crews respond to vegetation fires at Mackay Harbour and Finch Hatton region

Multiple fires burning across Mackay region

Fire crews respond to vegetation fires at Mackay Harbour and Finch Hatton region

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 4:08 PM

When you go to a baseball game, the dream is to snare the ball as it's launched into the crowd. For the Scotton family, that moment was a slightly painful one.

Young Mackay girl struck by baseball at major US game

When you go to a baseball game, the dream is to snare the ball as it's launched into the crowd. For the Scotton family, that moment was a slightly painful one.

Published a story 14th Sep 2019 1:00 AM

Alyssa Gallagher was never an outdoor person. It made the news of her melanoma diagnosis all the more shocking

‘It can affect anyone’: Cancer survivor keeps Relay running

Alyssa Gallagher was never an outdoor person. It made the news of her melanoma diagnosis all the more shocking

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 3:44 PM

It has been a trying year for the Newman family. But they finally get to celebrate in Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

'It has a big impact': Tot battles childhood cancer scare

It has been a trying year for the Newman family. But they finally get to celebrate in Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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