May 2017

Published a story 24th May 2017 9:23 AM

Utilising technology and proper planning, a grower now has less run off, is working less, saves money and is considering taking on more land with his free time.

Cane trials provide more yield with less effort

Utilising technology and proper planning, a grower now has less run off, is working less, saves money and is considering taking on more land with his free time.

Published a story 23rd May 2017 4:25 PM

A salvage yard behind Mackay Airport has become a makeshift graveyard for about 150 vehicles written off or destroyed by Cyclone Debbie

Debbie's graveyard: Major auction to clear written-off cars

A salvage yard behind Mackay Airport has become a makeshift graveyard for about 150 vehicles written off or destroyed by Cyclone Debbie

Published a story 23rd May 2017 8:51 AM

A man in his 20s was taken to Mackay Base Hospital

Young man hurt in early morning car crash

A man in his 20s was taken to Mackay Base Hospital

Published a story 22nd May 2017 2:14 PM

A 600 metre exclusion zone was put in place for public protection and three sticks of explosives and detonators were reportedly collected

Explosives, detonators found near Kinchant dam

A 600 metre exclusion zone was put in place for public protection and three sticks of explosives and detonators were reportedly collected

Published a story 22nd May 2017 1:50 PM

The "nationally significant” De Moleyns Lagoon is being developed to offer a habitat as well as a natural travel experience

Unknown wetlands could be next eco-tourism delight

The "nationally significant” De Moleyns Lagoon is being developed to offer a habitat as well as a natural travel experience

Published a story 19th May 2017 8:47 PM

Teenagers in Nebo regularly travel more than two hours every day just to attend high school due to a lack of options close by

'Unnecessary' drive for country high school students

Teenagers in Nebo regularly travel more than two hours every day just to attend high school due to a lack of options close by

Published a story 19th May 2017 8:45 PM

IT was a passing comment made by mayor Greg Williamson which best described the exorbitant rate of domestic violence within our community

Domestic violence: 'We should be ashamed'

IT was a passing comment made by mayor Greg Williamson which best described the exorbitant rate of domestic violence within our community

Published a story 19th May 2017 9:11 AM

An amazing tool by the Queensland Government allows anyone with an internet connection the ability to see into Mackay's past

Incredible aerial image of Mackay in 1947

An amazing tool by the Queensland Government allows anyone with an internet connection the ability to see into Mackay's past

Published a story 18th May 2017 4:45 PM

Workers at Oaky North Mine are set to continue industrial action as the mining union claimed Glencore was taking an "unreasonable” approach to negotiations

Bowen Basin miners pledge to strike for another week

Workers at Oaky North Mine are set to continue industrial action as the mining union claimed Glencore was taking an "unreasonable” approach to negotiations

Published a story 18th May 2017 8:25 AM

As heavy rain lashes the region, residents who are concerned about another possible dam spillage can monitor the levels themselves

Keep an eye on the dam problem yourself

As heavy rain lashes the region, residents who are concerned about another possible dam spillage can monitor the levels themselves

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