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A home among the gumtrees with an airfield out the back

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Meet Garry. He’s building a pilot’s playground north of Mackay with 70 two-hectare...

Car crashes into fence off Bruce Highway

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The car came off the road at Bloomsbury.

Skydiving adventures reach new heights in Mackay

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‘You get a beautiful view of the 74 islands … we’re constantly seeing big sharks...

NO WORRIES: How a 31-student rural school is thriving

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Bloomsbury State School staff don’t let size nor distance hold them back when it...

BUDGET SNUB: ‘The boat ramp’s a pie in the sky thing’

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Disgruntled Midge Point residents say the lack of action is hampering the region’s...

Flashback: The rural servo with talking birds

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WANTED: Readers’ help to track down what happened to the Bloomsbury Bird Park

The Mackay critters leaving UK celebs ‘scarred for life’

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‘We collect green ants and send them to I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of...

‘Novelty’ retro seaplane added to Whitsunday tour fleet

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It joins the collection of 11 aircraft which are serviced at a hangar an hour’s...

How a humble hall became a country town’s heart and soul

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‘There were a lot of naysayers who said it was a massive undertaking and it’d never...

Water bomber called to fight Cathu State Forest blaze

Premium Content Water bomber called to fight Cathu State Forest blaze

UPDATE: The firebird is doing back and forth drops as crews work with dozers on the...

Police identify man from fatal Bloomsbury crash

Premium Content Police identify man from fatal Bloomsbury crash

Forensic Crash Unit officers are continuing to investigate the incident.

Injured motorbike rider airlifted from Bloomsbury crash

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Horror start to weekend with another crash on the Bruce Highway.

$1.8m bridge repairs to save ratepayers for decades

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Flooded Bloomsbury bridge to be replaced in innovative new system for crossing...

Amateur croc wrestler hit with formal warning

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The fisherman’s act of bravado has not impressed wildlife officers, who have...

‘Party pooper’: Mystery thief drives off with loo

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Police are on the trail of an ‘outhouse outlaw’ who stole a port-a-loo from a...

Head-on collision under investigation

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Police wrap-up for the week including a head-on collision between a car and...

Two injured after ute rolls on Bruce Highway

Premium Content Two injured after ute rolls on Bruce Highway

A young man has suffered head injuries after a ute roll.

Watson finds a furrever home after a miracle recovery

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WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: See the dramatic transformation of a puppy rescued from...

Mackay police appeal to drivers after risky behaviour

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‘Obviously it is very disappointing for police and firies’

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