mackay state election 2020

Local politicians take on the big issues in new roles

Premium Content Local politicians take on the big issues in new roles

Julieanne Gilbert, Amanda Camm and Dale Last recognised with new roles in Cabinet...

ELECTION: Whitsunday seat remains on a knife's edge

Premium Content ELECTION: Whitsunday seat remains on a knife's edge

LIVE: Mackay, Whitsunday, Mirani and Burdekin cast their votes

‘We had everything against us’: Costo concedes Whitsunday

Premium Content ‘We had everything against us’: Costo concedes Whitsunday

The former Whitsunday MP says he was supposed to be ‘politically dead’ last year.

Moments of Mackay, Whitsunday election

Premium Content Moments of Mackay, Whitsunday election

THE region’s voters are out and about having their say on who should respresent...

Mackay exit polling offers insight into the minds of voters

Premium Content Mackay exit polling offers insight into the minds of voters

Big personalities, donkey votes and divisive issues dominate Mackay Whitsunday...

VMR and Coastguard to amalgamate under $35m plan

Premium Content VMR and Coastguard to amalgamate under $35m plan

LNP says the decision demonstrates ‘terrible treatment’ of our emergency service...

Skyway project gets Premier’s tick of approval

Premium Content Skyway project gets Premier’s tick of approval

The $55 million cable-car project would link the main street of Airlie Beach with a...

$11m cash splash for mental health and outpatient services

Premium Content $11m cash splash for mental health and outpatient services

The Labor Government has committed funds to health services in Mackay and...

Pledge for restoration to boost jobs and protect reef

Premium Content Pledge for restoration to boost jobs and protect reef

The project could provide 24 ongoing jobs and an experience for 50,000 visitors.

‘Tell friends the Whitsundays is the centre of the universe’

Premium Content ‘Tell friends the Whitsundays is the centre of the universe’

A commitment to cut water costs has been flagged as a way to ease pressure on...

How families can score vouchers for kids sport

Premium Content How families can score vouchers for kids sport

The $150 boost will help pressured families cover sport sign-on costs

COVID has changed us, why hasn’t it changed our pollies?

Premium Content COVID has changed us, why hasn’t it changed our pollies?

Candidates need to stop the political slanging match, and start focusing on the...

Harrup Park: LNP arena pledge triggers funding squabble

Premium Content Harrup Park: LNP arena pledge triggers funding squabble

The LNP today committed matched funds to the long-awaited Great Barrier Reef Arena...

$15m pledge for major Northern Beaches community project

Premium Content $15m pledge for major Northern Beaches community project

Queensland election candidate throws support behind extra services for growth...

TAFE EXPANSION: LNP returns fire with $7.5m pledge

Premium Content TAFE EXPANSION: LNP returns fire with $7.5m pledge

LNP steps up to challenge to back CQUniversity trade expansion.

$3.9m pledge for Whitsunday glamping and sailing

Premium Content $3.9m pledge for Whitsunday glamping and sailing

Labor announces $40m cash splash to help boost tourism in Queensland.

Sacked miner welcomes pledge for more labour hire protection

Premium Content Sacked miner welcomes pledge for more labour hire protection

Extra frontline inspectors will protect labour hire mine workers in regional...

Qld election: Mackay voters rush to polls early

Premium Content Qld election: Mackay voters rush to polls early

Think you’re skipping long queues by early voting? Think again.

Full list: Meet your Qld election candidates for Mackay

Full list: Meet your Qld election candidates for Mackay

The 29 candidates chasing your vote across Mackay, Whitsunday, Mirani and...

Days of ‘government lip service’ need to be over: Mayor

Premium Content Days of ‘government lip service’ need to be over: Mayor

Lower electricity prices critical to boosting region’s sugar production effort

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