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Mon 8 Feb 2021

LIVE: 30+ entertainers locked in for Mackay in 2021

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After being forced into radio silence last year, Mackay’s 2021 calendar is bursting with awesome acts to keep us entertained

Sun 7 Feb 2021

‘NQ strap yourselves in, live music is back’

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NQ’s Rock’n Country music festival full line up released as tickets for the three-day event go on sale.

Sun 31 Jan 2021

Jamie’s Ministry of Food reigniting the burners

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Mackay and Sarina: From baking to grilling, sauteing, boiling and roasting, this five-week course will inspire the chef from within

Fri 29 Jan 2021

’It’s a waste when you retire if you don’t use those skills’

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She’s helped 100+ child witnesses, is on the Murroona Gardens board and more. Meet Bowen’s Senior Citizen of the Year:

Mon 25 Jan 2021

37 new citizens set to be officially welcomed to Whitsundays

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Mayor Andrew Willcox has spoken about the significance of citizenship ahead of the ceremonies on Australia Day.

Sat 23 Jan 2021

Police ramp up presence on Keswick Island for Australia Day

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Mackay boatie: ‘We’re still going to take our stand on the sand’.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

WHAT’S ON: Australia Day events around the Whitsundays

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Bite into a snag, sip on a cold beer, take in live music and more on January 26. There are heaps of events to entertain you >>>

Thu 14 Jan 2021

FULL LIST: Every Isaac Australia Day award nominee

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MAYOR: ‘The awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate our local champions’

Tue 12 Jan 2021

NAKED: Is a parmy without crumbs still a schnitty?

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POLL: If your New Year resolution is to eat healthier this month, one of Mackay’s popular eateries believes it has you covered.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Next major step in Cannonvale gel blasting field

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Two fields with space for 20 players just a short drive from town could soon be a reality.

Fri 8 Jan 2021

Fare frenzy as Brisbane goes into lockdown

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A major airline has dropped discount flights to the state’s capital just as Brisbane goes into lockdown

Thu 7 Jan 2021

SOLVE THE CLUES: Mackay city to become a murder mystery game

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It seems there is a new Ripper on the lose in the sugar city and teams of detectives must race the clock to catch a killer

Sun 3 Jan 2021

Happy Days with half-price meals and drinks in January

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The Whitsundays pub offering 50 per cent off everyday with no minimum spend or guest limit >>>

Sat 2 Jan 2021

What to do in the Whitsundays on a rainy day

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While the region is famous for sunny skies, there’s still plenty to do when the weather is dreary.

Fri 1 Jan 2021

WHAT’S OPEN: New Year’s Day trading hours in the Whitsundays

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Craving something to quell those post New Year blues? Take a look at what’s open today.

Thu 31 Dec 2020

Whitsunday New Year forecast ‘a game of roulette’

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This morning’s clear skies could be the ‘calm before the storm’

Wed 30 Dec 2020

Fate of Whitsunday fireworks up in the air

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Rainfall across the region may put a dampener on New Year’s Eve plans.

Mon 21 Dec 2020

Using magic of ballet to improve posture and flexibility

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Mackay dancers can take advantage of a new program to keep ageing bodies strong, minds challenged and communities connected.

Sun 20 Dec 2020

Holiday at home: 17 things to do around Mackay region

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With a plethora of family friendly activities, there is plenty right at your doorstep to keep singles, couples and families entertained.

Thu 17 Dec 2020

Show must go on: $50K boost for Bowen, Whitsunday shows

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Show societies have welcomed a cash boost to help support the beloved events.

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