April 2017

Published a story 24th Apr 2017 2:28 PM

MORE than 70 years after he fought in the Second World War, a Mackay veteran has finally been recognised for his brave service.

Digger never got a chance to march with his medals

MORE than 70 years after he fought in the Second World War, a Mackay veteran has finally been recognised for his brave service.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2017 8:51 PM

American tourist falls down the stairs of a cruise ship, breaking her pelvis

Injured tourist airlifted from cruise ship

American tourist falls down the stairs of a cruise ship, breaking her pelvis

Published a story 23rd Apr 2017 8:13 PM

A GROUP on a 4WD trek who went missing in Crediton State Forest with no water, food or phone service have been saved by an off-duty RACQ-CQ Rescue engineer.

Off-duty rescue chopper engineer tracks down missing men

A GROUP on a 4WD trek who went missing in Crediton State Forest with no water, food or phone service have been saved by an off-duty RACQ-CQ Rescue engineer.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2017 7:32 PM

"The tree itself, someone - firebugs - have made a really concerted effort to destroy it.”

History up in smoke as firebugs target 'lone tree'

"The tree itself, someone - firebugs - have made a really concerted effort to destroy it.”

Published a story 23rd Apr 2017 11:59 AM

THEY were soaked through, but nothing could dampen their spirits.

Sarina rallies for relay in wake of Debbie's rude interruption

THEY were soaked through, but nothing could dampen their spirits.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2017 9:07 AM

Four men on a trip, their vehicle "stuck and immovable" on a large fallen tree

Car 'stuck and immovable' in men's rescue

Four men on a trip, their vehicle "stuck and immovable" on a large fallen tree

Published a story 22nd Apr 2017 4:35 PM

A MACKAY region accountant is confident the region's businesses are gradually clawing their way back to profitability and growth.

Businesses broadening horizons: Champions of Industry

A MACKAY region accountant is confident the region's businesses are gradually clawing their way back to profitability and growth.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2017 1:36 PM

A MAN who slipped and fell about 10 metres down an embankment into a shallow, crocodile infested creek while fishing has been saved by a quick thinking mate.

'It was pretty bloody lucky that his mate jumped in'

A MAN who slipped and fell about 10 metres down an embankment into a shallow, crocodile infested creek while fishing has been saved by a quick thinking mate.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2017 11:48 AM

PLATYPUS Beach in Mirani will soon be returned to its former glory, as Mackay Regional Council prepares to start construction around the swimming hole.

Construction to start at popular swimming hole

PLATYPUS Beach in Mirani will soon be returned to its former glory, as Mackay Regional Council prepares to start construction around the swimming hole.

Published a story 22nd Apr 2017 9:54 AM

ERGON has restored power to 743 homes and businesses in the Mackay region after a truck crashed into a power pole overnight.

Truck crash knocks out power to hundreds of homes

ERGON has restored power to 743 homes and businesses in the Mackay region after a truck crashed into a power pole overnight.

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