MORE than 70 years after he fought in the Second World War, a Mackay veteran has finally been recognised for his brave service.
American tourist falls down the stairs of a cruise ship, breaking her pelvis
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.
"The tree itself, someone - firebugs - have made a really concerted effort to destroy it.”
THEY were soaked through, but nothing could dampen their spirits.
Four men on a trip, their vehicle "stuck and immovable" on a large fallen tree
A MACKAY region accountant is confident the region's businesses are gradually clawing their way back to profitability and growth.
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.
PLATYPUS Beach in Mirani will soon be returned to its former glory, as Mackay Regional Council prepares to start construction around the swimming hole.
ERGON has restored power to 743 homes and businesses in the Mackay region after a truck crashed into a power pole overnight.