February 2016

Published a story 19th Feb 2016 7:36 AM

Being a part of the CQUniversity from undergraduate to now being on the council is a proud moment for me, and the community should be proud of its university

EDITORIAL: ‘Red-letter’ day for region

Being a part of the CQUniversity from undergraduate to now being on the council is a proud moment for me, and the community should be proud of its university

Published a story 17th Feb 2016 7:48 AM

ELIMINATING negative gearing as a tax break is something that the Mackay economy could ill afford right now with high vacancy rates and low rental prices

EDITORIAL: Gearing up for debate

ELIMINATING negative gearing as a tax break is something that the Mackay economy could ill afford right now with high vacancy rates and low rental prices

Published a story 16th Feb 2016 8:10 AM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's visit was full of laughs but the promises were a bit watered down

EDITORIAL: Don’t water it down

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's visit was full of laughs but the promises were a bit watered down

Published a story 10th Feb 2016 8:11 AM

Discredit the BOM as much as you want, but it has provided critical information for generations on something that is highly unpredictable

EDITORIAL: Stormy weather for BOM

Discredit the BOM as much as you want, but it has provided critical information for generations on something that is highly unpredictable

Published a story 9th Feb 2016 8:20 AM

Money is made to go round and round but when some is lost along the way there are plenty to miss out

EDITORIAL: A time for innovation

Money is made to go round and round but when some is lost along the way there are plenty to miss out

Published a story 8th Feb 2016 1:05 PM

Accusations of bias is an easy scapegoat when someone doesn't get their own way, but we're not here to tell you how to vote.

EDITORIAL: Stand up and make your vote count

Accusations of bias is an easy scapegoat when someone doesn't get their own way, but we're not here to tell you how to vote.

Published a story 7th Feb 2016 2:41 PM

THERE are a few things which you can throw into an otherwise polite conversation and then just watch as things take a feisty turn.

EDITORIAL: GST is everyone’s business

THERE are a few things which you can throw into an otherwise polite conversation and then just watch as things take a feisty turn.

Published a story 5th Feb 2016 7:59 AM

Final investment decision.  Is the words that we are waiting to hear to ensure the mine will be going ahead

EDITORIAL: Three. Little. Words.

Final investment decision. Is the words that we are waiting to hear to ensure the mine will be going ahead

Published a story 4th Feb 2016 12:15 PM

IT’S only about 90km west of Mackay, but it might as well be out the Back of Burke, beyond the Black Stump, out in the Boonies.

EDITORIAL: Nebo’s no backwater

IT’S only about 90km west of Mackay, but it might as well be out the Back of Burke, beyond the Black Stump, out in the Boonies.

Published a story 3rd Feb 2016 8:11 AM

Yasi saw a level of destruction rarely seen in north Queensland and years on there are some people who that will never recover or rebuild

EDITORIAL: Yasi’s lessons hard won

Yasi saw a level of destruction rarely seen in north Queensland and years on there are some people who that will never recover or rebuild

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