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Sun 15 Nov 2020

PHOTOS: Magpies Crusaders fans cheer from sidelines

Premium Content PHOTOS: Magpies Crusaders fans cheer from sidelines

Photos from Saturday night’s pre-season friendly at Sologinkin Oval.

Indigenous artist showcases culture through artwork

Premium Content Indigenous artist showcases culture through artwork

‘It’s very important to me, being an Indigenous Australian, being a part of the community and representing my culture’

Mountain bikers set to race in honour of late founder

Premium Content Mountain bikers set to race in honour of late founder

‘He was the kind of man that instantly connected with people and left a lasting impact’

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Thrills and spills guaranteed when bucking bulls hit Airlie

Premium Content Thrills and spills guaranteed when bucking bulls hit Airlie

Buck yeah! PBR Australia is set to bring bucking bulls to town for the first time this weekend.

Thu 12 Nov 2020

Why this part of Mackay’s history should be recorded

Premium Content Why this part of Mackay’s history should be recorded

Artist: ‘If it’s not going to be in our history books or even our school books … they’re going to be living in the background.’

Wed 21 Oct 2020

TIP OFF: Jaca Basketball forges ahead this weekend

Premium Content TIP OFF: Jaca Basketball forges ahead this weekend

‘It will be a very different type of event this year because of Covid rules, however we are delighted to get something up and running’

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

Premium Content Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

Small regional town will host what is expected to be the only large-scale event in outback Queensland this year.

Sun 23 Aug 2020

Switching the police uniform for lycra for mental health

Premium Content Switching the police uniform for lycra for mental health

A Mackay sergeant is gearing up for a Tour de France-style cycling challenge to raise funds for Lifeline

Fri 21 Aug 2020

VIDEO: It's mating season and spotting platypus is a game

Premium Content VIDEO: It's mating season and spotting platypus is a game

Check out these playful creatures at Eungella and read our top tips for spotting them

Having a whale of a time off Lamberts Lookout

Premium Content Having a whale of a time off Lamberts Lookout

There was plenty of whale action as they cruised past Mackay on the weekend. Have you spotted them?

Wed 19 Aug 2020

Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

Premium Content Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

The schoolies website says its ‘business as usual’, but authorities are firm on restrictions currently in place.

Izzy ’overwhelmed by kindness’ at Bachelor mansion

Premium Content Izzy ’overwhelmed by kindness’ at Bachelor mansion

THE stunning 29-year-old thought “what’s the worst that could happen?” when applying for the casting.

SHOW TIME: Curtains open again at iconic Coast theatre

Premium Content SHOW TIME: Curtains open again at iconic Coast theatre

Live performance is back after months of shuttered doors

Fri 7 Aug 2020

'18 too many': Candlelight vigil for baby Beau Bradshaw

Premium Content '18 too many': Candlelight vigil for baby Beau Bradshaw

A vigil held just days after police charged Beau Bradshaw’s father with his son’s alleged murder.

Tue 4 Aug 2020

IT'S OFF! Jaca Festival latest casualty of COVID-19

Premium Content IT'S OFF! Jaca Festival latest casualty of COVID-19

Grafton Jacaranda Festival Committee makes biggest announcement in the event's 86-year history in response to the escalating COVID-19 situation.

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Where you can see Giant Kookaburra in Maryborough today

Premium Content Where you can see Giant Kookaburra in Maryborough today

Winged wonder has big plans for Coast cruise

Playtime! Check out this unique new park

Premium Content Playtime! Check out this unique new park

It was designed using locally recycled, renewable and natural resources

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Master craftsman shows off exquisite sunnies

Premium Content Master craftsman shows off exquisite sunnies

THE original pieces are made from silver or titanium, with turquoise, ebony, mother-of-pearl and bone.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

‘We’re family’: Social hub a lifeline for lonely seniors

Premium Content ‘We’re family’: Social hub a lifeline for lonely seniors

‘A lot of people rely on it as their social outing’

REVEALED: When the Giant Kookaburra will visit your town

Premium Content REVEALED: When the Giant Kookaburra will visit your town

The Giant Kookaburra will visit various locations as it makes it way from Ipswich to Townsville.

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