August 2020

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 3:39 PM

When the show rides, side show alley and dagwood dogs will be in Sarina, Moranbah, Clermont and the Whitsundays

Family-friendly carnival arrives in town this weekend

When the show rides, side show alley and dagwood dogs will be in Sarina, Moranbah, Clermont and the Whitsundays

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 1:45 PM

Council is busily preparing to unveil the facility as the finishing touch on Queens Park upgrades.

Reopen date set for historic Ken Burgess Orchid House

Council is busily preparing to unveil the facility as the finishing touch on Queens Park upgrades.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:13 PM

From choirs to craft groups to a mega market and health and lifestyle expo, there’s something for everyone

Community diary: What’s on this week in Mackay

From choirs to craft groups to a mega market and health and lifestyle expo, there’s something for everyone

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 4:29 PM

The story of how the icon came to be, and the cheeky reason why it’s better than Coffs Harbour’s big banana

FLASHBACK: Mackay’s ’Ivana the Banana’ on Harbour Rd

The story of how the icon came to be, and the cheeky reason why it’s better than Coffs Harbour’s big banana

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 3:20 PM

Their hands clutched to the school fence in anticipation of the bird rolling into town.

Giant laughing kookaburra delights Mackay students

Their hands clutched to the school fence in anticipation of the bird rolling into town.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 10:55 AM

How you can nab a bargain on heavy equipment, machinery, tools and accessories in Mackay tomorrow.

MACKAY AUCTION: ATVs, utes, trucks, generators and more

How you can nab a bargain on heavy equipment, machinery, tools and accessories in Mackay tomorrow.

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 8:16 PM

Mackay and District Orchid Society president says council has fallen short of its promise

Orchid Extravaganza canned for second year in a row

Mackay and District Orchid Society president says council has fallen short of its promise

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 7:33 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals annual water volume wasted far surpasses previous estimate of 38 Olympic swimming pools

Mind-boggling amount of water wasted in Mackay

EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals annual water volume wasted far surpasses previous estimate of 38 Olympic swimming pools

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 3:41 PM

Mackay high school students got a taste of Hollywood when they spent a day working alongside Greg Huglin

Students make movies with Oscar-winning cinematographer

Mackay high school students got a taste of Hollywood when they spent a day working alongside Greg Huglin

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 1:02 PM

Council explains lack of consultation over Bluewater Lagoon refurbishment after wave of community backlash.

Parents fired up at major changes to popular water park

Council explains lack of consultation over Bluewater Lagoon refurbishment after wave of community backlash.

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