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Near-perfect weather is on the cards just in time for locals to hit the beach.

Revealed: Shocking rate of our aged care abuse

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“The aged care regulator is a toothless tiger..."

Queensland’s most dangerous crime hours revealed

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Not just thieves who get busy on the weekends.

Crime, domestic violence and child protection figures rise

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Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday figures have been released.

Drunk Whitsunday driver smashes teen’s parked car

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Meet Mackay Conservation Group’s anti-Urannah Dam activist

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The group’s Sydney-based organiser aims to ‘channel wide community opposition of...

New church with modern twist set to launch in Whitsundays

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The team already draws hundreds of people to their existing locations and now...

Fears Clive Palmer’s CQ mine will harm Great Barrier Reef

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The project, proposed near St Lawrence, consists of an open cut operation and rail...

Police ramp up presence on Keswick Island for Australia Day

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Mackay boatie: ‘We’re still going to take our stand on the sand’.

'Our stories are changing history': Australian of the Year

'Our stories are changing history': Australian of the Year

Grace Tame was 15 when she was raped by her 58-year-old teacher – what she did next...

The three Aussie start-ups worth billions

The three Aussie start-ups worth billions

Whether it started out of a loungeroom or from a desire to make relationships...

TikTok told to block users after girl’s death

TikTok told to block users after girl’s death

A 10-year-old girl tragically died in a sick viral TikTok challenge, leading to...

COVID-19 found in seven sewage treatment plants

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COVID-19 viral fragments have been detected at seven Queensland wastewater plants...

ABC’s Australia Day language slammed as ‘divisive’

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Aboriginal community leader Warren Mundine says an ABC staff memo mentioning the...

Why a young Mackay worker faced court over her boss’s nudes

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Legal experts have questioned why she was charged at all.

Major plan to establish Mackay and Gladstone hydrogen hubs

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They will be among four large scale hydrogen manufacturing and distribution hubs on...

‘Very frustrating’: PM gets impatient with Premier

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“These things have to move more quickly that they have done.”

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New bridge plans well under way for stranded residents

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      Winterbourn, Whitney claim top spots in stableford

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      Check out the latest results from Proserpine Golf Club.

      Hope new gel blaster legislation will weed out bad eggs

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        WATCH LIVE: QLD water polo grand finals today

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          ‘Just add water’: Redundancies give rise to smart soap

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          Two Sunshine Coast locals have launched a revolutionary soap

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            WHAT’S ON: Australia Day events around the Whitsundays

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            Bite into a snag, sip on a cold beer, take in live music and more on January 26.

            FULL LIST: Every Isaac Australia Day award nominee

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            MAYOR: ‘The awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate our local champions’

            NAKED: Is a parmy without crumbs still a schnitty?

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            POLL: If your New Year resolution is to eat healthier this month, one of Mackay’s...

            Fare frenzy as Brisbane goes into lockdown

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              Big catch with COVID vaccine plan

              Big catch with COVID vaccine plan

              Still being unanswered questions around transmission of virus

              Huge change to affect popular SUV

              Huge change to affect popular SUV

              Changes coming means now is the time to get a deal

              Downsides of the five top smartphones

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              ‘No free will’: How we are trapped by algorithms

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              “There is a question mark over how much free will consumers have.''

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                Neighbours star was high on set

                Neighbours star was high on set

                “I’d never smoked at work before but this was all too tempting.”

                Teen star comes out to fans

                Teen star comes out to fans

                17-year-old superstar JoJo Siwa has been praised by celebrities

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                Ron Howard gets through Qld hotel quarantine

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                  Inside Queensland’s housing boom

                  Inside Queensland’s housing boom

                  Buyers with “dollar signs in their eyes” driving housing boom

                  Regional QLD’s ‘rising’ property stars revealed

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                  Queensland’s regional property market is booming, with 72 locations across the...

                  Humble home of Gough Whitlam for sale

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                  Former prime minister Gough Whitlam’s humble home on the market

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                    Secret to staying employable when you take a break from work

                    Secret to staying employable when you take a break from work

                    Workers should be keeping in touch with their job while on a break

                    48k jobs up for grabs: Qld’s employment boom

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                    Record job vacancies as bosses struggle to find workers

                    Massive compo claim after alleged light bulb fail

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                    Robert Leslie Hawkins seeks $308,000 compensation after allegedly suffering...

                    Motoring

                      Mazda’s world first SUV put to the test

                      Mazda’s world first SUV put to the test

                      Mazda CX-30 review: Groundbreaking new engine put to the test

                      FILL UP: Spike in fuel prices expected in Mackay

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                      The price has already jumped 3c per litre and it could keep going up

                      Jeep boss comes clean on local future

                      Jeep boss comes clean on local future

                      Jeep reveals plans for electrified range in Australia