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Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

Premium Content Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

‘We’ve also swabbed more than 1700 people for COVID-19 in our emergency department...

Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

Premium Content Proserpine Hospital staff roll up sleeves for COVID jab

70 health care workers at Proserpine Hospital were vaccinated during the first day...

Whitsunday businesses to be hardest hit when JobKeeper ends

Premium Content Whitsunday businesses to be hardest hit when JobKeeper ends

The looming end of the welfare program has brought to light the businesses that are...

‘Cruel’: MP wants JobKeeper extended for Mackay Whitsundays

Premium Content ‘Cruel’: MP wants JobKeeper extended for Mackay Whitsundays

She has appealed to Dawson MP George Christensen to reconsider the decision to end...

Why COVID-19 vaccine hasn’t started in Mackay aged care

Premium Content Why COVID-19 vaccine hasn’t started in Mackay aged care

Adequate training and a lack of COVID-19 vaccines have been blamed for a delay in...

Discounted Whitsunday flights to boost tourism industry

Premium Content Discounted Whitsunday flights to boost tourism industry

Flailing businesses to benefit from share of 800,000 cut-price tickets into the...

Cheap business loan program extended for those off JobKeeper

Premium Content Cheap business loan program extended for those off JobKeeper

Mackay Isaac Whitsunday businesses who reduce JobKeeper to zero by the end of this...

Concern over more people at airports without masks

Premium Content Concern over more people at airports without masks

‘Not only can you be fined $200 on the spot, it is a safety precaution for you and...

COVID delivers new opportunities for Mackay job seekers

Premium Content COVID delivers new opportunities for Mackay job seekers

But spaces are limited for the seven-week full-time training course in Mackay.

60% of businesses say they are close to full COVID recovery

Premium Content 60% of businesses say they are close to full COVID recovery

But the majority of recovering Mackay business owners say a full recovery is...

Mackay Whitsundays in the dark over vaccine rollout: Expert

Premium Content Mackay Whitsundays in the dark over vaccine rollout: Expert

‘The challenge will be in organising a large-scale immunisation of the population...

COVID fragments found in Mackay wastewater

Premium Content COVID fragments found in Mackay wastewater

‘A positive sewage result means that someone who has been infected was shedding the...

More COVID fragments found in Airlie Beach sewage

Premium Content More COVID fragments found in Airlie Beach sewage

‘A positive sewage result means that someone who has been infected was shedding the...

How controversial quarantine camps would work

Premium Content How controversial quarantine camps would work

Drastic proposal has reportedly stumped the Morrison Government.

FIFO travel restricted to prevent COVID entering mines

Premium Content FIFO travel restricted to prevent COVID entering mines

About 60 per cent fewer workers will travel to regional Queensland from the Greater...

Loo paper, karens, rona: How COVID-19 controlled our lives

Premium Content Loo paper, karens, rona: How COVID-19 controlled our lives

Daily Mercury editor Rae Wilson reflects on how a global pandemic affected our part...

Kiwi wanderlust to turn our backyard into the next Fiji

Premium Content Kiwi wanderlust to turn our backyard into the next Fiji

Travellers from across the Tasman will soon be touching down in the Whitsundays and...

Mackay airport lounge closed as airline reviews network

Premium Content Mackay airport lounge closed as airline reviews network

Virgin announces new direction for struggling company, as it closes lounges and...

Questions remain over Whitsunday COVID sewage result

Premium Content Questions remain over Whitsunday COVID sewage result

Viral COVID fragments were detected in the sewage earlier this month

The popular bakery that’s thriving but can’t find workers

Premium Content The popular bakery that’s thriving but can’t find workers

Business has grown through the pandemic and more staff are needed – but JobSeeker...

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