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‘Worst period ever’ for Mackay region businesses

Premium Content ‘Worst period ever’ for Mackay region businesses

A shocking survey has revealed the heavy impact of the pandemic on business owners.

Whitsunday’s hidden trove key in climate change battle

Premium Content Whitsunday’s hidden trove key in climate change battle

A world-first study reveals the region could help capture five million tonnes of...

Opportunity to grow Mackay into tourism mecca

Premium Content Opportunity to grow Mackay into tourism mecca

Luxury Eungella eco-lodge proposed as ‘catalytic’ future project to drive our...

What’s blocking Mackay’s chance to host Super Netball

Premium Content What’s blocking Mackay’s chance to host Super Netball

‘We would definitely support hosting something here, as long as we could do it...

Premier indicates support for Whitsunday tourism attraction

Premium Content Premier indicates support for Whitsunday tourism attraction

The proposal was first floated to local and state authorities about a decade...

New ‘paddock to bottle’ distillery to open this year

Premium Content New ‘paddock to bottle’ distillery to open this year

Mackay farm will make 20,000L of liquid fun each year from sugarcane, regionally...

$1b Whitsunday Paradise project given green light

Premium Content $1b Whitsunday Paradise project given green light

The huge development is a step closer to reality but the council says there are...

Why humble caravan park is a winner this winter break

Premium Content Why humble caravan park is a winner this winter break

Caravan park phones are ringing off the hook as Queenslanders explore their own...

Union claims miners ‘not consulted’ over automation plan

Premium Content Union claims miners ‘not consulted’ over automation plan

MINE AUTOMATION: BMA has strongly denied the union’s claims.

1800 jobs: Reef conservation plan to save our economy

Premium Content 1800 jobs: Reef conservation plan to save our economy

New study proposes $300m plan to combat jobs dip across Mackay.

How heritage listing will affect Memorial Pool future

Premium Content How heritage listing will affect Memorial Pool future

The State Heritage listing is ‘likely’ to have cost ‘ramifications’

Diversifying our economy will secure our future

Premium Content Diversifying our economy will secure our future

In just one week, we have had overwhelmingly positive news for the Mackay region

Potential in billion-dollar aquaculture industry

Premium Content Potential in billion-dollar aquaculture industry

The role Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region could play in forecast five-fold growth of...

Drastic measure to stop coastal vegetation vandals

Premium Content Drastic measure to stop coastal vegetation vandals

Mackay Council could soon have an unmissable message for any illegal tree...

Explained: Status of four major CQ mines

Premium Content Explained: Status of four major CQ mines

One has forged ahead, while others remain in limbo.

Call to fast track thousands of Urannah Dam jobs

Premium Content Call to fast track thousands of Urannah Dam jobs

The project’s environmental impact statement is moving ahead.

NEW PLAYBOOK: How Mackay can chart course to prosperity

Premium Content NEW PLAYBOOK: How Mackay can chart course to prosperity

Industry leaders: How we need to write a new playbook for recovery

Future development priorities 'surprise' experts

Premium Content Future development priorities 'surprise' experts

Development experts planning for the region’s future were shocked.

Future plan to force miners to keep local jobs

Premium Content Future plan to force miners to keep local jobs

Election pledge to keep jobs in mining towns if companies move to automation

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