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MP meets with Qld food producers to test bioplastic future

premium_icon MP meets with Qld food producers to test bioplastic future

Mackay MP forges on with plan to future-proof local jobs.

This week’s political news in five minutes

premium_icon This week’s political news in five minutes

Seven things our local pollies said and did in Mackay this week.

Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

premium_icon Mine death laws now in force as a ‘safety net’

Mines Minister says he hopes the new laws will never have to be used.

Wedding businesses say ‘I do’ to eased restrictions

premium_icon Wedding businesses say ‘I do’ to eased restrictions

More couples to tie the knot across Mackay and the Whitsundays as larger weddings...

LNP will continue to fight for Urannah Dam, Deb says

premium_icon LNP will continue to fight for Urannah Dam, Deb says

It follows revelations her husband is employed by the project’s proponent.

Free lung health checks for mine, quarry workers

premium_icon Free lung health checks for mine, quarry workers

‘Mandatory screening is critical for early detection.’

Mines Minister addresses rumours he might step down

premium_icon Mines Minister addresses rumours he might step down

WATCH: Anthony Lynham fronts media in Mackay

Call for mines watchdog to be included in Grosvenor probe

premium_icon Call for mines watchdog to be included in Grosvenor probe

It follows revelations that a number of safety directives or standards notices were...

Plane Creek grower crushed by reef laws outcome

premium_icon Plane Creek grower crushed by reef laws outcome

‘The industry has been struggling with this for some time.’

State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

premium_icon State targets ‘green economy’ with $10m new minerals boost

Premier says COVID-19 has accelerated demand for new minerals.

What $1.17m funding means for region’s Tafe campuses

premium_icon What $1.17m funding means for region’s Tafe campuses

The campuses will share in $450,000 for post-COVID recovery.

Katter names his KAP challenger for seat of Whitsunday

premium_icon Katter names his KAP challenger for seat of Whitsunday

The state election race is heating up.

What border reopening means for Mackay Whitsunday

premium_icon What border reopening means for Mackay Whitsunday

Queensland’s border is set to reopen within weeks.

When production could start on $1.5B CQ mega mine

premium_icon When production could start on $1.5B CQ mega mine

The project could support up to 2350 jobs if approved.

New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

premium_icon New mine: CQ coal project promises 2350 jobs

A new billion-dollar mine has been proposed for the Bowen Basin

Treasurer reveals resource royalties plan

premium_icon Treasurer reveals resource royalties plan

Cameron Dick commits to working closely with resources sector.

‘Golden opportunity’ looms for border reopening

premium_icon ‘Golden opportunity’ looms for border reopening

LNP pushes for June deadline to reopen interstate borders to help tourism...

Premier reveals time frame on decision to ease restrictions

premium_icon Premier reveals time frame on decision to ease restrictions

Call for the government to pull the pin on final COVID restrictions.

Local councils receive $11m for job-creating projects

premium_icon Local councils receive $11m for job-creating projects

Mega cash splash announced for Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday.

Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

premium_icon Mining ‘development on steroids’ needed during recession

MP calls for fast-tracking of Central Queensland coal mines.

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