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Reef Festival dates locked in after 2020 COVID cancellation

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The Great Barrier Reef Festival is moving full steam ahead and the committee is on...

Alcohol, drugs and sexual activity: Learning through theatre

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This year’s plot follows a teen named ‘Charlie’ who is getting ready for a year of...

Prost! Did someone say it’s Oktoberfest every month?

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The Bavarian team will host its mini-Oktoberfest themed days in full German costume...

‘Mind-blowing’ Jon Stevens gig rocks the MECC

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The Noiseworks and INXS frontman took a swing at government policies that put sport...

Sorry Bluesfest and Splendour, Byron’s got a new festival

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It'll be the “love child of a street festival and music conference”

Boutique, mask-free Bluesfest given important green light

Premium Content Boutique, mask-free Bluesfest given important green light

The NSW Government has approved the festival’s 150-page COVID-Safety plan.

Get ready for euphoria: The Rubens to tour Mackay

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The Rubens have dropped a new album with a distinct flavour and they’re warning...

SECOND CHANCE: Another White on Whitehaven long lunch added

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An insatiable appetite for tickets has prompted organisers to put on a second long...

Baaaaaaaa: Shaun the Sheep is coming to Mackay

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All the details you need including where, when and how to score the family some...

LIVE: 30+ entertainers locked in for Mackay in 2021

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After being forced into radio silence last year, Mackay’s 2021 calendar is bursting...

‘NQ strap yourselves in, live music is back’

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NQ’s Rock’n Country music festival full line up released as tickets for the...

Jamie’s Ministry of Food reigniting the burners

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Mackay and Sarina: From baking to grilling, sauteing, boiling and roasting, this...

’It’s a waste when you retire if you don’t use those skills’

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She’s helped 100+ child witnesses, is on the Murroona Gardens board and more. Meet...

37 new citizens set to be officially welcomed to Whitsundays

Premium Content 37 new citizens set to be officially welcomed to Whitsundays

Mayor Andrew Willcox has spoken about the significance of citizenship ahead of the...

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’.

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...

Next major step in Cannonvale gel blasting field

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Two fields with space for 20 players just a short drive from town could soon be a...

Fare frenzy as Brisbane goes into lockdown

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A major airline has dropped discount flights to the state’s capital just as...

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