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Thu 8 Aug 2019

How Mackay rocker's video is making waves with Trump fans

premium_icon How Mackay rocker's video is making waves with Trump fans

A new release for local muso is hitting high notes in the United States.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Seachange is 'the highest rating TV drama for 2019'

premium_icon Seachange is 'the highest rating TV drama for 2019'

THE locally-produced show smashed TV ratings in at least one specific capital city.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Kasey Chambers adds Mackay to her special tour

premium_icon Kasey Chambers adds Mackay to her special tour

It was 20 years ago when Kasey Chambers released her groundbreaking debut album The Captain

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Mackay punters ... get ready to sing for your grog

premium_icon Mackay punters ... get ready to sing for your grog

Event organiser says beer is a great vocal coach for the shy singer

'I wanted to learn as much about Islam as I possibly could'

premium_icon 'I wanted to learn as much about Islam as I possibly could'

While his height and stature command attention, Ahmad Mohib Siddique wants to make clear he is not as scary as he looks.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Full line-up for Caloundra Music Festival revealed

premium_icon Full line-up for Caloundra Music Festival revealed

A sensational line-up for this year's Caloundra Music Festival has been announced, sending music lovers into a frenzy of excitement for the October event.

Wed 24 Jul 2019

SOLO: Grinspoon frontman to land in Mackay

premium_icon SOLO: Grinspoon frontman to land in Mackay

The man best known for his role in Grinspoon is coming to Mackay

Must-see $10 kids movie coming to Mackay screens

premium_icon Must-see $10 kids movie coming to Mackay screens

For just two weeks, you can see your kids favourite shows at the cinemas for just $10.

POP-UP SHOP: Mum helping pregnant women buy clothes that fit

premium_icon POP-UP SHOP: Mum helping pregnant women buy clothes that fit

FINDING clothes that fit during pregnancy and afterwards can be difficult. But a Mackay and Moranbah have a pop-up shop to help new mums.

All the gossip and the fashion mistakes from Splendour 2019

premium_icon All the gossip and the fashion mistakes from Splendour 2019

THE best music surprises, the fashion faux pas, the lack of celebrities and more.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Everything you need to know about Illuminate 2019

premium_icon Everything you need to know about Illuminate 2019

Explore the Botanic Gardens after dark and find a giant turtle, huge crocodile and a Scottish monster.

How Brisbane's new runway will help Mackay take-off

premium_icon How Brisbane's new runway will help Mackay take-off

New runway nearly 1000km south of Mackay key to unlocking new economic opportunities

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Whitsunday Voices: Literature festival draws record crowds

premium_icon Whitsunday Voices: Literature festival draws record crowds

Author Chris Collin says Mackay is alive with a love for literature

Day 1: The unhealthy habit that ruins Splendour for many

premium_icon Day 1: The unhealthy habit that ruins Splendour for many

WHY are young people smoking all around the popular music festival?

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Doctors, police and security at biggest Splendour ever

premium_icon Doctors, police and security at biggest Splendour ever

THERE'S a state-of-the-art medical facility, plus hundreds of security guards and police at the festival, which kicks off today.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

WINE & FOOD: Guide to everything you can devour on Saturday

premium_icon WINE & FOOD: Guide to everything you can devour on Saturday

Find out everything you need to know for 2019 G&S Engineering Wine and Food Day.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Did you see the visitor in Mackay skies last night?

premium_icon Did you see the visitor in Mackay skies last night?

Mackay residents may have noticed a bright glowing light in the sky last night. If you missed it, you have four more opportunities to see it.

ULTIMATE GALLERY: 5000 punters enjoy the Mackay Cup

premium_icon ULTIMATE GALLERY: 5000 punters enjoy the Mackay Cup

More than 5000 punters streamed through the gates at the Mackay Cup - did we take your picture?

Fri 12 Jul 2019

ONE NIGHT ONLY: From shy teenager to male-stripper

premium_icon ONE NIGHT ONLY: From shy teenager to male-stripper

Young dancer coming to Mackay describes how he learned to love taking his clothes off on stage.

Miscarriage grief inspires healing Jumpers and Jazz project

premium_icon Miscarriage grief inspires healing Jumpers and Jazz project

ONE knitter's painful experience is the driving force behind a tree jumper that encourages grieving parents not to suffer in silence.

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