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Mon 15 Jul 2019

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.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

'Event of the season' to splash some glamour onto rural life

premium_icon 'Event of the season' to splash some glamour onto rural life

Your chance to dine with 'rural royalty' this weekend

Heathers: 80s cult classic takes the stage

premium_icon Heathers: 80s cult classic takes the stage

Teens deal with mental health in stage production of 80s cult classic

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Flying start for Great Barrier Reef Festival

Flying start for Great Barrier Reef Festival

EVERYONE headed to the Great Barrier Reef Festival is in for a flying start at the 'Whitsunday Coast Airport Fireworks by the Foreshore' on August 2.

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Young Australians open up about mental health

premium_icon Young Australians open up about mental health

STORIES linked through a common thread in new documentary.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Chocolate heaven: Mackay's most decadent desserts

premium_icon Chocolate heaven: Mackay's most decadent desserts

Tick each of these off your list for the ultimate chocolate experience.

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Aussie racing legend Kevin Bartlett locked in for sprints

premium_icon Aussie racing legend Kevin Bartlett locked in for sprints

LEYBURN will play host to one of the nation's most popular racers, giving spectators the chance to meet him in person.

Fri 28 Jun 2019

FESTIVAL GUIDE: What you need to know about River Sessions

premium_icon FESTIVAL GUIDE: What you need to know about River Sessions

Ultimate guide to Mackay's biggest music festival.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

International musicians coming to Mackay

premium_icon International musicians coming to Mackay

It is irrelevant for our musicians whether they are playing in a little village church, in the open air, in Cologne Cathedral or in the Sydney Opera House.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

Why a surfer dropped from a helicopter

premium_icon Why a surfer dropped from a helicopter

Nathan Fletcher does the unthinkable in latest documentary.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

WE WILL ROCK YOU: Killer Queen on bill at Best Life Event

premium_icon WE WILL ROCK YOU: Killer Queen on bill at Best Life Event

Prepare to go Radio Ga Ga when one of Australia's best tribute shows takes the stage at Airlie Beach Hotel for a worthy fundraising cause.

Orchestra opens tour in Bowen

Orchestra opens tour in Bowen

The 37-piece orchestra will kick-off their North Queensland tour in Bowen this Sunday.

Blues and rock festival comes to Mackay

premium_icon Blues and rock festival comes to Mackay

Some of the best blues and rock artist will come to Mackay for inaugural festival.

How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

premium_icon How growing bonsai gave a grieving woman comfort

Caring for bonsai trees 'saved' Violet Walsh after another tragic loss

Wed 19 Jun 2019

School reunion: It was the summer of 1979

premium_icon School reunion: It was the summer of 1979

Were you in the 1979 class at Mackay State High School? Your old class members are looking for you.

Where to go and what to see at the Mackay Show

premium_icon Where to go and what to see at the Mackay Show

Don't miss a thing with this guide to the Mackay Show

Thu 13 Jun 2019

13 things to do this weekend

13 things to do this weekend

From the Pioneer Valley Show to the Science Circus, there's plenty to keep you entertained the weekend.

Thu 23 May 2019

Get on board with celebrities for a gourmet tour

premium_icon Get on board with celebrities for a gourmet tour

Take the opportunithy to meet your meat, digest at a distillery and comb through the crops at this year's farm to plate celebration.

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