FISHERIES officers spent today shooting electric currents into the Pioneer River to determine if the invasive pest fish Peacock Bass was in our local waterway.
Federal department "not aware of any previous detections of Peacock Bass in the wild" until Mackay case.
A PEST fish usually found in the Amazon in South America has reportedly been found in Mackay's Pioneer River.
The 23-year-old North Eton man has spoken about his own personal hell after the suicide of 14-year-old Queensland schoolgirl 'Dolly' Amy Jayne Everett.
Silver lining to come from Cyclone Debbie's destruction of the region, it's the success of Platypus Beach.
The RACQ says there is never a safe time to leave a child or animal alone in a vehicle, as new figures show how many were locked in cars last year.
CAMPERS looking to cool off from the summer heat were quickly chased from the water after they spotted a shark prowling the shallows.
The top 10 most popular boy and girl baby names for Mackay have been revealed... and there are a few surprises.
THUNDERSTORMS, heavy rain and hot conditions is the forecast for the next few days in the region, after an early morning storm got 2018 off to a cracking start.
A MUCH loved Central Queensland mum, wife and friend has died after a long battle with type 1 diabetes and renal failure.