DAWSON MP George Christensen is continuing to defend his stance on the Marriage Amendment Bill if it doesn't include protections for free speech and religion.
AFTER some decent falls last night - including 48mm for parts - there's more on the way today and through the week for Mackay.
A STORM warning has been issued for damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones for parts of the region
AGREEMENT has been reached guaranteeing shared use of the Sarina Pool between the public and schools.
A new web-based tool lets people consider the impacts of disasters on new development projects, and in Mackay we have many risks from cyclones to floods
FACEBOOK wants to help regional small business, launching a "community boost” marketing program, to be launched right here in Mackay.
QANTAS is planning to cut the number of flights in and out of Mackay in what it says is a push to reduce last-minute service cancellations.
Support for Adani at the centre of political stoush
LIGHT-weight plastic shopping bags will be banned and every business from supermarkets to fashion shops, fast food outlets and fuel stations will be affected.
WHEN Layne Beachley made it to number two surfer in the world, she was told to forget what she knew, and re-learn as her technique was "fundamentally flawed”.