October 2018

Published a story 3rd Oct 2018 6:35 PM

EMERGENCY crews are enroute to McCreadys Creek in Slade Point after reports a child has been speared in the chest.

BREAKING: 12yo speared in chest while fishing at Slade Point

EMERGENCY crews are enroute to McCreadys Creek in Slade Point after reports a child has been speared in the chest.

Published a story 1st Oct 2018 12:18 PM

MINING giant Peabody has developed a "multi-tiered plan" to extinguish a fire that's been burning underground at its North Goonyella mine for weeks

'Slight amount of steam or white smoke' at Peabody mine

MINING giant Peabody has developed a "multi-tiered plan" to extinguish a fire that's been burning underground at its North Goonyella mine for weeks

September 2018

Published a story 30th Sep 2018 11:43 AM

89yo Mackay woman survives meningococcal

89-year-old meningococcal survivor's warning to elderly

89yo Mackay woman survives meningococcal

Published a story 29th Sep 2018 12:48 PM

PEABODY does not expect any production from North Goonyella for the remainder of the year after a fire started burning underground at the mine north of Moranbah

Peabody's stocks fall as production halts at Moranbah mine

PEABODY does not expect any production from North Goonyella for the remainder of the year after a fire started burning underground at the mine north of Moranbah

Published a story 27th Sep 2018 6:53 PM

THE Queensland premier is throwing her support behind Mackay's campaign to land a Qantas pilot training academy, after Toowoomba secured the first centre.

Premier backs Mackay for second Qantas academy

THE Queensland premier is throwing her support behind Mackay's campaign to land a Qantas pilot training academy, after Toowoomba secured the first centre.

Published a story 25th Sep 2018 7:08 AM

'Too early to tell' how dual shark attacks affecting tourism industry

Mackay, Whitsunday region still reeling from shark attacks

'Too early to tell' how dual shark attacks affecting tourism industry

Published a story 19th Sep 2018 6:19 PM

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Woman critical after shark attack off Whitsundays

A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.

Published a story 12th Sep 2018 8:21 PM

Harry Bruce reflects on global storm surrounding his Herald Sun colleague

Mercury cartoonist weighs in on controversial Serena toon

Harry Bruce reflects on global storm surrounding his Herald Sun colleague

Published a story 10th Sep 2018 10:13 AM

AUGUST was a horror month on our region's roads, with a record-breaking number of traffic-related offences in the month.

Most drink drivers caught on Mackay roads in 18 years

AUGUST was a horror month on our region's roads, with a record-breaking number of traffic-related offences in the month.

Published a story 9th Sep 2018 2:22 PM

TWO huge pythons have been captured on film battling it out for a female's attention - on a Finch Hatton family's veranda.

VIDEO: Two 8-foot pythons in battle on Finch Hatton veranda

TWO huge pythons have been captured on film battling it out for a female's attention - on a Finch Hatton family's veranda.

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