July 2018

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 4:22 PM

COLOURFUL Member for Whitsunday Jason Costigan is adamant there's widespread support for the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine in his electorate.

Adani rail funding marks 'golden age': Whitsunday MP

COLOURFUL Member for Whitsunday Jason Costigan is adamant there's widespread support for the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine in his electorate.

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 2:00 PM

POLICE have escorted protesters fighting against the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine from an industry forum.

Anti-coal protesters hauled out of industry forum by police

POLICE have escorted protesters fighting against the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine from an industry forum.

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 12:46 PM

THE Pioneer Valley man behind a viral snap of a koala perched atop a sugarcane bin mistook the marsupial as a "stuffed toy” at first glance.

Snapper was 'doubtful the furry figure was an actual koala'

THE Pioneer Valley man behind a viral snap of a koala perched atop a sugarcane bin mistook the marsupial as a "stuffed toy” at first glance.

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 9:30 AM

GLOBAL resources giant BHP is on the hunt for young new trainees to man its Blackwater Mine Site.

Resources giant on the hunt for new trainees in Bowen Basin

GLOBAL resources giant BHP is on the hunt for young new trainees to man its Blackwater Mine Site.

Published a story 18th Jul 2018 8:13 AM

AFTER more than two decades serving his community in the Queensland Parliament, Jim Pearce just wants be a better dad.

'You have to make sacrifices': Former MP reveals his regrets

AFTER more than two decades serving his community in the Queensland Parliament, Jim Pearce just wants be a better dad.

Published a story 17th Jul 2018 7:54 PM

KOALAS in the Mackay region are hiding out in sanctuaries on private land as dwindling coastal populations remain cut-off and exposed to a raft of risks.

Koalas shelter inland as coastal populations dwindle

KOALAS in the Mackay region are hiding out in sanctuaries on private land as dwindling coastal populations remain cut-off and exposed to a raft of risks.

Published a story 17th Jul 2018 3:47 PM

SWATHES of the tourist hotspot Cape Hillsborough will be transformed after the State Government shelled out about $800,000 in funding for the project.

$800K makeover for popular Mackay tourist destination

SWATHES of the tourist hotspot Cape Hillsborough will be transformed after the State Government shelled out about $800,000 in funding for the project.

Published a story 17th Jul 2018 1:32 PM

WHILE koala populations in the Mackay region appear relatively healthy, the Aussie icon remains under threat.

Mackay koala numbers in the spotlight at conservation meet

WHILE koala populations in the Mackay region appear relatively healthy, the Aussie icon remains under threat.

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 6:17 PM

EX-SERVICEMEN Luke Taylor and Andrew Tomlinson used to regard the RSL as merely a spot to sink a schooner or two.

New faces of the RSL: Big plans for future of sub-branches

EX-SERVICEMEN Luke Taylor and Andrew Tomlinson used to regard the RSL as merely a spot to sink a schooner or two.

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