September 2018

Published a story 19th Sep 2018 6:19 PM

A woman has been bitten by a shark while swimming off the Whitsunday coast this afternoon.

Woman in mid-30s attacked by shark off Whitsunday coast

A woman has been bitten by a shark while swimming off the Whitsunday coast this afternoon.

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.

Published a story 4th Sep 2018 8:14 PM

Reports of just under eight inches falls south of Mackay but the bureau has no record of any rain at all.

Freak 200mm Clairview downpour 'the most rain since Debbie'

Reports of just under eight inches falls south of Mackay but the bureau has no record of any rain at all.

August 2018

Published a story 31st Aug 2018 3:21 PM

ANOTHER flight sale is offering fares for just $49 one way out of Mackay Airport.

SPRING SALE: Flights from Mackay starting from $49

ANOTHER flight sale is offering fares for just $49 one way out of Mackay Airport.

Published a story 29th Aug 2018 7:13 PM

STUART Waugh felt safer 20 metres from a carnivorous leopard seal in Antarctica than he does living 100 metres from one of North Queensland's major rivers.

'North Queenslanders are living in a croc Jurassic Park'

STUART Waugh felt safer 20 metres from a carnivorous leopard seal in Antarctica than he does living 100 metres from one of North Queensland's major rivers.

Published a story 28th Aug 2018 7:18 PM

MUCH loved Mackay grandmother and staunch cancer advocate Trudy Crowley lost her battle with ovarian cancer surrounded by family.

Farewell to one of Mackay's most inspirational women

MUCH loved Mackay grandmother and staunch cancer advocate Trudy Crowley lost her battle with ovarian cancer surrounded by family.

Published a story 28th Aug 2018 10:10 AM

THOSE taken by crocodiles were probably drunk stumbling into the water after dark, Greens Senator Larrissa Waters told the nation on Q&A.

Those taken by crocodiles are often drunk: Greens Senator

THOSE taken by crocodiles were probably drunk stumbling into the water after dark, Greens Senator Larrissa Waters told the nation on Q&A.

Published a story 20th Aug 2018 3:22 PM

The budget airline is again offering its popular $1 return fare deal from just about all of its destinations -- for two days only

Flight deals you can't miss: $1 return airfares on offer

The budget airline is again offering its popular $1 return fare deal from just about all of its destinations -- for two days only

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