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Sun 15 Nov 2020

Mountain bikers set to race in honour of late founder

Premium Content Mountain bikers set to race in honour of late founder

‘He was the kind of man that instantly connected with people and left a lasting impact’

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Thrills and spills guaranteed when bucking bulls hit Airlie

Premium Content Thrills and spills guaranteed when bucking bulls hit Airlie

Buck yeah! PBR Australia is set to bring bucking bulls to town for the first time this weekend.

Thu 12 Nov 2020

Why this part of Mackay’s history should be recorded

Premium Content Why this part of Mackay’s history should be recorded

Artist: ‘If it’s not going to be in our history books or even our school books … they’re going to be living in the background.’

Thu 5 Nov 2020

Hundreds of juniors ready for action at CQ touch carnival

Premium Content Hundreds of juniors ready for action at CQ touch carnival

107 boys and girls teams nominated for annual event in Rockhampton.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

TIP OFF: Jaca Basketball forges ahead this weekend

Premium Content TIP OFF: Jaca Basketball forges ahead this weekend

‘It will be a very different type of event this year because of Covid rules, however we are delighted to get something up and running’

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

Premium Content Australian film festival brings much-needed boost to CQ

Small regional town will host what is expected to be the only large-scale event in outback Queensland this year.

Tue 25 Aug 2020

THINGS TO DO: Nine Bundy attractions with perfect reviews

Premium Content THINGS TO DO: Nine Bundy attractions with perfect reviews

MOST things in life come with mixed reviews. But in Bundaberg, a number of our attractions come with a perfect five out of five.

Sun 23 Aug 2020

Switching the police uniform for lycra for mental health

Premium Content Switching the police uniform for lycra for mental health

A Mackay sergeant is gearing up for a Tour de France-style cycling challenge to raise funds for Lifeline

Fri 21 Aug 2020

VIDEO: It's mating season and spotting platypus is a game

Premium Content VIDEO: It's mating season and spotting platypus is a game

Check out these playful creatures at Eungella and read our top tips for spotting them

Having a whale of a time off Lamberts Lookout

Premium Content Having a whale of a time off Lamberts Lookout

There was plenty of whale action as they cruised past Mackay on the weekend. Have you spotted them?

Wed 19 Aug 2020

Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

Premium Content Should Schoolies go ahead this year in Byron Bay?

The schoolies website says its ‘business as usual’, but authorities are firm on restrictions currently in place.

Izzy ’overwhelmed by kindness’ at Bachelor mansion

Premium Content Izzy ’overwhelmed by kindness’ at Bachelor mansion

THE stunning 29-year-old thought “what’s the worst that could happen?” when applying for the casting.

Fri 7 Aug 2020

'18 too many': Candlelight vigil for baby Beau Bradshaw

Premium Content '18 too many': Candlelight vigil for baby Beau Bradshaw

A vigil held just days after police charged Beau Bradshaw’s father with his son’s alleged murder.

Tue 4 Aug 2020

IT'S OFF! Jaca Festival latest casualty of COVID-19

Premium Content IT'S OFF! Jaca Festival latest casualty of COVID-19

Grafton Jacaranda Festival Committee makes biggest announcement in the event's 86-year history in response to the escalating COVID-19 situation.

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Master craftsman shows off exquisite sunnies

Premium Content Master craftsman shows off exquisite sunnies

THE original pieces are made from silver or titanium, with turquoise, ebony, mother-of-pearl and bone.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

REVEALED: When the Giant Kookaburra will visit your town

Premium Content REVEALED: When the Giant Kookaburra will visit your town

The Giant Kookaburra will visit various locations as it makes it way from Ipswich to Townsville.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Splendour in the Past will replace live music festival

Premium Content Splendour in the Past will replace live music festival

Instead of the masses, the music, the fashion and the antics, this year Triple J will offer a ‘best of’ music weekend.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Splendour in the Grass confirms 2021 headliners

Premium Content Splendour in the Grass confirms 2021 headliners

THREE bands were announced today by organisers, but one main act is missing from the line up.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Only 7500 people allowed at Bluesfest 2021 (so far)

Premium Content Only 7500 people allowed at Bluesfest 2021 (so far)

THE first artist announcement for next year’s event will be unveiled on July 8.

Tue 16 Jun 2020

Sexually charged movie to make you blush

Sexually charged movie to make you blush

Provocative and challenging, this beloved indie movie was making people blush well before Fifty Shades or 365 DNI. Except, it’s actually good.

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