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Mackay Local News newspaper ceases publication

The directors and shareholders of Mackay Local News Pty Ltd announced to staff on Thursday September 2 that the paper would cease publication immediately.

3 September, 2021


Real Estate & Business

Theres plenty of sweet jobs on offer

By Paul Schembri THE harvest months in the sugar industry are as much about planning for the future crop as they...

29 August, 2021

Mackay Local News

Is the coal industry about to end?

By Peter McCallum LAST week a Swedish plant had...

Mackay Local News

Funding announced for regional small business

The Federal Coalition Government is providing...

Mackay Local News

Local business leaders join QLD Mayors for Asia Pacific Cities Summit

Mayor of Mackay Regional Council Greg Williamson...


Responsibility and Reward

Frank Cowell LAST week we looked at a definition of manhood as proposed by Dr Robert Lewis in his book, “Raising a...

4 September, 2021

Mackay Local News

Making care easier

LOCAL NDIS participants can now more easily find...

Mackay Local News

Newspaper supports charity

Mackay Local News’ office has become the newest...

Mackay Local News

What exactly is domestic violence?

By Jules Thompson WHEN you hear the words “Domestic...

Fishing & Boating

Saucer scallops ban

LOCAL trawl fishers will no longer be able to retain saucer scallops when fishing in waters in the central and...

3 September, 2021

Mackay Local News

Yet more fishing rules

A RANGE of reforms to Queensland fisheries will soon...

Mackay Local News

Its last week of Winter!

WELCOME to the final week of Winter

Mackay Local News

JCU in ground-breaking effort to restore lost GBR Seagrass meadows

Scientists and community volunteers will brave...

Mining & Industry

Conference highlights supply chain jobs and more than three billion of procurement opportunities in Central Queensland.

Thousands of jobs and more than $3 billion of procurement opportunities throughout Central Queensland will be...

30 August, 2021

Mackay Local News

Government discussion paper reinforces technology as central to emissions reduction

The release of the government’s Discussion Paper:...

Mackay Local News

Careers in hi-vis go sky high

There continue to be ‘jobs aplenty’ in Queensland’s...

Mackay Local News

Export Ready Course prepares METS businesses for success in the global marketplace

Opportunities in the export market are growing at a...

Famers & Graziers

Small but meaningful gains in world sugar prices after fickle week of trading

Queensland Sugar Limited's Weekly Sugar Market Overview

1 September, 2021

Mackay Local News

Seeing things through fresh eyes

By Gillain Molloy SOMETIMES, when you see something...

Mackay Local News

Science Week looks beyond the microscope to remote sensing technologies

Queensland is looking beyond the microscopes,...

Mackay Local News


The buy-up of Aussie farmland by multi-national...


Darts wraps up

WITH Jamie Woods wrapping up the Airlie Darts league last week, there was still a lot to play for.

4 September, 2021

Mackay Local News

Run, socialise for Fathers Day

THIS weekend, the Mackay Road Runners will have...

Sarina Local News

Flanagan gives best

SARINA bowler Jan Flanagan was unstoppable, playing...

Mackay Local News

Emotion-fueled All-Abilities game

IT WAS the moment these athletes had waited for: A...

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