Mackay Region

AUSTRALIA DECIDES

AUSTRALIA DECIDES

The rising cost of living, housing affordability, pandemic powers, health and education have been identified as key concerns from voters in the Dawson and Capricornia electorates. The decision that now rests on our shoulders, is which party is primed to deliver their promises?

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SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

Mayors Ball

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Scoot From A To Beam In No Time

Scoot From A To Beam In No Time

Global micromobility company Beam will launch up to 300 e-scooters in Mackay following the successful tender application with Mackay Regional Council, with operations to commence in June.

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Shitboxes Roll Into Showgrounds

Shitboxes Roll Into Showgrounds

500 people in teams of two rolled into the Mackay Showgrounds last Friday in what is lovingly referred to as a ‘shitbox’, a car worth less than $1,000. While it looks like bogan heaven, these cars drove from Wollongong to Mackay for a cause, to raise money for the Cancer Council.

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Easy-Care Unit with Two-Bay Shed
Easy-Care Unit with Two-Bay Shed

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2
Beds
1
Baths
3
Cars
Pool

This is a rare find for someone who wants a low-maintenance property but needs plenty of parking and a two-bay shed: a beautifully presented two-bedroom unit in one half of a duplex with side access to a shed and more parking next to it as well as more parking at front of the unit.Two air-conditioned bedrooms with fans Air-conditioned family room and stylish  kitchen with dishwasher and brekkie bar as well as sparkling bathroom with easy-access shower plus laundry with lots of storage.Fully fenced, freshly painted property is in a quiet street near the beach and school

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Whitsunday Region

VOTE NOW!

VOTE NOW!

The leadership of the country is now in the hands of the people as polling stations across the nation open their curtains to millions of voters tomorrow. Each individual vote will contribute to deciding the next government and also the next Member for Dawson.

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Growers Suffer Brunt Of Deluge

Growers Suffer Brunt Of Deluge

The region’s farmers have suffered after unseasonably heavy rainfall last week destroyed some 30 per cent of their yields, potentially costing the local industry $50 million dollars.

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SHOW BALL SUCCESS!

SHOW BALL SUCCESS!

Proserpine Show Ball 2022

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HUGE 7 PAGE SPORTS SECTION THIS WEEK

HUGE 7 PAGE SPORTS SECTION THIS WEEK

New Season, New Sports, New Reports

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Pool To Enjoy - Home To Love
Pool To Enjoy - Home To Love

Featured Property

4
Beds
2
Baths
2
Cars
Pool

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac with a lush leafy back drop, this renovated two-storey home will make you feel like your miles from the hustle of town but yet only five minutes away.

The home is ideal for a large family with plenty of space to offer. Upstairs you will be greeted with new timber flooring and paint work throughout. A sizeable master bedroom complete with Juliette balcony, stylish ensuite and spacious wardrobe. Down the hall a further 3 bedrooms each with fans and air conditioning and second bathroom with separate toilet are on offer. An air-filled rumpus room, come study, offers a long timber deck taking in the Valley Views.

Downstairs an open plan lounge and dining room that flows onto a new, well-equipped kitchen boasting a freestanding 900mm gas cooktop and oven, plus a breakfast bar and plenty of storage. The well-equipped laundry caters to all your needs, plus the handy addition of a third toilet - perfect for quick access from the pool area.

A spacious covered alfresco, with extended decking area is perfect for hosting friends and family and is the centerpiece of the home.

Designer shaped pool, with a spa-like sitting area including night lights enveloped by lush tropical gardens, giving you that resort style feel - perfect for the FNQ lifestyle.

Fully fenced yard complete with multiple fruit trees in the back, a grassed area for the kids and furry friends to play, will make the whole family happy. With a large carport as well as a single lock up garage and solar, this quality-built home is ready to enjoy.

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MACKAY PROPERTY LISTINGS – WHITSUNDAY PROPERTY LISTINGS – BUY / RENT / LEASE – OPEN HOME TIMES

Pool To Enjoy - Home To Love
Pool To Enjoy - Home To Love

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac with a lush leafy back drop, this renovated two-storey home will make you feel like your miles from the hustle of town but yet only five minutes away.

The home is ideal for a large family with plenty of space to offer. Upstairs you will be greeted with new timber flooring and paint work throughout. A sizeable master bedroom complete with Juliette balcony, stylish ensuite and spacious wardrobe. Down the hall a further 3 bedrooms each with fans and air conditioning and second bathroom with separate toilet are on offer. An air-filled rumpus room, come study, offers a long timber deck taking in the Valley Views.

Downstairs an open plan lounge and dining room that flows onto a new, well-equipped kitchen boasting a freestanding 900mm gas cooktop and oven, plus a breakfast bar and plenty of storage. The well-equipped laundry caters to all your needs, plus the handy addition of a third toilet - perfect for quick access from the pool area.

A spacious covered alfresco, with extended decking area is perfect for hosting friends and family and is the centerpiece of the home.

Designer shaped pool, with a spa-like sitting area including night lights enveloped by lush tropical gardens, giving you that resort style feel - perfect for the FNQ lifestyle.

Fully fenced yard complete with multiple fruit trees in the back, a grassed area for the kids and furry friends to play, will make the whole family happy. With a large carport as well as a single lock up garage and solar, this quality-built home is ready to enjoy.

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Bespoke, Renovated & Charming
Bespoke, Renovated & Charming

Packed full of character and endless stories from the decades of years gone by this old girl is a fighter that just keeps reinventing herself with a recent renovation for the next generation to enjoy.

• A mixture of polished timber and vinyl plank floors throughout

• Freshly painted with a sea of louvered windows for great ventilation

• A modern new ensuite bathroom off the master bedroom

• Brand new kitchen and appliances, feature ceiling in the dining room

• Rear pergola for kicking back and BBQs in the afternoon

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Million $$ View & Location
Million $$ View & Location

There is no disputing this block maintains a million-dollar view. Located in the prestigious Mount Whitsunday Estate this massive 3499 square metre parcel of land invites you to build a spectacular home that will allow you to soak up 180-degree panoramic views over the sparkling Coral Sea every day.

• Private & Secluded block in gated community

• Levelled area – ready to build

• All town services & resident only tennis court

• Minutes’ drive to the heart of Airlie Beach

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The Property that Just Keeps Giving
The Property that Just Keeps Giving

Renowned for letting in natural light and creating space, the raked ceilings welcome you home and creates a fabulous and inviting family-friendly living space. The 3 bedrooms on the upper level all have private balconies with air-conditioning and a newly renovated and well-appointed kitchen, ensuite & bathroom. This is the property you’ve been looking for with a pool, fire pit area, a fenced yard, shed, and ultra high carport PLUS space for the boat & caravan!

• Open plan living

• Fully independent dual living downstairs with 2 bedroom + bathroom & kitchen

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COMMUNITY NEWS

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Calen Community Mourns Following Floodwater Tragedy

Calen Community Mourns Following Floodwater Tragedy

May 20, 2022

The community is rallying to support a young family who has been devastated by the loss of a wife and mother, 31-year-old Casey Munchow.

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Crafting Together For A Cause

Crafting Together For A Cause

May 20, 2022

The crafters of the Sarina Fibre Arts Group have pooled their talents to support the Sarina Arts and Crafts Centre.

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Mackay Band Marches In Brisbane

Mackay Band Marches In Brisbane

May 20, 2022

Mackay North State High School’s (MNSHS) marching band travelled to Brisbane last month to take part in the 2022 State ANZAC Day Parade for the 28th consecutive year.

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Local Sporting news & Results

Mackay’s Maddog Back In Bull Fighting Arena

Mackay’s Maddog Back In Bull Fighting Arena

May 20, 2022

A Mackay local will lay it all on the line this weekend working as a protection athlete at the final stage of the 2022 PBR Monster Energy Tour Origin Series in Brisbane.

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Eli’s Not Scared Of Getting His Hands Dirty

Eli’s Not Scared Of Getting His Hands Dirty

May 20, 2022

One of the youngest contenders at the Queensland Mud Trials Championships also had one of the biggest smiles.

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On the Green at Goosies

On the Green at Goosies

May 20, 2022

Members are advised that nominations for the ‘8 a side’ competition for all clubs is on the notice board. Teams for this comp comprise four ladies and four men: make up your own team and nominations close shortly. Nomination sheets for the mixed pairs and fours are up. Pairs games commence on 23rd July, Fours commence 30th July The two bowl triples winners for 2022 are Ian Beveridge, Dave McKendry and Clint Vassie. Congratulations boys. On Saturday our division two men’s pennant teams had two w

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS / GIG GUIDES / SOCIAL PIC GALLERY

Infamous Returns To Dazzle And Delight

Infamous Returns To Dazzle And Delight

April 1, 2022

The sexy, sizzling, devilish show that makes you laugh so hard you feel like crying, is back in town and its cast of flamboyant characters are looking forward to welcoming audiences to opening night this evening.

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Event Guide

Event Guide

May 20, 2022

Friday 20 May 2022 Mackay Expo Friday to Sunday, 8:30am to 4:00pm The Mackay Showgrounds will be transformed into the region’s largest outdoor adventure and home and lifestyle event for 3 days in May 2022. Over 130 companies on show. Caravans, Camper Trailers, Boating, Holiday Destinations, 4x4 and Motoring Accessories, Homewares, Kitchens, Camping Gear, Sheds, Firepits, Pools, Spas, and loads more. Plus, daily entertainment and prizes to be won. Tickets available online only. For full event in

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Come Together Right Now At The Pub

Come Together Right Now At The Pub

May 20, 2022

There are few more famous fellowships than the boys behind Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and audiences at everyone’s favourite local are getting ready to relive Beatlemania this June with The Beatnix.

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Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews

May 20, 2022

There’s a unique British humour, and it’s emblemised in Roger Michell’s final film ‘The Duke’. Michell - who died last September - managed to see his film screened just a handful of times to audiences, happily to rave reviews. Now with its theatrical release, his swan song is still raking in those plaudits.

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Event Guide

May 13, 2022

Friday 13 May Paxton’s Night Markets Friday, 5:00pm to 8:00pm Paxton's Night Market is a unique shopping experience with quality stalls, live music, and food. 10 River Street, Mackay

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