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Hospital Board SACKED

Hospital Board SACKED

After months of investigation and scrutiny, the board of Mackay Base Hospital was sacked by the Queensland Government, following more than 100 claims of mistreatment by women who had been in its care.

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Man Shot Dead By Police After Failed Negotiations

Man Shot Dead By Police After Failed Negotiations

Dramatic scenes unfolded in West Mackay on Monday afternoon when a 24-year-old man was shot by police. The incident which occurred on Bridge Road in a premises near the Mackay Base Hospital escalated when a 24-year-old man allegedly advanced at officers with a firearm.

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Story Of The Saint Told For The First Time

Story Of The Saint Told For The First Time

On the morning of Saturday, March 17, 1962, residents of Townsville awoke to find a peculiar figure painted atop their beloved Castle Hill. It wasn’t the first time an out of place painting appeared on the hill as university students had painted a question mark there the year before, which had since been painted over.

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Mackay Christian College Graduates of 2022 Formal

Mackay Christian College Graduates of 2022 Formal

Mackay Christian College Graduates of 2022 Formal Photos: Supplied by Mackay Christian College

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Extremely Rare Private Acreage with Breathtaking Panoramic Ocean and Rolling Country Views
Extremely Rare Private Acreage with Breathtaking Panoramic Ocean and Rolling Country Views

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Situated in one of Mackay’s most picturesque suburbs of “Habana”, is a unique North facing 36+ acre landholding offering uncompromised views and tranquillity. Set within the ambience of an acreage hideaway, yet just 27 minutes from the CBD, this outstanding property offers a spectacular vista over Habana Bay to Cape Hillsborough.

Vacant land of such size and calibre rarely becomes available. This gently sloping land with elevated flat house sites, is a blank canvas offering unrivalled opportunity to create a legacy estate.

The block is fully useable and is currently run as a Pangolla Hay Farm. This pastured land could be used for any number of rural pursuits. Situated at the end of a quiet country road with power connected and an unequipped bore.

Whether you are looking to build a single level home or elevated to improve the views, this versatile block will undoubtedly accommodate all your needs. Being a comfortable commute from Mackay, you have all the city conveniences with a dream rural lifestyle.

After a visit to tranquil Habana and its friendly neighbourhood it is easy to understand the areas enduring popularity.

Expression of interest closing at 3pm today….Please contact Peter Francis for additional information on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Scooter Sensation Arrives In Airlie Beach

Scooter Sensation Arrives In Airlie Beach

You might have spotted a new tourism experience coasting around Airlie Beach, the sun glittering off their vibrant chrome finish.Local business ‘Scoot In Style’ launched this week, renting out its vespas armada of 30 chrome scooters from various Airlie Beach locations, their stylish colouring hoping to capitalise on the town’s party and paradise atmospheres.

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“Persistence And Pressure” Get The Bruce Moving

“Persistence And Pressure” Get The Bruce Moving

Major Bruce Highway upgrades that were abandoned in February have finally begun moving again as a new contractor is appointed and work commences after a nine-month delay.

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The Best Time To Plant A Tree Is Now

The Best Time To Plant A Tree Is Now

A garden of trees commemorating Queen Elizabeth the Second’s Platinum Jubilee were unveiled in an intimate ceremony at Cannonvale State School last week.

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From Japan To Proserpine – Rare Sword Finds New Home

From Japan To Proserpine – Rare Sword Finds New Home

A Proserpine World War II veteran, Private Edward ‘Eddie’ Charles Lade, returned home to the sugarcane farming town after two years’ service in the Pacific Theatre of War, bringing with him something incredibly special.

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Character and Charisma in the Beautiful Whitsundays
Character and Charisma in the Beautiful Whitsundays

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Don't be fooled by 23 Daydream’s appearance from the road, this home is much bigger than it looks.

This home oozes character and charisma, a true standout, featuring timber framed doors/windows, and polished timber floors throughout the entire property.

The generous-sized open-plan kitchen and living area are complimented by high ceilings, four bedrooms, and a two-way bathroom. The rear timber deck can be accessed from both the living area and the main bedroom and boasts elevated views across the valley, lake, and surrounding parkland.

Walk upstairs to a groovy open loft area that overlooks the main living area. This includes an extra spacious bedroom and a freshly renovated ensuite.

The lower level contains another room that could be used as a workspace/storage area or possibly turn it into a separate guest accommodation. There is also further potential for adding an extension level with approvals.

Situated on a large 1106sqm block, you may find multiple veggie garden areas and a few fruit trees. However, this family-sized home is positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac, conveniently located only minutes from local shopping, schools, restaurants, beaches, and other facilities.

If you are looking for something a bit special with character and charm, then you must inspect it!

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

Small Acreage Close To Town
Small Acreage Close To Town
For Sale

With great street exposure and close proximity to town, this property would suit the business owner or a large family wanting room to move. The main house is brick veneer, four bedrooms, open plan kitchen and lounge, office area, bathroom and downstairs laundry. Approx. 14 minute drive to town, set your family up for a country lifestyle.

- Massive shed with 6 bays

- Additional lockable structure with rooms, plus shed and deck

- Several structures, pens, greenhouse

- Approx. 6,019m2

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Family Home with a Pool Located in the Northern Beaches
Family Home with a Pool Located in the Northern Beaches
By Negotiation

Presenting to the market a quality investment or exceptional

first home buying opportunity. A solid low set brick home

offering three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a sparking pool,

with all of this tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac not far from

the beach.

The quality home consists of a functional open floorplan and

a number of other rooms coming off this main central area;

making it the perfect family home.

There is plenty of space to entertain or for loved ones to come

and visit with an outdoor patio overlooking the pool area.

Enjoy the comforts of modern family living in the heart of

Northern Beaches, with developments in the pipeline this

property is in a sought-after growth area all within close

proximity to many beautiful beaches and only a short drive to

the CBD.

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Near New Richmond Executive Home
Near New Richmond Executive Home
By Negotiation

Stylish in design, this near new executive residence is the

ultimate in modern day living. The expansive home has been

carefully put together to create a place in which anyone

would be proud to call their own.

Additional features include the utmost premium fixtures and

fittings such as high ceilings, double insulated walls, and a

neutral colour palette to suit anyone’s style.

You will be delighted to find all of the generous proportions

that the property has to offer - the home, the entertainment

area, the large residential parcel of land and all in Mackay’s

most popular suburb – Richmond.

9 Rosalind Vista is surrounded by similarly prestigious homes

and is all but just a short drive to town. Serenely situated in

one of Mackay's most sought after residential addresses –

Sugar View Estate, this property has it all.

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Spacious Entertainer in Quiet and Convenient Location
Spacious Entertainer in Quiet and Convenient Location
By Negotiation

Enjoy the serenity of this Spacious Entertainer. Whilst

escaping the hustle and bustle, you still have the comfort of

knowing that you're conveniently only 10 minutes from town.

As you enter you are welcomed with a natural sunlit lounge

room. The kitchen stands at the hub of the home and is

adjacent to the generous dining and living room.

This sizable lowset family home without a doubt is a rare

availability within the convenient location of Erakala.

Presented to a high standard, with generous sized rooms and

gardens manicured to optimize privacy.

This touch of serenity at 8 Shetland Court, Erakala will be

the place you will want to be. A truly quiet and convenient

location

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Whitsunday Coast Airport Wins National Award

Whitsunday Coast Airport Wins National Award

November 24, 2022

The dedicated team at Whitsunday Coast Airport (WCA) is celebrating after being voted the “Best Large Regional Airport” at the Australian Airports Association Annual Award in Adelaide last Friday night.

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Editor's Note

Editor's Note

November 24, 2022

Hi Everyone,This week I took a trip down to Mackay and went on a tour of our recycling plant so I could see firsthand where all our recycling goes – it was informative, educational, and also fun!

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No Gesture Too Big, Or Too Small

No Gesture Too Big, Or Too Small

November 24, 2022

Last week in the Good Deed Feed we told the story of a kind stranger who paid someone’s $280 shopping bill at a local supermarket.The other customer’s bank card was not working, and the good Samaritan simply reached forward and used his card to pay the enormous bill saying only: “I got you mate”.

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Surf’s Up! The Beach Boys Are In Town

Surf’s Up! The Beach Boys Are In Town

November 24, 2022

Are you ready for Good Vibrations flowing from the speakers at ‘The Pub’? Because audiences are getting “the excitations” as Australia’s biggest and best Beach Boys experience is set to surf into Airlie Beach in a weeks’ time.

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A Very Merry Airlie Beach Darts Quarter Finals

A Very Merry Airlie Beach Darts Quarter Finals

November 24, 2022

The final four in this year’s Airlie Beach Darts’ Xmas Open earned their places on Sunday morning at Mika Airlie Beach, with the draw for the semi-final pairings to be carried out later in the week.

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Swim Carnival Success!

Swim Carnival Success!

November 24, 2022

Families who attend Airlie Swim School by Danielle went along to the third annual Swim Carnival last Sunday with over 60 children between the ages of four and 10 competing in a range of categories.

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS / GIG GUIDES / SOCIAL PIC GALLERY

Mackay Christian College Graduates of 2022 Formal

Mackay Christian College Graduates of 2022 Formal

November 24, 2022

Mackay Christian College Graduates of 2022 Formal Photos: Supplied by Mackay Christian College

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Tia In The Big Apple

Tia In The Big Apple

November 24, 2022

When Tia Gostelow visited Times Square for the first time earlier this year, she never imagined her face would be displayed across the towering electronic billboards mere months later. The indie-pop darling, who started her music career in Mackay, was spotted on the iconic big screens of New York City over the weekend after being selected in YouTube’s Black Voices Class of 2023.

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Locals To Finish Big Year Of Bull Riding In Townsville

Locals To Finish Big Year Of Bull Riding In Townsville

November 24, 2022

With the PBR Australia 2022 season finale happening this weekend, a couple of Mackay locals will once again take centre stage at the toughest sport on dirt. Shane “Maddog” Simpson and Jason Dittmann are two of Mackay and the Whitsundays most famous names in bull riding and will be joining the 22 riders in the arena at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre.

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Crafty Christmas Party

Crafty Christmas Party

November 24, 2022

The Valley Spinners and Craft Group held its Christmas function recently at the Railway Hotel in Marian. The special day was made more personal with members exchanging hand-made craft gifts.

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The Man About Town

November 24, 2022

A Mackay entrepreneur made his red-carpet debut at the premiere of his documentary at BCC Mount Pleasant last Thursday. Adam Broadstock is the star of ‘The Man About Town’, a short documentary about carving a career through his business ‘Adam’s Special Deliveries’, a play on the acronym for ‘autism spectrum disorder’, the condition Adam lives with.

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