Mackay Region

‘Filthy Cheater’ Ad Goes Viral

‘Filthy Cheater’ Ad Goes Viral

A full-page ad in Mackay and Whitsunday Life Newspaper went viral this week when a woman named Jenny decided to take revenge on her cheating partner by booking the premium placement ad spot to tell everyone in town about his alleged actions.

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Decade-Long Record Broken By Port Of Mackay

Decade-Long Record Broken By Port Of Mackay

The Port of Mackay has broken a decade-long record to post its greatest trade year by volume.

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Commonwealth Medals For Mackay’s Hockey Heroes

Commonwealth Medals For Mackay’s Hockey Heroes

Two Mackay hockey players will be coming home from Birmingham with medals after both the men’s and women’s teams made the gold medal matches in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Triple Tragedies Attended By Region’s Rescuers

Triple Tragedies Attended By Region’s Rescuers

A string of horrific tragedies rocked the region and devastated first responders last weekend.

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55 Mdina Drive, Habana
55 Mdina Drive, Habana

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Beds
2
Baths
9
Cars
Pool

From the front cover of a magazine. Designed and executed to perfection. There will be many hours, memories and laughs created in this private haven.
As the cool nights bless us with the most spectacular sunsets and afternoons of outdoor cooking. As summer approaches, holiday at home. The floor plan on offer is versatile and clever with double bedrooms for a growing family. When visitors stay for the night, they’ll be more than comfortable overlooking the pool. The man hours and money have already been poured into this Lifestyle so you can sit back, enjoy knowing your dream is now your reality. Call us today!

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Whitsunday Region

RACE WEEK ON NOW  34th Airlie Beach Race Week Sets Sail Today

RACE WEEK ON NOW 34th Airlie Beach Race Week Sets Sail Today

A record number of yachts from as far afield as Western Australia and Tasmania have sailed into the Whitsundays in recent weeks to compete in the 34th annual Airlie Beach Race Week.

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Glamping To Arrive At Lake Proserpine

Glamping To Arrive At Lake Proserpine

Which would you prefer: sipping champagne in a luxurious tent, or bush camping waterside? The choice will soon be yours with new Lake Proserpine caretakers, Red Cat Adventures, announcing glamping will be added to the ever-improving tourism locale.

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Election Day This Saturday

Election Day This Saturday

On August 13, thousands of Whitsunday residents will cast their vote in the Whitsunday Mayoral by-election at voting booths across the region.

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Record-Breaking Race Week Sets Sail Soon

Record-Breaking Race Week Sets Sail Soon

Over 140 entrants across a variety of classes are eagerly preparing to set sail in the warm waters of the Whitsundays this month, shooting across the perfect conditions in the 34th annual Airlie Beach Race Week.

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Twin Key- Double The Choice, Double The Income
Twin Key- Double The Choice, Double The Income

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2
Beds
2
Baths
1
Cars
Pool

The Terraces – one of Airlie Beach’s most popular complexes, where twin keys are the norm which makes a wonderful opportunity for the buyer as full-time investment or live in and rent option Located only 300 meters off the main street, you will have Coral Sea views from both apartments and still close enough to everything that town has to offer.

This twin key offers a 1-bedroom unit with private balcony, small kitchen and living area while the other is an open studio apartment with simple kitchenette and living area.

Features Include:

• North Facing balconies

• Air-conditioning and ceiling fans

• 2 pools in the complex

• Popular restaurant and bar onsite

• Studio side tenant in place at $260 until 27/1/2023

• One Bedroom approx. income $31,000 NET

• Body corporate levy is Approx. $2900 per quarter

• Council Rates Approx. $3000 annually

Video walk through, financials and more information

are available upon request – Contact Agents

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

PERFECT STARTER!
PERFECT STARTER!
$399,000

• 3 Bedroom lowset brick residence situated on a massive 1275 sqm allotment.

• All bedrooms & living area air conditioned.

• Low maintenance tiles throughout the living areas & new carpet to all bedrooms.

• Plenty of shed space on offer – 2 bay garage, 2 bay open carport & 7 x 6m lockable powered shed.

• Fully fenced with access to the backyard via the garage

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STANDOUT STATUS!
STANDOUT STATUS!
$399,000

INVESTORS…….. NO BODY CORPORATE FEES and current

RENTAL RETURN of $495 per week!

FIRST HOME BUYERS or NEW TO TOWN or DOWN SIZING

• Lowset house with a floor plan of 175.86m2 on a 360m2 low maintenance block.

• Open plan living and dining areas that flow to large outdoor undercover entertaining area.

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RURAL LIFESTYLE BLOCK !!
RURAL LIFESTYLE BLOCK !!

• 7373 sq metre (about 2 acres) rural lifestyle block within the 20km radius of Mackay.

• Solid 3 bedroom highset Qld style home with fully enclosed brick base.

• Quality polished hardwood timber floors throughout. Roomy living area.

• Second bathroom, laundry and storage to ground level

• 3 sheds including a 21m x 8m, 6 lockable bay machinery shed plus high clearance bay.

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MAKE IT YOURS
MAKE IT YOURS

Within 10 mins of Mackay and Sarina. This wonderful and level block allows room for a self sustaining lifestyle for anyone. With room for a large house and shed. The large corner block is 1 hectare (2.5 acres) in size with bitumen road frontage. Your bore is located in the upper corner of the property. The property is a small walk away from Bell Creek which provides a sense of relaxation to the area. High quality soil allows you to create your own self sustaining lifestyle with a lovely garden and poultry

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COMMUNITY NEWS

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KITCHEN GARDENS  Norina Jane  Whitpro

KITCHEN GARDENS Norina Jane Whitpro

August 12, 2022

Occasionally, despite best intentions, things get missed in my vegie patch. Consequently, I’ve had a couple of plant issues to deal with of late, so I thought I’d talk vegie garden problem solving over the next few weeks.

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That Ringing In Your Ears?

That Ringing In Your Ears?

August 12, 2022

Many of you may have heard about tinnitus or personally experienced it for yourself. Tinnitus is when you experience ringing or other noises in one or both of your ears. Some people experience a hum, buzz, cricket or high-pitched squeal which may be constant, intermittent and can sometimes change in tone, pitch or intensity.

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Race To Be Mayor

Race To Be Mayor

August 11, 2022

Race To Be Mayor 1. What would a council under your Mayorship do to help its constituents in relation to raising interest rates? 2. If you weren’t running, which candidate would you be voting for? Why so? 3. How would you use your platform to secure more support from state and federal government for the region?

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Local Sporting news & Results

Spectacular Success for Whitsunday United FC.

Spectacular Success for Whitsunday United FC.

August 11, 2022

What a weekend for Whitsunday United with brilliant performances across all age groups.

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Polocrosse Bowen Report

Polocrosse Bowen Report

August 11, 2022

At the end of July, Bowen Polocrosse Club hosted it annual carnival, fielding a team in the B grade comp with four Bowen players.

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Sea Eagles Battle At Home

Sea Eagles Battle At Home

August 11, 2022

Whitsunday Sea Eagles teams hosted the ever strong North Mackay Saints for the second time within a month showing mixed results for the day.

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS / GIG GUIDES / SOCIAL PIC GALLERY

GREAT BARRIER REEF FESTIVAL

GREAT BARRIER REEF FESTIVAL

August 12, 2022

GREAT BARRIER REEF FESTIVAL

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Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! A Dancing Queen Revival

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! A Dancing Queen Revival

August 11, 2022

Look into these Angeleyes, because you ain’t seen nothin’ yet; The Pub is set to turn into a Summer Night City of synth, high energy, and soprano when SOS – A Tribute to the Songs of ABBA rolls into the coastal town.

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Eat Street, Sideshow Amusements, Fireworks, And More At Whitsunday Christian College

Eat Street, Sideshow Amusements, Fireworks, And More At Whitsunday Christian College

August 11, 2022

Whitsunday Christian College, a local Prep – Year 12 school is inviting the community along to celebrate its 25th anniversary in late August with ‘A Night Under the Stars’ event.

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Movie Review Lee Kernaghan: Boy From The Bush

Movie Review Lee Kernaghan: Boy From The Bush

August 11, 2022

It’s been billed as a part-concert film and part-road movie, showcasing “stunning local landscapes, remarkable people and amazing stories”. Lee Kernaghan: Boy From The Bush, comes from the minds behind “Slim and I”, the famed documentary-style story on Slim Dusty’s life.

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Closing With a Bang

August 12, 2022

The week-long regatta will come to a close next Thursday evening with live entertainment, food vans and a fantastic firework display at the Festival Village.

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