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

Rarest Investment Opportunity – Commercial Sheds
Rarest Investment Opportunity – Commercial Sheds

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A rare opportunity is presented by way of a 5-acre block, offering 5 powered commercial sheds, office space/or a potential investment house for rental, an aircraft hanger, and multiple fenced secure storage spaces for locals to stow large boats etc that don’t fit in residential yards, all only within minutes of Airlie Beach town centre & Shute Harbour Marina and boat ramps The offer includes:

• Shed 1 - 90m2 - Roughly 16m x 6m - Single Roller

• Shed 2 & 3 - 180m2 - Roughly 16m x 12m - Dual Roller Door

• Shed 4 - 90 m2 - Roughly 16m x 6m - Single Rolle

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More Than just the View
More Than just the View

With just over 6 acres of land, this property has a lot to offer. Lush, tropical bushlands for walking trails, a large range of fruit trees and gardens,

meandering lawns, guest accommodation, and a near new and thoughtfully planned home set high upon the hills with stunning rural views.

The main 2 bedroom house is elegant with refined high-end finishes, specifically designed to add a further few bedrooms if desired. Leave

friends and family in awe with a perfectly cooked meal from the exceptionally well-appointed chef’s kitchen, to be served on the generous

entertainer’s deck - perfect to drink in the wine and views!

• Guest Accommodation with carport, shed space & A/C.

• 6 Large water tanks

• Automatic generator

• Loads of area space

• Minutes to both Airlie Beach & Proserpine

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An Acre in Town - Ocean Views, Dual Living, and a Pool Too!
An Acre in Town - Ocean Views, Dual Living, and a Pool Too!

Honestly, stop looking – you just found it. Picture waking up every morning to a stunning north-facing ocean view of the Whitsundays, on an acre of lush, low maintenance tropical gardens with a pool and fire pit area, inviting you to entertain friends and family all year round!

Not often does a stunningly presented two-story Hamptons style acreage home with ocean views become available, in the centre of town! That’s right, this is your chance to have it all.

Upstairs boasts tasteful finishes and decor, polished hardwood floors, stone benchtops, and a spacious 3 bedroom and 2-bathroom residence. The lower level provides dual living quarters with a full kitchen, open plan living / dining, fully airconditioned 2 bedroom plus huge bathroom.

We encourage you to view this one-of-a-kind jewel of Cannonvale.

• Large entertaining decks

• Inground pool looking out onto ocean views

• Fully self-contained living accommodation on lower level

• 2 Bay shed/garage

• Cathedral Ceilings

• Polished hardwood floors

• Natural light throughout

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5/29 Byron Street, Mackay
5/29 Byron Street, Mackay

A stunning unit in a fantastic location that is move in ready. In a small complex this unit is an easy stroll to all of the local indulgences that town has to offer. Whether it be investment or to occupy yourself on the CBD fringe you will love this light, bright, welcoming home. Luxurious master ensuite and an open interior design this is all the space you need. Mackay is offering a fantastic opportunity to increase or start an investment portfolio, or simply make your move into something of your own. Call today!

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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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