October 2018

Published a story 23rd Oct 2018 5:07 PM

RENT costs are on the rise in the Mackay region as vacancies hit their lowest levels in more than a decade.

Mackay has tightest rental market of any region in the state

RENT costs are on the rise in the Mackay region as vacancies hit their lowest levels in more than a decade.

Published a story 21st Oct 2018 2:59 PM

THE CFMEU says Hail Creek mine workers remain in the dark about whose job will be cut and when in the wake of the announcement about 430 positions will go.

'Glencore making a bad situation much worse': CFMEU

THE CFMEU says Hail Creek mine workers remain in the dark about whose job will be cut and when in the wake of the announcement about 430 positions will go.

Published a story 19th Oct 2018 7:09 PM

A MOUNT Pleasant man has avoided having a conviction recorded after he pleaded guilty to the assault of a man in the back of a maxi taxi.

Junior rugby league coach guilty of CBD assault

A MOUNT Pleasant man has avoided having a conviction recorded after he pleaded guilty to the assault of a man in the back of a maxi taxi.

Published a story 19th Oct 2018 7:05 PM

FACING court from prison, a car thief from Mackay has copped an earful from a magistrate for his "gross dishonesty”.

Drinking session ends in brazen theft of car and wallet

FACING court from prison, a car thief from Mackay has copped an earful from a magistrate for his "gross dishonesty”.

Published a story 17th Oct 2018 8:15 PM

THE sandy shores of Cape Hillsborough will play host to the 10th annual Blokart Regatta this weekend.

Sails on sand as blokarts converge at Cape Hillsborough

THE sandy shores of Cape Hillsborough will play host to the 10th annual Blokart Regatta this weekend.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 7:38 PM

THE shedding of about 430 positions at Glencore's Hail Creek mine in the Bowen Basin should be offset by a glut of jobs up for grabs.

Mayor hopeful impact of Hail Creek sackings will be limited

THE shedding of about 430 positions at Glencore's Hail Creek mine in the Bowen Basin should be offset by a glut of jobs up for grabs.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 8:18 PM

WORKERS remain in the dark about exactly who will be sacked and when, one mining operator has claimed.

'People are freaking out': Hundreds of miners to lose jobs

WORKERS remain in the dark about exactly who will be sacked and when, one mining operator has claimed.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 5:04 PM

A P-plate driver who slammed his car into a power pole while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit claimed he lost control when a dog dashed onto the road.

Dog cops blame for P-plater's power pole smash

A P-plate driver who slammed his car into a power pole while nearly three times the legal alcohol limit claimed he lost control when a dog dashed onto the road.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 2:21 PM

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Hundreds of Hail Creek mine jobs go

GLOBAL resources giant Glencore will sack hundreds of Hail Creek mine workers in what it has dubbed a "restructure” of its operations.

Published a story 8th Oct 2018 8:03 AM

AN ISRAELI accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and killing him in the Whitsundays has been cautioned he may not get parole if convicted at trial.

'Not an unreasonable case' against driving death accused

AN ISRAELI accused of striking a pedestrian with his car and killing him in the Whitsundays has been cautioned he may not get parole if convicted at trial.

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