GRASS and bushfires across the Mackay region in recent days have been linked to sparks caused by welding, grinding and cutting with power tools.
THE Peak Downs Highway remained closed at 6pm after a B-double carrying molasses rolled near Nebo Wednesday afternoon.
MP George Christensen says the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) panders to The Paris Agreement while everyday Aussies struggle to pay their power bills.
AN ITALIAN tourist has captured a highly sought after video of platypuses mating at Eungella National Park in the Pioneer Valley.
EPIRB devices are being hired for free as part of a new initiative currently being trialled in the Pioneer Valley.
PREHISTORIC fossils found in the Bowen Basin will be digitised in 3D and entered into online storage in what's thought to be a world first by a museum.
RACQ CQ Rescue saves lives around the clock - but the critically important service is struggling to reach the target of its Annual Appeal.
A CATTLE truck driver has copped a kick to the head while trying to load a bull into a truck on a cattle property west of Mackay.
Primary producers across Mackay region hungry for up-to-date information about climate change and smarter farming.
CULLING crocodiles in North Queensland would prove counter-productive and only increase the risk humans face from the powerful aquatic reptiles, research shows.