Local News Headlines For Mackay & The Whitsundays 22nd of June, 2018

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Local News Headlines For Mackay & The Whitsundays 22nd of June, 2018

A KEY arrest in the COLD CASE MURDER of Airlie Beach woman Dorothy Britton .. A 51 year old SOUTH AUSTRALIAN man -- allegedly a relative of MS BRITTON -- will appear in a BRISBANE COURT today .. Homicide Detective Senior Sergeant Chris Knight says anyone that STILL has information needs to come forward.

POLICE find two stolen cars and a rifle in HABANA Detective inspector Brendan Smith said a tip off from the public sent Police to a home near where prison escapee Levi Brown was arrested Initial Police investigations suggest the rifle was stolen in a break and enter earlier this week 

Strong survey results show MACKAY residents are happy with the local Council More than 70 per cent of residents that participated in the latest Community Attitude Survey say they're satisfied with the Council's past 12 months of performance With almost 90 per cent saying they thought the area was a nice place to live

 The Queensland Resources Council have released their budget figures for MACKAY and THE WHITSUNDAYS QRC Policy Director Andrew Barger says the money will help to boost services across the region

MAGPIES take on Lions FC this weekend.. They're 11th on the leaderboard -- Lions sitting 3rd. Head Coach Carlos Garcia says the Lions are one of the top teams.

The MACKAY METEORS are confident they can hold on to the top spot They're ready to impress a home crowd tomorrow night as they take on 12th ranked Gold Coast Rollers from 8pm