Local News Headlines For Mackay & The Whitsundays, 27th of June 2018

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Local News Headlines For Mackay & The Whitsundays, 27th of June 2018

A home has been broken into in MOUNT PLEASANT while the resident watched TV. On Sunday between 6 and 10pm someone came in through the unlocked front door. Allegedly stealing a laptop and power cord.

MACKAY residents struggling with mental health issues now have a new safe haven. Selectability opened its doors at The Dome yesterday and are now welcoming clients. The Practice provides access to a range of services to support residents and their families. Selectability CEO Debra Burden says it was the official launch of the program.

The Mirani Railway Park has officially opened to the public. Mayor Greg Williamson was on site yesterday to cut the ribbon while around 30 kindergarten students got to take the first test run on the new equipment. Mayor Greg Williamson says it's a lovely park environment. 

The MACKAY REGIONAL COUNCIL is calling on volunteers for a working bee at Kinchant Dam. Volunteers will help create fish attracting structures to help improve fishing. Please RSVP to Andrew.norris@daf.qld.gov.au by next Wednesday



It's the year of the shark in QUEENSLAND Netball. The Whitsunday Sharks played three games over two days in Cairns and racked up enough points to climb the ladder to second place. Beating the Capricorn Claws 49-45 before taking down the Wide Bay Thundercats 51-30


MACKAY ROAD RUNNERS have taken on their annual The Grove 10 Kay Handicap. The trophy was won by seventy two year old David Isbister taking out the top spot for the second time in the events history.