Local News Headlines Mackay and The Whitsundays, 14th of December, 2017

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A new, state-of-the-art cancer centre will soon be opening its doors for Mackay residents early next year. The centre is the first to offer radiation oncology services in the local area and features the Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator - the latest in radiation therapy technology. Icon Groups CEO Mark Middleton says the facility is revolutionary. 

The RACQ has released their 2017 Red Spot Congestion Survey with roads named and shamed by Mackay locals as causing unnecessary delays to motorists. Among the worst...Glenella Connection Road and Sams Road intersection with Harbour Road.


STEP INTO LIFE Mackay think you should start your NEW YEARS RESOLUTION early. They're wanting everyone to get fit and active before 20-18 officially begins. Owner Debbie Joynson says it's all about balance. AND...A forgotten Instant Scratch-It ticket found in a handbag has delivered an early Christmas gift of $75 thousand dollars to one mum from the Mackay region.