Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays 10th of September 2018

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Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays 10th of September 2018

Roadworks have commenced on Mackay Eungella Road. They're set to change road conditions for the remainder of the year.

Mackay Hospitals are welcoming new midwives. Five new midwives will be posted across the region with the State Government hiring a hundred across Queensland. It comes following backlash from residents over the closure of regional maternity services.

Whitsunday Anglican School has been named on The Educator's Innovative Schools list. It’s been recognised for its Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics elective subject which was introduced this year. Head of IT Design and E Learning at Whitsundays Anglican School Brett Cruise  says they've been lucky to lead the pack

 

Competition is heating up for this year's  Queensland Tourism Awards with some of the Whitsunday’s favourite tourism operators stepping forward. With more than 200 entrants state-wide across 28 categories the WHITSUNDAY tourism industry is looking to make its mark. One of the major contenders is our very own Abell Point Marina

 

Free parenting workshops are on in Mackay. Three Triple P Positive Parenting Program seminars will be held over four days. Helping parents develop emotional resilience and coping skills.. so they can be positive role models for their children.

 

Mackay City earn their second shot at Proserpine in the grand final. The side crushed Kuttabul in the preliminary final over the weekend in a nail biting match. The extremely physical game saw a tight 28-26 win. Kuttabul held a lead with just over five minutes left in the first half but a breakaway from City closed the gap and sent them finals bound

 

Norths Devils have won both the A-grade men’s and women's hockey tittles. The women led the way when the pulled together a tight win over Arsenals while the men rounded it out with a 2 nil defeat of Souths Sharks. The first A grade double header in three years has definitely led to some sore heads this morning

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