Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 1st of May, 2018

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Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 1st of May, 2018

Council will visit Pioneer Valley to catch up with residents. The Council in Community Day including a day-long agenda of briefings and meetings tomorrow. The first chance for residents to get involved will be at the Eungella Memorial Hall from 10-11. With two catch up sessions in the afternoon at Finch Hatton RSL from 2 and Gargett CWA Hall from 3:30


InvestSMART is travelling to Mackay. The automated financial advice platform presenting a series of investment forums to provide free advice on how to grow wealth. Hosted at the Clarion Hotel on Marina View tomorrow from 10am. In attendance will be InvestSMART CEO Ron Hodge, and Analysts Mitchell Sneddon and Alex Hughes.

IT'S WAGYU WEEK in MACKAY. There's plenty of events for locals to attend. Mayor of Mackay Regional Council Greg Williamson says this year's WAGYU WEEK is expected to be a success. 

Have your say and make your mark at the Gordon White Library. For the month of May residents are invited to drop in and make magic happen on the Post-it-note art wall. Post-it notes and various art instruments will be provided if you want to get amongst the creative atmosphere.

Stallholder applications are open for the 20-18 C-Q University Village Festival. Preference will be given to stallholders who align with the Festival's sustainability aims. The deadline is Friday May 18 with successful applicants contacted in June.



Mackays top table tennis players challenge the best in the State at the Mackay Open Table Tennis Championships. Leading players Chanung Jung and Rebekah Stanley returning to challenge their current titles. It's all on this weekend on Bridge Road.

Mackay Cutters Coach Steve Sheppard is disappointed and frustrated after another defeat. The coach saying the skill level is down but the majority is mental with the team having no belief or go at the moment