Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 20th of April, 2018

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Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 20th of April, 2018

Proserpine Hospital Emergency Department Doctors issue a warning for Cedar creek jumpers. Three people needing treatment for spinal fractures this week. Senior Medical Officer Dr Hannah Trimble says people forget that water has a strong surface tension when jumping from heights. She says most injuries are compression fractures caused by the impact of hitting the water


Mackay schools are benefitting from investments in maintenance. Member for Mackay Julianne Gilbert saying schools in Mackay, Mirani and the Whitsundays are sharing in over two million dollars for improvements. Almost nine hundred thousand dollars poured into refurbishing pool amenities at Victoria Park school


CELEBRATIONS as Swayneville State School TURNS ONE. The Sarina Range campus is hosting an event this Saturday. From face painting, a jumping castle to food and entertainment.. There's something for everyone. Sarina Range Campus P2 Teacher Aide Katrina Matthews says it's a chance for the community to get together and have some fun.

The Creative Edge Dance Studio is raising funds to send 16 dancers to the USA. The trip providing dance workshops and performances to the young dancers lucky enough to go. To get the troupe over the line the group's holding a cent sale Sunday at Sarina State School. Doors open at 11am for a 1 o clock start with hundreds of prizes up for grabs and a performance from the troupe at 1:30

Join the crusade as Mackay's own Premier League team kick off at home. The Magpies Crusaders United taking on Redlands United FC in Round 11. The game getting underway from 7pm at the Mackay sporting Club Saturday

The pre-season sees the Mackay Meteorettes narrowly eclipse the Rockhampton Cyclones. Facing off in Rockhampton  to get a feel for the season to come


The ladies beating Rocky by one point with a final score of 69-68