Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 3rd of May, 2018

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Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 3rd of May, 2018

Whitsunday MP Jason Costagin says LABOR is split about the new vegetation management laws. It's as parliament members have sat on the issue for the first day. Mr Costigan says LABOR members want different things. 

A fluffy conservationist is sniffing out foxes in the Mackay area. English Springer Rocky assisting Reef Catchments and Queensland National Parks staff to find 13 fox dens in the Slade Point and Cape Palmerston areas. While a spokesperson from  Reef Catchments says they don't believe we have a fox problem they are now able to implement a more effective trapping program to conserve local wildlife.


Local M-Ps welcome the announcement of the 20-18 Regional Telecommunications Review. Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen saying the review was an excellent opportunity for regional Australians to have their say on communications issues relevant to the community.


It's time for Mackay to roll up their sleeves. With blood donations in the region slumping the red cross is calling for a further 285 donations in the region every week this month.


It's love for the game that sees Mackay Cutters Coach Steve Sheppard re-sign. Making the decision Tuesday following an embarrassing loss to the Tweed Head Seagulls. Club CEO Troy Rovelli saying it's no secret the club isn't performing well but they want to have stability in the side moving forward


THE NQ GAMES kicks off this week in MACKAY. There's plenty in store for athletes and spectators.. The opening ceremony will take place at HARRUP PARK tomorrow night. MACKAY NETBALL PRESIDENT Lyn Law says it'll be a great event