A pair of Mackay politicians are hoping an ice forum tonight will get the ball rolling on a solution to the problem. 50 people are expected at Souths Leagues club for the discussion, with the information to go into the Queensland Government’s action plan. Mirani MP Jim Pearce explains why the forum has been organised.
The Queensland tourism awards have added an extra category. CEO of Tourism Whitsundays Craig Turner says that the new category has a lot of merit.
In the spirit of Halloween- the Mackay Conservation group is holding a snap action Adani protest today from 10am. They're dressing up in politician costumes to demonstrate the very scary business of special treatments and handouts for the mining giant.
AND...The importance of staying safe at Schoolies will be brought to the stage at Mackay North State High tomorrow. CQU's award winning Choices production promotes health messages to teens heading to Schoolies. It starts on November 18, Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands hot spots.