Here's what they have for us this evening.
- Jobs bonanza... Two construction projects given the go-ahead by Townsville Council.
- Shopping centres packed as thousands of locals rush to buy their last-minute gifts.
- A dramatic arrest in the middle of Ross River Road after a crash.
- Meghan Markle well and truly in the Royal family fold, joining the Queen for a pre-Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace.
- and Townsville's favourite Christmas festival...Stable on the Strand reaches a big milestone.
Nine News North Queensland from 6pm on Channel Nine.