Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 21st of May, 2018

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20 May 2018

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One person extracted from their car following a serious car crash in RURAL VIEW. Two Ambulances and two Fire crews arriving at the scene around 7 Saturday night. Four people transferred to MACKAY BASE HOSPITAL in stable conditions


A locked car with windows down isn't a safe bet. Bank and ID Cards, a passport, and wallet stolen from a car left unattended in MACKAY last week. Police reminding drivers to locks cars and make sure windows are closed when not with their vehicles.


The Mackay council has laid out its top priorities ahead of the State Governments visit to the region. The Premier announcing that they'll be governing from Mackay and the Whitsundays this week. Among some of the priorities include the waterfront development, ring road, support for tertiary education and a cruise ship port. Mayor Greg Williamson says this sets out a clear direction for the Mackay region

Farmers along with AGFORCE will today gather outside the MECC as THE PREMIER rolls into town to talk about governing in the regions. They're staging a protest about the new vegetation laws. CENTRAL QUEENSLAND PRESIDENT JOHN BAKER says they're wanting the GOVERNMENT to listen to them.


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