Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 23rd of May, 2018

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22 May 2018

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Police arrest and charge a former REBELS office bearer for money laundering and fraud in MACKAY. The 44 year old man from EMERALD allegedly held senior positions with two chapters of the REBELS in CENTRAL QUEENSLAND. He will face TOWNSVILLE MAGISTRATES Court next month


MACKAY welcomes a new MERCEDES SPRINTER AMBULANCE. The two hundred and thirty five thousand dollar vehicle providing first class healthcare to the community. Having undergone extensive conversion it allows paramedics to provide emergency pre-hospital care to those in need


The PREMIER unveils the new POLICE COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE in MACKAY. The eight hundred thousand dollar facility allowing residents to speak to a local when calling in for help he 20 staff at the new Centre are responsible for an area that extends to Bowen, The Whitsunday Islands, Middlemount and St Lawrence


The last of the Oyster Yacht Rally boats set sail into MACKAY waters this week. 18 boats in total making up the around the world rally as it cruises to AUSTRALIA. Mackay Marina Village's Ben Anderson says this isn’t the only yacht rally to come here


Nominations are now open for the NORTHERN QUEENSLAND PRIMARY HEALTH NETWORK awards which will be held in MACKAY in SEPTEMBER. They recognise outstanding medical professionals for their contributions to making northern Queenslanders happier and healthier. You can enter until the 18th of JUNE through the myphn website.

MACKAY MAGPIES WOMENS AFL team come out on top. Going into last weekend's round the underdogs against an undefeated BAKERS CREEK TIGERS. Team COACH JASON HOLMES saying the team stepped up to make him proud with every single person putting in 100 per cent.

A MACKAY BOXER takes on the WORLD BOXING ORGANISATION YOUTH SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE. A series of pinpoint southpaw straight lefts sealing his victory


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