Mackay Police are investigating a suspicious car fire in Bakers Creek. Initial reports are that someone got into a Hilux parked in the driveway of an Ivers Sreet Home around 4 Friday morning starting a fire inside.Nobody was injured in the blaze as it engulfed the entire ute. If you have any information call Police Link
Mackay's motorists are paying record amounts at the bowser. Fuel prices in the region have never been so high.. hitting a top of 163.1c per litre. The hikes down to rising oil prices and softening Aussie dollar. RACQ spokesperson Lucinda Ross says it's important that we shop around.
Caravanners are spending more nights in the Mackay and The Whitsundays. up by 10 per cent. It's the latest stats from Tourism Research Australia... with the average spend around fifty dollars per night. Now Caravan parks Association of Queensland is wanting to make sure local businesses take advantage. GM Michelle Weston says it's important that they're open and available to these visitors.
Several Mackay projects have taken out prizes at the Queensland Housing and Construction Awards.Winners were honoured at the Brisbane Convention Centre Friday. One winner was Leith Mitchell for Northerlies at Freedom Shores in Airlie Beach.
Walking soccer is back in Mackay. The storms couldn’t keep players at bay as the inaugural Mackay Walking Soccer Association season kicked off Friday night. Six teams showed up for opening night which organisers say exceeded their expectations. To play you cannot run, attackers can't enter the goal box and players can't kick the balls higher than one point eight metres.
Macaky is tearing it up on the Rodeo circuit. Local lad Quinn Anderson travelled to Rockhapmton over the weekend to compete in round nine of their top gun Circuit. Fighting hard to stay on Anderson managed to walk away with a win in the Junior Steers Saturday night. He battled it out in front of over two thousand spectators