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Mackay Daily MercuryBig racing event on Saturday in MackayMackay Daily MercurySaturday's Mackay Amateur Races at the Ooralea racecourse are expected to draw a good crowd. Run by the Mackay Amateur Race Club, the event has a lot of history behind it. Club president Kerry Woodman said this was the 103rd time the race meet ...Fashions on the Field at Amateurs Race DayCentral Queensland newsall 5 news articles [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryTriathlon held in memory of Mackay's Laura PettiferMackay Daily Mercury"Whilst she had great success in her time with the Triathlon Club and at Mackay Road Runners, Laura was always humble and never boastful. She loved the 'hard stuff''- in fact she was training for her first Ironman Triathlon event when she had a tragic ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryNew sport coming to Mackay and they want you!Mackay Daily MercuryTOUCH RUGBY LEAGUE: There's a new sport coming to Mackay and those organising it want you. TRL Mackay is holding a come-and-try day tomorrow at Abbott Park at Souths Junior Rugby League fields from 2-4pm. Director Steve Askin said the sport was ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryCamelboks' tough game against Whitsunday RaidersMackay Daily MercuryThe other two Mackay Rugby Union games will be played this afternoon at Leprechaun Park. Mackay City Redmen meet an in-form Bowen Mudcrabs team. This month Cities have been raising money for Cystic Fibrosis Queensland. The team has been ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryCrush delayed as mill still in lockdown after explosionMackay Daily MercuryMackay Sugar chief executive officer Jason Lowry said Workplace Health and Safety were still assessing the boiler area following the explosion early Tuesday morning, and said his company had been unable to begin their own investigation. While Mackay ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryBig grocery giveawayMackay Daily MercuryMACKAY region residents have the opportunity to win a $1000 Woolworths grocery voucher. The Daily Mercury Giant Grocery Giveaway is set to begin tomorrow and entries will be open until the end of June. Daily Mercury newspaper and marketing manager ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay paddlers can hold their own against competitorsMackay Daily MercuryMackay Stingers won the Champion Club at the NQ Regional Regatta, beating Cairns and Townsville. The team has medalled each year in the state titles against Australia's strongest teams. Contributed ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily Mercury63-year-old man hit with timber during burglaryMackay Daily MercuryPOLICE are investigating following the burglary and assault of a man at a residence in Mackay yesterday. Just after 3.30pm, two men attended a Romeo St residence demanding money from a 63-year-old male resident. The duo reportedly became involved in ...Crook runs rampant with misplaced bank cardmyPolice (press release) (blog)all 15 news articles [...]
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Burglary and assault, MackaymyPolice (press release) (blog)Police are investigating following the burglary and assault of a man at a residence in Mackay yesterday afternoon. Just after 3.30pm, two men attended a Romeo Street residence demanding money from a 63-year-old male resident. The duo reportedly ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryDozens feared dead after second refugee boat disasterMackay Daily MercuryA picture released by the European Union Naval Force - Mediterranean (Eunavformed) shows people on their overturned boat in Canal of Sicily off the Libyan coast. Popular Stories. How clean eating transformed incredible shrinking woman ยท Bowen ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryConvicted child molester takes case to highest courtMackay Daily MercuryA FATHER who was convicted of molesting his daughter at their home in Mackay is fighting his case in Queensland's highest court. The man, who cannot be named to protect his daughter's identity, was convicted of one count of indecently dealing with his ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryRein in NSW spending or face $17b black holeMackay Daily MercuryChris Calcino Reporter Chris studied journalism at the University of Queensland. Worked for the Western Star in Roma. He has worked at The Chronicle as a reporter since February 2011. Full Profile Login to follow. 0. PRINT. Have your say ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryWall St investors could bring 6000 Mackay jobsMackay Daily MercuryBIG PLANS: Initiative Capital managing director John Cotter (left), Urannah Station representative Kelvin Dunrobin, Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen and Bowen Collinsville Enterprise representative David Evans discuss the Urannah Dam ...and more [...]
Thu, May 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Mackay Daily MercuryJohnny Depp's nemesis spruiks agriculture support in MackayMackay Daily MercuryIt was more serious issues, like the $3 million funding to a Urannah Dam feasibility study, that brought the Deputy Prime Minister to Mackay yesterday. Although the announcement came as the government is in caretaker mode, Mr Joyce confirmed it was in ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryBereaved family draws on strength of their 'knight'Mackay Daily MercuryThe Mackay father of two was just 38 when he died on April 29, almost six years after first being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Mr McLean was diagnosed with a grade three anaplastic astrocytoma - a rare malignant brain tumour - in 2010, after ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercurySunWater defends delay in repairing weir fish lockMackay Daily MercuryMackay Area Fish Stocking Association spokesman Keith Day raised the issue last year and has raised it again. A SunWater spokeswoman said the organisation had undertaken 18 months of repairs and testing on Dumbleton Weir fish lock, which were ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryMackay sports club benefit from Quest hotelMackay Daily MercuryQuest in Mackay is heavily associated with Mackay Basketball. Yesterday the hotel signed an agreement to become the naming rights sponsors of Mackay Basketball's court three. "That's fantastic from our point of view, obviously anyone that comes in to ...and more [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryRUGBY LEAGUE: Mackay's Dane Gagai made the Queensland teamMackay Daily Mercury"He deservers it because he's put a lot of effort and work into it," Mackay Junior Rugby League president Barry Blanchfield said. Blanchfield watched Gagai come up through the ranks at Souths and said his potential was spotted from a young age. "He ... [...]
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Mackay Daily MercuryHas our region been forgotten in Canberra?Mackay Daily MercuryMr Burke was in Mackay yesterday to speak with Labor candidate for Dawson Frank Gilbert and representatives of the mining, sugar and other industries, including Resources Industry Network (RIN) chairman Tony Caruso. Also in attendance was Wilmar ...and more [...]
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YOUR SAY: Readers share their stories about tubal ligationMackay Daily MercuryRobyn Macrae: Had mine done when I was 26 @ Mackay Base hospital after #3 child and am still thankful that I made the decision. Joanne Wease: Omg it's a woman's choice isn't it. After having 4 children so young, this young lady has asked for help and ... [...]
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