May 2015

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 9:14 AM

FOR almost two decades Damian McNamee has been the experienced, well-loved face behind Andergrove Home Hardware.

Hardware giants move into Mackay, cost owner his business

"I think you'll find that many of the old locals still prefer to shop with the smaller, locally-owned..."

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 8:21 AM

PRIME Minster Tony Abbott has rejected the prospect of Australia offering any help to thousands of displaced refugees fleeing persecution in south-east Asia.

Abbott says 'Nope, nope, nope' to persecuted refugees

"Stand your ground old man. We can't afford them. $56k/p.a. compensation and ongoing fortnightly..."

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 8:02 AM

<strong>UPDATE:</strong> According to a local Mackay businessman there will be three businesses moving into the old Bunnings building located at Greenfields.

Three businesses moving into the old Bunnings building

"I think you're both right."

Commented on a story 22nd May 2015 8:02 AM

<strong>UPDATE:</strong> According to a local Mackay businessman there will be three businesses moving into the old Bunnings building located at Greenfields.

Three businesses moving into the old Bunnings building

"Is it council-owned land? May be an expensive car park if it isn't."

Commented on a story 21st May 2015 8:53 PM

STATE development staff involved in approving fly-in, fly-out mines have rejected claims that things “went wrong” in giving the green light to 100% FIFO mines.

Boss 'made best decision at time' approving 100% FIFO mines

"Pretty big expensive mistake for the well-being of the community and former union members, though. ..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2015 2:00 PM

For someone who gambles with his health every time he jumps on a massive bull, Roy Dunn is “not a big gambler”.

Bull rider beats injuries to compete in Vegas

"His old grandfather Robbie trained all of his boys from a very young age and all of them had varying..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2015 1:53 PM

SOUTH African police have opened an investigation after a man was kidnapped and raped by three women who collected his semen before dumping their victim.

Man kidnapped, raped and has his semen stolen

"The story strikes me as being a bit odd. Semen remains viable for up to an hour at body temperature. ..."

Commented on a story 19th May 2015 9:15 AM

SINCE news broke of another 100 jobs to go from Hastings Deering in Queensland, the CMFEU, has tried to arrange consultations with the company.

CFMEU disappointed by more Mackay jobs lost

"And many others who have, for decades, would agree with sladie2015."

Commented on a story 19th May 2015 9:14 AM

AN ANTI-Islamic group has warned it will stage more angry protests in Maroochydore as the Muslim community lodges an application to create a place of worship.

Fight rages on as Maroochydore 'mosque' pushes ahead

"Thank you for sharing your knowledge. I and undoubtedly many others had no idea this was the case. I..."

Commented on a story 18th May 2015 8:15 AM

<strong>UPDATE:</strong> The parents of a Toowoomba man suspected of joining a terrorist movement have said they don’t believe he is supporting al-Qaeda.

Parents say Toowoomba teen jihadist 'not a terrorist'

"Thanks for the support MtLoftyGuy. My sentiments exactly. "

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