November 2015

Commented on a story 28th Nov 2015 11:22 AM

SHELDON Gakowski's message of kindness will live on. The much-loved father and husband found his way into the hearts of Mackay community.

The lessons and love Sheldon left behind

"Suzanne, your family is truly inspirational. "

Commented on a story 25th Nov 2015 3:33 PM

COMMENTS from cane growers about milling company Wilmar came under two themes yesterday: sceptical and frustrated.

Wilmar talks up marketing deal

"If Wilmar are so fair, then please, someone answer; why are some farmers already cut out, will be cut..."

Commented on a story 21st Nov 2015 1:19 PM

IF BATTLING cervical cancer wasn’t tough enough for a single mother of three, Kerrie Kowalski has been dealt a bitter blow by scammers.

Cancer patient victimised by rental scammers

"Kerrie, may I suggest that you contact the Cancer Council? They are very helpful and have many..."

Commented on a story 19th Nov 2015 9:48 AM

ALTHOUGH a parliamentary committee has admitted a 2% biofuel mandate is unlikely to boost the industry, it has not suggested an increase.

Parliament committee won't push for higher biofuels mandate

"In a monopolistic sugar industry, growers won't benefit from any mandate, however foreign billionaire..."

Commented on a story 17th Nov 2015 9:10 AM

DESTRUCTIVE wind gusts of 156km/h have been recorded at Moranbah this afternoon.

Reports plane and airport damaged at Moranbah after storms

"What's with Mackay BOM?!?! The last three storm events in this region and the radar goes offline..."

Commented on a story 16th Nov 2015 2:15 PM

MACKAY Muslims are still upset and in shock over the weekend’s terrorist attacks in Paris, Islamic Society of Mackay secretary Dr Muneeb Khan says.

'It's against our humanity': Mackay Islamic Society

"The Muslims who have lived in our communities for generations in my experience are no different to..."

Commented on a story 6th Nov 2015 10:10 AM

BOORAL’S Shania Duncan has suffered epileptic fits on a daily basis for the past six years.

Mum begs for epileptic Shania to take part in cannabis trial

"It's all well and good that these people come out in support of cannabis, but how many have been users..."

Commented on a story 3rd Nov 2015 3:18 PM

Greg Sutherland died of a heart attack yesterday.

Mackay Rugby League icon Greg Sutherland dies

"A huge loss to the community. Thoughts with his family and friends."

Commented on a story 3rd Nov 2015 3:18 PM

FEDERAL Member for Dawson George Christensen will invite the CEO of the National Australia Bank to visit Mackay.

Federal member calls for NAB CEO to visit Mackay region

"And who's going to stop them? No merchant banker, is my guess."

October 2015

Commented on a story 30th Oct 2015 1:11 PM

DANIEL Mackenzie wouldn’t eat his pet cat, so he doesn’t understand why people would want to eat a pig.

Daniel’s big beef with the meat industry

"From what I've seen of feedlots, the cattle are quite content to have full bellies, cool, clean water..."

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