Only half will be in drought-declared areas and none are within easy reach for Mackay region property owners.
A large vegetation fire has continued in the Mount Britton area and has kept residents on alert.
Winds from 20 to 25 knots will whip up rougher conditions on Mackay region waterways Saturday, challenging anglers to pick their fishing spots carefully.
YOUNG anglers are getting ready to hook into the annual Tackle World Mackay kids' fishing competition this weekend to win some of the $4000 in prizes on offer.
Skate Bowl Mackay officially opens today ahead of the Queensland Street Skate Championships next week
AFTER getting their application approved by Mackay Regional Council, Supagas have commenced construction on a new gas depot in Paget.
After only commencing business online 12 months ago, Moranbah fashion business Imperial Clothing will expand into Mackay's Caneland next month.
A WATER outage caused by maintenance works in Moranbah is expected to temporarily impact businesses on Meninga Crescent.
Mackay Christian College market day is expected to make thousands of dollars for struggling farmers
THE wraps are about to come off the revamped Sydney Street space which was once known as the NAB Plaza.