February 2019

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 5:36 PM

Caught in the grips of ice addiction, a former mining worker from Blacks Beach seemingly stole anything that wasn't nailed down.

'Care for no one but yourself': Ice-addicted thief locked up

Caught in the grips of ice addiction, a former mining worker from Blacks Beach seemingly stole anything that wasn't nailed down.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 4:20 PM

Six children lived in the two homes police raided in the Mackay region.

'Enormous stash' of ice, loaded handgun found in family home

Six children lived in the two homes police raided in the Mackay region.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 4:12 PM

AFTER beating her partner and hurling a knife into his arm, a woman tried to get the man to lie to police.

Heroin addict hurls knife at her partner in hotel room

AFTER beating her partner and hurling a knife into his arm, a woman tried to get the man to lie to police.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 12:13 PM

EIGHT commercial fishermen, who died when two vessels capsized in separate incidents off the Queensland coast, may have been trapped by loose equipment.

Fishing vessel deaths: No chance to grab safety gear

EIGHT commercial fishermen, who died when two vessels capsized in separate incidents off the Queensland coast, may have been trapped by loose equipment.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 6:31 PM

POLICE have charged a man after three floors of a CBD hotel were flooded by wrongfully activated fire hydrant systems during New Year's Eve celebrations.

Police charge Mackay man over hotel flood on NYE

POLICE have charged a man after three floors of a CBD hotel were flooded by wrongfully activated fire hydrant systems during New Year's Eve celebrations.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 4:22 PM

A SARINA man who spat directly in the faces of two security guards when he was refused entry to a pub has mocked prison as merely "an easy six months off”.

Drunk Sarina man spits in faces of pub security guards

A SARINA man who spat directly in the faces of two security guards when he was refused entry to a pub has mocked prison as merely "an easy six months off”.

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 7:22 PM

AFTER breaking his partner's jaw with a sickening punch, a miner from Cannonvale lied to police officers and told them the woman had simply fallen over.

Man breaks partner's jaw in front of young son

AFTER breaking his partner's jaw with a sickening punch, a miner from Cannonvale lied to police officers and told them the woman had simply fallen over.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 6:34 PM

BILLIONS of dollars worth of development is either proceeding or planned ahead of an expected boom in the population of Mackay over the next couple of decades.

10 Mackay development projects we can't wait to see

BILLIONS of dollars worth of development is either proceeding or planned ahead of an expected boom in the population of Mackay over the next couple of decades.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 6:24 PM

MACKAY man has been battling to recoup about $215,000 owed to his business by collapsed building firm JM Kelly.

'Disheartening': Year worth of work down the drain

MACKAY man has been battling to recoup about $215,000 owed to his business by collapsed building firm JM Kelly.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 1:11 PM

TWO commercial fishers have copped a significant fine in a Mackay court for fishing in a no-take green zone of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Aerial surveillance nabs commercial fishers in marine park

TWO commercial fishers have copped a significant fine in a Mackay court for fishing in a no-take green zone of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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