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Mackay lookout upgrades enhance must-see million views

More than $1.42 million in upgrades to enhance views from the North Mackay Rotary Lookout have been completed thanks to an investment by the Palaszczuk Government.

Published: 22 Jan 2021

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Council meetings move back to Chambers

The first ordinary meeting of 2021 next week will also mark a return to the Council Chambers after COVID-19 forced a relocation to the MECC for much of 2020.

Published: 22 Jan 2021

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Mystery trio has Mackay thinking

What makes someone important to you?

Published: 21 Jan 2021

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Midge Point Water Network flushing works

Council has recently conducted water flushing in the Midge Point Water Network.

Published: 20 Jan 2021

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Test your dengue knowledge to win

Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regional councils are calling on residents to test their dengue knowledge by completing an online quiz as part of an annual awareness campaign.

Published: 20 Jan 2021

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Mackay ARC hosts elite Australian swim team

A team of 22 elite swimmers are in Mackay this week training ahead of this year’s Olympic trials.

Published: 19 Jan 2021

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Traffic management for garden maintenance

Council will be carrying out garden bed maintenance on the Bruce Highway on Saturday, January 23.

Published: 19 Jan 2021

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Water supply interruption at Finch Hatton

Council wishes to remind Finch Hatton residents and businesses of an interruption to water supply on Wednesday (January 20).

Published: 18 Jan 2021

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Meet the design team behind Seaforth Esplanade’s upgrades

Residents are being invited to learn more about the Seaforth Esplanade Park later this month.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

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Artspace explores climate change with kids in pop-up venue

Artspace Mackay will be hosting art activities inspired by environmental and social issues in a special pop-up venue this month.

Published: 14 Jan 2021

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Proposed changes to local laws

Council has proposed amendments to six local laws and the public is being invited to leave their feedback.

Published: 08 Jan 2021

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Full steam ahead on upgrades to Ooralea playground

Residents living on the southern side of town can look forward to some exciting new playground upgrades that are “on track” for delivery in early 2021.

Published: 07 Jan 2021

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Libraries take up the fight against fake news

Mackay Regional Council Libraries have two programs starting in the new year aimed at helping young adults become more social media savvy.

Published: 24 Dec 2020

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North Mackay Rotary Lookout opens in time for Christmas

Christmas has come early for Mackay residents with the final touches of the North Mackay Rotary Lookout complete.

Published: 24 Dec 2020

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Don’t miss your chance to acknowledge our local heroes

Time is running out to recognise incredible individuals and groups who have gone above and beyond in 2020.

Published: 23 Dec 2020

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Council to send 2020 out with a bang

It hasn’t been the best year for partying, but council is determined 2020 will go out with a bang!

Published: 23 Dec 2020

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New sand stockpile site for the region

Seaforth now has an emergency sand stockpile on Elizabeth Street.

Published: 23 Dec 2020

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