A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands turned into horror for a Tasmanian woman when she was attacked by a shark, leaving her in a critical condition overnight.
CHEEKY wallaby joeys have melted hearts at iconic Cape Hillsborough, after poking their heads out of mum's pouch for the first time
DRIVER facing $10K bill from charity hay run isn't giving up without a fight, after copping the most debated fine in Queensland this month.
A YEAR since Sir Elton John graced Mackay, we're gearing up for another night of entertainment greatness.
A CROOK who tried to hold-up a North Mackay corner store at knifepoint has been rammed off a getaway motorbike by a customer in his work ute.
AN IMMEDIATE ban has been issued on a common building practice after dozens of new cases of an incurable disease - including six terminal cases.
The Peak Downs Highway on the Eton Range will temporarily close as scheduled blast works will take place.
MACKAY police are on the hunt for a man they believe may still be armed, after a shooting this morning.
Police investigating reports of stabbing near shopping centre
TELCOS are being warned they face fines of millions of dollars for misleading advertising promoting 'unlimited data' mobile plans.
A MACKAY couple hope to drive down stigma surrounding mental health issues and urge those at risk of taking their own lives to reach out for help.
FISHERIES Queensland officers have snagged nearly 150 derelict and unmarked crab pots and dillies "ghost fishing” in Mackay's Net Free Zone.
WHILE the southern states brace for a chilly polar blast, we're going to be warm enough to worry about bushfires.
Pets & Animals
Two huge carpet pythons have been caught on film after falling through a gap in the ceiling and landing in a Marian resident's living room.
Mackay is having a dachshund meet up at Bucasia Beach this weekend.
Passing paramedics came across the incident and helped her
Adani not going to be cowed and bullied, says Rocky mayor
AUSTRALIAN Federal Police are searching for three children allegedly abducted by their father, lived near Proserpine in May last year.
POLICE have called on the public for more information about an alleged assault at a Mackay region beach.
Huge new piece of equipment a constant reminder to check on mental health of mates