Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays 7th of August 2018

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Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays 7th of August 2018

A white dual cab Toyota Hilux has been stolen from a street in ETON. The owner had parked it on Hill Street around 2 pm on the first of August and it was discovered missing yesterday. It had been left locked with no car keys nearby and has been distinguished by a baby seat strapped in the back. If you have any information call CRIMESTOPPERS

 

Drivers are being asked to be wary of roadworks on the BRUCE HIGHWAY. Commencing today south of PROSERPINE with works requiring twenty four hour traffic control and single lane closures. They're predicted to remain in place until the end of the month

 

Ergon Energy has announced their latest recruitment drive.. putting the CALL OUT for apprentices. They'll be hiring 100 people across Queensland.. and 30 of those will be in the North. Corporate Communications Manager Emma Oliveri explains where the positions will be based 

TWENTY-ONE organisations from across the MACKAY/ WHITSUNDAYS region are putting their ideas forward for International Year of the Reef. They've pledged their own initiatives under the umbrella Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership. Executive Officer Charlie Morgan explains whose getting involved.

 

MACKAY MAGPIES have copped an absolute smashing in the AFL. Taking on WHITSUNDAY SEA EAGLES over the weekend in front of a devastated home crowd. The final whistle saw the lads down by 79 points. Their top of the ladder rivals were floating on air.

SARINA's Macey Ronald has been named the North Barrier Branch Life Saver of the Year. Taking out the 18-25 year Award in INGHAM recently. The SARINA club shone taking out a number of awards including N-B-B Patrolling Club of the Year for the second year in a row

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