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  • Murray's Sunday List: Where does Mackay rank in MW's top 10 stadiums? - Reno Gazette Journal
    Reno Gazette JournalMurray's Sunday List: Where does Mackay rank in MW's top 10 stadiums?Reno Gazette JournalMackay Stadium (Nevada; the Wolf Pack's stadium needs a major renovation, starting with a new video board and sound system, a club level, renovated eastside suites, a new press box, more restrooms, improved concessions and new seating to replace ...


  • Things to do in Mackay this weekend! - Mackay Daily Mercury
    Things to do in Mackay this weekend!Mackay Daily MercuryTHE sun should be mostly out and shining this weekend with forecasts of a maximum of 27 on both Saturday and Sunday. There is plenty to see and do in our region this weekend including local markets and a European holiday expo. If you have an event you ...


  • Katter's Mackay Sugar plan - Mackay Daily Mercury
    Katter's Mackay Sugar planMackay Daily MercuryAlthough not a new idea, Mr Katter visualises it as a winner for Mackay cane farmers. He believes the time is right for the dam to be built on Australia's third biggest river and the water moved 300km south-west, creating employment and generating ...and more »


  • Peter MacKay's Marijuana Legalization Stance Remains Unchanged After ... - Huffington Post Canada
    Peter MacKay's Marijuana Legalization Stance Remains Unchanged After ...Huffington Post CanadaOTTAWA - The Harper government's resolve to enforce the law against marijuana use is unshaken by a call to legalize pot from the country's largest mental health and addiction treatment centre. Justice Minister Peter MacKay said Thursday the ...and more »


  • Thousands expected at Mackay Marina events - Mackay Daily Mercury
    Thousands expected at Mackay Marina eventsMackay Daily MercuryBIG WEEKEND: Sails Sports Bar's Karlee Cooper and Kadeisha Colley and MARS volunteer Kirsty Prentice prepare for Okka Fest, the Marina Markets and the Pink Ribbon Charity Fair at the Mackay Marina. Lee Constable ...


  • Caption Competition 16/10: Win a bottle of Whyte and Mackay - Edinburgh Evening News
    Edinburgh Evening NewsCaption Competition 16/10: Win a bottle of Whyte and MackayEdinburgh Evening NewsLog in and leave a comment below to enter our daily caption competition and tell us what you think. At the end of each week we'll choose the best comment and award our Weekly Winner a bottle of Whyte and Mackay whisky. You must be aged 18 or over to ...


  • Dog cams keep eye on pets - Mackay Daily Mercury
    Dog cams keep eye on petsMackay Daily MercuryMACKAY residents are spending thousands of dollars to protect their pets as rumours of dog theft circulate. A Facebook post shared on the Daily Mercury page was flooded with reports of suspicious behaviour, which includes thieves marking dog owners' ...


  • Carers in a daily struggle - Mackay Daily Mercury
    Carers in a daily struggleMackay Daily MercuryABOUT 70% of carers in Mackay are struggling to afford the everyday basics, including food, rent and electricity. A report released as part of Carers Week shows almost half of carers struggle financially. It also shows carers live on a household income ...and more »


  • Book review: The Art of Belonging, by Hugh Mackay - Sydney Morning Herald
    Sydney Morning HeraldBook review: The Art of Belonging, by Hugh MackaySydney Morning HeraldAustralian social researcher Hugh Mackay reminds us of the great paradox that new and emerging communication media, while seeming to bring us together, in fact make it easier for us to stay apart. In this intriguing book, entitled The Art of Belonging, ...and more »


  • Mining downturn forcing more to turn to charities - Mackay Daily Mercury
    Mining downturn forcing more to turn to charitiesMackay Daily Mercury"There are a lot of people in Mackay who live below the poverty line." The mining downturn was a huge factor, she said. "At the moment, with everyone being made unemployed, we have lots of clients who receive no income whatsoever." Mackay Regional ...and more »