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Federal Government Has Announced A Record $1.45 Billion For Community Mental Health Service.

Good news for the region.

Federal Government Has Announced A Record $1.45 Billion For Community Mental Health Service.

School holidays are coming to an end but Mackay Police want you to remain on the lookout. In the lead up local schools often become a target for crime such as break ins, arson, theft, and property damage. If you see anything suspicious call the School Watch number on 13 17 88, or, if you see a crime in progress call 000 immediately

Mental health and job security is being strengthened in Mackay. The Federal Government has announced a record $1.45 billion for community mental health services. It will see over $75 million dollars flow into the Northern Queensland Primary Health Network which services Mackay, Townsville and Cairns

Some sporadic weather in 2018. The Bureau’s Annual Climate Statement showing Australia’s third hottest year on record, with North Queenslander’s experiencing a heatwave and above average temps! Dr Lynette Bettio says despite rain towards the end of the year drought continues to plague parts of the Mackay region

Politicians are continuing to flash the cheque book as a federal election looms. One of the latest from Dawson MP George Christensen. He's given $18,000 to help the Mackay Heritage Railway Group as part of the Stronger Communities Program. Funds will help the group move to a new shed. Mr Christensen says it important the group are able to move


Mackay Netball have recognised a long standing volunteer within the community. Lyn Law has completed thirteen years of voluntary service as President of the association. This year she decided not to stand again due to her involvement with the launch of the Northern Rays in the Sapphire Series

A win and a loss for Queensland in the Under 19 Men's Softball yesterday. Day two saw Riley James take to the diamond against Western Australia  where the side couldn't break away. They went down three runs to ten dropping down to second on the leaderboard despite a massive fourteen nothing win in the afternoon against ACT