If you haven't already grabbed your copy of today's FREE newspaper - here's what's inside this week!
Big thanks to Star 101.9 Mackay for having our Mackay Editor, Amanda, and Whitsunday Editor, Rachael, on every morning for a quick chat about what's in the paper.
Inside Mackay Life - we share a remarkable achievement from the Base Hospital. A new life-saving cardiac procedure was performed in Mackay for the first time last week, with the successful operation providing a new way to remove blockages from arteries.
Mackay Hospital and Health Service
As we know, face masks have become a way of life for us all over the past week. We talked to barista’s from Stellarossa’s drive through in Rural View to see how the change provided challenges to the way they work.
Also A local driving instructor is calling for more consistency when it comes to road signage and visibility. He reached out to us to share his daily frustrations with cluttered roundabouts saying it’s an accident waiting to happen.
Mackay Truck Training
Red white and blue has pledged red and black for the 2021 NBL1 season, with American basketballer Jerron Jamerson signing with the Meteors, adding another strong edition to the Mackay squad.
We also hit the courts at Mackay Squash to check out a successful training program for beginners, with school children as young as six learning to swing and serve.
Squash Courts 52
We hope you enjoy the read :)