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  1. Family of murdered Marilyn Wallman plead for help in abduction caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 10 | Daily Mail

    'It's like it happened yesterday': Family haunted by the unsolved murder of Marilyn Wallman, 14, plead for help to find the girl's killer and bring an end to 46 tears of torment The Wallman family's lives changed forever when their 14-year-old daughter, Marilyn, vanished without a trace in March, 1972. The boys were aged nine and 11 at the time, but the feeling of loss is as raw today as it was over four decades ago when Marilyn vanished from the Mackay suburb of Eimeo, Queensland.


  2. 'Every parent's nightmare': What happened to Marilyn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 10 | ABC News

    Rex Wallman still has vivid memories of the day his sister went missing, and four decades on, it continues to haunt him. Rex and his brother David were on the way to the school bus stop in the Mackay suburb of Eimeo.


  3. Mackay hospital trial offers hope for sufferers of pain from non-healing woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 9 | ABC News

    A new drug being trialled in a regional Queensland hospital could provide much needed pain relief to patients suffering from non-healing wounds. The Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation is one of eight sites in Australia working with US company Vapogenix, which specialises in treatments for localised pain.


  4. Sophie KestevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Sophie Kesteven is a Digital Producer at ABC News Canberra. She has also previously worked as a ABC Cross Media Reporter and Radio Producer in Canberra, Townsville and Mackay.


  5. Canna Nannas spruik benefits of cannabis for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | ABC News

    A group of grass-loving grannies is embarking on a tour of the east coast of Australia to teach fellow seniors about the health benefits of cannabis. The idea developed during a road trip to Melbourne last July when four friends, joking about being 'canna nannas', contacted the US-based advocacy group Grannies for Grass.


  6. Australian of the Year choice highlights the need to talk about STEM educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Age

    The choice of a distinguished scientist as the Australian of the Year for the second year in succession has highlighted the major contribution people versed in science and technology make to our society every day. Michelle Simmons, a quantum physicist and University of NSW professor, picked up the mantle laid down by 2017 Australian of the Year, biomedical scientist, Professor Alan Mackay-Sim.


  7. Quantum physicist Michelle Simmons named 2018 Australian of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The Age

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  8. Boy, 12, charged with Qld armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 |

    A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl have been charged with the armed robbery of a convenience store north of Mackay. A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl have been arrested after the armed robbery of a convenience store in central Queensland.


  9. All the achievers we'll rejoice come Australia DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Blacktown Sun

    FINALIST: A legend in Australian rugby league circles, Johnathan Thurston is kicking goals off the field as well with his commitment to the indigenous community. A rugby league super star.


  10. January 9, 2018: the day LGBTI Australians have been waiting forRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The first crop of legal gay weddings will take place around the country on Tuesday, a month after Australia became the 26th country to allow same-sex marriage. While a handful of special-case ceremonies have already taken place, most couples have had to see out the statutory one month waiting period until they can actually tie the knot.


  11. Calls for a sugar tax are back. So, is it going to happen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | ABC News

    This time, it's the Australian Medical Association calling for one as part of a positioning paper on the country's nutrition . TL;DR: The AMA wants the Government to use tax policy to force up the prices of sugar-sweetened drinks to change behaviour - to make us drink them less, or even, not at all.


  12. Snapshot shows which Australians live the longest, feel the safest and are the most inventiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Sydney residents cop the worst traffic, Canberrans are the most inventive and those in Albury-Wodonga will live the shortest lives, according to an Australian-first comparison of the nation's cities. The data confirmed what Sydneysiders know too well - peak hour adds a whopping 68 per cent to the duration of a car trip, and they are the nation's least likely to get to work in under 30 minutes.


  13. RAscal 1600 Mooring Launch EIMEORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Marine News

    The Robert Allan designed RAscal 1600 mooring launch EIMEO has been completed by Cheoy Lee Shipyards in Hong Kong and is on its way to the east coast of Australia on a heavy lift ship. The launch was built for Half-Tide Marine of Mackay in Queensland, Australia who will employ it at the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, south of Mackay.


  14. Manus Island: The politicians are not listening to the peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | The Age

    Many feel exactly as Wendy Squires does about our government's despicable treatment of asylum seekers, especially those on Manus Island, and we are ashamed to be Australian. We belong to refugee advocacy groups, we attend seminars, we hold silent vigils outside MPs' offices, we march peacefully in rallies in our cities and towns, we contact our local members, the Prime Minister and Immigration Minister with emails, letters and phone calls.


  15. Queensland election: George Christensen blasts Malcolm Turnbull's leadership after pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A federal Coalition MP has blamed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's leadership and policies for the Liberal National Party's poor result in the Queensland election, with his comments sure to further inflame tensions within the government. Mr Turnbull and his ministers have sought to distance themselves from the result after the LNP suffered a 7 per cent swing in Saturday's poll, which is expected to return Labor Premier Annastaciaa Palaszczuk to power.


  16. Coal becomes a flashpoint in a close election in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | The Economist

    THE bars along Wood Street have gone quiet. Thirsty mine workers on six-figure salaries have become a rarity since a coal-exporting boom ended.


  17. Stop Adani movement launches Qld election campaignRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Thursday 9 November, Queensland. The Stop Adani movement's high profile presence in the Queensland election is set to intensify, with official launches in Brisbane and Mackay today to kick off an even more targeted effort in coming weeks right up until election day, with a focus on pressuring LNP leader Tim Nicholls to veto the $1 billion public loan to Adani and making sure all candidates reject Adani's dirty mine.


  18. Young Queensland mother pulled over high on meth with kidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Daily Mail

    A young mother high on meth and cannabis was pulled over by police while driving on an expired license with two small children in the backseat. Tayla-Jade Fodera, 21, pleaded guilty to driving without a license and drug driving after she was stopped in North Mackay, Queensland, on July 29. The court heard her license had been expired for almost a year when she was pulled over in a Toyota Camry with drugs in her system, the Sunshine Coast Daily reported.


  19. Australian Nathalie Kelley joins the new-look DynastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Yahoo!

    No television show in the 1980s embraced the opulence of the rich and famous as much as the long-running CBS drama Dynasty. From billion-dollar deals to towering shoulder pads that were the envy of the NFL, the prime-time soap opera revolved around the latest trials and tribulations of the Carrington and Colby families.


  20. Mega-star Naomi Watts gives Aussie talent thumbs upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Mercury

    AUSTRALIAN actor Mojean Aria is fast becoming one of Hollywood's rising stars after getting the seal of approval from Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts. The 2015 Emmy Awards brought out the biggest stars in Television and the entertainment world.