January 2021

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 7:18 PM

But promising talks mean the club and its thousands of members could find a new home close by

Mackay Ring Road stage 2 could squeeze out growing sport

But promising talks mean the club and its thousands of members could find a new home close by

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 6:18 PM

Police reveal number of fraud offences in Mackay as retiree is ripped off almost daily for months and didn’t realise the accounts were fake

Cyber crims rip off Glenella retiree daily for months

Police reveal number of fraud offences in Mackay as retiree is ripped off almost daily for months and didn’t realise the accounts were fake

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 3:59 PM

The 46 new interns will be hosted at Mackay Base Hospital, Proserpine, Bowen and Mater hospitals

Record number of intern doctors to boost region’s services

The 46 new interns will be hosted at Mackay Base Hospital, Proserpine, Bowen and Mater hospitals

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 12:47 AM

It comes as Queensland Health makes masks for passengers in airports and outside the terminals mandatory

Masks mandatory for all passengers through Mackay Airport

It comes as Queensland Health makes masks for passengers in airports and outside the terminals mandatory

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 12:42 AM

The future for some Target stores will mean new experiences for shoppers in Bowen, Sarina, Emerald and Moranbah

When Target stores will re-open as new Kmart outlets

The future for some Target stores will mean new experiences for shoppers in Bowen, Sarina, Emerald and Moranbah

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 3:39 PM

A Moranbah man is charged with animal cruelty over the alleged incident at a CQ golf course

Animal cruelty charge after goose killed in club rampage

A Moranbah man is charged with animal cruelty over the alleged incident at a CQ golf course

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 7:55 PM

It is not like the movies, with flailing arms splashing the water and gurgled cries for help, water safety advocates say

Deadly summer as drowning figures say more work is needed

It is not like the movies, with flailing arms splashing the water and gurgled cries for help, water safety advocates say

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 6:08 PM

It’s the enviable allocation of almost any club in the 2021 Queensland Cup season – and he’s Mackay’s.

Cowboys superstars could line up for Mackay Cutters

It’s the enviable allocation of almost any club in the 2021 Queensland Cup season – and he’s Mackay’s.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 11:51 AM

They’re the hard workers and selfless residents who make our region great. See your nominations for an Aussie Day Award:

FULL LIST: Every nominee for a Mackay Australia Day awards

They’re the hard workers and selfless residents who make our region great. See your nominations for an Aussie Day Award:

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.