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‘You were young … you thought you were bulletproof’

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A 96-year-old soldier will be honoured today in a ceremony

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Playing with snakes was a dangerous business for Ram Chandra, who made it his...

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Most of his collection is entered in the local and state heritage registers for the...

ScoMo’s slavery denial a ‘kick in the guts’

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Mackay South Sea Islander questions PM’s lack of education about Australian slave...

Soulmates of 67 years die within four days of each other

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Shirley and Roy McLean remained together in life and death.

Cruise director a ‘hero’ after saving stranded guests

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Flashback: Barry Dean used his yacht for rescues after Cyclone Ada 50 years ago.

Murder and mayhem: The dark past of Mackay's forgotten jail

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Quiet suburban neighbour was once the stomping ground of killers

History up in smoke as firebugs target 'lone tree'

History up in smoke as firebugs target 'lone tree'

Shoal Point's lone tree has been set alight by firebugs.