April 2018

Published a story 25th Apr 2018 3:54 PM

THE fifth ever Anzac Day service in Mackay's Northern Beaches was so packed drivers were forced to park several streets back from the commemorative event.

GALLERY: Thousands at fifth Northern Beaches Anzac Day

THE fifth ever Anzac Day service in Mackay's Northern Beaches was so packed drivers were forced to park several streets back from the commemorative event.

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 9:15 PM

AN 18-year-old who has admitted to property offences including break and enter and car theft faces more charges in a higher court.

Mackay man faces fresh property crime allegations

AN 18-year-old who has admitted to property offences including break and enter and car theft faces more charges in a higher court.

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 9:08 PM

A MACKAY man's court appearance via video from prison has been marked by threats.

Threats from court's public gallery

A MACKAY man's court appearance via video from prison has been marked by threats.

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 9:02 PM

SEVERAL years ago, Whitsunday man Joel Mackinnon was a hard-working case worker with the Department of Human Services in Victoria.

Father 'mortified' by his naked rampage through tourist park

SEVERAL years ago, Whitsunday man Joel Mackinnon was a hard-working case worker with the Department of Human Services in Victoria.

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 5:08 PM

A father who admitted to the rape and indecent treatment of his two children remains in prison waiting on a judge to decide his fate

Mackay region dad sexually abused his children

A father who admitted to the rape and indecent treatment of his two children remains in prison waiting on a judge to decide his fate

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 8:47 PM

MENTAL health and drug issues raised in the case of a Glenella man charged with causing the death of a Sunshine Coast man.

Drug, mental health issues raised in highway crash case

MENTAL health and drug issues raised in the case of a Glenella man charged with causing the death of a Sunshine Coast man.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 8:43 PM

AN ANDERGROVE woman accused of armed robbery and burglary with violence has forgone a trial and is due to be sentenced in the District Court.

Andergrove armed robbery, burglary accused forgoes trial

AN ANDERGROVE woman accused of armed robbery and burglary with violence has forgone a trial and is due to be sentenced in the District Court.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 3:37 PM

NEBO man William John Mckay was found asleep behind the wheel, with his Toyota Landcruiser parked in the middle of the road

Drunk driver asleep on road, only went out 'for bogged mate'

NEBO man William John Mckay was found asleep behind the wheel, with his Toyota Landcruiser parked in the middle of the road

Published a story 22nd Apr 2018 8:00 PM

SPECIAL REPORT: Claims regional prosecutors are being stretched too thin in the face of overwhelming workloads

Regional prosecutors struggle under pressure

SPECIAL REPORT: Claims regional prosecutors are being stretched too thin in the face of overwhelming workloads

Published a story 20th Apr 2018 10:47 PM

A woman busted driving on ice claimed she hadn't used the drug and suggested re-rolling tobacco from discarded cigarettes butts could have been her downfall.

Re-rolled cigarette butts blamed for positive saliva test

A woman busted driving on ice claimed she hadn't used the drug and suggested re-rolling tobacco from discarded cigarettes butts could have been her downfall.

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