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Huge mine pits ‘would meet rehabilitation goals’: Minister

Premium Content Huge mine pits ‘would meet rehabilitation goals’: Minister

The department of environment warned about the serious risks of a CQ mega mine...

ECQ moves to wind up Costigan’s failed NQ First party

Premium Content ECQ moves to wind up Costigan’s failed NQ First party

The move came after the party failed to secure a single seat at last year’s...

Minister responds to call for Grosvenor bosses to be sacked

Premium Content Minister responds to call for Grosvenor bosses to be sacked

The petition stated safety culture at the mine had not been addressed since last...

Minister refuses to say when he will release SES report

Premium Content Minister refuses to say when he will release SES report

‘That would suggest there are things in the report that the government does not...

Elderly couple left ‘terrified’ after mask encounter

Premium Content Elderly couple left ‘terrified’ after mask encounter

Woman says police questioned parents about their medical exemptions

CQ mining town cancels Anzac Day march over ‘red tape’

Premium Content CQ mining town cancels Anzac Day march over ‘red tape’

A state government spokesman has said all Anzac Day services could proceed as...

No action on treasurer’s $100m regional mining fund: MP

Premium Content No action on treasurer’s $100m regional mining fund: MP

Despite the resources funding pie being announced about 10 months ago, the...

Qld govt promises to progress rental reforms

Premium Content Qld govt promises to progress rental reforms

Earlier this month the Daily Mercury revealed Mackay’s housing shortage had reached...

MP accuses government of stalling CQ SMART drumlines trial

Premium Content MP accuses government of stalling CQ SMART drumlines trial

‘The government’s delay isn’t sensible, either for human safety or the sharks.’

Fears $1bn CQ mega mine could leave behind huge mine pits

Premium Content Fears $1bn CQ mega mine could leave behind huge mine pits

Concerns were raised behind the scenes about the project’s impact on surrounding...

‘Justice league’ of North Qld mayors calls for fairer deal

Premium Content ‘Justice league’ of North Qld mayors calls for fairer deal

‘Regional Queensland is equally as important as southeast Queensland.’

‘Nobody’s ever seen it’: Questions over missing SES report

Premium Content ‘Nobody’s ever seen it’: Questions over missing SES report

‘That’s outrageous when you think about the way that the SES is designed to deliver...

Jet to ease ‘ambulance runs’ burden on rescue service: Mayor

Premium Content Jet to ease ‘ambulance runs’ burden on rescue service: Mayor

Mackay mayor calls on State Government to approve additional jet to RACQ CQ...

Meet the Central Queensland landowner taking on Bravus

Premium Content Meet the Central Queensland landowner taking on Bravus

He has been locked in a battle with the mining giant for the past five years over a...

Homelessness guaranteed when rents go up $95 a wk in Mackay

Premium Content Homelessness guaranteed when rents go up $95 a wk in Mackay

When rental vacancies tighten, the battlers of our region are the ones at risk...

Sarina mum’s last days were ‘soul destroying’

Premium Content Sarina mum’s last days were ‘soul destroying’

‘For someone who was so vibrant and happy – watching her fade every day was just...

Grosvenor explosion: Bosses may not be forced to testify

Premium Content Grosvenor explosion: Bosses may not be forced to testify

Coal Mining Board of Inquiry will restart next month

$1b CQ mine still facing legal hurdle despite approval

Premium Content $1b CQ mine still facing legal hurdle despite approval

A cattle breeding property is concerned about the impact of the mine on water...

MP accuses Christensen of encouraging ‘nasty’ troll attack

Premium Content MP accuses Christensen of encouraging ‘nasty’ troll attack

George Christensen says he does not condone personal attacks

ROLLING RESULTS: Voting continues on Sunday for mayor

Premium Content ROLLING RESULTS: Voting continues on Sunday for mayor

Follow the Bulletin’s rolling by-election coverage

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