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  • Underwater sculptures on the Reef

    For the first time in history, several underwater artworks have today been unveiled on the Great Barrier Reef as part of a million-dollar project to grow the Whitsundays tourism industry. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said funding for the project had come from the joint $7 million Tourism Recovery … Read more

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  • World-first submarine experience launched on Great Barrier Reef

    The world’s first rideshare submarine has today been launched in a landmark partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland and Uber which will showcase the Great Barrier Reef like never before. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said today’s launch of ‘scUber’ on Heron Island would give tourists a chance to … Read more

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  • $30m Aquaculture Investment lands 100 jobs for Proserpine

    Proserpine aquaculture project brings $30m investment and 100 jobs It’s an exciting time for aquaculture in North Queensland with the first new jobs created at Tassal’s expanded prawn farm north of Proserpine. The first of 30 construction jobs will be advertised this week, with that number set to grow by … Read more

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  • Steady Growth for Mackay Region

    A couple of years on and Mackay’s property market can at least ease the belt buckle! Property Research company Propertyology, has tagged Mackay as one out of six regional markets that can expect growth in its housing market. This growth is usually associated with price increases in city and regional … Read more

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  • QLD’s Economy propped by Mines

    Latest figures from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) confirm the state has helped the nation continue to trade at a surplus. With $1.925 billion recorded in November data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Simon Vigliante, Mackay Chamber Treasure, said: “the coal industry in the Bowen … Read more

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  • Pilot Academy Bid chances rise

    MACKAY’S chances to become the next pilot training academy for Qantas increases as Tamworth withdraws after securing Virgin’s training academy. A major win for regional Queensland, with Toowoomba winning the first training academy for Qantas. Qantas has confirmed one of the main contenders in the bid to secure the academy, … Read more

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  • Art going under the Hammer!

    An eclectic array of tiny artworks have been drawing the attention of visitors at Artspace Mackay. With so much to look at, the collection has become a talking point for people as they point out their favorites, try to guess how they were created and notice something new with each glance. … Read more

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  • Mackay Property Market Recovery

    THE regions’ property markets are tightening in the market indicating a recovery, trending similar to Bundaberg. After facing a resources slowdown and falling prices, Mackay, Rockhampton and Gladstone may finally be about to see an improvement. Property analyst for Hotspotting, Terry Ryder, said dropping vacancy rates in those regions is … Read more

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  • Mackay’s Real Estate Market Trends – Oct 2018

    “The Mackay residential market has continued to strengthen over the past 12 months,” they said. “With increased sales volumes, reduced time on market and general optimism that the worst is behind us.” But with the positive outlook on the residential front comes some challenging times for renters as supply struggles … Read more

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  • Articulate: Postcard Exhibition and Competition

    We are super excited to support our next sponsored event Articulate: Postcard Exhibition & Competition. With more than 150 donated works on show, the public now has the ability to not only view this collection but part-take in owning these amazing art pieces which are going to auction on opening night … Read more

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