The Free to Air TV Switch-ah-Roo


Now if you get confused as to what to watch, and when, on the old telly, hang on your remotes!! From Friday, July 1, be prepared to be a lot more confusion as the great regional TV “swich-ah-roo” occurs. The regional Queensland Free to Air TV change will see Southern Cross Austereo stations … [Read more...]

A Dam Fight Brews


The Coalition promise to fund a $3-million feasibility study into the Urannah Dam proposal, if re-elected, this weekend is already causing angst. Jangga land traditional owner Colin McLennan is threatening a huge fight akin to the Tasmanian Franklin Dam brawl of 34 years ago. The feasibility … [Read more...]

Regional Report, June week 2

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All the action at the Bowen River Rodeo and Campdraft, We sat down with a local charity worker honoured for her years of service, A closer look at the O'Connell River Systems Repair Project, Heaps of family fun at the Dingo Beach Whit-fun-day, Some healthy marketing competition for our cane … [Read more...]

Meet your Candidates for Dawson

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  The countdown is on for the federal election and pre-polling has started across the country. Take a look at the candidates competing for your vote this election.   Michael Hall of the Glenn Lazarus Team, has worked as a boilermaker, spending much of his working life in mining industries … [Read more...]

Record Unemployment in Whitsundays


Our once prosperous region is hitting tough times in terms of jobs. The Whitsunday Region now has the largest unemployment rate of any non-Indigenous local government in Queensland, at 10.6 per cent. After yet another closure from Glencore with the loss of 18 jobs from the Bowen Coke Works, … [Read more...]