Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)


Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)


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September 1: A 27-year-old Mackay man fought for his life at the Townsville Hospital after being injured in a serious assault. The incident was linked to a reported stabbing of a 23-year-old North Mackay man.

September 2: Professional Bull Riders (PBR) announced the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Bull Riding Blow Out, at Stadium Mackay, set to have national coverage September 17.

September 3: Wilmar BioEthanol looks at Mackay industries that can stem from biofuel production to boost employment.

September 4: Queensland Police urge residents to be vigilant in reporting domestic violence offenders who disregarded DVOs.

September 5: Environmental group Coast and Country lost its Brisbane Supreme Court battle calling for a review into the decision to approve the Carmichael mine.

September 7: An Eton rural firefighter warned deteriorating conditions could lead to a long, hot summer, with fire warnings set to heat up.

September 8: A catamaran floated away safely after being spotted resting on the rock wall, on the southern side of the Pioneer River.

September 9: Fish suppliers across Queensland emptied their shelves to protest new-free zones, including David Carraciolo of Mackay Reef Fish Supplies.

September 10: An investigation was called, by the World Wildlife Fund, after a young whale was found dead in a tugboat propeller.

September 11: Walkerston residents call for movement on the proposed Bowen Basin Service Link, which is also known as the Walkerston bypass.

September 12 and 13: Ryan Kayde Lowe was charged with two counts of attempted murder, after having attacked two men on August 30.

September 14: Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen fielding calls from people suggesting Mackay open its doors to help some of the 12,000 refugees seeking shelter in Australia.

September 15: Joseph Bonanno, son of Mackay Regional Councillor Chris Bonanno, left in critical condition after an alleged coward punch at the weekend. …

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