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What’s On in Mackay – March 2021

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Take a look at our What's On in Mackay Guide for March 2021 for plenty of fun things to do with the whole family or friends. MONDAY 1 MARCH Exhibition:…
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How Can Separated Parents’ Behaviour Affect the Children?

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When separating, parents can often lose focus of their children’s best interest. In a recent decision, a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court had to consider matters of the mother…
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How to Deal with Christmas After Separating from Your Partner

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According to the Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory, divorce comes in at the second most stressful life event closely followed by the almost identical event of marriage separation; these events only…

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North Queensland’s Best Picnic Spots

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North Queensland has an abundance of lush plant life and beautiful views. So, while you can always enjoy one of the many cafes, restaurants and the like, there is never…

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN PLANNING YOUR KITCHEN OR BATHROOM

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Got that dream kitchen or bathroom in mind? The team at Porters Mitre 10 can help you achieve that dream. Creating your dream kitchen or bathroom requires lots of planning…

TIPS FOR HOSTING THE PERFECT BARBECUE

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Dear Jessica, how can we hold the perfect barbecue this summer? In Queensland, we’re lucky enough to be able to dine alfresco all year ‘round, but January is when we…

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Extracurricular Activity Guide Mackay – January 2021

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Our Extracurricular Activity Guide Mackay for January 2021 has some of the best activities for your children to get involved in outside of school, all throughout the school year. Whether…

Get Out and About Mackay and Whitsundays for September and October

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Get out and about with the great events, programs and more that both Mackay and The Whitsundays have to offer in the next couple of months.  Exhibitions Finding the Funny:…

Mackay School Holiday Guide for September/October

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There are a lot of things to do and places to go these Mackay school holidays in September and October. Get the kids ready - we promise there's something for…

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Get Out and About in Mackay This July

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Rugbytots is Restarting! Rugbytots is a rugby based play program for 2 to 7 year old boys and girls. At our structured weekly classes your child will get to leap…

32 OF NORTH QUEENSLAND’S BEST CAMPING SPOTS

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One of the many beauties of North Queensland is that you don’t have to travel far to find an amazing camping spot. We are truly spoiled for choice; choose to…

12 BEAUTIFUL ISLANDS TO EXPLORE IN NQ

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The Great Barrier Reef stretches from Cape York down the Queensland coast to Bundaberg, spanning a length of 2,300km. Along the way there are over 3,000 coral reefs and 600…

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How Often Do I Need to Get a Skin Cancer Screening?

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Mackay Skin Clinic Dear Dr Graeme Cummings, How often do I need to get a skin cancer screening? Skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Australia. There are…

My Child Suffers With Allergies. What Can I Do to Help Her?

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Gasworks Guardian Pharmacy Dear Jolon, My child suffers with allergies. Is there something I can do to help her? Allergies occur when a person reacts to substances in the environment…

What to Look for When It Comes to Men’s Health

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Pioneer Medical Centre Dear Dr Qureshi, What are some common men's health issues that I should look out for? With Father’s Day here we should all take a moment for…