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A Test Won't Tell You Everything - Daddy Diary June 2022

A Test Won’t Tell You Everything – Daddy Diary June 2022

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If you’re the parent of offspring in grades 3, 5, 7, or 9, your kid most likely just did something. I don’t mean “something” like that time my son tried…
wet season

How To Prepare For the Wet Season in Mackay

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Living in North Queensland means we need to be prepared for cyclones and flooding during our wet season. Our coasts have seen devastating cyclones and have experienced sudden flash flooding,…
What are the benefits of completing a Diploma of Business?

What are the benefits of completing a Diploma of Business?

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These days, many people are looking to start their own business, improve the one they already manage, or just improve how they work. CQUniversity’s Diploma of Business course will not…

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8 Top Family-Friendly Restaurants in the Whitsundays

8 Top Family Friendly Restaurants in the Whitsundays

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It’s hard enough to find places to eat on a good day, but if you’re travelling to a different location and you’re on a time limit, it can seem impossible.…
9 Family-Friendly Restaurants in Mackay

9 Family-Friendly Restaurants in Mackay

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Mackay has sunny beaches, lush forests and a great local vibe. Organising meals on holiday can be quite an ordeal, especially when you're travelling with kids (and especially when travelling…

Pram Friendly Dining and Shopping in Mackay

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PRAM FRIENDLY DINING & CAFÉS IN MACKAY Porters Mitre 10 – Have a great café with wonderful lunch, morning tea, and afternoon tea options, plus there is a little play…

PLAY

Guide To Mackay Extra-Curricular Activities

Guide To Mackay Extra-Curricular Activities

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Helping your child find ‘their thing’, starts with knowing what’s out there to try. Our Extracurricular Guide has a variety of local organisations providing activities and opportunities for your children…
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Check Out Sarina Sugar Shed these School Holidays!

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September school holidays are traditionally a busy time at Sarina Sugar Shed, and with many people wanting to get out and about, or take their visiting friends and relatives to…
Top 10 Free Things to do in Mackay With Kids

Top 10 Free Things To Do In Mackay With Kids

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Mackay is a town surrounded by vibrant rainforest and bright beaches, meaning there are plenty of activities ideal for families. But just in case you’re at a loss of what…

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5 Family Friendly Accommodations in the Whitsundays

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The mystical Whitsundays is a place that almost doesn't seem real. With bright sandy beaches and tropical forests inhabited by captivating native animals, you'll feel like you've entered a dream.…
Best camping spots

Discover North Queensland’s Best Camping Spots

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One of the many beauties of North Queensland is you don’t have to travel far to find an amazing camping spot. We truly are spoiled for choice in the tropics.…
most stunning islands

Explore 12 of North Queensland’s Most Stunning Islands

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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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5 Flexible Jobs for Parents and How to Land One

5 Flexible Jobs For Parents, And How to Land One

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Balancing family and work life can be challenging. With a huge number of parents reporting that their work impacts them taking care of their families, or being able to allocate…
Choosing Where to Give Birth: Public or Private Hospital

Choosing Where to Give Birth: Public or Private Hospital

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Giving birth is one of the most incredible and likely difficult things you will ever do. You want to make sure you are comfortable, calm and content in your environment.…
How to Identify Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

How to Identify Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

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Raising children comes with a unique set of challenges. As parents, keeping our children safe, healthy and happy is paramount and with their continual growth and development, achieving our goal…