September 1, 2016

Spring in our step at Lagoon and pools

Spring has arrived and our Bluewater Lagoon and aquatic facilities are opening.

The Lagoon and Pioneer Swim Centre opened today after a winter hiatus.

Sarina Pool opens this Saturday, with Mirani to follow on Monday. Memorial Swim Centre is heated during winter and remained open.
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Sarina district to party

It’s a big weekend in the Sarina district.

We’re supporting the inaugural Sarina Beach Coconut Festival this Saturday, through our Invest Mackay Events and Conference Attraction Program.

Our Sarina Sugar Shed will also hold a Barrels of Fun Rum and Sugar Festival this Sunday, which is Fathers’ Day, to mark its 10th birthday.

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It’s an Orchid Extravaganza

Mackay’s Orchid Extravaganza is back.

Our Orchid House at Queens Park will host the event on Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18.

The unique orchid displays will stay open to the public and community groups on Monday, September 19, from 10am to 3pm.
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Earthquakes - What to do
WATCH THE VIDEO > We can all remember where we were when the 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit our region.The Local Disaster Management Group has discussed what we should do if it happens again. Here’s an update from Mayor Greg Williamson.

Lend a hand at clean-up

We’re supporting the Great Northern Clean Up this weekend.

Residents are being encouraged to lend a hand at several council-registered sites on Saturday and Sunday.

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Arts and Culture plan
is taking shape

We’ve completed a draft Arts and Culture Plan for 2016 to 2020.

Residents are now being invited to view the plan and provide feedback.

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Your councillors are:
Mayor Greg Williamson, Cr Amanda Camm, Cr Martin Bella, Cr Laurence Bonaventura, Cr Kevin Casey, Cr Justin Englert, Cr Fran Fordham, Cr Ross Gee, Cr Karen May, Cr Ayril Paton, Cr Ross Walker
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