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August 4, 2016

Lookout’s whale-watching reputation to be enhanced


We’re planning to upgrade the popular Lamberts Beach Lookout to enhance its reputation as a great whale-watching spot.

A community feedback meeting on the plans will be held on Saturday, August 13.

The project is being co-funded by us and the State Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.
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Artspace has new director on the job

Artspace Mackay’s new director Julie Skate is on the job.

Residents may already be familiar with her work through their TV as she has previously designed sets for some of Australia’s most well-known television shows.

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Councillors have a day out and about in Sarina


Our councillors and management had a day out in Sarina yesterday (Wednesday, August 3).

The full day of briefings, workshops and meeting with community representatives was part of our Council in the Community initiative.

We recently introduced five localities, with two councillors the go-to-representatives for each, and will now be visiting various parts of the region.
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Councillors camp out
for a worthy cause

Our Mayor Greg Williamson and some councillors will camp out next week to help raise awareness about homelessness in Mackay.

They will take part in the annual Mackay Sleepout at Bluewater Quay overnight Wednesday, August 10.

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Search for lost pets made easier and quicker

We’ve introduced a new and improved system for reconnecting families with furry loved ones that may be held at the Animal Management Centre.

The new council Pet Search offers a simple interface that is compatible with mobile devices.

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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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