Small businesses and the agricultural sector are joining forces to call for fairer power prices.
Aboriginal leaders around Mackay are outraged that a site where a massacre occurred in the 1800's has been mocked.
MACKAY & WHITSUNDAYS: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, most likely inland. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
ON THE WATERS: Variable about 10 knots with inshore afternoon sea breezes 10 to 15 knots. Seas Below 0.5 metres. Swell East to northeasterly around 1 metre offshore.
UV Alert from 8:10 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]