As the Federal election gets closer, we're being reminded to make sure we are enrolled and show up on the day. Only 90% t of us in Dawson are enrolled to vote. While, Australian Electoral Officer for Queensland, Thomas Ryan also says those that don’t show up can face fines. You have until 8pm Thursday night to be enrolled, so jump on the AEC website now to finalise your details.
Your trusted car can sometimes be your greatest unravelling, especially over the Holiday periods. If it's been a while since a service or battery check RACQ are urging Mackay residents to get a professional to take a look under the hood before you hit the road. RACQ spokesperson Clare Hunter said more than fourteen hundred batteries were replaced over the Easter long weekend last year.
Mackay is being asked to boycott the Bunny this Easter, and choose a native Bilby instead. It's as the Aussie Greater Bilby faces extinction, with less than a thousand left in the State. To support Australian bilbies, buy a pink lady Bilby chocolate with the green swing tag, available at Big W, Target, Myer and your local post office. Al Mucci from Dreamworld's Life Sciences department says all proceeds go to animal conservation.
The Gold Coast Suns have welcomed Mackay’s Emma Pittman to the Club. The 26yr old has played eight games in the past two years with Brisbane Lions and is now making the switch. Her signature follow’s the announcement Lauren Bella will also join the side.