Prepare NOW for Tropical Cyclone Yasi

Premier Anna Bligh has tonight urged all residents of the area between Innisfail and Mackay to make immediate preparations as Tropical Cyclone Yasi continues its path toward the Queensland coast. Ms Bligh said the extremely serious weather event now looked likely to...

Everyday heroes honoured at Australia Day Awards

[singlepic id=301 w=320 h=240 float=left]In true Australia Day spirit, 23 Far North Queensland emergency service workers have today been recognised for their contributions to the community during what have been some of the most testing months in the State’s history....

Back to school health checklist

[singlepic id=299 w=320 h=240 float=left]Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt today said the first day of school was the perfect time to establish healthy habits for the rest of the year. Mr Pitt said it can be a challenge to fill lunch boxes with healthy food that will be...

Help kids get set for Prep

The first day of Prep is an exciting and daunting time for children but parents can help to make this big step as stress-free as possible. Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said Prep was the first time that some children would be away from their parents. “It’s also the...