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Local homegrown internet. - The Express Newspaper

Local homegrown internet. - The Express Newspaper

Local homegrown internet. When Andrew Radke first moved to the Tablelands one complaint he heard regularly was about the lack of good internet and wifi around [...] Read full article: Local homegrown internet. - The Express ...→

Local homegrown internet. - The Express Newspaper

Local homegrown internet. - The Express Newspaper

Local homegrown internet. When Andrew Radke first moved to the Tablelands one complaint he heard regularly was about the lack of good internet and wifi around [...] Read full article: Local homegrown internet. - The Express ...→

Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership - The Express Newspaper

Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership - The Express Newspaper

MAREEBA Lions held their annual changeover dinner on Saturday, August 1 with long standing lion Trevor Chapman being awarded a lifetime membership for his serv [...] Read full article: Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership...→

Round table on crime amounts to nothing - The Express Newspaper

Round table on crime amounts to nothing - The Express Newspaper

Local businesses are claiming that youth crime is on the rise in Mareeba. Several local businesses have been broken into over the past few week including the C [...] Read full article: Round table on crime amounts to nothing ...→

TRC under audit and review - The Express Newspaper

TRC under audit and review - The Express Newspaper

On Friday, July 31 the Tablelands Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Rod Marti handed down a balanced budget meaning that the council was no longer in deficit if it [...] Read full article: TRC under audit and review - The Express...→

Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for Cook - The Express Newspaper

Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for Cook - The Express Newspaper

With the Queensland State Election less than three months away, The Express can exclusively reveal that the LNP candidate for Cook will be former Mareeba Shire [...] Read full article: Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for ...→

Charity walk to donate to locals - The Express Newspaper

Charity walk to donate to locals - The Express Newspaper

THE annual ‘Speewah to the Hat’ charity walk is scheduled for this weekend with more than 100 hikers set to make the trek from Speewah down to the Red Beret Ho [...] Read full article: Charity walk to donate to locals - The E...→

Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Express Newspaper

Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Express Newspaper

AS a part of May’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, the Mareeba Shire Council in partnership with Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service, has [...] Read full article: Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Exp...→

Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Express Newspaper

Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Express Newspaper

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has announced $10m to take the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project one step closer to fruition. A business case for the pr [...] Read full article: Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Ex...→

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-step program to ease up on restrictions and restart the e [...] Read full article: PM announces three-step plan to reopen A...→

Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The Express Newspaper

Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The Express Newspaper

Mayor Rod Marti has taken a razor to the TRC At last week’s first ordinary meeting for the new TRC, Mayor Rod Marti wasted no time in cost-cutting. In an unpre [...] Read full article: Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The E...→

Queensland Schools to start heading back - The Express Newspaper

Queensland Schools to start heading back - The Express Newspaper

Breaking news: This morning the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that state school students will return to the classroom in stages, starting [...] Read full article: Queensland Schools to start heading back...→

Business reopens after COVID-19 restrictions lifted - The Express Newspaper

Business reopens after COVID-19 restrictions lifted - The Express Newspaper

Multiple business owner Lauren Channells is excited to finally get her photography business off the back burner and reopen her services after some COVID-19 res [...] Read full article: Business reopens after COVID-19 restrict...→

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. - The Express Newspaper

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. - The Express Newspaper

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. Today PM Scott Morrison announced that Australians have been so successful in flattening t [...] Read full article: PM says a decision on lifting restrictio...→

Government fund to help zoos and wildlife parks - The Express Newspaper

Government fund to help zoos and wildlife parks - The Express Newspaper

With tourism being one of the hardest industries hit by COVID-19, The Federal Government has announced a 94.6 million dollar package to support zoos, wildlife [...] Read full article: Government fund to help zoos and wildlif...→

Residents asked to report COVID-19 breaches - The Express Newspaper

Residents asked to report COVID-19 breaches - The Express Newspaper

Queenslanders can now report Covid-19 compliance breaches online following the launch of a new Policelink reporting form. The Queensland Police Service (QPS) h [...] Read full article: Residents asked to report COVID-19 breac...→

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland - The Express Newspaper

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland - The Express Newspaper

Following encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will be eased in Queensland from next weekend. Today Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and H [...] Read full article: BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased ...→

Robbie Katter welcomes first child - The Express Newspaper

ROBBIE Katter has welcomed his first child Peaches Grace Katter was born April 20 at 11.10am weighing 6lb 9oz. The Queensland leader of Katter’s Australian Par [...] Read full article: Robbie Katter welcomes first child - The...→

Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Express Newspaper

Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Express Newspaper

Residents are worried about thousands of Little Red flying foxes currently roosting in an area known as the Tolga Scrub about 5 minutes’ drive north of Atherto [...] Read full article: Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Ex...→

Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper

Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper

Casey comes 360 When Casey Wright was 24 she started dabbling with illegal drugs, at first she thought it was a fad, but when her friends stopped using, Casey [...] Read full article: Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper...→

Special medallion for World War 2 veterans - The Express Newspaper

Special medallion for World War 2 veterans - The Express Newspaper

VP day (or victory in the pacific day) is today August 15. This is the day in which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to a [...] Read full article: Special medallion for World War 2 vetera...→

Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - The Express Newspaper

Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - The Express Newspaper

Matt Hilton moved to Atherton from Sydney with his parents in 2006. Yesterday he was handed a 10-and-a-half year jail sentence for his part in one of Far North [...] Read full article: Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - Th...→

Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed upgrades - The Express Newspaper

Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed upgrades - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba Ambulance Station started much needed upgrades last week with the station undergoing a 2-million-dollar investment. The new station will include a [...] Read full article: Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed ...→

Outback areas get greater freedom under COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Outback areas get greater freedom under COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Last week Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the gradual easing of lockdown measures across the state. The premier also announced that some government are [...] Read full article: Outback areas get greater freedom under ...→

New information centre still going ahead - The Express Newspaper

New information centre still going ahead - The Express Newspaper

A new travellers information centre and interactive sculpture park at Lakeland is still going ahead during the current COVID-19 crisis. Project earthworks star [...] Read full article: New information centre still going ahead...→

New mental health website targets rural men - The Express Newspaper

New mental health website targets rural men - The Express Newspaper

A new mental health website has been launched by the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) specifically targeting rural men who are unsure about how an [...] Read full article: New mental health website targets rural ...→

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - The Express Newspaper

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - The Express Newspaper

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices Last week MSF Sugar was being congratulated on reversing its stance on selling molasses to local farmers. Originally MSF ha [...] Read full article: TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - Th...→

Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Express Newspaper

Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Express Newspaper

ON Friday several tiers of government, as well as the Mareeba Chamber of Commerce, came together to form a COVID-19 Mareeba community taskforce. At the meeting [...] Read full article: Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Ex...→

Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Express Newspaper

Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Express Newspaper

As most people drive past Mitch Humphries farm at Millaa Millaa they always take a second look at his cows. That’s because his cows are buffalo, Mitch is the o [...] Read full article: Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Expr...→

Private dentists back to work - The Express Newspaper

Private dentists back to work - The Express Newspaper

Private dental practitioners have had their level three restrictions lifted and have gone back down to level two, allowing them  much more freedom in what they [...] Read full article: Private dentists back to work - The Expr...→

Virtual bra fittings from local business  - The Express Newspaper

Virtual bra fittings from local business  - The Express Newspaper

Virtual bra fittings from local business  A plethora of local business have had to adjust and rework a lot of their services to try and survive during the COVI [...] Read full article: Virtual bra fittings from local business...→

Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The Express Newspaper

Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The Express Newspaper

Teacher’s aides at Mareeba State High School have been working overtime due to new home schooling procedures and have been rewarded with a BBQ last Monday, Apr [...] Read full article: Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The ...→

Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - The Express Newspaper

Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - The Express Newspaper

Queensland’s COVID-19 Anzac Day plans Tablelands police issued eight notices to people for failing to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s directive over the [...] Read full article: Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - ...→

Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Newspaper

Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Newspaper

Volunteers needed As more cars hit the road after the COVID lockdowns the Agile Wallaby Project has noticed an increase in deaths in wallabies across Far North [...] Read full article: Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Ne...→

New footys for juniors - The Express Newspaper

New footys for juniors - The Express Newspaper

BOTH the Mareeba and Atherton Junior Rugby League teams have received an influx of some brand new balls to use courtesy of Incitec Pivot Fertilisers. The balls [...] Read full article: New footys for juniors - The Express New...→

Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Day - The Express Newspaper

Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Day - The Express Newspaper

One of the Tablelands top beef studs are looking forward to throwing open their gate for this Sundays Better Beef Open Day. Stephen Pearce from the Telpara Hil [...] Read full article: Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Da...→

Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Express Newspaper

Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Express Newspaper

A custodial correctional officer will undergo testing for blood-borne diseases following an incident at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre where he was bitten by a [...] Read full article: Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Ex...→

New candidate for cook announced - The Express Newspaper

New candidate for cook announced - The Express Newspaper

Last week NQ First Leader Jason Costigan announced former long-serving Wujal Wujal Mayor Desmond Tayley as the NQ FIRST candidate for the seat of Cook. Mr Cost [...] Read full article: New candidate for cook announced - The E...→

OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Newspaper

OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Newspaper

We are spoilt Several years ago I travelled to Malawi which is one of the poorest countries on earth. When I say they are poor, I don’t mean starving. They liv [...] Read full article: OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Ne...→

Students cleared to go back to school - The Express Newspaper

Students cleared to go back to school - The Express Newspaper

Schools across Queensland will start to return to a sense of semi-normalcy with some students now starting to trickle through their gates. Last Tuesday as Quee [...] Read full article: Students cleared to go back to school - ...→

Erosion prevention makes progress on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

Erosion prevention makes progress on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

Special ‘Zuni Bowls’ were constructed across Tablelands farms 10 months ago by Terrain NRM to stop land erosion and progress can already been seen. Zuni Bowls [...] Read full article: Erosion prevention makes progress on Tab...→

Local business left out in the cold - The Express Newspaper

Local business left out in the cold - The Express Newspaper

Local business left out in the cold With all the roadwork’s going on in Mareeba and on the Kennedy Highway, local residents could be mistaken for thinking that [...] Read full article: Local business left out in the cold - Th...→

Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspaper

Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspaper

Pedal Power Revival One positive to come out of the current COVID19 pandemic has been the increase in outdoor exercise that Queenslanders have been participati [...] Read full article: Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspa...→

Flower shops see massive sales increase - The Express Newspaper

Flower shops see massive sales increase - The Express Newspaper

With residents stuck at home and isolated from their friends and families, flowers are making a big comeback and delivering joy to those stuck at home. Florist [...] Read full article: Flower shops see massive sales increase ...→

Free flu shot for at risk residents - The Express Newspaper

Free flu shot for at risk residents - The Express Newspaper

With flu season rapidly approaching and the very real threat of COVID-19 still affecting the country, at risk Tablelanders will get the chance to receive a fre [...] Read full article: Free flu shot for at risk residents - Th...→

Vegetable seedling sales increase across Queensland - The Express Newspaper

Vegetable seedling sales increase across Queensland - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba Garden Centre has seen a huge increase in sales especially vegetable plants as residents are looking for something productive to pass the time in i [...] Read full article: Vegetable seedling sales increase across...→

Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Express Newspaper

Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Express Newspaper

Sunwater recreation areas, dams, lakes and weirs to re-open This Saturday, Seqwater and Sunwater sites will be re-opened for day use but camping, playgrounds a [...] Read full article: Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Expres...→

Tablelands United - The Express Newspaper

Tablelands United - The Express Newspaper

The President of the Tablelands Chamber of Commerce Bree Hargreaves has been pleasantly surprised at the engagement she has received from the local community s [...] Read full article: Tablelands United - The Express Newspape...→

COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba and Atherton hospitals have received new tools to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of fever clinics operating out of both hospitals. Th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tableland...→

Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership - The Express Newspaper

Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership - The Express Newspaper

MAREEBA Lions held their annual changeover dinner on Saturday, August 1 with long standing lion Trevor Chapman being awarded a lifetime membership for his serv [...] Read full article: Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership...→

Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Newspaper

Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Newspaper

Volunteers needed As more cars hit the road after the COVID lockdowns the Agile Wallaby Project has noticed an increase in deaths in wallabies across Far North [...] Read full article: Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Ne...→

TRC under audit and review - The Express Newspaper

TRC under audit and review - The Express Newspaper

On Friday, July 31 the Tablelands Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Rod Marti handed down a balanced budget meaning that the council was no longer in deficit if it [...] Read full article: TRC under audit and review - The Express...→

Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Day - The Express Newspaper

Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Day - The Express Newspaper

One of the Tablelands top beef studs are looking forward to throwing open their gate for this Sundays Better Beef Open Day. Stephen Pearce from the Telpara Hil [...] Read full article: Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Da...→

Special medallion for World War 2 veterans - The Express Newspaper

Special medallion for World War 2 veterans - The Express Newspaper

VP day (or victory in the pacific day) is today August 15. This is the day in which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to a [...] Read full article: Special medallion for World War 2 vetera...→

Charity walk to donate to locals - The Express Newspaper

Charity walk to donate to locals - The Express Newspaper

THE annual ‘Speewah to the Hat’ charity walk is scheduled for this weekend with more than 100 hikers set to make the trek from Speewah down to the Red Beret Ho [...] Read full article: Charity walk to donate to locals - The E...→

New candidate for cook announced - The Express Newspaper

New candidate for cook announced - The Express Newspaper

Last week NQ First Leader Jason Costigan announced former long-serving Wujal Wujal Mayor Desmond Tayley as the NQ FIRST candidate for the seat of Cook. Mr Cost [...] Read full article: New candidate for cook announced - The E...→

Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed upgrades - The Express Newspaper

Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed upgrades - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba Ambulance Station started much needed upgrades last week with the station undergoing a 2-million-dollar investment. The new station will include a [...] Read full article: Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed ...→

Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Express Newspaper

Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Express Newspaper

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has announced $10m to take the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project one step closer to fruition. A business case for the pr [...] Read full article: Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Ex...→

Students cleared to go back to school - The Express Newspaper

Students cleared to go back to school - The Express Newspaper

Schools across Queensland will start to return to a sense of semi-normalcy with some students now starting to trickle through their gates. Last Tuesday as Quee [...] Read full article: Students cleared to go back to school - ...→

New information centre still going ahead - The Express Newspaper

New information centre still going ahead - The Express Newspaper

A new travellers information centre and interactive sculpture park at Lakeland is still going ahead during the current COVID-19 crisis. Project earthworks star [...] Read full article: New information centre still going ahead...→

Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The Express Newspaper

Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The Express Newspaper

Mayor Rod Marti has taken a razor to the TRC At last week’s first ordinary meeting for the new TRC, Mayor Rod Marti wasted no time in cost-cutting. In an unpre [...] Read full article: Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The E...→

Local business left out in the cold - The Express Newspaper

Local business left out in the cold - The Express Newspaper

Local business left out in the cold With all the roadwork’s going on in Mareeba and on the Kennedy Highway, local residents could be mistaken for thinking that [...] Read full article: Local business left out in the cold - Th...→

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - The Express Newspaper

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - The Express Newspaper

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices Last week MSF Sugar was being congratulated on reversing its stance on selling molasses to local farmers. Originally MSF ha [...] Read full article: TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - Th...→

Queensland Schools to start heading back - The Express Newspaper

Queensland Schools to start heading back - The Express Newspaper

Breaking news: This morning the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that state school students will return to the classroom in stages, starting [...] Read full article: Queensland Schools to start heading back...→

Flower shops see massive sales increase - The Express Newspaper

Flower shops see massive sales increase - The Express Newspaper

With residents stuck at home and isolated from their friends and families, flowers are making a big comeback and delivering joy to those stuck at home. Florist [...] Read full article: Flower shops see massive sales increase ...→

Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Express Newspaper

Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Express Newspaper

As most people drive past Mitch Humphries farm at Millaa Millaa they always take a second look at his cows. That’s because his cows are buffalo, Mitch is the o [...] Read full article: Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Expr...→

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. - The Express Newspaper

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. - The Express Newspaper

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. Today PM Scott Morrison announced that Australians have been so successful in flattening t [...] Read full article: PM says a decision on lifting restrictio...→

Vegetable seedling sales increase across Queensland - The Express Newspaper

Vegetable seedling sales increase across Queensland - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba Garden Centre has seen a huge increase in sales especially vegetable plants as residents are looking for something productive to pass the time in i [...] Read full article: Vegetable seedling sales increase across...→

Virtual bra fittings from local business  - The Express Newspaper

Virtual bra fittings from local business  - The Express Newspaper

Virtual bra fittings from local business  A plethora of local business have had to adjust and rework a lot of their services to try and survive during the COVI [...] Read full article: Virtual bra fittings from local business...→

Residents asked to report COVID-19 breaches - The Express Newspaper

Residents asked to report COVID-19 breaches - The Express Newspaper

Queenslanders can now report Covid-19 compliance breaches online following the launch of a new Policelink reporting form. The Queensland Police Service (QPS) h [...] Read full article: Residents asked to report COVID-19 breac...→

Tablelands United - The Express Newspaper

Tablelands United - The Express Newspaper

The President of the Tablelands Chamber of Commerce Bree Hargreaves has been pleasantly surprised at the engagement she has received from the local community s [...] Read full article: Tablelands United - The Express Newspape...→

Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - The Express Newspaper

Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - The Express Newspaper

Queensland’s COVID-19 Anzac Day plans Tablelands police issued eight notices to people for failing to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s directive over the [...] Read full article: Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - ...→

Robbie Katter welcomes first child - The Express Newspaper

ROBBIE Katter has welcomed his first child Peaches Grace Katter was born April 20 at 11.10am weighing 6lb 9oz. The Queensland leader of Katter’s Australian Par [...] Read full article: Robbie Katter welcomes first child - The...→

Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Express Newspaper

Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Express Newspaper

Residents are worried about thousands of Little Red flying foxes currently roosting in an area known as the Tolga Scrub about 5 minutes’ drive north of Atherto [...] Read full article: Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Ex...→

Round table on crime amounts to nothing - The Express Newspaper

Round table on crime amounts to nothing - The Express Newspaper

Local businesses are claiming that youth crime is on the rise in Mareeba. Several local businesses have been broken into over the past few week including the C [...] Read full article: Round table on crime amounts to nothing ...→

New footys for juniors - The Express Newspaper

New footys for juniors - The Express Newspaper

BOTH the Mareeba and Atherton Junior Rugby League teams have received an influx of some brand new balls to use courtesy of Incitec Pivot Fertilisers. The balls [...] Read full article: New footys for juniors - The Express New...→

Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper

Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper

Casey comes 360 When Casey Wright was 24 she started dabbling with illegal drugs, at first she thought it was a fad, but when her friends stopped using, Casey [...] Read full article: Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper...→

Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for Cook - The Express Newspaper

Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for Cook - The Express Newspaper

With the Queensland State Election less than three months away, The Express can exclusively reveal that the LNP candidate for Cook will be former Mareeba Shire [...] Read full article: Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for ...→

Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Express Newspaper

Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Express Newspaper

A custodial correctional officer will undergo testing for blood-borne diseases following an incident at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre where he was bitten by a [...] Read full article: Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Ex...→

Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - The Express Newspaper

Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - The Express Newspaper

Matt Hilton moved to Atherton from Sydney with his parents in 2006. Yesterday he was handed a 10-and-a-half year jail sentence for his part in one of Far North [...] Read full article: Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - Th...→

Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Express Newspaper

Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Express Newspaper

AS a part of May’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, the Mareeba Shire Council in partnership with Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service, has [...] Read full article: Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Exp...→

OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Newspaper

OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Newspaper

We are spoilt Several years ago I travelled to Malawi which is one of the poorest countries on earth. When I say they are poor, I don’t mean starving. They liv [...] Read full article: OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Ne...→

Outback areas get greater freedom under COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Outback areas get greater freedom under COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Last week Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the gradual easing of lockdown measures across the state. The premier also announced that some government are [...] Read full article: Outback areas get greater freedom under ...→

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-step program to ease up on restrictions and restart the e [...] Read full article: PM announces three-step plan to reopen A...→

Erosion prevention makes progress on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

Erosion prevention makes progress on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

Special ‘Zuni Bowls’ were constructed across Tablelands farms 10 months ago by Terrain NRM to stop land erosion and progress can already been seen. Zuni Bowls [...] Read full article: Erosion prevention makes progress on Tab...→

New mental health website targets rural men - The Express Newspaper

New mental health website targets rural men - The Express Newspaper

A new mental health website has been launched by the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) specifically targeting rural men who are unsure about how an [...] Read full article: New mental health website targets rural ...→

Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspaper

Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspaper

Pedal Power Revival One positive to come out of the current COVID19 pandemic has been the increase in outdoor exercise that Queenslanders have been participati [...] Read full article: Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspa...→

Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Express Newspaper

Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Express Newspaper

ON Friday several tiers of government, as well as the Mareeba Chamber of Commerce, came together to form a COVID-19 Mareeba community taskforce. At the meeting [...] Read full article: Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Ex...→

Business reopens after COVID-19 restrictions lifted - The Express Newspaper

Business reopens after COVID-19 restrictions lifted - The Express Newspaper

Multiple business owner Lauren Channells is excited to finally get her photography business off the back burner and reopen her services after some COVID-19 res [...] Read full article: Business reopens after COVID-19 restrict...→

Free flu shot for at risk residents - The Express Newspaper

Free flu shot for at risk residents - The Express Newspaper

With flu season rapidly approaching and the very real threat of COVID-19 still affecting the country, at risk Tablelanders will get the chance to receive a fre [...] Read full article: Free flu shot for at risk residents - Th...→

Private dentists back to work - The Express Newspaper

Private dentists back to work - The Express Newspaper

Private dental practitioners have had their level three restrictions lifted and have gone back down to level two, allowing them  much more freedom in what they [...] Read full article: Private dentists back to work - The Expr...→

Government fund to help zoos and wildlife parks - The Express Newspaper

Government fund to help zoos and wildlife parks - The Express Newspaper

With tourism being one of the hardest industries hit by COVID-19, The Federal Government has announced a 94.6 million dollar package to support zoos, wildlife [...] Read full article: Government fund to help zoos and wildlif...→

Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Express Newspaper

Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Express Newspaper

Sunwater recreation areas, dams, lakes and weirs to re-open This Saturday, Seqwater and Sunwater sites will be re-opened for day use but camping, playgrounds a [...] Read full article: Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Expres...→

Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The Express Newspaper

Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The Express Newspaper

Teacher’s aides at Mareeba State High School have been working overtime due to new home schooling procedures and have been rewarded with a BBQ last Monday, Apr [...] Read full article: Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The ...→

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland - The Express Newspaper

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland - The Express Newspaper

Following encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will be eased in Queensland from next weekend. Today Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and H [...] Read full article: BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased ...→

COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba and Atherton hospitals have received new tools to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of fever clinics operating out of both hospitals. Th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tableland...→

Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership - The Express Newspaper

Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership - The Express Newspaper

MAREEBA Lions held their annual changeover dinner on Saturday, August 1 with long standing lion Trevor Chapman being awarded a lifetime membership for his serv [...] Read full article: Lion Chapman awarded lifetime membership...→

Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Express Newspaper

Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Express Newspaper

Residents are worried about thousands of Little Red flying foxes currently roosting in an area known as the Tolga Scrub about 5 minutes’ drive north of Atherto [...] Read full article: Flying Foxes drive people batty - The Ex...→

Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Newspaper

Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Newspaper

Volunteers needed As more cars hit the road after the COVID lockdowns the Agile Wallaby Project has noticed an increase in deaths in wallabies across Far North [...] Read full article: Wallaby rescuers needed - The Express Ne...→

Round table on crime amounts to nothing - The Express Newspaper

Round table on crime amounts to nothing - The Express Newspaper

Local businesses are claiming that youth crime is on the rise in Mareeba. Several local businesses have been broken into over the past few week including the C [...] Read full article: Round table on crime amounts to nothing ...→

New footys for juniors - The Express Newspaper

New footys for juniors - The Express Newspaper

BOTH the Mareeba and Atherton Junior Rugby League teams have received an influx of some brand new balls to use courtesy of Incitec Pivot Fertilisers. The balls [...] Read full article: New footys for juniors - The Express New...→

TRC under audit and review - The Express Newspaper

TRC under audit and review - The Express Newspaper

On Friday, July 31 the Tablelands Regional Council (TRC) Mayor Rod Marti handed down a balanced budget meaning that the council was no longer in deficit if it [...] Read full article: TRC under audit and review - The Express...→

Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper

Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper

Casey comes 360 When Casey Wright was 24 she started dabbling with illegal drugs, at first she thought it was a fad, but when her friends stopped using, Casey [...] Read full article: Casey comes 360 - The Express Newspaper...→

Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Day - The Express Newspaper

Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Day - The Express Newspaper

One of the Tablelands top beef studs are looking forward to throwing open their gate for this Sundays Better Beef Open Day. Stephen Pearce from the Telpara Hil [...] Read full article: Top Stud looking forward to Beef Open Da...→

Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for Cook - The Express Newspaper

Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for Cook - The Express Newspaper

With the Queensland State Election less than three months away, The Express can exclusively reveal that the LNP candidate for Cook will be former Mareeba Shire [...] Read full article: Edward “Nipper” Brown LNP candidate for ...→

Special medallion for World War 2 veterans - The Express Newspaper

Special medallion for World War 2 veterans - The Express Newspaper

VP day (or victory in the pacific day) is today August 15. This is the day in which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to a [...] Read full article: Special medallion for World War 2 vetera...→

Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Express Newspaper

Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Express Newspaper

A custodial correctional officer will undergo testing for blood-borne diseases following an incident at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre where he was bitten by a [...] Read full article: Officers injured at Lotus Glen. - The Ex...→

Charity walk to donate to locals - The Express Newspaper

Charity walk to donate to locals - The Express Newspaper

THE annual ‘Speewah to the Hat’ charity walk is scheduled for this weekend with more than 100 hikers set to make the trek from Speewah down to the Red Beret Ho [...] Read full article: Charity walk to donate to locals - The E...→

Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - The Express Newspaper

Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - The Express Newspaper

Matt Hilton moved to Atherton from Sydney with his parents in 2006. Yesterday he was handed a 10-and-a-half year jail sentence for his part in one of Far North [...] Read full article: Atherton Drug Dealers gets 10 years - Th...→

New candidate for cook announced - The Express Newspaper

New candidate for cook announced - The Express Newspaper

Last week NQ First Leader Jason Costigan announced former long-serving Wujal Wujal Mayor Desmond Tayley as the NQ FIRST candidate for the seat of Cook. Mr Cost [...] Read full article: New candidate for cook announced - The E...→

Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Express Newspaper

Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Express Newspaper

AS a part of May’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, the Mareeba Shire Council in partnership with Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service, has [...] Read full article: Red Bench Project to combat DV - The Exp...→

Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed upgrades - The Express Newspaper

Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed upgrades - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba Ambulance Station started much needed upgrades last week with the station undergoing a 2-million-dollar investment. The new station will include a [...] Read full article: Mareeba Ambulance Station to get needed ...→

OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Newspaper

OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Newspaper

We are spoilt Several years ago I travelled to Malawi which is one of the poorest countries on earth. When I say they are poor, I don’t mean starving. They liv [...] Read full article: OPINION: We are spolit. - The Express Ne...→

Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Express Newspaper

Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Express Newspaper

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has announced $10m to take the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project one step closer to fruition. A business case for the pr [...] Read full article: Lakeland one step closer to dam - The Ex...→

Outback areas get greater freedom under COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Outback areas get greater freedom under COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Last week Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the gradual easing of lockdown measures across the state. The premier also announced that some government are [...] Read full article: Outback areas get greater freedom under ...→

Students cleared to go back to school - The Express Newspaper

Students cleared to go back to school - The Express Newspaper

Schools across Queensland will start to return to a sense of semi-normalcy with some students now starting to trickle through their gates. Last Tuesday as Quee [...] Read full article: Students cleared to go back to school - ...→

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. - The Express Newspaper

PM announces three-step plan to reopen Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-step program to ease up on restrictions and restart the e [...] Read full article: PM announces three-step plan to reopen A...→

New information centre still going ahead - The Express Newspaper

New information centre still going ahead - The Express Newspaper

A new travellers information centre and interactive sculpture park at Lakeland is still going ahead during the current COVID-19 crisis. Project earthworks star [...] Read full article: New information centre still going ahead...→

Erosion prevention makes progress on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

Erosion prevention makes progress on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

Special ‘Zuni Bowls’ were constructed across Tablelands farms 10 months ago by Terrain NRM to stop land erosion and progress can already been seen. Zuni Bowls [...] Read full article: Erosion prevention makes progress on Tab...→

Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The Express Newspaper

Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The Express Newspaper

Mayor Rod Marti has taken a razor to the TRC At last week’s first ordinary meeting for the new TRC, Mayor Rod Marti wasted no time in cost-cutting. In an unpre [...] Read full article: Mayor Marti cancels cash and car - The E...→

New mental health website targets rural men - The Express Newspaper

New mental health website targets rural men - The Express Newspaper

A new mental health website has been launched by the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) specifically targeting rural men who are unsure about how an [...] Read full article: New mental health website targets rural ...→

Local business left out in the cold - The Express Newspaper

Local business left out in the cold - The Express Newspaper

Local business left out in the cold With all the roadwork’s going on in Mareeba and on the Kennedy Highway, local residents could be mistaken for thinking that [...] Read full article: Local business left out in the cold - Th...→

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - The Express Newspaper

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - The Express Newspaper

TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices Last week MSF Sugar was being congratulated on reversing its stance on selling molasses to local farmers. Originally MSF ha [...] Read full article: TRC accuses MSF of unfair practices - Th...→

Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspaper

Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspaper

Pedal Power Revival One positive to come out of the current COVID19 pandemic has been the increase in outdoor exercise that Queenslanders have been participati [...] Read full article: Pedal Power Revival - The Express Newspa...→

Queensland Schools to start heading back - The Express Newspaper

Queensland Schools to start heading back - The Express Newspaper

Breaking news: This morning the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that state school students will return to the classroom in stages, starting [...] Read full article: Queensland Schools to start heading back...→

Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Express Newspaper

Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Express Newspaper

ON Friday several tiers of government, as well as the Mareeba Chamber of Commerce, came together to form a COVID-19 Mareeba community taskforce. At the meeting [...] Read full article: Mareeba Covid taskforce formed. - The Ex...→

Flower shops see massive sales increase - The Express Newspaper

Flower shops see massive sales increase - The Express Newspaper

With residents stuck at home and isolated from their friends and families, flowers are making a big comeback and delivering joy to those stuck at home. Florist [...] Read full article: Flower shops see massive sales increase ...→

Business reopens after COVID-19 restrictions lifted - The Express Newspaper

Business reopens after COVID-19 restrictions lifted - The Express Newspaper

Multiple business owner Lauren Channells is excited to finally get her photography business off the back burner and reopen her services after some COVID-19 res [...] Read full article: Business reopens after COVID-19 restrict...→

Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Express Newspaper

Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Express Newspaper

As most people drive past Mitch Humphries farm at Millaa Millaa they always take a second look at his cows. That’s because his cows are buffalo, Mitch is the o [...] Read full article: Buffalo farmer feels the heat - The Expr...→

Free flu shot for at risk residents - The Express Newspaper

Free flu shot for at risk residents - The Express Newspaper

With flu season rapidly approaching and the very real threat of COVID-19 still affecting the country, at risk Tablelanders will get the chance to receive a fre [...] Read full article: Free flu shot for at risk residents - Th...→

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. - The Express Newspaper

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. - The Express Newspaper

PM says a decision on lifting restrictions will be made next Friday. Today PM Scott Morrison announced that Australians have been so successful in flattening t [...] Read full article: PM says a decision on lifting restrictio...→

Private dentists back to work - The Express Newspaper

Private dentists back to work - The Express Newspaper

Private dental practitioners have had their level three restrictions lifted and have gone back down to level two, allowing them  much more freedom in what they [...] Read full article: Private dentists back to work - The Expr...→

Vegetable seedling sales increase across Queensland - The Express Newspaper

Vegetable seedling sales increase across Queensland - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba Garden Centre has seen a huge increase in sales especially vegetable plants as residents are looking for something productive to pass the time in i [...] Read full article: Vegetable seedling sales increase across...→

Government fund to help zoos and wildlife parks - The Express Newspaper

Government fund to help zoos and wildlife parks - The Express Newspaper

With tourism being one of the hardest industries hit by COVID-19, The Federal Government has announced a 94.6 million dollar package to support zoos, wildlife [...] Read full article: Government fund to help zoos and wildlif...→

Virtual bra fittings from local business  - The Express Newspaper

Virtual bra fittings from local business  - The Express Newspaper

Virtual bra fittings from local business  A plethora of local business have had to adjust and rework a lot of their services to try and survive during the COVI [...] Read full article: Virtual bra fittings from local business...→

Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Express Newspaper

Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Express Newspaper

Sunwater recreation areas, dams, lakes and weirs to re-open This Saturday, Seqwater and Sunwater sites will be re-opened for day use but camping, playgrounds a [...] Read full article: Lake Tinaroo set to re-open - The Expres...→

Residents asked to report COVID-19 breaches - The Express Newspaper

Residents asked to report COVID-19 breaches - The Express Newspaper

Queenslanders can now report Covid-19 compliance breaches online following the launch of a new Policelink reporting form. The Queensland Police Service (QPS) h [...] Read full article: Residents asked to report COVID-19 breac...→

Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The Express Newspaper

Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The Express Newspaper

Teacher’s aides at Mareeba State High School have been working overtime due to new home schooling procedures and have been rewarded with a BBQ last Monday, Apr [...] Read full article: Teacher’s aides rewarded with BBQ - The ...→

Tablelands United - The Express Newspaper

Tablelands United - The Express Newspaper

The President of the Tablelands Chamber of Commerce Bree Hargreaves has been pleasantly surprised at the engagement she has received from the local community s [...] Read full article: Tablelands United - The Express Newspape...→

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland - The Express Newspaper

BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased in Queensland - The Express Newspaper

Following encouraging signs of flattening the curve, some restrictions will be eased in Queensland from next weekend. Today Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and H [...] Read full article: BREAKING: Some restrictions to be eased ...→

Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - The Express Newspaper

Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - The Express Newspaper

Queensland’s COVID-19 Anzac Day plans Tablelands police issued eight notices to people for failing to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s directive over the [...] Read full article: Queensland's COVID-19 Anzac Day plans - ...→

COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tablelands - The Express Newspaper

The Mareeba and Atherton hospitals have received new tools to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of fever clinics operating out of both hospitals. Th [...] Read full article: COVID-19 fever clinics open on Tableland...→

Robbie Katter welcomes first child - The Express Newspaper

ROBBIE Katter has welcomed his first child Peaches Grace Katter was born April 20 at 11.10am weighing 6lb 9oz. The Queensland leader of Katter’s Australian Par [...] Read full article: Robbie Katter welcomes first child - The...→