Getting to know your Federal candidates

Story Published: 16 Jun 2016

AS MACKAY prepares to vote on July 2, the Daily Mercury is taking a look at the candidates and where they stand on issues...

Candidates Capricornia Dawson Election 2016 Federal Election 2016 Mackay Profiles

Minor parties are keen to rattle Warren Truss’s cage

Story Published: 5 Sep 2013

TAKING on a long-term MHR, frontbencher and former minister is a daunting prospect in a conservative electorate.

Candidates Federal Election 2013 Profiles Wide Bay

Katter, Palmer figures add to voting interest in Hinkler

Story Published: 5 Sep 2013

THE Hinkler campaign has been a quiet, largely positive affair, enlivened only by a traffic court appearance on Wednesday...

Candidates Federal Election 2013 Hinkler Profiles

Mario Espana

Story Published: 17 Feb 2013

THE Great Moscow Circus has been performing in Hobart and delighting audience members, including Bridget McGoldrick, who...

Driver Profiles

Truckers Derek, Scotty help on fire front

Story Published: 19 Jan 2013

IT HAD been a horrific week in Tasmania with heat, low humidity, high winds and over 50 fires burning out of control.

Driver Profiles

Sam Lynd

Story Published: 28 Dec 2012

WELL they have done it at last, increased the speed limit on the Brighton by-pass, where it is two lanes each way, to...

Driver Profiles

Kevin Morgan

Story Published: 4 Dec 2012

We were enjoying a cuppa at Mood Food at Kempton the other day and watching all the renovations going on when Michael Wells...

Driver Profiles

Luke Andrews

Story Published: 29 Nov 2012

Driving up the Midland Highway trying out the newly- opened Brighton by-pass the other day we ran into Luke Andrews from...

Driver Profiles

Colin Veivers

Story Published: 12 Sep 2012

YOUNG driver Colin Veivers works for north Queensland small fleet owners Ray and Barb Kruck based at Black River, north of...

Driver Profiles

Lee Whitton

Story Published: 9 Aug 2012

IT WAS, as always, a great pleasure to catch up with our old mate Lee Whitton from Hadspen.

Driver Profiles

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