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The local service in Mackay that comes to you to fix and maintain your machinery, forklift, golf buggy or industrial equipment

Peter’s Mobile Maintenance is equipped for mobile welding, service and maintenance of

machinery, from forklifts and small trucks to industrial equipment.

We also provide short-term labour hire. 23 more words

Forklift Repair

Wanting to write, but...

I have this urge in me to write but for some reason I can’t settle to do that. I have lots of excuses, like the most painful sciatica for the past fortnight and being tired after work and being busy painting and all the gardening that needs doing at the end of the wet and ….. 155 more words

Economic impact of natural disasters

Having grown up in Townsville, I know very well that North Queenslanders are a resilient bunch and will recover quickly from the impacts of Cyclone Ita, although, as we’ve seen, the immediate impacts on some families and communities have been severe (see… 96 more words


This weekend, we were expecting a Category 5 cyclone somewhere in North Queensland. Cyclone Ita was coming in at a strange angle, very sharp from the North, very slowly heading SSW, and as a result of her slowing moving, managed to intensify within a week from a very broad, average cyclone, to having a very tightknit Category 5 centre, “apparently” stronger than Yasi (but not as big). 3,673 more words


Farah Injured as Tigers Maul Cowboys

An elbow injury to Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah soured his side’s 16-4 victory over North Queensland at Campbelltown Stadium.

What: NRL Round 6
Who: 377 more words


Growing Chinese visitor numbers great news for Qld tourism

Mission Beach blogger Pete Faulkner has been closely following Chinese visitor numbers, given that many tourism operators, especially in the Far North, are hopeful that Chinese tourism will revive their industry. 162 more words


So my goldfish turned out to be some type of bridal fish, and she doesn’t look too happy about it. The colours in the photo aren’t very true and I couldn’t fix them properly, so close enough will have to be good enough. 219 more words