AN unusable piece of water-logged land on a Tully banana farm has been transformed into a wetland in a bid to improve run-off water quality.
The fear of failing to meet chemical requirements acts as a barrier for growers to engage with expanding export market opportunities.
Recreational fishos will enjoy the Lucinda jetty for years to come with the Port of Townsville carrying out $1.2 million in repairs.
Direct flights between Sydney and the Whitsundays will resume on Saturday after the coronavirus pandemic forced their cancellation.
Plans to move a large colony of flying foxes from the centre of Charters Towers have been delayed after the bats were found to be carrying young.
Roadworks have been accelerated on the Flinders Highway between Townsville and Charters Towers in a move that is touted to help support the development of a new motorsport precinct.