Mayor Jack Dempsey has written to the Minister for Defence in hopes of getting a new ship named in honour of the region.

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08th Dec. 2020 2:12 PM

As a young seaman, he manned a naval vessel, as Operation Neptune stormed the French coast.

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06th June 2019 6:06 PM

IN HIS first year of retirement Australian Navy veteran Andre Jones hopes to become the first person to run around...

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14th May 2019 5:05 AM

For retired navy man Steve Price, Australia's armed forces provided opportunities he would otherwise never have been able...

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01st May 2019 10:05 AM

Mackay Pipe Band led World War II veterans, serving personnel from HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, and RAAF service men and women...

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27th April 2019 10:04 AM

The local organisation whose growth is stifled by volunteer numbers.

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26th April 2019 3:04 PM

A GROUP of dedicated military history buffs are flying high after securing a temporary home for their aviation and naval...

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13th Feb. 2019 10:02 AM

A local Navy chef and his fellow troops are being thanked by the community for their dedication to their country over...

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27th Dec. 2018 10:12 AM

Fijian and Australian Defence Force veteran Semesa Rocosuka calls Ipswich home

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25th April 2018 12:04 PM