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Council staff tackle water intake through challenge

Council staff tackle water intake through challenge

The average Australian only drinks 1.29 litres of water each day. With the recommended intake almost double that at 2.6 litres for men and 2.1 litres for women, most of us need to shape up and
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Partnership to boost staff skills in rural facilities

Partnership to boost staff skills in rural facilities

Staff in rural communities now have access to more innovative trauma training and support systems thanks to a new partnership between the Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation (MIRI) and Glencore. Glencore has invested $100,000 towards
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Let’s Shape Up! at Caneland Central event

Let’s Shape Up! at Caneland Central event

Get the kids moving these school holidays at the Let's Shape Up at Caneland Central event! This Friday 6 April from 9am - 3pm in the Community Hub next to Gloria Jean's. There will be FREE fruit
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Vegies Unlimited shaping up to inspire kids across Mackay

Vegies Unlimited shaping up to inspire kids across Mackay

More than 8,700 kids across the Mackay Hospital and Health Service (HHS) are considered overweight or obese. The Let’s Shape Up! project and Vegies Unlimited are teaming up to reduce this number by delivering fresh crates
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Sandy inspires with weight loss success

Sandy inspires with weight loss success

For 24 years Sandy McNamara has been battling with her weight. Experiencing her fair share of ups and downs the 52-year-old mother of two has had multiple failed attempts at both shake and calorie restricted
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