'''Mackay''' [http://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/about_mackay/visitor_information/attractions] is a tropical city on the eastern coast of the [[Australia|Australian]] state of [[Queensland]], some 900 km north of the state capital [[Brisbane]].
'''Mackay Airport (MKY)''' is 5km south of the city centre. It has services from QANTAS, Virgin Blue and Jetstar have frequent flights from [[Brisbane]]. Qantaslink have services to [[Cairns]], [[Townsville]], and [[Rockhampton]]. Tiger airways now offers direct flights from Melbourne
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The '''Bruce Highway'' is the coastal highway between [[Brisbane]] and [[Cairns]] and passes through Mackay.
===By bus ===
Taxis are available from major shopping centres and individuals can call the service to be picked up from a specified destination.
*Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinema's
'''Caneland Central''' is located on Mangrove Road and includes major retailers such as
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