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On This Day: National Fortune Cookie Day!

On National Fortune Cookie Day, celebrated on 20 July, we picture you enjoying a crunchy, sweet delicacy! Every year, Americans commemorate the cookie that...

Johnson’s Mount Isa double

Barcaldine trainer Bevan Johnson’s odyssey to Mount Isa struck paydirt on Monday. The Isa played host to a rare TAB meeting, with Johnson making an...

Barcy’s ‘responsible’ budget

Barcaldine Region residents can expect a rise in general rates and utility charges by four per cent, as Barcaldine Regional Council releases its first...

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Rustlers go Farr at carnival

Longreach talent Kurtis Farr represented Rockhampton Rustlers at the annual 47th Battalion rugby league carnival in Kingaroy last weekend. Farr played an important role in...

Farr scores but Capras defeated

Longreach export Tom Farr scored a try in Central Queensland's 42-28 loss to the PNG Hunters last weekend. The Capras travelled to Port Moresby for...

White hot form

Simon White continued his delightful form on the golf course on Saturday, 13 July at the Longreach Golf Club, after winning the 18-hole Strokeplay...

Members eager for golf’s return

It has been a busy time of the year for the Ilfracombe Golf Club, as their members look forward to a return to play...

Getaways continue to surge

The Longreach Mixed Touch Competition is just over halfway through its regular season, as the race for a spot in the finals looks to...

Success at regional mixed pairs

Well, it's been a busy time for bowlers over the last couple of weekends. Over the weekend of 6-7 July, we had two pairings...

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Rural

There no beef over CQ roads upgrades

The Federal Labor Government has confirmed it backed Premier Steven Miles in bringing forward the $500 million Queensland Beef Corridors project by three years. With...

Countdown to Beef

The countdown is on, with less than 50 days until Beef Australia 2024. The triennial event showcasing best of the beef industry will return to...

Nature’s sense of irony

After a morning of outside work, which left me a bit the worse for wear, I shucked my grubby work clothes for a cold...

Ag Energy Australia: Our story

As a farming family, we wanted our kids to carve their own path in agriculture. So, we decided to give them a leg up...

Beef roads upgrade promise

Central Queensland and the Central West is set to benefit from the development and progressive delivery of $500 million of upgrades to priority road...

GroWQ driving innovation

GroWQ hosted an Agricultural Industry Roundtable on Thursday, 29 February at Longreach’s Qantas Founders Museum. The event was in collaboration with the University of Southern...

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On This Day: National Daiquiri Day!

National Daiquiri Day happens each year on July 19, when people fill their glasses with this rum-based cocktail. Did you know the daiquiri was...

On This Day: Nelson Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela has many accolades. He’s  an iconic figure that triumphed over South Africa’s apartheid regime. He was a human rights lawyer, a prisoner...

Taking the Kokoda Challenge

Months of hard physical labour was put into practice last weekend, with eight senior Longreach State High School students taking part in the Kokoda...

Uncovering our aviation history

Drew Mackay, along with a group of like-minded aviation enthusiasts are embarking on a comprehensive project to document the rich history of Longreach Airport...

Where’s the beef roads funding?

LNP candidate for Gregory and former Barcaldine Mayor Sean Dillon wants to know why there's been no movement on promised Central and Western Queensland...

Community rallies around race club

The Ilfracombe Picnic Race Club hosted their annual race meeting on Saturday, 13 July, with people from around the region making the trip to...