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From cafe to uni hub

Winton Shire councillors met with Keegan Mulligan, the new owner of Winton's old Capitol Cafe Building on Thursday, 11 April to discuss the future...

Getting ready for Men’s Shed Markets

The Longreach Showgrounds Wool Pavilion was full of busy bees this week in preparation for the first Men's Shed Markets of the year, to...

Legal battle is on for basin

As support to ban Glencore from dumping “industrial waste” into the Great Artesian Basin grows, Agforce and other groups are continuing their fight to...

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Sport

Fast start to the new season

Longreach Athletics Club staged its first official club meet of 2024 on Sunday, 7 April. The weather was warm and sunny, and the athletes were...

Auskick session in Longreach

Auskick and AFL return to Longreach next Monday with training and games at the Longreach State School. Local co-ordinator Michael Lloyd said the...

North Gregory off and racing

A five-race program was presented by the North Gregory Turf Club Inc on Saturday, 6 April and a very large crowd attended. The crowd was...

King earns his crown in Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe Golf Club members welcomed back their weekly competition on Saturday, 13 April, after no golf was played in the week prior due to...

Bowls with Bones

Well I’m the first to admit it’s been quiet on the competition games at the Longreach Bowls Club over the last few weeks, but...

Jockey on a Missen for happiness in the Central West

Jason Missen is a jockey in an excellent headspace as the Central West racing year starts to build momentum. The 47-year-old has been a ‘fly-in...

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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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Getting a handle on iconic theatre

When the foyer doors opened at the Royal Theatre this year to the first movie of the season, (a John Wayne Classic on Sunday...

Barcaldine couple eye bright future after $180K Keno win

A young Barcaldine couple is now relishing the future possibilities their $180,000 Keno win might allow them after being surprised and delighted by a...

Making an Anzac garden

Around Australia the use of gardens and trees play a very important part in the memorial of honouring our Anzac service men and women....

Community Events Billboard

Saturday 20 April The Grass Growers Ball GroWQ brings you the inaugural black tie Grass Growers Ball, lets celebrate our industry and community in support of...

Generous gift for Share the Dignity

South Burnett's Share the Dignity March drive was a display of great generosity. A total of 123 pads and 82 tampons were donated throughout...

Barty playing for future

Sporting legend and Ipswich local Ash Barty will add her star power to State Library of Queensland’s successful play-based learning initiative First 5 Forever. Ash’s...