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Smackdown in Bird World

I love watching the world pass by my doorstep. Mind you, being out in the middle of nowhere, there aren’t a whole lot of people...

Aussie Helpers CEO a guiding light

Just like the farmers she champions around the country, Natasha Kocks has learned to be innovative, tenacious and resilient, and to talk just that...

Balin leaves a lasting legacy

The State Government has committed a total of $6 million to fund knife crime prevention campaigns. The government will provide the Balin Stewart Foundation with...

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But wait, there’s even more

Both Saturday and Sunday saw competition games again this weekend. On Saturday we had 6 Championship games with Ladies and Men’s Singles. We had...

Gowing goes low

The Ilfracombe Golf Club hosted their weekly tournament last Saturday 17 February, with a small field of players making the trip with the hopes...

Showgrounds set for showdown

Time is running out for the Birdcage to notch their first win of the season, and with just two matches left for them on...

Combined side takes the field

With a younger cohort of players in the Central West this year, the Under 12 cricket team for the Central Queensland Championships in Emerald...

Young cricketers are best of the west

The Central West sent the first Under 11 cricket side to a Central Queensland Championships last weekend and they performed out of their skins. With...

Mann poised for Dogs’ debut

Winton Devils junior Kurt Mann is set to make his first appearance for the Bulldogs this Friday, after the 178-game NRL veteran made the...

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Easing commodity prices and rising interest rates weigh on Queensland ag sentiment

A combination of easing commodity prices, rising interest rates and dry seasonal conditions in some areas have seen confidence decline among Queensland primary producers...

“Good times” to continue for Australian agriculture, but repeat of “stand out” 2022 unlikely – Rabobank annual outlook

2023 is shaping up as another strong year for Australia’s agricultural sector, although a repeat of last year’s “exceptional” performance is unlikely, Rabobank says...

Rural Property demand hike

Rural property demand reaches a new high with people searching for a lifestyle change according to Mullholland and Co Real Estate Principal Lachie Mulholland. Lachie...

Sheep Producers Australia announces new Non-Executive Independent Director

Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) is pleased to announce that Ms Kerry Harris has been appointed as the new Non-Executive Independent Director. SPA’s purpose is...

National cattle herd skyrockets

Australia’s cattle herd is set to reach its largest size in nearly a decade, with it growing to 28.8 million head, according to cattle...

Poetry cafe woos Winton

A new book-themed cafe in Winton is proving to be a classic. Born in Winton, but travelling often, Lost Poet owner-operator Tahnee Oakhill would...

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Wellshot rattles the Cage

The Longreach Showgrounds played host to the Birdcage and Wellshot cricket clubs in the town’s weekly competition last Friday 9 February, with the two...

Duncan wins in Ilfracombe

The Ilfracombe Golf Club hosted their weekly tournament last Saturday 10 February, with a small field of players keen to go low in an...

New era for Barcy Cricket

The Barcaldine Cricket Club unveiled their newly established cricket nets last weekend, with the top-class facilities now a staple of the town’s showgrounds. It is...

Showgrounds set for 9s extravaganza

The annual 9’s rugby league carnival is on this Saturday 17 February, with teams from across the region in both men's and women's divisions...

Barcy’s cricket clinic a success

The newly established Barcaldine Cricket Nets hosted a two-day clinic last Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February, with coaches from the Cairns-based AP Cricket...

Wellshot roll pass RSL

The Longreach Showgrounds was home to a blockbuster clash in the local competition last Friday 2 February, with two premiership heavyweights going toe-to-toe to...