News

Show marvels in Barcy

The Barcaldine Pastoral Agricultural and Horticultural Society hosted the town’s annual show on Saturday, 15 June, featuring local arts, machinery displays, market stalls, and...

Dutton announces seven sites for nuclear plants, including Callide

Tens of thousands of Australians in five states could be living near nuclear power plants if the coalition wins the next federal election, including...

On This Day: National Garfield the Cat Day

He’s witty, he’s sassy, he’s blunt, he’s saucy…he’s, well, Garfield. On June 19, National Garfield the Cat Day celebrates the world’s most opinionated feline....

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Sport

A day for the favourites

Longreach Jockey Club hosted a meeting last Saturday, 15 June, with the seven-race card giving, giving racegoers some intriguing action. It has been a busy...

Peoples clan knock up a special victory for late trainer

The colours that Neville Peoples made famous through the Central West for decades made a profound impact at Caloundra on Sunday just hours after...

Dogs’ a Mann down

Winton Devils junior and Bulldogs utility Kurt Mann has accepted a two-match suspension for his involvement in a crusher tackle on Parramatta Eels centre...

Tigers take talents to Alpha

Alpha Brumbies will host the Longreach/Ilfracombe Tigers in the final round of the Central West Rugby League Competition on Saturday. It is a top-four battle...

Premiership battle looms

The Central West Rugby League season is entering its final round on Saturday with the stage set for a top-of-the-table clash between two competition...

Golf returns to Longreach

The Longreach Golf Club hosted their weekly competition last Saturday, 8 June, with two competitions in operation on the day. Eight players were part of...

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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: take your cat to work day

For all you cat lovers out there, it’s time to celebrate your feline friend. Whoever is responsible for Take Your Cat to Work Day,...

Buyers experience outback magic

Eight international buyers from Germany have experienced the region’s tourism offerings first-hand, as part of a familiarisation tour organised by the Outback Queensland Tourism...

Students v staff in dodgeball comp

Longreach State School Year 6 leaders challenged the school staff to a game of dodgeball on Friday last week. Students threw down the gauntlet to...

Festival celebrates Winton’s literary history

Winton sure is a town with a literary history. The early shearers in the 1890s had their own reading rooms in their strike camps. The landholders...

Archives: What was news 80 years ago

On This Day 17 June 1944 Squadron Leader P. J. McGinness, a veteran of two wars and a co-founder of Qantas Airways, has been serving Australia...

All the fun of Queensland Day

Longreach celebrated Queensland Day in style on Sunday, 9 June. The Longreach Showgrounds played host to a series of activities, including the Colour Run, Amazing...