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ON THIS DAY 21 July 1950 Future of Longreach Scouting Hinges on Increased Parental Interest The future of the 1st Longreach Scout Group is uncertain due to...

Watching the world go by…

A lot of us are people watchers, sitting at a sidewalk café, for example, watching people go by. If you waited even for a...

Rats on the prowl in the West

Many western Queensland and Gulf areas are currently experiencing our periodical rat plague. According to local lore, they come up the rivers after...

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Sport

Outback teams impress at carnival

Queensland Outback lifted silverware at the annual 47th Battalion rugby league carnival in Kingaroy last weekend. The Outback women’s team capped a memorable campaign by...

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...

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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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Jacques to embark on Journey

Jacques Jacobie is embarking on an extraordinary journey this Saturday, July 20, that will see him push himself in a manual wheelchair from Ilfracombe...

Ag industry set for innovation

The GroWQ Innovation Expo kicks off next Thursday, 25 July at the Showground’s Wool Pavilion, providing an opportunity for like-minded figures in the region’s...

Sharing in drought resilience funds

The Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal (FRRR) has awarded $1,285,219 to 46 not-for-profit organisations (NFPs) for projects that will strengthen community preparedness and resilience...

Community Events Billboard

Yayoi Kusama’s The Spirits of the Pumpkins Descended into the Heavens exhibition From now to 22 September. Qantas Founders Museum proudly announces a prominent artwork...

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...