The Longreach Leader was first published in 1923. 

Central Queensland Media Pty Ltd is proud to take ownership of the newspaper and carry on the tradition with the re-launch of the publication in December of 2021. The Longreach Leader and Central West Leader will continue to serve the community with local news and information as well as sport, agriculture and business. Our independent team under the Today News Group banner will stive to meet and exceed reader and advertiser expectations.

Our experienced team is passionate about publishing our weekly wrap of news, previews and community updates in our weekly newspaper, as well as online at leadertoday.com.au 

Our mission is be a community voice for the Longreach and Central West Queensland; keeping locals informed and engaged while also promoting the many great features and attributes of the region.