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Australian beef production recovery underway, but unlikely to reach full potential

Australia’s cattle availability will increase in the year ahead – as the national herd continues to rebuild – but supply chain limitations will impede...

Rodeo welcomed by Outback Queensland Tourism Association

Theis weekend'sRoad to Rodeo created great energy and increased media attention for Longreach. A crowd of over 1500 enjoyed rodeo, cooking demonstrations by...

Insurance builds farm resilience

The emotional and physical toll of drought and floods on Australian agricultural communities is costly, but the financial toll is forever front of mind...

NFF welcomes Coalition’s farm safety funding commitment

The National Farmers’ Federation welcomes the Coalition’s commitment of $10 million to improve farm safety outcomes, if elected, which the NFF anticipates will include...

Meat Up for industy interests

Meat and Livestock Australia, along with Australian Wool Innovation, held a forum at the Longreach Civic Centre to hold discussions on the small livestock...

Industry stakeholders discuss key markers of beef sustainability at Canberra forum

More than 30 representatives of State Farming Organisations, Research & Development Corporations, and the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework (ABSF) Sustainability Steering Group (SSG) met...

A life in movies

Growing up Royal Geraldine Coughland didn’t know a childhood without movies, as her parents owned the Winton Royal Theatre. Much of her early life was...

Gearing up for a big year in tourism

With both success and tribulations in 2021, the new year has local tourism businesses excited for what is looking to be their biggest year...

Improvements coming to Winton-Opalton road

The Outback Regional Road and Transport Group (ORRTG) recently reviewed the Regional Road Hierarchy Invest Priority maps and Roads of Strategic Importance and other...

QFM wraps up year of accolades with double bronze

After receiving the Traveller’s Choice Award and Central Queensland Project of the Year, the Qantas Founders Museum has added another two accolades to its...

Safe driving reminder

With the festive season underway, Longreach Police would like to remind the community about the importance of road safety, in particular drink driving. ...

Energy into renewables

The owners of this masthead have very generously extended to me the opportunity to contribute on a regular basis. I look forward to being...

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On May Day with Dave Kerrigan

It's not the first time Barcaldine Labor member and Maranoa candidate Dave Kerrigan has run for a Federal or State election, but his convictions...