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Mega wheat harvest chokes Graincorp sites

THE rain-interrupted wheat harvest across the Central Highlands has overwhelmed Graincorp depots, with more than 500,000 tonnes of grain being trucked in. Queensland operations manager...

Mitchell Grass Retreat Wins Unique Accommodation Award at QTIC QLD Tourism Awards

Local Longreach tourist operator, Mitchell Grass Retreat has won a Gold Queensland Tourism Award at last night’s annual awards ceremony, taking home Unique Accommodation. Queensland...

The Royal Theatre Winton Wins Outstanding Contribution by a Volunteer or Volunteer Group Award...

Local Winton tourist operator, The Royal Theatre Winton has won a Gold Queensland Tourism Award at last night’s annual awards ceremony, taking home Outstanding...

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum Wins Major Tourist Award at QTIC QLD Tourism Awards

Local Winton tourist operator, Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History has won a Silver Queensland Tourism Award at last night’s annual awards...

Paddock Day a success.

Another successful ‘Paddock Day’ was held at Hereward Station, on Monday which brought together producers and encouraged deeper community connections. On Monday October 10 about...

Rissmerino makes good sale in Longreach

A recent auction of merino rams held at the Longreach Wool Pavilion had locals a buzz for the high quality of the sheep. Alan...

World-first sustainability scorecard for sheep and wool industry released in Australia

The first Annual Report of the Sheep Sustainability Framework (SSF) will today be released at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo delivering...

Supporting local businesses

Another local vendor to be hit by recent increases in prices has been Foodworks Longreach. Foodworks part-owner Rose Leggett said she has been...

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...

Wombat burrows help other critters survive after fires

Wombat burrows act as survival boltholes for a surprising array of creatures after bushfires hit, a study suggests. Researchers have analysed camera trap images from...