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Longreach ballot draw holds interest

The ballot draw for next month’s Longreach Regional Council election took place last Wednesday. With Tony Rayner the lone mayoral candidate, ensuring he will continue...

Ballot orders confirmed for Barcaldine, Blackall-Tambo and Winton

The ballot orders have been decided for the Barcaldine, Blackall-Tambo and Winton council areas ahead of next month’s local government elections. Starting with Barcaldine Regional...

Meet and greet for parents

On Monday evening, Longreach State School held their annual Parent Teacher Meet and Greet. Students proudly brought their families into their classrooms to show them...

COUNCILLOR CANDIDATE PROFILE: Strong ties to Barcaldine

My name is Dorothy Skinn. My family moved to Barcaldine in 2000 and bought the Barcaldine Bakery in 2008. I am a mother and grandmother with...

Welcome to Winton

The Winton Shire Council hosted a very successful meet n greet function at the North Gregory Shire last week. More than 100 people attended...

Longreach High invests in future

Longreach State High School held its annual Investiture Ceremony on Monday to celebrate the induction of their student leaders, Student Representative Council and Leo...

People Power behind World’s Largest Frog Project

FrogID, the Australian Museum’s trail-blazing national frog count and the largest global citizen science project about frogs, has reached a new milestone, one million...

Bundaberg man left wide awake after discovering $2.9 million Saturday Gold Lotto win

A Bundaberg man has confessed he couldn’t sleep a wink after checking his Saturday Gold Lotto ticket late at night and realising he had...

Bundaberg’s newest attraction

Bundaberg locals now have the chance to channel their inner lumberjack at the recently unveiled Rum Raiders Axe Throwing. This unique experience sprouted from...

Gaza truce talks end inconclusively as Rafah braces

Talks involving the United States, Egypt, Israel and Qatar on a Gaza truce have ended without a breakthrough as calls grow for Israel to...

More than 1m claims outstanding at Services Australia

More than one million claims made to Services Australia remain outstanding, despite thousands of new staff hired to the department to reduce the backlog. Services...

WA’s $64.3 million gun buyback to begin on February 21

A state government sponsored firearms buyback in Western Australia will begin next week. The $64.3 million scheme starts on February 21 and run for six...

Mann poised for Dogs’ debut

Winton Devils junior Kurt Mann is set to make his first appearance for the Bulldogs this Friday, after the 178-game NRL veteran made the...