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‘Common sense’ on Basin proposal

Longreach Mayor Tony Rayner has welcomed Premier Steven Miles caution regarding Glencore’s proposal to inject liquid CO2 into the Great Artesian Basin. Speaking at Beef2024...

Show – What you need to know

FAST FACTS FOR THE LONGREACH SHOW WHAT DATE IS IT ON? The show is on Friday, 24 May, to coincide with the public holiday. WHEN DO THE...

Watts to call final at Eagle Farm

Longreach Jockey Club president and renowned outback race caller Andrew Watts has been given the opportunity by Racing Queensland to call June's Battle of...

Showtime in Longreach

The Longreach Show is this Friday, 24 May, with the town ready for what is set to be another great showcase of what the...

Long ride, good cause

What do you get when you ask hundreds of men and women to ride thousands of kilometres on their motorbikes across some of the...

News in Brief

Single vehicle crash Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics transported stable patient to Longreach Hospital on Thursday, 16 May, following a single-vehicle crash on the Landsborough Highway...

Former league star visits Windorah

Former Queensland and Australian rugby league star Darius Boyd made the 1200km trip to Windorah earlier this month to help launch of a new...

Treasurer refutes criticism of Federal Budget

Treasurer Jim Chalmers insists cost-of-living relief in the Federal Budget is substantial, despite criticism over plans to offer energy rebates to every household. While more...

Will West be best at Tourism Town awards?

Voting has closed for the 2024 Queensland Top Tourism Town Awards, and now the wait is on to find out if a Central West...

Bursary helps women with study options

Maranoa MP David Littleproud is once again offering a $1000 bursary through the National Council of Women in Queensland (NCWQ) to help support rural...

Community Events Billboard

Barcaldine Show – PHOTOGRAPHY ENTRIES Please submit your entries for judging before midday on Saturday 8 June to the Barcaldine Pharmacy. In order to be judged,...

A bold man is Boldeman

Boldeman’s was a well known department store in Longreach from the 1920s to the 1970s. Mr J. H. (James Henry) Boldeman began his...

Golfers flock to Tambo Open

Tambo Golf Club hosted its Open Championship on Sunday, 19 May, attracting golfers from across the region in support of the club. This...