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Is Wade Australia’s next country music star?

Musician Wade Forster will soon strum his guitar in Tamworth as a top 10 finalist for the Toyota Star Maker 2024 Awards. Wade, who...

Macka’s Moments – Ladies Day in Longreach

In the lead-up to the new year, I will be naming my top five sporting moments from across the Central West for 2023. Ladies Day...

CW residents to remain cautious about whooping cough

Whooping cough (pertussis) cases are on the increase across Queensland, with 440 confirmed cases so far this year, compared to 47 for the same...

Capturing airline history

At the Qantas Founders Museum under the Boeing 747 on Thursday, 16 November, a crowd gathered for the unveiling of the Red Tail time...

LSS Makes A Splash

In the scorching embrace of one of the hottest days of the year, Longreach State School played host to the much-anticipated annual Inter-House Swimming...

Netball finals frenzy

A wave of anticipation for the finals has engulfed the region, capturing the eyes of many as the Longreach Netball Association steers through the...

Jones Claims November Medal

A field of 16 golfers graced the Ilfracombe course last Saturday 11 November, with more than reputation on the line with last weekend’s competition...

Mann on the Move

The Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs have confirmed the signing of Winton-born rugby league player Kurt Mann on a two-year deal from 2024, after spending five...

Smashing end to season

The Western Queensland Rugby Union (WQRU) - Juniors held their inaugural Summer Cup on Friday, 10 November, at Ilfracombe Oval. After six weeks of play...

Sunset carnival stands out

The Longreach Athletics Club has been nominated for the ‘Event of the Year’ award by Athletics North Queensland, with the awards night being this...

Calamity of errors that can’t be ignored

Jokingly, I’ve always had the theory that if an Australian Rugby League team loses any game, the coach should be fired immediately, due to...

Brown blitzes Ilfracombe course

The Ilfracombe Golf Club held their weekly golf tournament last Sunday 5 November, with a strong field of seven keen to go low in...

Community Events

Lions Club of Longreach Christmas Street Party Groups, organisations, and individuals are invited to operate a stall at no charge. Registrations are due by Friday,...

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