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Central West Queensland since 1923
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Longreach store targeted for closure

RETAIL STORE Target becomes the latest victim of a declining economy, with owner of the business, Wesfarmers, announcing the closure of 167 stores nationwide.

29 May, 2020

Sport & Racing

Mount Isa Rodeo goes virtual to buck Covid

ORIGINALLY cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions, the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo committee announced last Tuesday that...

29 May, 2020


RESQ make job seeking simpler in the Outback

AS PEOPLE across the country struggle with job security, RAPAD Employment Services Queensland (RESQ) has launched...

29 May, 2020

Local News

Sheep and goat assessor joins Simstock team

SIMSTOCK, the locally-owned and operated independent...

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Wetlands welcome to locals…for now

FOLLOWING their decision to remain open for...

Local News

Chiropractor back to Longreach

WESTERN WELLNESS may have closed its doors at...


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Putters postponed…(from left) Jodie Cronin, Sally Hansen and Grace Jones show-off their clubs during the Longreach leg of the 2019 Outback Queensland Masters.

Local News

Outback Queensland Masters Canned

WHAT WAS shaping to be a highlight of the 2020...

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Urgent Solution Needed as Rex Suspends Services

MEDICAL supplies, health workers and essential...

A DAUGHTER’S RECOLLECTION: Rosemary Champion elated to see the memories of her parents, Sir James Walker and Lady Vivienne Walker, are retained at the Eternal Muster Memorial Wall at the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame.

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Honour the past, have a future

AMONG THE trees and peaceful ambiance of the...

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Birdsville Races In Jeopardy

NEARLY 700 kilometres south-west of Longreach...