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Central West Queensland since 1923
Central West Queensland

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Succession planning at Ballard's Birdy

LONGREACH State High School student, Rochelle Ballard, has been honoured in this year’s Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Salute to Excellence Awards, earning second...

11 August, 2020

Sport & Racing

Return to racing proves popular with punters

PATRONS returned to the Longreach race track in huge numbers last Saturday, albeit under Covid-19 restrictions, and...

3 August, 2020


Littleproud wins UN backdown

THE AUSTRALIAN Government has welcomed the United Nations’ (UN) decision to abandon its misleading and ideological...

11 August, 2020

Local News

Tourists again find Outback irresistable

THE COVID-19 walls that have been built-up around...

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Feeding the multitude

SYMBOLIC as the Yellowbelly is to the Isisford...

Local News

Longreach Band wants YOU

THE LONGREACH Town Band has bought a full set of new...


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Longreach Jockey Club Races - July 25

PUNTERS and fashionistas returned to the...

Local News

Country racing back in the zone

THE COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in horse...

The new Longreach Regional Council consists of (from left) Cr Dale Bignall, Cr Tracy Hatch, Cr Tony Martin, Mayor Tony Rayner, Cr Trevor Smith, Deputy Mayor Leonie Nunn and Cr Tony Emslie.

Local News

Councillors Stand to Deliver

Since the declaration of the officially elected...

National News

Longreach store targeted for closure

RETAIL STORE Target becomes the latest victim...