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POLICE have confirmed three people are dead after a gas explosion in a caravan in Mount Isa this morning.

Three die in Mt Isa gas explosion  

POLICE have confirmed three people are dead after a gas explosion in a caravan in Mount Isa this morning.
BUSINESS profitability and success is not just based on favourable seasons and commodity prices – it’s about strategically focusing on the core business and identifying the key opportunities to boost returns, says North Queensland canegrower Chris Lyne. 28 Jul 15 BUSINESS profitability and success is not just based on favourable seasons and commodity prices – it’s about...
THE Mystery Box Rally will be leaving right where Sh**box Rally left off in May 2015 – the stunning tropical setting of Townsville. Departing on August 22, the convoy of teams from all over Australia will embark on a five day rally of the Queensland outback. 28 Jul 15 THE Mystery Box Rally will be leaving right where Sh**box Rally left off in May 2015 – the stunning tropical setting...
OPINION: TRADE Minister Andrew Robb's failure to maximise public input to free trade talks mean that the most important potential gains are needlessly lost. 27 Jul 15 10 OPINION: TRADE Minister Andrew Robb's failure to maximise public input to free trade talks mean that the most...
A MAJOR upgrade of rural road signage will be undertaken by Charters Towers Regional Council over the next three years.
Councillor Roma Bailey, whose portfolio responsibilities include roads, has applauded council’s decision to undertake the upgrade. 27 Jul 15 A MAJOR upgrade of rural road signage will be undertaken by Charters Towers Regional Council over the next three...
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too much negativity and fact free zone. Standing commitees examine all treaties and they had a
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Well said Senator Sullivan and it is no surprise the nay sayers and negative minded were out
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Where is the Australian economic analysis on previous ftas and this secret deal to prove they
ARCHER Capital is seeking to capitalise on merger and acquisition interest in the dairy sector, hiring Luminis Partners to sell Brownes Dairy. ARCHER Capital is seeking to capitalise on merger and acquisition interest in the dairy sector, hiring Luminis...
GETTING 58 shareholders on board for the sale of 11 million hectares of cattle stations was never going to be easy.28 Jul 15 GETTING 58 shareholders on board for the sale of 11 million hectares of cattle stations was never going to be easy.
CHINA will be able to apply tariffs on some imported fresh and frozen beef when imports reach a trigger point embedded in the China-Australia FTA.28 Jul 15 CHINA will be able to apply tariffs on some imported fresh and frozen beef when imports reach a trigger point...

RABOBANK’S Angus Gidley-Baird spoke at the Flinders Beef Day on the future of the beef industry and told producers he believed the Australian red meat prices will remain strong for the rest of the year and into next year.26 Jul 15  1 RABOBANK’S Angus Gidley-Baird spoke at the Flinders Beef Day on the future of the beef industry and told producers...
CHARTERS Towers remains high on the list of locations to visit for international beef industry figures with representatives from Texas, USA in town this week.16 May 15 CHARTERS Towers remains high on the list of locations to visit for international beef industry figures with...
SHEEP CRC says genetic gain is key for the future of livestock industries and its new online tool aims to simplify producers' genetic selection. SHEEP CRC says genetic gain is key for the future of livestock industries and its new online tool aims to simplify...

AUSTRALIAN grain stocks are extremely tight, particularly on the east coast, which means local prices could remain volatile until harvest.28 Jul 15  1 AUSTRALIAN grain stocks are extremely tight, particularly on the east coast, which means local prices could remain...
MORE than 200 delegates attended the inaugural GRDC Growers' Day ahead of the Australian Grains Industry Conference.27 Jul 15 MORE than 200 delegates attended the inaugural GRDC Growers' Day ahead of the Australian Grains Industry Conference.

BUSINESS profitability and success is not just based on favourable seasons and commodity prices – it’s about strategically focusing on the core business and identifying the key opportunities to boost returns, says North Queensland canegrower Chris Lyne.28 Jul 15 BUSINESS profitability and success is not just based on favourable seasons and commodity prices – it’s about...
A MANDATORY code of conduct for sugar marketing had strong support at a meeting with growers in the Ingham area, Queensland Senator Matt Canavan said.24 Jul 15 A MANDATORY code of conduct for sugar marketing had strong support at a meeting with growers in the Ingham area,...
CASE IH has launched its new data system AFS Connect which allows for clear and efficient access to farm equipment information for users. CASE IH has launched its new data system AFS Connect which allows for clear and efficient access to farm equipment...

THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state government signing an agreement with Horticulture Innovation Australia to build and manage the National Sterile Insect Technology facility at Port Augusta.23 Jul 15 THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state...
A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with just 6pc of national production profitable.26 Jul 15 A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with...
RIVAL bidders have emerged for an entire portfolio of agricultural land owned by BG Group's Queensland Gas Company.27 Jul 15  1 RIVAL bidders have emerged for an entire portfolio of agricultural land owned by BG Group's Queensland Gas Company.
DEMAND for Taroom property continues with the 2573-hectare Belle Eau selling at auction for $3.35 million yesterday.17 Jul 15 DEMAND for Taroom property continues with the 2573-hectare Belle Eau selling at auction for $3.35 million yesterday.

IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell remembers as if it was yesterday.13 May 15 IT IS 42 years since Kobe Park won the Townsville Cup but his jockey, Don (popularly known as Duck) Campbell...
“Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred McKay.
Another expression of the progressive nature of the Cloncurry community was displayed with the opening of the refurbished John Flynn Place last week.17 Apr 15 “Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred...