As other parts of Queensland receive welcome rain, south western towns have endured a dust storm and howling winds.
One of Australia’s enduring icons, the Wild Dog Barrier Fence, is being given a new lease of life in the Tambo region, thanks to an innovative agreement between a cluster fencing group and the Department of Agriculture.
The rural mental health initiative that lets people communicate with a psychologist by texting was swamped with demand when it was launched at the start of February.
An offer by western Queensland councils to be the testing ground for a new model of stock routes management looks to have fallen flat as the Palaszczuk government plays a straight bat on the issue.
The huge volume of primary produce, both livestock and mineral, from the Cloncurry region that passes through the Port of Townsville, was acknowledged when the port’s board met in the north west town on Monday.
The Flinders and Etheridge shires are claiming the distinction of being the first in Australia to convert Northern Australia Roads Program dollars into bitumen.
Now in its third year, the Central West rugby challenge kicked off for 2018 with a big win to the central west team when the Clermont Bushpigs came a’hunting at the Barcaldine showgrounds on Saturday night.
Longreach and Cloncurry have been identified as Queensland locations where the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee will hold hearings into rural and regional air routes and pricing structures.
An already-battered federal government came under fire from Coalition Senator Barry O’Sullivan this week, over budget cuts of $11 million to the RFDS, which could see cutbacks in the number of remote clinics delivered.
- Western Australian food manufacturer D’Orsogna Limited has expanded to Melbourne.
- The North's rice industry has received a boost with new research into growing in the tropics to commence.
- NATIONAL: Modern-day communes – or intentional communities, as most are now known – are thriving.
- Cargill's response to pleas from beef industry to halt patent.
- The Wellcamp/Biddeston district property Enterprise sold at an Elders auction for $1.8 million.
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