There's nothing more reassuring in times of stress than to give a big soft teddy bear a squeeze, and Australia's outback teddy capital is excited to be involved in a global movement bringing a smile to millions of families in coronavirus-induced isolation.
It took a few winches, a number of tugs and plenty of deep breaths, but the third aircraft attraction at the Qantas Founders Museum has been moved to its permanent display position under the recently completed airpark roof in Longreach.
She's largely unfunded but Kerri Brennan has just undertaken a mammoth trip through western and southern Queensland on her own time to share knowledge learnt from her Buy From the Bush Queensland initiative.
Over 600 current and former St Margaret's Anglican Girls School students and mothers were able to honour and celebrate 125 years of dedication to educating young women at a luncheon in Brisbane last Friday.
The proud ability that Queenslanders have always had for self-reliance was commemorated on Sunday with a unique ceremonial mounted parade.
If the Midlander passenger train had been running on time 60 years ago on February 26, 1960, five siblings on board would not be alive to tell their story of one of Queensland's worst rail disasters.
Rain may have come too late for organisers of the Harry Redford Cattle Drive to swing into gear and revive the iconic droving experience for 2020 but bush cooks will get a chance to show their skills at a Drive reunion.
MARRIED women or women with children may be able to enter the Queensland Country Life Miss Showgirl awards under proposed changes to the youth engagement and personal development competition.
Plenty of social golfers could be tempted out of the 19th hole with the announcement by Golf Australia that it was putting up the world's largest amateur golfing prize pool for the 2020 Outback Queensland Masters.