The Royal Flying Doctor Service and the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame, two institutions that epitomise the character of rural Australia, were honoured by the Governor-General at Longreach on Thursday.
The state's most remote communities could lose the option of air travel, thanks to federal government cost-shifting policies, the Senate air services inquiry was told in Longreach.
Queensland LNP Senator Barry O’Sullivan has called on his government to initiate a fresh round of economic stimulus funding for parts of Australia that remain drought-stricken.
In a first for the Queensland Country Life and Beef Australia 2018, preparations are underway to livestream the highly popular Nose to Tail Dinner from its Rockhampton venue into restaurants around Australia.
A year after Tropical Cyclone Debbie destroyed its access road, the Sarina Range Community Association is calling on all levels of government to prioritise its reconstruction.
An option for a “hub and spoke” model of air service delivery in Queensland's central west, based on Longreach, was explored at the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport hearing at Longreach on Tuesday.
Virtual fencing techniques have been applied to creek crossing in the exclusion fences criss-crossing western Queensland.
The Remote Area Planning and Development Board would like to see exclusion fence funding guidelines expanded to incorporate linkages between the many cluster fencing projects established in the central and north west in recent years.
A concern that “resident fares” were being used by people other than genuine residents was one of the issues listed when Senator Barry O’Sullivan met with disgruntled air travellers in Blackall.
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- ANIMALS Australia has succeeded in shutting down an abattoir in a foreign export market due to sheep-related breaches of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System.
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