Talk of the North: Reggie gets ready to celebrate 130 years

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:17pm, first published April 2 2022 - 2:00am
The North Queensland Register brought in the new year in 1979, 43 years ago, featuring a New Year's Eve mini-rodeo at Charters Towers.

There's nothing better than an old newspaper for saving your memories, ready to unwrap them decades later, to remind you that it's all happened before.


Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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