Serious house fire, Weranga


A 34-year-old man and two young children have been airlifted to hospital overnight following a housefire at Weranga on the Western Downs. Police are investigating the house fire which broke out about 8pm. Emergency Services raced to the scene top find the property well alight and the home … [Read more...]

KAP – We’re Ready


The latest Liberal MP resignation from Federal Parliament over the dual citizenship debacle means Bob Katter KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy, is now the only Queenslander on the crossbench and he’s planning to make hay while the sun shines. Mr Katter says he intends on making the most … [Read more...]

Basin Plan Amendment Put Forward

Irrigation - Paddock - Gundi

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has recommended an amendment to the Murray–Darling Basin Plan to the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston. The proposed changes include the reduction to the water recovery target in the north of the Basin, from 390 GL to … [Read more...]

Joint Effort for Election Count down

sustainable land management

In an effort to ensure the next Queensland Government takes regional and remote areas of the state more seriously, five Queensland peak industry groups have united to release a joint roadmap outlining how the next State Government can create jobs, drive growth and build confidence across key sectors … [Read more...]

A $20 Mil Black Spot Boost


Mobile Phone Blackspots will be the target of a $20 million LNP blitz post the state election if the party wins office. That’s the commitment given by LNP deputy leader Deb Frecklington as she visited the Warrego and Southern Downs electorates. The $20 million would be sourced from the LNP … [Read more...]