Goondiwindi Hospital Plays Host


For the first time, Goondiwindi Hospital has hosted a group of third year medical students from the University of Queensland for a week of hands-on activities and it has been a busy week for the team showing the students the ropes. A number of Goondiwindi health care workers including nurse … [Read more...]

Trucking Company Sued


Kalari Pty Ltd, the Melbourne-based trucking company that owned the road train that exploded and destroyed the Angellala Bridge in September 2014, has been slapped with claims to pay the $11.8 million repair bill for damage to the road and railway. It’s now known as the largest explosion in … [Read more...]

Goondiwindi Hosts Paralympic Gold Medallist


Goondiwindi will host Order of Australia medal recipient Lakeisha Patterson as its Australia Day Ambassador for 2019. Ms Patterson competed at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in April 2016. She won Australia’s first gold medal of the Games, winning the 400m freestyle S8 on opening … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Ag. College Transition Team


Applications are now open for three positions in the team overseeing the transition of the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges (QATC). Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner says the Project Management Office (PMO) would lead the consultation and transition … [Read more...]

State’s Bush Fire Survey Slammed


AgForce says it remains a little baffled as to how the State government can claim to be staging an inquiry into last year’s bush fires without engaging with its members as part of any investigation. Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford says independent research company, MCR, will … [Read more...]

One Million Reasons to Play Golf – Outback


An innovative new, multi-location golf event for Outback Queensland, including a million-dollar hole-in-one challenge will become one of the centre pieces for Queensland Tourisms Outback push in 2019. The Outback Queensland Masters, a concept created by Tourism and Events Queensland in … [Read more...]

Summer Flu Bites Hard – ‘Top Up’ vaccinations


A summer flu resurgence continues to sweep across the state, according to health experts with the number of confirmed cases in December as high of what we saw during the peak of the 2018 influenza epidemic. There’s been 1950 ‘official’ flu notifications in Queensland in December 2018. … [Read more...]

Received a Faulty Christmas Gift?


There’s little, if anything that is worse, than receiving a faulty Christmas gift…And it would seem many more of us did just that this time round. The ACCC says this festive season they’ve seen increasingly more people contacting them about issues with faulty products and services. ACCC Acting … [Read more...]

New Year Changes We All Face

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Happy New Year - And with Day One of 2019 there comes a raft of changes to welfare, health, education and many other living expenses. FAMILY COURT From today the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia will be amalgamated to form the Federal Circuit and Family Court of … [Read more...]