Tourism a Driving Force

Southern Queensland Country

Southern Queensland Country’s tourism industry has recorded strong growth in the last year with new data released today showing the sector now employs about 9,400 people and pumps more than $920 million into the economy. Tourism Research Australia Satellite Account data for 2016-2017 shows 4.7 … [Read more...]

Spread the Word

visitors guide

Nearly a third of visitors to the Goondiwindi region are friends and family of locals and Goondiwindi Regional Council’s range of new promotional products are now available to better promote the region, so the call is on for us all to stock up. Mayor Graeme Scheu says there’s also some really … [Read more...]

Winton Rebuilds an Australian Tourism Experience

Waltzing Matilda Centre 2

The $22 million reconstruction of Winton’s iconic Waltzing Matilda Centre gets underway this week and the start has been marked by a visit to town by Local Government Minister Mark Furner and Federal MP David Littleproud. They joined with Winton Mayor Butch Lenton, and the local community to … [Read more...]

Campers Take Care

Lake Coolmunda

Whilst the town of Goondiwindi has had very little rain to speak of, there have been considerable falls of rain in the catchment areas and council is asking all to keep rising river levels in mind. Mayor Councillor Graeme Scheu says last week saw significant falls of rain to the east of Coolmunda … [Read more...]

Fish by the Rules This Summer


If you’re planning on taking the kids for a fish these holidays, or throwing the line in yourself there’s a timely reminder for you. Minister for Fisheries Bill Byrne says everyone must follow the rules that are in place to ensure sustainable fisheries for future generations. “All fishers, … [Read more...]