Winton Rebuilds an Australian Tourism Experience

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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

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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

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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...]

Katter is the Unhappy Backpacker Chappie

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The Ping Pong Backpacker Tax Bill which keeps bouncing between the Lower House and the senate, will be the unravelling of rural support for the coalition and farmer groups says member for Kennedy Bob Katter. Mr Katter has joined Tasmanian Senator Jackie Lambie in rejecting the bill in its current … [Read more...]

SNEAK PEAK!!

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Here it is…The signwriting just completed. It’s the A330-300 that will leave Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, Toowoomba, this Sunday for the first international passenger flight to China. The flight is a charter flight for Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise destined for Shanghai. The jet … [Read more...]