How to welcome in 2016


As the clock ticks over and 2015 ends, the urge to farewell the year with a bang is no greater than on New Years Eve. Whilst many of us intend to welcome the clean slate the calendar provides with high spirits and good company, there can always be too much of a good thing. No one sees this … [Read more...]

Cowboy Ethan Lowe returns home

Ethan Lowe

Rugby league fans got quite a treat on Friday afternoon as local league star, Ethan Lowe dropped into Gilbert Oval. He was joined by league legend, Alfie Langer for a meet and greet ahead of the Men of League Charity Golf day on Saturday. Take a look at what he had to say about coming home: … [Read more...]

Regional mayors join arms to drive infrastructure developments


In true regional spirit, Mayors from across Queensland’s South West and Darling Downs have joined forces to ensure that community infrastructure needs will be met. An idea spearheaded by the Mayor of  Toowoomba, Paul Antonio the Council of Mayors officially formed yesterday, bringing together the … [Read more...]

Goondiwindi Hawks celebrate


The Goondiwindi Hawks Presentation night on Friday was a celebration of this year's achievements on the field. Though they might have been just pipped at the post, there was plenty to smile about. Here's the full list of award winners from the night:   Awards - Hawks … [Read more...]

Rural communities encouraged to ask: RU OK?

Today is national RU OK Day

Today is National RU OK Day and the state government has released its new Suicide Prevention Action Plan in a concerted effort to reduce suicide rates in Queensland by fifty per cent over the next ten years. Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australians between the ages of fifteen and … [Read more...]

Timing the key to capitalising on chickpea prices

chickpeas goondiwindi

Author: Grains Research and Development Corporation northern region panellist Jack Williamson The northern cropping region is seeing a massive chickpea plant this winter on the back of an extremely bullish chickpea market. With prices hovering around record territory, many growers have … [Read more...]