Learning the ropes of cattle handling

Learning the ropes of cattle handling

School prepares youth for agriculture futures

THINGS TO DO AROUND THE REGION

THINGS TO DO AROUND THE REGION

Stuck for ideas on what to do this week? Look no further!

Condamine arena draws hopefuls

Condamine arena draws hopefuls

Photo Gallery: Condamine Bell Campdraft thrives in rain.


Growth on the cards

Growth on the cards

Economy boost for southwest with new $74m hospital.

Students go behind-the-scenes on regional careers

Students go behind-the-scenes on regional careers

CHINCHILLA'S high school students are traipsing around town today to get the scoop on future careers right here in the Western Downs.

New energy project for Western Downs

New energy project for Western Downs

ANOTHER renewable energy project could be coming to the region, after community information sessions were held for a development between Dulacca and Drillham.

GALLERY: High tea event a piece of cake

GALLERY: High tea event a piece of cake

THE Chinchilla Community Kindergarten hosted its second annual Ladies High Tea on October 13 at the Chinchilla Cultural Centre.

Severe thunderstorm warning with 'damaging winds, hail'

Severe thunderstorm warning with 'damaging winds, hail'

BATTEN down the hatches, a severe thunderstorm warning has just been issued for regions west of Toowoomba.


Regional helicopter patrols keep transmission lines safe

Regional helicopter patrols keep transmission lines safe

Helicopter patrols across the region over the coming weeks will help Powerlink Queensland maintain the reliability and safety of its electricity network.

Lifelong love collecting coins

Lifelong love collecting coins

THEY say you never forget your first love and if any can attest to that truth, it would be John Platts.

Fighting for Surat Basin sustainability

Fighting for Surat Basin sustainability

LANDHOLDERS, community members and concerned stakeholders converged in Chinchilla for the Basin Sustainability Alliance AGM on October 9.

Wettest October in 15 years for Qld town

Wettest October in 15 years for Qld town

DALBY has recorded its wettest October in 15 years as the rainy weather continues with another 45mm expected for some areas of the southeast.

Shell plans to tap more Queensland gas

Shell plans to tap more Queensland gas

AS part of its QGC venture in the Western Downs region, SHELL has announced plans to drill 250 gas wells during 2019 and 2020.

Burnett man charged with raping employee

Burnett man charged with raping employee

Charges include two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Major clean-up under way after molasses tanker rollover

Major clean-up under way after molasses tanker rollover

The male driver of the truck was taken to hospital with injuries

Herbicide attack strikes at heart of organic farmer

Herbicide attack strikes at heart of organic farmer

Police confirmed no contaminated produce left the location

Miracle cockatoo returns home

Miracle cockatoo returns home

'He's flown the coop.'

Motorhome destroyed as fire breaks out in warehouse

Motorhome destroyed as fire breaks out in warehouse

The fire was reported about 9.30am

Three men on 230 drug supply charges after major operation

Three men on 230 drug supply charges after major operation

Operation Quebec Midway, launched in July, closed last week

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'The Surveyor' crowned 2018 footy tipster winner

TIPSTER Craig "The Surveyor” Scutchings claims the win.

Dowling recognised with Cup in his name

Dowling recognised with Cup in his name

Tara horse trainer Ken Dowling recognised.

'Spectacular' Tara Cup

'Spectacular' Tara Cup

Race day a hit for small town

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