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Thu 25 Apr 2019

The Anzac spirit lives on in 2019

The Anzac spirit lives on in 2019

The Australian identity is innately tied to the Anzac legend. It embodies the ideals which have permeated our culture for more than 100 years.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

FATAL: Man killed after 4WD collides with tree

FATAL: Man killed after 4WD collides with tree

A car has crashed into a tree, leaving one man dead.

Easter raffle winner yet to claim first prize

Easter raffle winner yet to claim first prize

ADRA Op Shop has raffled off some fabulous Easter goodies, but the winner has yet to step forward.

Selection for honours program music to students' ears

Selection for honours program music to students' ears

WHEN a group of talented Chinchilla students heard they'd been selected for a prestigious honours program it was, quite simply, music to their ears.

Stolen Chinchilla ute found in Brisbane

Stolen Chinchilla ute found in Brisbane

A vehicle stolen from the Chinchilla last night had been located.

Tara competition a dog lovers' delight

Tara competition a dog lovers' delight

They're two of the biggest working dog trials in the state and they happened right here in the Western Downs.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

Dorrie celebrates 103rd birthday

Dorrie celebrates 103rd birthday

When it comes to living a long, happy, and fulfilled life, Dorrie Amor seems to have found the secret.

The beauty of woodcrafting

The beauty of woodcrafting

It's an art form that dates back millennia and it's strong right here in Chinchilla.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Chinchilla's friendliest grocer

Chinchilla's friendliest grocer

The beloved greengrocer reminisces back over 70 years of local memories.

Tips for pot plant success from garden club

Tips for pot plant success from garden club

Members of the Leichhardt Garden Club spent a lovely day in John and Ailsa Hay's garden at their property Dunoon.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Easter Sunday at the markets

Easter Sunday at the markets

It was a beautiful Easter Sunday morning as locals turned out for the Chinchilla Markets.

EASTER TRAGEDY: Two-storey home destroyed by fire overnight

EASTER TRAGEDY: Two-storey home destroyed by fire overnight

A two-storey timber home has been gutted by flames on the eve of Easter.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Two taken to hospital after car fails to give way

Two taken to hospital after car fails to give way

Two have been transported to hospital after a two-car crash.

Club Hotel hops into Easter

Club Hotel hops into Easter

THE Club Hotel was hopping on Thursday night as locals turned out for the Easter Bunny Party.

A few minutes is all it takes to save a life

A few minutes is all it takes to save a life

When Murray Sturgess received his bowel cancer kit in the mail last July he was pretty confident; this was one test he would have no trouble passing.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Revamped licences to roll out for Qld drivers

Revamped licences to roll out for Qld drivers

Upgraded licence cards will be rolled out across Queensland from this month.

Parade and markets sure to delight at Big Skies

Parade and markets sure to delight at Big Skies

It's popular Sunday morning pastime all over the world and this year it's coming to Big Skies.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Qld gas delivers jobs after sealing supply contract

Qld gas delivers jobs after sealing supply contract

Southwest Queensland natural gas from Senex Energy's Project Atlas will fuel Queensland manufacturing jobs in a national first.

Chinchilla teen to embark on the trip of a lifetime

Chinchilla teen to embark on the trip of a lifetime

Futsal Australia have selected Gabby Hicks for the 2019 Brazil tour.

Launch date announced for Botanical Parkland

Launch date announced for Botanical Parkland

The face of Chinchilla will change forever when the Botanical Parkland opens to the public.

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