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Wed 10 Jul 2019

Adopt a new leafy friend as street tree project resprouts

Adopt a new leafy friend as street tree project resprouts

If you dream of delightful shade out the front of your home, it could be time to adopt a street tree.

Break and enter victim begs thieves to return her pets

Break and enter victim begs thieves to return her pets

Gutless thieves steal local woman's pet birds in heartless robbery.

Former world record holder charged with stealing frozen food

Former world record holder charged with stealing frozen food

From breaking into the Guinness World Record books to breaking into the local bowls club freezer to steal food...

Driver charged after hitting six-year-old on Middle Street

Driver charged after hitting six-year-old on Middle Street

A man in his late 20s pleaded guilty in Chinchilla's Magistrate Court to driving without due care and attention causing harm.

100 years of the Murilla Masons

100 years of the Murilla Masons

A century of celebrations are about to unfold in Miles.

Opera at Jimbour will delight music lovers from near and far

Opera at Jimbour will delight music lovers from near and far

'It's great to see the community come together in celebration of talented classical music... I can't wait to see where this event goes next.'

Camel jockeys gallop back to the country

Camel jockeys gallop back to the country

Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races set to delight thousands.

Man, two dogs in roadworks crash along Warrego Highway

Man, two dogs in roadworks crash along Warrego Highway

A man and his two dogs are lucky to escape a crash at roadworks on the Warrego Hwy.

Chinchilla girls impress at Football Qld Community Cup

Chinchilla girls impress at Football Qld Community Cup

Proving they're a cut above the above the rest, two young players chosen to trail for SWQ Thunder Women's team.

Over 1000 charges laid after mass drug bust

Over 1000 charges laid after mass drug bust

34 people have been charged overnight with over 1000 drug-related offences, including possession and supply for dangerous drugs, and possession of firearms.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Farewell to Tara community crusader, Bobby Peck

Farewell to Tara community crusader, Bobby Peck

A man who dedicated his life to improving the well-being of many.

Meandarra recovers the past with unique exhibition

Meandarra recovers the past with unique exhibition

Internationally acclaimed exhibition come to Meandarra as museum celebrates 10 years.

Beloved burger joint is here to stay

Beloved burger joint is here to stay

The iconic cafe is back in action with a new owner but the same Sharpy's service we all know and love.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Chinchilla's tick outbreak spreads

Chinchilla's tick outbreak spreads

Despite the recent outbreak a Biosecurity Spokesman said this incursion will not affect the Western Downs' tick-free status.

Activists could face five years prison under new legislation

Activists could face five years prison under new legislation

Aussie farmers protected from trespass, property damage, and theft under amendment bill.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Debutantes dance the night away

Debutantes dance the night away

Amidst twinkling fairy lights and their delighted families this year's debutantes have officially been presented.

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

Don’t fall into tax cuts trap

The ATO has been inundated with more than 90,000 calls following the tax cut package, but don’t fall into this trap before you claim yours.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

Farmer speaks out about CSG impact on water aquifers

Farmer speaks out about CSG impact on water aquifers

Farmer speaks out as new groundwater report lists more than 500 water bores to be affected by the CSG industry.

Project Atlas welcomes Senex directors

Project Atlas welcomes Senex directors

SENEX Energy's board of directors has just seen first-hand the latest developments at Project Atlas outside Wandoan.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Small town comes to life on race day

Small town comes to life on race day

The races are set to top Warra's social calendar again this year with plenty of fun for all the family.

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