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Waggamba Landcare is hosting a Botanical Garden Nature Walk next Friday

Waggamba Landcare is a not-for-profit organisation working with the community to achieve production and environmental outcomes. As part of its framework in fostering environmental awareness, a nature walk is being organised at the Botanical Garden at 10

Friday, 16:24 in Regional
 

Inland rail decision is like an episode of "Utopia"l

The logic about the Queensland route of the inland rail doesn’t stack up according to Maranoa Member, David Littleproud. He said he couldn’t support the decision announced late on Wednesday because of the division, geographically and socially. And even m

Thursday, 14:52 in Regional
 

Despite the dry, Karbullah tops $5300

It was a successful sale for the Murphy family on Monday in wake of the dry conditions in QLD, with the Karbullah Poll Merino sale making a top price of $5300 to an average of $1340.Over 30 buyers arrived on the day, with 140 rams selling through the Hel

Thursday, 08:27 in Regional
 

A great day out Lundavra way

What a day it was at the Lundavra Charity Golf Day. Not a cloud in the sky, not a fly and not a blade of green grass in sight but no-one was complaining. The annual day raises money for the school.That way! No it didn't but the photographer has a bruise

Wednesday, 15:34 in Regional
 

This week with the boys and girls-in-blue

September 17: A joint operation between Queensland and New South Wales Police come to a close with the arrest of a 21-year-old Boggabilla male who was wanted in both states on arrest warrants. The man was arrested in Toomelah and faced the Moree Local Co

Wednesday, 15:34 in Regional
 

Nitrogen answer to better mungbean returns for farmers

New trial data is confirming that nitrogen can improve the performance of mungbean crops for growers seeking to maximise yields and returns.The surprising results come from Incitec Pivot Fertilisers’ long-term nutrition experiment at ‘Colonsay’ in southe

Wednesday, 15:34 in Regional
 

The grand theatre of rugby league

The Macintyre Warriors won a grand final, and it was all due to their defence.It’s an intro not many would have expected when the Warriors took on Narwan Eels in the Group 19 rugby league grand final on Saturday at Boggabilla.

Wednesday, 13:14 in Sport
 

New England's deadliest road revealed

THE stretch of New England Highway between Tamworth and Uralla is the region’s deadliest road, data mapping has revealed.This year, five people have died along the 80 kilometres that separate the two centres, compared to just one last year. Head of Weste

Wednesday, 11:52 in Regional
 

New golden age for Goondiwindi building

Will it be a new golden age for one of Goondiwindi’s community buildings? Council resolved at the February Ordinary Meeting to lease the Golden Age Centre for a period to Goondiwindi PCYC. The lease has now been completed and the PCYC will take over on O

Wednesday, 11:23 in Regional
 

Poetry and arts festival thank you

I would like to thank everyone who participated in and experienced first-hand our Poetry Arts Festival in Goondiwindi from 15th – 19th August. Firstly, thank you to the Goondiwindi Regional Council, Proterra, Apex, Fairfax Media, The Argus, and Lions Clu

Tuesday, 14:32 in Regional
 

Gundy needs you!

A bus service to Toowoomba may be a discarded wreck on the side of the road, but the Goondiwindi Regional Council has breathed life into a new service. And you can help. “Are you looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful investment while helping ot

Tuesday, 13:32 in Regional
 

Is a Queensland election looming?

Is a Queensland election looming? Southern Downs MP, Lawrence Springborg certainly thinks so. He told more than 350 people at a Caravan Rally in Goondiwindi on Monday he expected an election to be called within the next 10 days. It will bring down the cu

Tuesday, 13:15 in Regional
 

New digital noticeboards

Goondiwindi’s residents will be able to have information literally jump out at them thanks to the installation of an additional two new electronic noticeboards over the coming weeks. One of these will be installed in front of the Inglewood SES building,

Tuesday, 13:05 in Regional
 

Goondiwindi Plucked Duck B&S is filled with fun events and music

B&S balls were once civilised matchmaking events. These days, bachelor and spinsters balls are a far cry from the frocked-up dinner dos of times past. The Goondiwindi Plucked Duck B&S Ball on October 7 is no exception, with three talented acts...

Tuesday, 12:42 in Regional
 

When the region was rich, from an influx of migrant families

The tobacco era was a boom time for Inglewood, Texas and Yelarbon. An era which changed the face of Inglewood. “During the peak period approximately 900 growers, mostly share farmers, grew tobacco in the area. Local businesses thrived and there was littl

Tuesday, 12:33 in Regional
 
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