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Thu 15 Aug 2019

5 things to do around the region this weekend

5 things to do around the region this weekend

No plans around town? Check out our handy guide to what's on around the region this weekend.

Grazier speaks out: 'I've been depressed my whole life'

Grazier speaks out: 'I've been depressed my whole life'

Paul Nimmo thought about taking his own life twenty years ago, a trip to the doctor made him realise he's been depressed his whole life.

From regional rec grounds to Rio de Janeiro

From regional rec grounds to Rio de Janeiro

Chinchilla's Gabby Hicks touches down in Brazil for Australian futsal tour.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Augathella QCWA branch saved after community support

Augathella QCWA branch saved after community support

Committee formed after community support keeps branch alive

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Festival discounts to benefit Cunnamulla locals

Festival discounts to benefit Cunnamulla locals

Locals will receive special pricing offers at the iconic Cunnamulla Fella Festival.

Local teacher receives Peter Doherty award

Local teacher receives Peter Doherty award

Samantha Owczarek is one of five winners in the 2019 Peter Doherty Awards for outstanding teachers.

Dream job up for grabs at the Chinchilla Museum

Dream job up for grabs at the Chinchilla Museum

A live in caretaker position is currently available and comes with some pretty swish benefits!

Ambos gearing up for their centenary gala

Ambos gearing up for their centenary gala

Charleville Ambulance will have a ball, when they celebrate their 100th birthday with a black tie gala this weekend.

Award-winning artist returns to Surat for exhibition

Award-winning artist returns to Surat for exhibition

Renowned artist Kathy Ellem is returning to the Surat on Balonne Gallery.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Mum-of-three on postnatal anxiety 'I felt really rattled'

Mum-of-three on postnatal anxiety 'I felt really rattled'

The birth of her second child brought on mental health issues, now she's speaking out to help other mothers.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

107-year-old pub engulfed in flames

107-year-old pub engulfed in flames

THE pub built in 1912 has been an icon until it was engulfed in flames this afternoon.

Aspiring rugby league star used alcohol to 'self harm'

Aspiring rugby league star used alcohol to 'self harm'

Sam was an aspiring young athlete when he moved to Toowoomba to pursue a career in rugby league, but for ten years, Sam self-medicated to numb his depression.

Special tributes for man killed in machinery incident

Special tributes for man killed in machinery incident

Friends and family of the 45-year-old migrant father gathered in Graham Andrews Park on Saturday for a small service.

School boy raises $1.5 million in 12 months for farmers

School boy raises $1.5 million in 12 months for farmers

Local grain farmer says he is in total awe of Jack's tremendous efforts.

CHEAP FLIGHTS: Locals set to benefit from resident fares

CHEAP FLIGHTS: Locals set to benefit from resident fares

Rex Airlines has introduced a locals-only discount across regional and rural Queensland.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Alone and injured on isolated property for eight hours

Alone and injured on isolated property for eight hours

Tara woman's ordeal after injury left her alone and unable to call for help.

Taking a swing at fundraising

Taking a swing at fundraising

A local aged care nurse is working hard to help sick kids across Australia.

Assistance dogs' helping paws acknowledged

Assistance dogs' helping paws acknowledged

There is only one assistance dog working in Charleville, and this International Assistance Dog Week, her handler is

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Locals sing their hearts out at pub choir

Locals sing their hearts out at pub choir

Over 130 people from Charleville came to the pub choir on Sunday night.

Ekka bidding on our best sellers

Ekka bidding on our best sellers

FIVE of the 10 auctioneers heading to Friday's state-wide young auctioneers' competition at the Ekka are happy to call the southwest home.

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