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Mon 18 Mar 2019

Book your free breast test soon

Book your free breast test soon

A mobile screening van will visit the the southwest from April to June.

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

TWENTY cars and a bus have been involved in a massive pile-up and the Centenary Motorway has been closed after severe thunderstorms swept through.

Town bids passionate pharmacist farewell

Town bids passionate pharmacist farewell

Man who brought town pharmacy to life sad to leave behind the place he has learned to call home.

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued another severe thunderstorm warning for southeast Queensland.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

SHEAR RELIEF: human remains turn out to be old sheep bones

SHEAR RELIEF: human remains turn out to be old sheep bones

Unidentifiable remains have been discovered to be of less sinister origin.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Toys seized after drive-by shooting

Toys seized after drive-by shooting

Two toys have been seized by police, with charges expected to be laid.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Twenty-year-old festival is coming back to Mitchell

Twenty-year-old festival is coming back to Mitchell

Festival to be revived after leaving Mitchell for eight years.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Latest figures show the extent of Charleville's recycling

Latest figures show the extent of Charleville's recycling

The Charleville container exchange has made a tidy sum, and it is only early days for the program.

Outback police awarded for a collective 65 years of service

Outback police awarded for a collective 65 years of service

Police from across the southwest were congratulated for their commitment to the force, at a ceremony in Charleville.

Outstanding with for Commercials

Outstanding with for Commercials

Railways fall short in knock out semi-final.

Charleville to become rural nurse training hub

Charleville to become rural nurse training hub

The federal government has promised $2.5 million to building a training facility for nursing, midwifery and allied health students in Charleville

Johnny's Place: A memorial to remember two Mitchell icons

Johnny's Place: A memorial to remember two Mitchell icons

Johnny Murray and his partner-in-crime Minnie won't be forgotten.

Cluster fencing promise could revive 'decimated' towns

Cluster fencing promise could revive 'decimated' towns

A promise to invest $6 million into cluster fencing could be the sheep industry's saving grace.

Events and festivals entice city folk to the bush

Events and festivals entice city folk to the bush

The Halfway There Shindig and the Cunnamulla Fella festival were among the events promoting the bush in Brisbane.

Milestone reached for construction of new hospital

Milestone reached for construction of new hospital

New hospital construction right on track.

Gerard Rennick drives the voice of the bush

Gerard Rennick drives the voice of the bush

New hospital construction right on track.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Rotary puts out the call for talented rural artists

Rotary puts out the call for talented rural artists

Painters from Queensland's farthest reaches are wanted for a charity exhibition, which will raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Highway strewn with dead and injured cattle

Highway strewn with dead and injured cattle

A road train trailer has overturned on the Warrego Hwy.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Cancer screenings 'ignored' in the west

Cancer screenings 'ignored' in the west

New statewide data has shown rural Queenslanders are avoiding taking a bowel cancer screening test.

Visitor Centre says goodbye to a dedicated team member

Visitor Centre says goodbye to a dedicated team member

After two decades on the job, Visitor Information Centre manager, Rachel Wilson, will be taking a road less travelled.

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