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Eased racing restrictions give hope for southwest meets

Premium Content Eased racing restrictions give hope for southwest meets

More changes to racing zones has opened extra meets in the west, and local trainers...

Club combats isolation through community meal deliveries

Premium Content Club combats isolation through community meal deliveries

Charleville RSL has been sending out free meals to their longtime members, many of...

Lifeline for outback businesses in the grip of COVID-19 pandemic

Premium Content Lifeline for outback businesses in the grip of COVID-19...

Rates relief is being offered to local businesses in one western shire, as the...

Could coronavirus prompt an escape to the country?

Premium Content Could coronavirus prompt an escape to the country?

Two western mayors believe the period after the coronavirus pandemic ends will be...

Outback residents allegedly harassing gas workers

Premium Content Outback residents allegedly harassing gas workers

Disturbing reports of locals forcing FIFO workers out of town have come to light...

Outback golfers set for a return to the course

Premium Content Outback golfers set for a return to the course

Their season was nearly cancelled because of coronavirus, and these players have...

Backpackers in ag facing strict new coronavirus rules

Premium Content Backpackers in ag facing strict new coronavirus rules

Travellers working on properties in the southwest will have to follow strict new...

Councils offering up coronavirus info and a listening ear

Councils offering up coronavirus info and a listening ear

Shire councils of the west are making sure residents are equipped with the latest...

COVID-19 in Roma, Chinchilla and Dalby: all you need to know

COVID-19 in Roma, Chinchilla and Dalby: all you need to know

Our farmers deemed essential, trains and buses suspended, tourists warned to stay...

Outback trains and buses suspended in coronavirus response

Outback trains and buses suspended in coronavirus response

No one will be coming in or out of the southwest unless absolutely necessary...

Southwest racing under new coronavirus travel restrictions

Premium Content Southwest racing under new coronavirus travel restrictions

Trainers and jockeys’ travel is restricted, but it is good news for the Roma Picnic...

Impending medical shortage in outback raises COVID-19 alert

Premium Content Impending medical shortage in outback raises COVID-19 alert

Medical supplies are dwindling in Queensland's Murweh Shire

‘Only two respirators’:  Hospital not built for outbreak

Premium Content ‘Only two respirators’: Hospital not built for outbreak

Outback shire has told tourists to stay home amid virus fears

How can we keep coronavirus out of rural Queensland?

Premium Content How can we keep coronavirus out of rural Queensland?

Rural and remote communities' desperate efforts to stay virus-free

COVID-19 mythbusting: Mitchell cops quell lockdown rumours

Premium Content COVID-19 mythbusting: Mitchell cops quell lockdown rumours

Mitchell police officers are ensuring their community is safe and informed during...

Southwest town bans tourists: ‘we won’t cope with COVID-19’

Premium Content Southwest town bans tourists: ‘we won’t cope with COVID-19’

CANCEL YOUR PLANS: One of the few regions in Queensland without a confirmed case of...

Southwest police gear up for border crossing checks

Premium Content Southwest police gear up for border crossing checks

‘We have never seen anything like this before,’ a southwest sergeant has said, as...

Southwest's first COVID-19 testing facilities set up

Premium Content Southwest's first COVID-19 testing facilities set up

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, a preliminary testing clinic has been...

Outback shires close pools and more in coronavirus shutdown

Premium Content Outback shires close pools and more in coronavirus shutdown

Three western councils have announced they are closing certain facilities while...

Country publicans will ‘soldier on’ during COVID-19 shutdown

Premium Content Country publicans will ‘soldier on’ during COVID-19 shutdown

Normally the beer would be flowing and business would be booming in the southwest’s...

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