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Outback Qld switches to digital-only TV
Large parts of inland Queensland will make the switch to digital-only TV today as part of the final phase of the switchover.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
ABC Rural Report for Western Queensland, Friday 6th of December, 2013
Anna Vidot A free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea will mean huge tariff reductions for most of Australia's important export products.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mine job losses still undisclosed by Glencore Xstrata
Global mining and trading company Glencore Xstrata has been criticised for refusing to publicly release the number of jobs lost at operations in north-west Queensland.
Fruit-picking backpackers face demise
BACKPACKERS Ronja Wacker, Germany, Elodie Jacquet and Johanna Yonnet, France, Laura Wetzel and Fabienne Heine, Germany, say it is becoming harder to find work fruit picking in Australia THE party lights are fading on North Queensland's backpacker market as Korean contract pickers and workers from the Pacific Islands take over their jobs on fruit ... (more)
Sentence sparks public ire
A MAN who stole a car with a sleeping baby inside has been released on 18 months probation, sparking anger at the lenient sentence.
'Queensland needs nuclear power'
CAMPBELL Newman has kickstarted a new debate on privatisation, flagging government plans to consider selling off assets to pay down debt.
Farewell sign must move with the times
THE Farewell to Townsville sign on Woolcock Street should be removed and relocated to a more accurate location to reduce confusion for tourists and customers trying to find businesses in the area.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Council wants FIFO workers excluded from zonal tax allowances
Mount Isa Mayor Tony McGrady says his council wants zonal tax allowances changed, so that fly-in, fly-out workers do not receive a benefit.
RACQ highways tour to probe roadworks speed limits
The RACQ says it will use a tour of Queensland's inland highways to assess the suitability of roadwork speed limits.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Truss yet to commit funds to specific north-west Qld projects
Warren Truss is in Townsville today to address the Mount Isa to Townsville Economic Development Zone's annual general meeting.
Cyclones can't save parched inland
THE woman at the heart of a deadly love triangle has told a jury the accused killer instructed her to tell police he was forced to shoot Norm Cheney.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Forge Group's shares hammered
Engineering company Forge Group's shares have been hammered after it came out of a four week trading halt flagging heavy financial losses and writedowns.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
McKinlay bush nurse clinic gets funding lifeline
Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has announced a bush nurse clinic at McKinlay, in the state's north-west, will remain open for another year under new funding.
Tinkler's fall continues with loss off key mining asset
The bad news keeps coming for former mining magnate Nathan Tinkler. Crikey can reveal he has lost a key mining asset in Queensland.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Ventnor Resources Limited - $1M Loan Facility Agreed
ENP Newswire - 25 November 2013 Release date- 22112013 - Ventnor Resources Limited is pleased to announce the raising of up to $1m through loan agreements with sophisticated investors introduced by Patersons Securities Limited .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Authorities investigate fish kill in Chinaman Creek Dam in outback Qld
Thousands of fish have died in the Chinaman Creek Dam that sometimes supplies water to the north-west Queensland town of Cloncurry, east of Mount Isa.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Prayers answered as rain falls in drought-stricken north-west Qld
Drought-affected landholders across parts of north-west Queensland have woken to rain in their gauges for the first time in months.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
ABC Rural Report for Western Queensland, Wednesday 20th of November, 2013
The state government committee looking into making rail services to the bush more effective are asking for written submissions.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Early wet season joy for farmers
FROM Arnhem Land all the way down the Queensland coast farmers are crossing their fingers a big wet is about to hit.
Birdsville Races share in outback tourism awards
The Birdsville Races in far south-west Queensland attracted about 7,000 people to this year's event and continues to grow.