Six LNP hopefuls vie for Gregory

THERE has been strong interest from LNP quarters in the seat of Gregory, with six candidates confirmed as contesting pre-selection for the party.
THERE has been strong interest from LNP quarters in the seat of Gregory, with six candidates confirmed as contesting pre-selection for the party.
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UPDATED 2pm: NEW incentives are on the way to encourage more to doctors to fill shortages in rural Australia. UPDATED 2pm: NEW incentives are on the way to encourage more to doctors to fill shortages in rural Australia.
THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000. THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000.
MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed. MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed.
LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty. LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty.
12:14 PM POLICE are currently at the scene of a fatal traffic crash on the Capricorn Highway near Bushley Road approximately 30km west of Gracemere.
THE second annual Clermont Beef Expo incorporated a prime and store cattle show and sale, trade display, Simmental bull sale, and agribusiness forum on how to improve on-farm productivity.
10:41 AM THE second annual Clermont Beef Expo incorporated a prime and store cattle show and sale, trade display, Simmental bull sale, and agribusiness forum on how to improve on-farm productivity.
Cattle - Beef
8:29 AM THE Carnarvon Highway was closed near Rolleston on Thursday evening after a truck trailer, potentially carrying ammonium nitrate, overturned.
THE federal government has confirmed it will extend funding for vital mental health services introduced as part of the drought relief package beyond the December 30 funding deadline.
3:00 AM THE federal government has confirmed it will extend funding for vital mental health services introduced as part of the drought relief package beyond the December 30 funding deadline.
LOCAL government is marshalling its forces to combat a projected state and federal funding shortfall should natural disasters hit their communities this summer.
3:00 AM LOCAL government is marshalling its forces to combat a projected state and federal funding shortfall should natural disasters hit their communities this summer.
THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000.
30 Oct 14 THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000.
A PHONE call on Monday announcing she had won the Queensland Country Life and Clipex cattle-crush competition came just in the nick of time for Debbie Hughes (pictured).
30 Oct 14 A PHONE call on Monday announcing she had won the Queensland Country Life and Clipex cattle-crush competition came just in the nick of time for Debbie Hughes (pictured).
MLA boss Richard Norton is on the road confronting the stark reality of the job ahead to restructure his organisation into a leaner and more producer focused outfit.
30 Oct 14 MLA boss Richard Norton is on the road confronting the stark reality of the job ahead to restructure his organisation into a leaner and more producer focused outfit.
ELECTRICITY prices, overseas imports and the road network were some of the top concerns raised by local industry when federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce travelled to Kingaroy on Friday.
30 Oct 14 ELECTRICITY prices, overseas imports and the road network were some of the top concerns raised by local industry when federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce travelled to Kingaroy on...
MARANOA and Darling Downs residents have sweltered through an unusually hot start to the week, with temperatures soaring 12 to 13 degrees above average.
29 Oct 14 MARANOA and Darling Downs residents have sweltered through an unusually hot start to the week, with temperatures soaring 12 to 13 degrees above average.
A TOP price of $75,000 at the NCC Brahman sale on Tuesday, was a reassuring result for the Brahman industry and NCC stud principal Brett Nobbs.
29 Oct 14 A TOP price of $75,000 at the NCC Brahman sale on Tuesday, was a reassuring result for the Brahman industry and NCC stud principal Brett Nobbs.
PROUDLY carrying their division and branch banners, around 300 members of the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) paraded through the streets of Ipswich this morning to mark the first full day of the 92nd annual state conference, which runs until Friday.
28 Oct 14 PROUDLY carrying their division and branch banners, around 300 members of the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) paraded through the streets of Ipswich this morning to mark...
MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed.
28 Oct 14 MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed.
Cattle - Beef
WOMEN reigned supreme at the Chinchilla Grandfather Clock Campdraft, taking home the blue in three of the four events, but it was Walcha competitor Ben McNaughton, pictured, who took out the hotly contested clock.
28 Oct 14 WOMEN reigned supreme at the Chinchilla Grandfather Clock Campdraft, taking home the blue in three of the four events, but it was Walcha competitor Ben McNaughton, pictured, who took out...
A YOUNG girl has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after she was thought to be bitten by a snake at a property at Tara.
27 Oct 14 A YOUNG girl has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after she was thought to be bitten by a snake at a property at Tara.
LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty.
27 Oct 14 LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty.
27 Oct 14  1 WAYBILL books are no longer available and have to be downloaded from the Internet, but don't worry if you don't have access to the Internet or are computer illiterate.
SPRINGSURE horseman, Peter O’Neill, astride Roma, has claimed the holy grail of campdrapfting, the prestigious Warwick Gold Cup.
26 Oct 14 SPRINGSURE horseman, Peter O’Neill, astride Roma, has claimed the holy grail of campdrapfting, the prestigious Warwick Gold Cup.
WHEN Roy Higgins was eight years old, a farmer placed him on a giant 17-hand horse, slapped the horse’s rump and sent it bolting.
26 Oct 14 WHEN Roy Higgins was eight years old, a farmer placed him on a giant 17-hand horse, slapped the horse’s rump and sent it bolting.
TWO southern Queensland communities will have an opportunity to learn more about the importance of resilience when rugby league coaching legend Wayne Bennett and ABC sports broadcaster Craig Hamilton host two special evenings on mental health in Goondiwindi and Roma in November.
26 Oct 14 TWO southern Queensland communities will have an opportunity to learn more about the importance of resilience when rugby league coaching legend Wayne Bennett and ABC sports broadcaster...
WARWICK Lawrence, from Rosebrook in NSW, has been crowned the national campdrafting champion.
25 Oct 14 WARWICK Lawrence, from Rosebrook in NSW, has been crowned the national campdrafting champion. | GALLERY: Gold Cup Campdraft and Rodeo
AFTER three long months of rallying hard behind X Factor contestant Dean Pritchard - who goes under the stage name Dean Ray - Meandarra's home grown hero was named runner-up in a close final on Monday night.
25 Oct 14 AFTER three long months of rallying hard behind X Factor contestant Dean Pritchard - who goes under the stage name Dean Ray - Meandarra's home grown hero was named runner-up in a close...
25 Oct 14 "ALL lipsticked up in the middle of a desert" - the words of internationally acclaimed performance poet Emilie Zoey Baker kicked off the pink cocktail party that started the weekend of...
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It seems the live export industry just don't care where their animals go or what happens to them
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Get used to LE - most cattle will be LE before too many years. Just like all manufacturing
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Nick we have been hearing that since the 90's and what have we gotten so far, our timber stolen
CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.24 Oct 14 CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.