Monthly Archives: August 2014

Historic Empire

Published on August 21, 2014 | in History/Heritage

In the early part of the 20th Century, at a time when Australia was producing more feature films than any …

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Digging Deep

Published on August 21, 2014 | in History/Heritage

In this, the International Year of Family Farming, the Uebergangs of Yandilla epitomise just how the faith and cooperation of …

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Gundy 150th

Published on August 21, 2014 | in History/Heritage

Cat Stevens’ song, ‘Remember the days of the old school yard’, is especially poignant for Bill Bishop and Runa Cairns, …

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Write Idea

Published on August 21, 2014 | in Arts/Culture

Thirteen local school kids have unleashed their imaginations to produce a clever book with an important message.

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Bike Passion

Published on August 21, 2014 | in Health/Wellness

High quality handcrafted bicycles are becoming a rarity, but one Toowoomba-based company, Zelvy Carbon, is not only producing them but …

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Rural Women

Published on August 21, 2014 | in History/Heritage

The National Rural Women’s Coalition is a peak lobbying body directly influencing policy at a national level, giving rural, regional …

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Farm update: Damper. Roo. Wild dogs.

Published on August 21, 2014 | in Home/Garden

A few weeks ago I made a huge error. In my rush to pack for the weekend I forgot the …

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USQ supports national anti-racism campaign

Published on August 21, 2014 | in Community/Events, News

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has joined a national campaign to help people better understand, and take action against, …

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Lavender Lure

Published on August 20, 2014 | in Home/Garden

Pulling off the highway six kilometres short of Kingaroy at Pottique’s Lavender Farm, it is difficult to imagine the little …

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Queenslanders’ wish list for future prosperity

Published on August 14, 2014 | in Community/Events, News

A doubling of the regional population, greater educational standards and job opportunities are high on Queenslanders’ wish list for future …

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Variety brings the spice of life to Millmerran

Published on August 13, 2014 | in Socials

Last weekend the 25th Queensland Variety Bash cars rolled through our town, brash, noisy and dusty. Many crews were old …

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