Roma’s iconic saleyards to host Outback Tucker Under the Stars

Roma Saleyards Outback Tucker under the stars

Just what happens at the saleyards after the sun goes down? There may  be no cattle, no calling and no pesky flies...but there will be plenty of activity. This Easter weekend the inaugural Outback Tucker Under the Stars Dinner is a chance to dust off your boots and enjoy the view from … [Read more...]

Maranoa Regional Report 25 Feb

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A round up of news and events from across the region in this week’s Maranoa Regional Report. Council candidates take their message to the region, getting to the bottom of the backpacker tax, the rodeo take their hats off for local jockey, lessons in the kitchen and helpful hints for new … [Read more...]

Resource industry at its best in the down times

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Industry leaders gathered at Brisbane’s Parliament House, agreeing that managing the peak times would be the real test for the resource sector in the Toowoomba and Surat Basin. More than 25o guests attended Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise's (TSBE) Enterprise Evening last week, curious to … [Read more...]

More wheels to drive quad bike safety

Quad bikes are prone to rolling over on unstable terrain, making them a risky piece of farming equipment.

Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP) is calling for Australian states to address the number of quad bike related injuries on farms. “Quad bikes continue to be the leading cause of deaths on farms and that has been the case for a number of years now,” says PIHSP research … [Read more...]