April 2018

Published a story 24th Apr 2018 2:20 PM

AFTER riding a horse more than 1000km - from her home at remote cattle station Supplejack Downs to Darwin - Tiani Cook realised she still had a way to go.

Miles ahead for charity

AFTER riding a horse more than 1000km - from her home at remote cattle station Supplejack Downs to Darwin - Tiani Cook realised she still had a way to go.

Published a story 23rd Apr 2018 4:08 PM

BY the time you are reading this, Don Chandler will be psyching himself up for the last leg of his 1237km bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach.

Pedal to mental health services

BY the time you are reading this, Don Chandler will be psyching himself up for the last leg of his 1237km bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach.

Published a story 17th Apr 2018 3:35 PM

YOU could call these youngsters the von Trapps of whip cracking.

Tot cracks on with siblings

YOU could call these youngsters the von Trapps of whip cracking.

Published a story 17th Apr 2018 11:06 AM

Because of our farming families are so expert at their jobs, most of the population to do other occupations, such as being activists and vegans

What would happen if there were no farmers or graziers?

Because of our farming families are so expert at their jobs, most of the population to do other occupations, such as being activists and vegans

Published a story 16th Apr 2018 2:39 PM

THIS YOUNG man hit the deck twice before he mastered the art of standing on a pony and cracking a whip.

Toddler cracks whip while standing on pony

THIS YOUNG man hit the deck twice before he mastered the art of standing on a pony and cracking a whip.

Published a story 10th Apr 2018 10:58 AM

ZOE Carter is not your average jillaroo.

City gal paves way for young farmers

ZOE Carter is not your average jillaroo.

Published a story 7th Apr 2018 7:50 AM

REFLECTING on almost forty years working in health sector, Chris Dodd admitted it was an "odd choice for a bloke to become a nurse in the 70s”.

Remote nurse reflects on 40 years in outback

REFLECTING on almost forty years working in health sector, Chris Dodd admitted it was an "odd choice for a bloke to become a nurse in the 70s”.

Published a story 6th Apr 2018 3:49 PM

DAVID Thomson will walk into the job as Growcom chief executive officer as a man with no "baggage” or "preconceived ideas” about the horticulture industry.

Fresh eyes for new leader

DAVID Thomson will walk into the job as Growcom chief executive officer as a man with no "baggage” or "preconceived ideas” about the horticulture industry.

Published a story 5th Apr 2018 1:58 PM

THE Chinese can't get enough of Aussie wine.

Chinese thirst for Australian wine has tripled

THE Chinese can't get enough of Aussie wine.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2018 12:38 PM

Rural family needs community help to give bright son best shot at life

Charity rodeo to help brave boy in cancer fight

Rural family needs community help to give bright son best shot at life

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I come from a family of proud stockmen and when I was younger my weekends and school holidays where always filled with riding horses and mustering cattle. There isn’t a job I would rather be doing. There are not too many jobs where you learn something new every day. I have struck a good balance in Mackay and I love that I can work at the busy newspaper and I still have time to compete at Campdrafts on the weekends. I am still a country girl at heart and I think Mackay still feels that little bit country as well.