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Wed 20 Nov 2019

Shocking figures show true cost of drought

premium_icon Shocking figures show true cost of drought

The full cost of the drought gripping much of Queensland has been revealed, with hundreds of millions of dollars set to be wiped from farm gate production values.

NOT FORGOTTEN YET: Event gives back to rural communities

premium_icon NOT FORGOTTEN YET: Event gives back to rural communities

‘They’re good people trying to make a living’: A stock feed sales manager’s mission to help out his clients.

PM, Premier sign up for massive cash splash

premium_icon PM, Premier sign up for massive cash splash

Queensland’s economy will receive a huge cash injection in a bid to drive job creation in a deal done between the Morrison and Palaszczuk governments.

Decade of pain, but Eddie still serving town

premium_icon Decade of pain, but Eddie still serving town

The general store has been part of Eddie Mills’ life for more than 70 years, but drought and agricultural decline mean times are tougher than they’ve ever been.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Historic cattle station escapades retold in new book

premium_icon Historic cattle station escapades retold in new book

HIS family owned stations the size of European countries and now this Warwick writer sheds light on his stockman past.

End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

premium_icon End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

The Hi-way 1 business once spanned nine shops in Queensland but now its last outlet is closing down.

Shelter for fire-affected ready at “moment's notice”

Shelter for fire-affected ready at “moment's notice”

SDRC prepared to assist residents in the Swanfels and Yangan areas should fire conditions worsen.

Cunningham Highway 'far too dangerous' for motorists

Cunningham Highway 'far too dangerous' for motorists

CLEAN up crews on scene to assist fire trucks moving through the area.

Sale numbers soar as farmers are forced to destock

premium_icon Sale numbers soar as farmers are forced to destock

THEY’RE coming in by the truckloads: What a rise in sale numbers means for Warwick producers.

READY TO GO: Fireys prepare for week ahead

premium_icon READY TO GO: Fireys prepare for week ahead

DRY thunderstorms, windy conditions, hot temperatures: It’s enough to put rural firefighters on edge, even those yet to face the heat.

Bluecard controversy wastes valuable firefighting time

premium_icon Bluecard controversy wastes valuable firefighting time

“THE people who are refusing to do it are the ones hurting the service.” Massie and District Rural Fire Brigade backs blue card policy.

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GUT-WRENCHING: Fire turns mountain resort into ghost town

premium_icon GUT-WRENCHING: Fire turns mountain resort into ghost town

FARMSTAY deserted as bushfires continue to impact residents along the Cunningham Highway in Maryvale

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

An investigation by this newspaper, reveals how local councils and State and Federal governments are keeping us in the dark on natural disaster issues

Mon 18 Nov 2019

IS YOUR SCHOOL ON THE LIST? 178 schools to get solar panels

premium_icon IS YOUR SCHOOL ON THE LIST? 178 schools to get solar panels

The Queensland Government has revealed that 178 state schools will soon have solar panels installed. SEE IF YOUR SCHOOL MADE THE CUT

Fireys capture rescue of koalas from fire’s fury

premium_icon Fireys capture rescue of koalas from fire’s fury

Two lucky koalas have been saved from the jaws of death as fire surrounded them in bushland west of Brisbane. But firefighters on their way to relieve day shift...

‘Fit, strapping and young’ suffer incurable, tragic disease

premium_icon ‘Fit, strapping and young’ suffer incurable, tragic disease

WARWICK has the opportunity to help find a cure for those diagnosed with MS.

Clean-up begins after isolated grass fire

premium_icon Clean-up begins after isolated grass fire

Warwick Gymnastic Club has a lot to be thankful for after grass fire caused only minor damage.

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Hospital self-evacuates as fire threat nears

Esk Hospital has made the decision to “self-evacuate” patients as fierce bushfires continue to burn nearby. STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST ALERTS AND WARNINGS HERE

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