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Good to be back with you for another fortnightly update and I trust everyone had a good Easter. We’re certainly seeing plenty of visitors coming to the region which is always good to see. A big congra

 

Longreach Regional Council has confirmed that the Thomson River Master Plan will be put forward for adoption at the May Council meeting, instead of at the April meeting as originally planned.

 

There’s never a dull moment in the life of our communities, and things really seem to be picking up around the region these days. I’d like to start this fortnight’s column with a quick thank you to al

 

Firstly, a big thanks to everyone who came out to support Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday in Longreach and Ilfracombe. We also had great support from girl guides and scouts. Together we collected a f

 

A random act of vandalism has closed the one of the two swimming pools at the Longreach Aquatic Centre for up to two weeks while repairs are carried out.

 

Longreach now boasts one of the most technically advanced live entertainment venues in Outback Queensland, with the completion of a major audio-visual upgrade to the Longreach Civic Centre.

 

Another two weeks have passed and it was great to see the region busy over the weekend. The rugby nines and the Queensland Country Women’s Association Conference were both very successful events and b

 

It’s been a busy two weeks in our region since my last column, and the pace seems to be picking up as we suddenly find ourselves in mid February!

 

Australia really is the lucky country.  If you ever needed proof that Australia is the lucky country, you need only look at the worldwide events of the past twelve months to see just how fortunate we a

 

Longreach Regional Council congratulates all nominees and the following recipients of Australia Day Awards in 2021: 

 

Following widespread consultation last year, the Longreach region’s special holidays for 2021 have been approved and gazetted by the office of industrial relations.

 

The communities of the Longreach Region will have extra reasons to celebrate Australia Day this year, with additional activities in each community supported by one-off funding from the National Austra

 

The community is advised of the following changes to the garbage collection timetable for the Christmas and New Year holiday period in Longreach:

 

After a busy week that featured Council meetings, the launch of our Desalination Plant in Ilfracombe, and the Outback Business Forum – I had another busy time in Brisbane last week with a series of

 

A major milestone this week as our region celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of Qantas. It was an honour to mark this occasion at the Qantas Founders Museum, which itself was founded by