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It’s been a busy time since I was last with you. My diary is never empty and a lot has happened since my last update. By far the biggest news is the delivery of our 2020-2021 Budget, featuring a rates

 

Longreach Regional Council and Winton Shire Council are partnering in a major destination marketing campaign aimed at promoting the two regions to city audiences.

 

Longreach Regional Council has frozen rates and reported an increase in grant funding as part of its 2020/2021 Budget, handed down today.

 

Longreach Regional Council is urging people to take extra care using the Longreach Town Common when horses are agisted there later this month.

 

Longreach Regional Council has discovered a white-ant infestation at its Outer Barcoo Interpretation Centre in Isisford that will require major repairs.

 

The state government has agreed to repeal the Special Holiday in the Longreach region scheduled to coincide with Westech Field Days, which has been postponed until next year.

 

Longreach Regional Council has appointed planning and design company Urbis to develop a master plan that unlocks the potential of the Thomson River in Longreach.

 

A string of recent grant funding announcements will boost community and economic recovery in the region, according to Longreach Regional Council.

 

With Mayor Tony Rayner. When I approached the Longreach Leader to see if they would be interested in hosting this rotating column, featuring the views of your local, state, and federal representatives,

 

Longreach Regional Council welcomes today’s news that Queensland Government workers will be required to undergo health screening before returning to rural communities in the west of the state.

 

Longreach Regional Council is encouraging the community to commemorate ANZAC Day at home this year, as restrictions on mass gatherings remain in place across the nation.

 

A Western Queensland Mayor is urging his community to stay home this Easter to avoid breaking the law.

 

Longreach Regional Council has established an online portal to collate local information relating to COVID-19.

 

Longreach Regional Council has written to Tourism authorities requesting they immediately cease all destination marketing promoting Outback Queensland.

 

Acting Chair, Cr Tony Rayner, has presided over a meeting of the Longreach Local Disaster Management Group in Longreach today. The meeting followed a District Disaster Management Meeting on Monday.