Local graziers say no to new vegetation management legislation

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AgForce Queensland held a community forum with local graziers in Charters Towers this afternoon to discuss the effects of the Governments proposed changes to vegetation management laws. President Grant Maudsley was on hand to answer questions and inform farmers on just how detrimental these laws … [Read more...]

Drought affected Queensland farmers short changed by Turnbull

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Queensland’s ability to recover and rebuild after natural disasters is under threat after the Turnbull Government unilaterally delayed payment of around $1 billion in Natural Disaster Relief and Recover Arrangements payments in this week’s budget. Inside this includes the drought relief schemes … [Read more...]

Charters Towers Regional Report April 28

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Here is the week that was in Charters Towers. Anzac Day commemorations, the Premier was in town to tackle local issues and country music galore! All of this plus more, take a look. Charters Towers RR Wk4 April 2016 from Plus More News on Vimeo.   … [Read more...]

Charters Towers Regional Report April 21

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Catch up on the news from around the region in this week's Charters Towers Regional Report. The unemployment rate is nearly 15 per cent and government heads say something needs to change, the library re-opened after nearly a week closed due to flooding and three sporting features! All of this … [Read more...]