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Well-known Longreach GP appointed to new role

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
LONGREACH rural generalist Dr John Douyere has been appointed to the role of Medical Director for the Rural Generalist Pathway (RGP).

Longreach toughest of challenges for Ergon after storms

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
REACHING residents impacted by storms and power outages at Longreach provide to be one of Ergon Energy's toughest challenges after this week's storms.

Two-year-old Longreach boy witnesses first proper storm

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The two-year-old, who lives on a 20,000 acre property between Ilfracombe and Longreach, recently experienced his first thunderstorm and it was so loud he needed ear protection.

Longreach Pastoral College's new faces upbeat on ag industry future

ABC Online - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Today marks the first day of school for 44 new students at Longreach Pastoral College taking their first steps towards a career in agriculture.

New Longreach Pastoral College students discuss their passion for agriculture

ABC Online - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
New Longreach Pastoral College students discuss their passion for agriculture. Updated February 01, 2016 18:38:49. Isaac Fittler, Ebony Thorne and Chloe Bammann discuss their enrolment at the Longreach Pastoral College. Ash Moore. Source: ABC Rural ...

The long reach of financial distress

Montgomery Advertiser - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
“Never spend your money before you have earned it.” —Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson's was a life of high ideals espoused in historical documents, but his personal behavior sometimes belied those same beliefs.
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Atholton girls basketball wins second straight after beating Long Reach

Baltimore Sun - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Atholton ended a three game home stand on a high note Thursday, defeating Long Reach, 49-39, picking up its second-straight win.

Arbor Wealth: Jefferson, Adams and the long reach of financial distress

Destin Log - ‎14 hours ago‎
“Never spend your money before you have earned it.” Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson's was a life of high ideals espoused in historical documents, but his personal behavior sometimes belied those same beliefs.

Marriotts Ridge girls basketball pull upset over Long Reach

Baltimore Sun - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Marriotts Ridge put together its best offensive performance of the season Tuesday night and handed visiting Long Reach just their fourth loss of the season and first since Jan. 15.

Long Reach boys basketball pulls away late for win over Mt. Hebron

Baltimore Sun - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
It was a particularly unfortunate time for a break for Long Reach (6-6, 7-8) considering the team had just won two straight road games.

Oakland Mills wrestling overpowers River Hill, Long Reach

Baltimore Sun - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Though Long Reach fell to both Oakland Mills and River Hill in the tri-meet, heavyweight Phil Watters celebrated senior night in style.

BIG 4 gets on board for hay heroes with fundraiser in March

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎8 hours ago‎
Ilfracombe is about 30 kilometres east of Longreach and is a region devastated by drought. After three long years of drought and hardship, many have emptied their bank accounts trying to keep stock alive.

Grazier turns to solar as no end to drought in sight

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Longreach grazier and businessman James Walker's 2-year-old son James last week experienced his first thunderstorm, which has turned their Central Western Queensland property green.

New nurses ready for outback Queensland rural practice

ABC Online - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The first of 18 graduate nurses have touched down for a week of orientation in Longreach before heading to their posts around central-west Queensland.

Family mystery of 80 years finally laid to rest

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
AN eight decade old family mystery will finally be laid to rest in the coming weeks, with descendants of a local Longreach woman gathering to mark her final burial place.

Harvest best practice urged

Queensland Country Life - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Blue ribbon Longreach country on market. The King family's Longreach properties Westfield, Balaclava and Silverwood will be auctioned by Elders in Longreach on February 24. Grow Qld Darling Downs forum | Live stream. Watch the Grow Queensland ...

Friday's Scores - ‎2 hours ago‎
Winters Mill, ppd. Linganore vs. Urbana, ppd. Long Reach vs. River Hill, ppd. Manchester Valley vs. South Carroll, ppd. Marriotts Ridge vs.

Isisford's dream for a medical museum a step closer with drought funding

ABC Online - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Whitman's Memorial Park and Museum Association is one of several groups in the Longreach Shire Council region given funding as part of the local Drought Communities Programme.
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Craft comes to life at Toowoomba fair from Friday

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
People coming in from Roma and Longreach are given accommodation, meals as well as and a VIP kit to assist their weekend stay.

Rain gets banks moving on beef

Farm Weekly - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Farm business consultant Peter Whip, PRW Agribusiness at Longreach, said proactive graziers hard hit by drought had approached lenders before Christmas saying their cash flow had stopped and looking to talk about restructuring their finance.