Entries Open-2018 Queensland Literary Awards

2018 Queensland Literary Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards. They carry a $25,000 Queensland Premier’s Award for a Published Work of State Significance which aims to recognise writing with a Queensland focus and celebrate important Queensland authors, stories and history. There’s three … [Read more...]

Mayors Advance a Solution

Consultation 2

Mayors from across the downs and South West are putting pressure on the State Government to re-think the proposed vegetation management laws. The Council of Mayors, Darling Downs and South West Queensland Chair, Paul Antonio says it’s time for more consultation and more balance. He says the … [Read more...]

Hybrid Swarm in Global Mega-Pest

bollworm and earworm

Seems there’s a new pest on the horizon and CSIRO is worried. Their scientists have confirmed the hybridisation of two of the world's major pest species, into a new and improved mega-pest, and they’re seeking some vigilance to make sure we stay in front of it. One of the pests, the cotton … [Read more...]

AgForce Calls for Facts


AgForce is calling on the State Government to order an independent study into the social and economic impacts of new vegetation management laws after it was revealed last week that none has been undertaken and none are planned. The call follows last week’s meetings and rallies across the state … [Read more...]