Dared to be scared this Halloween?


Little zombies, ghosts and witches will soon take to the streets alongside bigger monsters and mummies to celebrate Halloween. Although Halloween continues to gain popularity in Australia, not everybody in Queensland celebrates this spooktacular night and some may find a group of young vampires … [Read more...]

History in the Making

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Just after World War 2, some 70 years ago, an organization was formed aimed at proving social and educative resources to young people in rural and regional Queensland - It was known as The Queensland Junior Farmers Organization. The name changed to the Rural Youth Organization Queensland in the … [Read more...]

Kids Under Five to Get Free Flu Jab


After the worst flu season in recent years, the Queensland Government has announced a new vaccination program for children aged six months to five years old. Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick says up to 300,000 children across Queensland would be eligible for a free flu … [Read more...]

It’s that time of the year again!!

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With the annual pilgrimage of young people to Airlie Beach now just weeks away, as the ‘Schoolies 2017’ count down kicks in, police are gearing up and want to take young people on an educative journey as well. And they’ll be doing it in a fun way with a musical theatre show, called “Choices” … [Read more...]

Our Local Queens’ Baton Bearers Announced


After a selection process that began over 6 months ago, the lucky locals who will carry the Commonwealth Games 2018 Queens’ Relay Baton through the streets of Our Towns have been announced. They join with 3,800 other Australians who will carry through their towns and cities the precious Baton … [Read more...]

Don’t Hang Around After a Snake Bite


The long held belief that about the importance of identifying the colour and type of snake following a bite has been overturned by new research conducted by the RFDS. The new study has the organization back flipping on its long-standing advice because it says recent advances in medication … [Read more...]