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School children learn how to stay safe with ‘Ditto the Bear’

Goondiwindi kids have learnt how to stay safe and trust their feelings. More than 2500 rural Queensland school children gained important personal safety skills through Bravehearts’...

Ski titles have council buzzing

A plan to attract Australia and the world’s best water skiers to Goondiwindi has a new “biggest” fan club.The Goondiwindi Regional Council has thrown...

Battles remembered

A large crowd gathered at Anzac Centenary Park on Saturday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Somme, the first time Moree RSL sub-branch has...

Literacy now HSC target

PLANS for a minimum standard of literacy and numeracy before students can receive their Higher School Certificate has raised some concerns for local educators.NSW...

A voice for ‘the bush’

FREELANCE journalist Sally-Nicol Rigney is a voice for all people in the bush. Her voice has been heard througout regional Queensland and words have helped promote...

Public nuisance

Early in the morning of July 23, an 18-year-old man was issued with an infringement notice for disorderly behaviour near a licensed premise. The...

Three day youth program

Youth on the border will have a chance to get a leg up on their future with the coming Pathways Planning Event just down...

Gundy run full of colour

THE Gundy Gallop Colour Fun Run is on again. It’s on October 15.“Those gorgeous smiles from last year said it all. And they’ll be even bigger and brighter...

We must invest more in early childhood

As the Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education, I am often considering the interaction between the education system we use to prepare young people...

Ladies pretty in pink

It will be over-the-top glamour at this year’s Weengallon Pink Ladies Day as 600 pink clad women flock to the event in flamboyant race-wear finery.‘Racing...

Cool cats need home

My name is Bertie and my brother Ernie and I have been waiting for a long time for a new home. We are very sweet...

Suspended licence

On July 19 at 4pm, police intercepted a vehicle on Riddle Street. The driver, a 23-year-old Goondiwindi man, was found to have a suspended...

Southern QLD waterskiing R6 takes over waterpark

The sixth and final round of the Waterski Queensland Southern Region series took place at the Goondiwindi Water Park over the weekend and some...