Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Can Queensland make the most of changing global economy

Monto Show promises to be a cracking time

Monto Show promises to be a cracking time

The 2018 instalment of the Monto Show promises to be a cracker.

Rodeo clowning no joke

Rodeo clowning no joke

To face a bull at a rodeo is a valiant feat.


School Cattle Club granted brand new yards

School Cattle Club granted brand new yards

The cattle yards at Monto SHS received a $44,000 upgrade over the school holidays thanks to funding from the state government.

Riders enjoy a bucking good time at Eidsvold rodeo

Riders enjoy a bucking good time at Eidsvold rodeo

It's not everyday you have two brothers take out the rodeo win at the weekend, but it happened in Eidsvold.

More than one win at the footy

More than one win at the footy

The Gladiators took the win against the Eidsvold Eagles in their first home game on Friday night, but the victory wasn't all the club banked last week.

Rideout wins fourth singles title

Rideout wins fourth singles title

Rodney Rideout defeated Mark Torrens in the men's singles final on Sunday to be named the 2018 Monto Bowls Club champion.

NBN rollout has commenced

NBN rollout has commenced

Faster internet speeds are just around the corner for the North Burnett with the rollout of the National Broadband Network officially under way.


Meet Monto's favourite bartenders

Meet Monto's favourite bartenders

Frequenters of Monto's Grand Hotel will recognise Bec Knight and Nat Chamberlain as the cheerful English faces behind the bar.

Covering the Eidsvold Charity Cattle Drive was memorable

Covering the Eidsvold Charity Cattle Drive was memorable

IT was one of my highlights getting to the cover a historic event, the Eidsvold Charity Cattle Drive.

High Tea to crown Miss Showgirl

High Tea to crown Miss Showgirl

With the 2018 show less than two weeks away, Monto Miss Showgirl will be crowned at a High Tea this weekend.

Council receives complaints of 'illegal camping'

Council receives complaints of 'illegal camping'

NUMEROUS complaints from residents in the North Burnett regarding illegal camping, overcrowded dwellings and occupied caravans in the past 12 months.

Robotic seal makes waves at aged care home

Robotic seal makes waves at aged care home

An $8000 price tag on a robotic seal seems excessive but to residents of Gunther Village their cuddly companion Paro is invaluable.

Splendour tickets sold out in minutes

Splendour tickets sold out in minutes

If you missed out, don’t panic and read on

‘Lazy little sh*ts’: Recruiter slams Gen Y

‘Lazy little sh*ts’: Recruiter slams Gen Y

"I’m not surprised us millennials are being called entitled."

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

Southern Downs woman was told she may not play again but she's back

Are you ready for childcare changes?

Are you ready for childcare changes?

Parents who have not registered will lose access to their payments.

Family needs help after father-of-three killed in crash

Family needs help after father-of-three killed in crash

The community has rallied behind the family of the man

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

Why more Aussies are choosing 50Mbps NBN plan

Low speeds are still the most popular.

Sport

Could it be a fairytale in A-League finals?

Could it be a fairytale in A-League finals?

IT'S finals in A-League soccer and it could be fairytale time.

David Warner gets his hands dirty

David Warner gets his hands dirty

David Warner has found a new way to occupy his time

Gayle goes ballistic in furious IPL rampage

Gayle goes ballistic in furious IPL rampage

CHRIS Gayle bludgeoned his sixth Indian Premier League hundred.

National Sport

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    Police swoop on alleged attacker as man fights for life

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    'You're a legend mate' - Matt Damon catches up with Tristan

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    CRASH HERO: Boy provides vital information for search

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    Inside alleged dog fighting ring

    “It’s the first major breakthrough in Australia in about 10 years.”

    Drunken sailor's violence after housework complaints

    Drunken sailor's violence after housework complaints

    Drunk man's ugly reactions concern judge

    Man dies after being bitten by snake

    Man dies after being bitten by snake

    A Queensland man has died after he was bitten by a snake.

    Business News

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      Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

      Man "still in shock" following life-changing $8 million win.

      Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

      Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

      “For those who refuse to take action, interest charges are only the beginning."

      AMP boss quits over banking scandal

      AMP boss quits over banking scandal

      "Type of behaviour can attract penalties which include jail time."

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