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Fri 20 Apr 2018

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

Recycling to continue for foreseeable future

Recycling to continue for foreseeable future

Lockyer and Somerset Regional councils have responded to Ipswich Council's dumping of recycling.

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

Qld's $54 billion opportunity

But leading economist warns the state can not wait for governments to take the lead.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

United front to fight for long term water security

United front to fight for long term water security

The two councils have come together to form the Lockyer Valley and Somerset Water Collaborative.

$16 million to target diseases

$16 million to target diseases

A five year research project was announced in Tenthill today to help prevent crop losses

Breaking the Ice forums educate communities

Breaking the Ice forums educate communities

Sergeant Nadine Webster says when it comes to drugs, information is power.

Lockyer Valley Demons are thinking outside the square

Lockyer Valley Demons are thinking outside the square

The club are starting an AFL 9s program in 2018, in the hopes of revitalise

Drivers voice concerns over Gatton truck rest stop

Drivers voice concerns over Gatton truck rest stop

Interstate truck driver Michael Micallef says it's a national issue.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Man airlifted to Brisbane hospital from Gatton crash scene

Man airlifted to Brisbane hospital from Gatton crash scene

A MAN is in hospital in a serious condition after a single-vehicle crash in the Lockyer Valley this afternoon.

Growing movement primed to prosper in valley

Growing movement primed to prosper in valley

The upcoming Lockyer Valley permaculture design course kicks off in early June.

One step at a time for loved son

One step at a time for loved son

THE couple made their way through Laidley, Gatton and Grantham on their way to Toowoomba.

Autumn heat not very welcome in the valley

Autumn heat not very welcome in the valley

Some farmers are using double the water they were this time last year.

One person in hospital after Warrego Highway smash

One person in hospital after Warrego Highway smash

PARAMEDICS have transported one person to a Brisbane hospital after a single-vehicle crash in the Lockyer Valley this morning.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Help to plant the Toogoolawah koala corridor

Help to plant the Toogoolawah koala corridor

ARROW is calling for volunteers to help plant the remaining 300 trees.

Jayde Kendall's killer appeals murder conviction

Jayde Kendall's killer appeals murder conviction

Bennetts was found guilty last year of killing Jayde Kendall.

Australian-first mandatory labour hire laws now in effect

Australian-first mandatory labour hire laws now in effect

Labour hire providers are now required to be licensed and businesses who need to hire labour must only use licensed providers.

Brad Jeffs is proud to serve his community

Brad Jeffs is proud to serve his community

Get to know the Gatton station officer Brad Jeffs

Are you ready for childcare changes?

Are you ready for childcare changes?

PARENTS are being warned to register before July 2 to get childcare subsidies under the government’s new system. Income brackets have also been updated.

Esk jam sessions offer musical talent time in the spotlight

Esk jam sessions offer musical talent time in the spotlight

Jammin' In Esk is hoping to foster musicians in the region.

Cr Hagan heading back to school

Cr Hagan heading back to school

A Lockyer Valley councillor will be returning to studies soon.

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