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Global demand for Australian beef rising

Australia’s market share in Japan and Korea is continuing to lift as the United States emerges as the number one export destination for beef in Q1 2024, according to a new global market update from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA). MLA’s latest Global Beef Market Update (GBMU) has shown that […]


Bobbie weaves magic into every band

Late at night while her family sleeps, Bobbie sits quietly, gently weaving bands, not just to soothe her soul but to help provide a future for her beloved family. The Bundjalung woman who was raised in the Yuin lands, lives with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and in early 2019 […]

Photo from the True Grit obstacle course at Kooralbyn 2023.

True Grit back at Kooralbyn

True Grit, Australia’s locally owned and operated military-inspired obstacle course race, is returning to Kooralbyn for its third year. Celebrated for its physically demanding courses and emphasis on mental resilience, True Grit aims tospotlight the picturesque township of Kooralbyn and the stunning Scenic Rim region. Scheduled for August 17-18, True […]


Queensland races to new record

Queensland’s racing industry contributed a record $2.4 billion towards the state’s economy in 2022-23, including $81 million in the Logan-Beaudesert region. Racing Queensland has released its latest independent economic data delivered by IER – a specialist in the tourism, events and entertainment industries – which demonstrates an increase of close […]


People and their pets

Miah-Rose Jones with Hash Brown, Orea, Cocoa and Marshmallow.
People and their Pets

People and their pets – Miah-Rose and Chicks

Miah-Rose Jones has found her latest furry companions Hash Brown, Oreo, Cocoa and Marshmallow after attending a Henny Penny Hatching program at Vacation Care. The 2-week-old chicks are Miah’s snuggle buddies, with her favourite being Hash Brown. “She just snuggles up, she’s overall like a snuggle chicken,” Miah said.  Shontae […]

Shelby with Dulcie, Charlotte and Tilly Semyraha
People and their Pets

People and their pets – Shelby and Dulcie, Charlotte and Tilly

Shelby is Dulcie, Charlotte and Tilly Semyraha’s beloved mastiff-crossed fur friend.  The nine month old is an adventure on paws who loves to scavenge for hidden trinkets around the neighbourhood.  She likes to chew on absolutely everything, except for her food.  “She likes inhaling her food, she doesn’t chew it,” […]

Branden Wiley and Rodney.
People and their Pets

People and their pets – Branden and Rodney

Branden Wiley’s 18-month-old French bulldog Rodney is chaos on paws.  He likes to hang with the ‘big dogs’ and tends to steal their toys on the downlow.  On his day off, he likes to sit back and fulfill his role as the house potato.   Shontae Iafeta