Hughenden Horse Soccer aired on the Rural Reporter program on Saturday March 31, and went nationwide on ABC radio. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
ABC Radio's Paul Sutherland visited Hughenden on March 28 to report about the Flinders Beef Challenge. About 70 graziers descended on a property near Hughenden for an update on a competition aimed at improving weight gains in their cattle. 26 properties have each provided 5 steers for the Flinders Beef Challenge, and yesterday's weigh-in was a chance for graziers to see how much weight their cattle have gained per day. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
ABC Radio's Paul Sutherland spoke to Hughenden locals on March 28, about their fight to save one of the region's most significant historical buildings. The shearers shed on Afton Downs, south of Hughenden, is a symbol of the area's rich shearing history - but it's fallen into disrepair after about 100 years of use. Now local, Jeff Barron, is trying to save it and move the shed into Hughenden piece by piece to rebuild it as a museum. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
ABC Radio's Paul Sutherland visited Hughenden on March 29 to report about the local multi-million dollar Agricultural Precinct Irrigation Project. Locals met with government and business representatives in Hughenden yesterday to discuss how best to ensure the viability of the Flinders River Agricultural Precinct. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
ABC Radio's Lisa Kingsberry talk the chance to chat to 88-year-old Cecilia McNamara ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Town and Country (formerly Matron's) Ball. Mrs McNamara first joined the Matron's Club 59 years ago as a young newlywed. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
After her brilliant job promoting the region in Melbourne in March, Flinders Discovery Centre Manager Sue Takacs was scouted by ABC Breakfast Announcer Michael Clarke to have a chat to his listeners about the region. The interview went to air on April 5. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
SBS Radio Australia Dutch Language Program. May 2, 2012ralian takes us to the township of Hughenden in the outback of Queensland, and Sue Takacs, manager of the Flinders Information Centre joins us too.'' CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
This visual poem was created for and by the people of Hughenden who, despite wet weather, attended their annual agricultural show. One person starts off the poem with an opening line. In this case I thought that the show president, Shane McCarthy was the best man for that job. So Shane delivers his line straight to camera. Then I go looking for the next person. They listen to the poem so far and then continue the poem by adding their own line. It keeps going until the poem finds its own end. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY
Flinders Shire Deputy Mayor Ninian Stewart-Moore was live on ABC radio Mt Isa on Friday June 8 at 7:15am top discuss the QR National restructure and its affect on the Hughenden depot. CLICK TO HEAR THE STORY.
ABC Radio's Chrissy Arthur reported on Tuesday CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORYIt is the end of an era for a railway line in western Queensland that was first opened more than a century ago. The Winton to Hughenden rail line opened in 1899 but it closed in 2008 when it become uneconomical due to declining freight movement on the track.