News About: Townsville

Fresh Hendra Outbreak Sparks Fears In Townsville

Fresh Hendra Outbreak Sparks Fears In Townsville

6 Jan, 2012

Another case of Hendra virus has been confirmed in Townsville, which is located on the North coast of Queensland.

The case is being overlooked by Queensland’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr Rick Symons.

“The horse died on Tuesday and the positive result for the virus came back late last night,” Dr Symons said.

The doctor insists …

Queensland Expand QTIS Scheme To $8.8M

Queensland Expand QTIS Scheme To $8.8M

11 Aug, 2011

Queensland racing is set to be delivered a big boost with an agreement finally reached for the highly popular bonus scheme.

The QTIS is a system which rewards owners with extra cash payouts should their horses win the eligible races.

It’s a structure which is replicated under various names right around the country and many …

Deagon Upgrade Part Of Racing QLD’s Big Spend

Deagon Upgrade Part Of Racing QLD’s Big Spend

21 Jul, 2011

As it stands right now Deagon Racecourse is a facility pretty much unknown to the wider part of horse racing circles around the country.

Sitting in a prime location in the Northern suburbs of Brisbane the circuit is used exclusively as a training and trials venue with racing having ceased decades ago.

That is set …