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The Mount Morgan Argus is a community based publication, dedicated to promoting the positive events and happenings in the Mount Morgan area.

The Argus is produced by Mount Morgan Promotion and Development Incorporated, and is distributed throughout the Mount Morgan area and its hinterland each fortnight.

Production is aligned to MMPAD's principles of commitment to positive promotion, economic, communal and cultural development beneficial to Mount Morgan.

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Mount Morgan Argus Volume 12, Issue 6
Mount Morgan Anzac Day preparations, Welfare Bowls News, Mount Morgan Meals on Wheels Update, Hippy Red Cross News and much more....... ...




Mount Morgan Argus Volume 12, Issue 5
In This issue, Mount Morgan Dam overflows thanks to ex Cyclone Debbie, Golden Mount Festival Programme, Mount Morgan Rodeo, The Wally Hall Memorial Golf Day, Sara Storer to perform in Mount Morgan and ...




Mount Morgan Argus Volume 12, Issue 4
In this issue, Senator Ketter visits Mount Morgan to speak with locals, Funds raised for Leukaemia Foundation, Golden Mount Festival Association & Feelgood* promotions support Primary School Brekky cl ...




Mount Morgan Argus Volume 12, Issue 3, 8th - 22nd March 2017
Fishing Strategic Plan for Mount Morgan Dam, Australia Day Awards for Local SES Members, New School Leaders, and much more... ...




Volume 12, Issue 2
In this issue High School Captain induction, Local Hotel Under New Management, Rockhampton Regional Council Funding for Mount Morgan Facilities and much more ...




Mount Morgan Argus Volume 12, Issue 1
In this issue read about the successful Australia Day at the Mount Morgan Dam, Reception for Queensland's Premier & Cabinet, back to school photos, Mount Morgan welcomes new businesses to town and muc ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue 24
In this issue highlights from the Annual Christmas Tree Festival, Carbine Resources' Presentation to the Mount Morgan Community, Member for Mirani presents locals with service awards.... and much more ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue 23
Mount Morgan High School Students graduate in style, generous donation opens up education opportunities for local student, Carbine Resources Community Meeting, Christmas Tree Festival draws closer and ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue 22
In this issue catch up with the Mount Morgan High School Awards for 2016,the remembrance service at Anzac Park, plenty of kindness in the car park of IGA and much more...... ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue 21
Local Tribute to Beersheba Victory, Halloween Celebrations Frightfully Good, Golf Club awards & fundraisers, MMPAD Cent Sale makes dollars of sense... and more local news. ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue20
Grand Hotel celebrates Milestone, Local SES Group kicks off SES week with successful Cent Sale, Lorikeets Presentation Night, Local Lad's amazing transformation and much more.... ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue19
Mount Morgan proves popular for Car Enthusiasts, Carbine Resources Feasibility Study Extension creates extra benefits, movie review, wildlife matters, green thumb, and more .... ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue 18
Recognition for local Paramedics, Ambulance Week Sausage Sizzle, Upgrades likely for Mount Morgan Dam, Local High School Raptors win 'B' Grade Rugby League and much more....... ...




Volume 11, Issue 17, 2016
Highlights of the Mount Morgan Wattle Day, Robbie McEwan and cyclists challenge the Mount Morgan Range, damper at the Mount Morgan Dam, Seniors celebrate with morning tea and much more..... ...




Volume 11, Issue 16, 2016
Highlights of Mount Morgan Show, Brad's Bargain Box comes to Town, Collectable Bear event at Newsxpress a hit, and much more...... ...




Volume 11, Issue 15, 2016
Mount Morgan residents show support for National Tree Day at Arthur Timms Lookout. High School Raptors prove winners, Leichhardt Hotel donates to Mount Morgan Hospital Aged Care Unit and much more.... ...




Volume 11, Issue 14, 2016
Good News for Mount Morgan residents as no 7 Dam reaches full capacity, Naidoc Celebrations at Kindy Care and Mount Morgan Hub, Mount Morgan Mine update and much more.... ...




Argus Volume 11, Issue13
Queensland Ambulance Service and Local Ambulance Committees celebrate 25 years, restoration work continues on Hunslett, lots of local news and much more.... ...




Volume 11, Issue 12
School of Arts upgrade, Rodeo Association donates $5,000 to Calliungal Rural Fire Brigade, Pioneer portrait donated to local area, Work experience for local High School Students, all your sporting hig ...




Volume, Issue 11
Local resident awarded prestigious medal, Mount Morgan set to receive long awaited funding, works progress at the Mount Morgan Mine, and much more... ...




Volume 11, Issue 10, 2016
Award for Dedicated Mother, Grand Wholly Cow event, Council calls for feedback on new look CBD and much more. ...




Volume 11, Issue 9, 2016
History & Technology combine to inform Visitors. Activity continues at the Mount Morgan Mine. Golden Mount Festival wrap up and much more. ...




Volume 11, Issue 8
It's been a busy fortnight. Read all about it. ANZAC Commemorations, May Day Festival, Rodeo, plus much more. ...




Volume 11, Issue 7
Lights. Camera. Action. Mount Morgan to feature on an upcoming episode of Queensland Weekender - Lorikeets get set for a home game to kick off 2016 season - Lookout upgrades - plus much more. ...




Volume 11, Issue 6
Confidence grows for rebirth of the mine - Wholly Cow. The Grand Hotel gets set to take part in promoting Rocky region as the beef capital - Rodeo Round-up - News from the Golden Mount Festival - Plus ...




Volume 11, Issue 5
Stocking up for the future - MMPAD's annual restocking of the Mount Morgan Dam goes off swimmingly. - Fun times at the Family Fair held at Mount Morgan Central. - New business in town, providing fuel ...




Volume11,issue4
Mount Morgan Central State School elects Captains and Councillors for 2016. Fingerlings to be released in Mount Morgan Dam on Saturday.Local pioneer portraits discovered in Gympie and much more. ...




Issue 3, 2016
The secret's out - Mount Morgan is the place to be and was host to the Secret Sunday, Mount Morgan State High School welcomes in their new leaders for 2016, Flashback to February 2015 as TC Marcia pas ...




Issue 2, 2016
In this issue, Mount Morgan represented at Community Cabinet meeting with State Government, High hopes and smiles for a new school year, updates from MMPAD and Mount Morgan RSL Sub-branch and more... ...




Issue 1, 2016
In this issue - A wrap up of the Australia Day festivities at the Mount Morgan Dam - Update from carbine Resources - School's back! ...




Issue 23, 2015
This issue: The Christmas Tree Festival, Welfare Bowls Club names green after Col Turner, highlights of the year... ...




Issue 22, 2015
In this Issue: School's out for class of 2015, Mt. Morgan road upgrades, Mt. Morgan Ambulance officers pioneer administration of life saving drug, former Mt. Morgan resident publishes first novel. ...




Issue 21 2015
In this issue: Young locals get set for graduation, school awards night, Remembrance Day. ...




Volume 10, issue 19, 22 Oct - 5 Nov 2015
In this Argus you can find: New Life in East Street, National Garage Sale Trail, Operation: Buzz gone, Recent U3A tour, Mental illness myths debunked, New paper is called to action on youth suicide, a ...




Mount Morgan Argus Issue 18/8-22 October 2015
In this issue you will find following: Miners Memorial Service Day, Tourism Experience for Mount Morgan, Marcia enhances bushfire risk, Rally against domestic violence, People in profile Joe James, pl ...




Mount Morgan Argus 24th September - 8th October 2015
The new Argus is out. In this issue; Rugby Grand Final between Biloela and Mount Morgan, News on the Swimming Pool, Mount Morgan Show 2015, Carbine makes progress, MMPAD and Welfare Bowls updates, Peo ...




Issue 16, 2015
Early childhood educators day, people in profile...Natasha Lamb, Medicare to list 30-minute breast cancer treatment, public help sought to find local Yaxley artworks, improvements for tourists at rail ...




Issue 14, 2015
The Library gets a face lift, a special thank you to the State Fire Service and the Rural Fire Brigades and details on the roof replacement of the North St Reservoir. Plus all your regular favourites ...




Issue 14, 2015
The Mount Morgan Show a success, the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services battle bush fires and Rockhampton Regional Council's budget highlights for Mount Morgan. The story of the Historical Museum ...




Issue 13, 2015
Mount Morgan Argus 30th July - 13th August The rehabilitation of Mount Morgan Mine to date laid bare, Linda Will's story of survival, an interview with Jim Pearce member for Mirani, and the guest ...




Issue 12, 2015
Dry in July challenge by Mount Morgan Mechanical to raise money for Townsville Hospital Cancer Centre, A word from the Mayor on the CBD upgrade and results from the Gazebo consultation. ...




Issue 11, 2015
Significant milestone achieved as viability study shows the Mt Morgan Gold Mine is able to economically produce gold, copper and pyrite from tailings; Mt Morgan Central State School farewells principa ...




Issue 10, 2015
In this edition it’s visitors all round! Catch details of the Capricorn Caravan Club, Historical Motorcycle Club of Queensland , and the Patriots Motorcycle Club’s visit to Mount Morgan. We also ...




Mount Morgan Argus
In this issues of the Mount Morgan Argus read about the success of a family business and its closure after 53 years; home game win by the Mount Morgan Lorikeets and the success of Carol Stock's Cent S ...




Issue 8, 2015
Some of what’s included this edition: • On and off field wins for the Lorikeets – the club celebrates huge wins and major grant funding • Looking back – a trip down memory lane takes us in ...




Issue 7, 2015
This edition we have a stack of photos, featuring local ANZAC commemorations and of course the 2015 Golden Mount Festival! We also bring you a final feature for ANZAC Day; highlighting the efforts ...




Issue 6, 2015
There are a lot of local events approaching and this edition we bring you all the details. ANZAC Day this Saturday and next week – the highly anticipated Golden Mount Festival!! Also included are ...




Issue 5, 2015
Here’s some of what there is to read up on in our fifth issue for the year: • Stocking up for the future – catch all of the details and photos of our latest restock of the Mount Morgan Dam ...




Issue 4, 2015
Here’s some of what there is to read up on in our fourth issue for the year: • Big local effort for World’s Greatest Shave • Get ready to restock the Mount Morgan Dam- fish restocking this ...




Issue 3, 2015
Here’s some of what we have coming up for you: • Mount Morgan faces Marcia – photos and local interviews • Learn history from the best – a new project for Mount Morgan’s Aged Care Hom ...




Issue 1, 2015
Here’s some of what there is to read up on in our first issue back: • Australia Day fun – locals and visitors join together for some family fun at the Mount Morgan Dam • School’s back! ...




Issue 25, 2014
It’s our last issue for the year!! Here’s some of what there is to read up on: • Mount Morgan lights up for Tree Festival! – read on how the 2014 Christmas Tree Festival went with our t ...




Issue 24, 2014
Our second last issue of the 2014 Mount Morgan Argus! • School’s out for the Class of 2014 – catch details and photos from the Mount Morgan senior formal • Locals get creative for Christ ...




Issue 23, 2014
In our third last issue for the year, here’s some of what’s included: • Adele’s hard work pays off – catch the results of this year’s Awards Night for Mt Morgan High School • Outpour ...




Issue 22, 2014
Here’s some of what’s included this issue: • State success for a local student – read up on how Dylan Forbes went at the Qld Schools Track and Field Championships • Out and About – se ...




Issue 21, 2014
Here is some of what there is to read up on with Issue 21: • New addition to playground at Mount Morgan Dam – catch details on a shade cover worth $145,000 • Local business up for Capricorni ...




Issue 20, 2014
With this issue, get up to date on: • Saint Mary’s turns 125 – catch the details on how the Church celebrated last weekend • Silver Wattle strikes gold – Sarah and Mark Dalton’s hard wor ...




Issue 19. 2014
The Mount Morgan Dam was a hive of activity over the weekend, as the area played host to a special local reunion and the Spring celebrations of Silver Wattle Day. There’s also been exciting news ...




Issue 18, 2014
There’s plenty to read about in the latest issue of the Argus! The Lorikeets are getting set to go head to head with Frenchville in the season Grand Final this weekend! There’s also plenty ...




Issue 17, 2014
Inside this issue, read up on the Senior Week and Science week celebrations in Mount Morgan last week. We also bring you de...tails on a new project for Mount Morgan Rotary, plus news from Mount Morga ...




Issue 16, 2014
Catch all of the details of the 2014 Mount Morgan Agricultural Show with a three page feature. Also read up on a local fundraiser, news from the Mount Morgan State High School, garden tips from Neil ...




Issue 15, 2014
Some of the news to read up on in this issue includes the fantastic Wendy Matthews concert earlier this month, plus our Cuppa with a View event held at the Range last Saturday. We also bring ...you ...




Issue 14
The countdown is on for the Wendy Matthews Concert in Mount Morgan! Inside this issue, read up on what there is to look forward to as part of the event this Saturday night. We also bring your deta ...




Issue 13, 2014
Catch all of the details on the reopening of the Mount Morgan Range, plus a look back at some of the work into its reconstruction over the past year. We also see a few questions answered on the re ...




Issue 12, 2014
The Mount Morgan Range set to reopen this Sunday! Catch full details in this issue. This issue also brings you details on some of the exciting proposed projects included in the 2014/2015 budget, and ...




2014 Argus - Issue 11
Issue 11 brings you details on the upcoming and very exciting Wendy Matthews and Kate Leahy concert!!This issue also includes the new expansion to the local Random Acts of Kindness Incentive Program, ...




Issue 10, 2014
In this issue of the Argus, we bring you details on local resident Matthew Lodewikus and his exciting journey in wheelchair basketball. We also take a look at a new boutique in Morgan Street that’s ...




Issue 9, 2014
This issue brings you some of the fun and excitement of this year’s Golden Mount Festival, with four pages of details and pics! We also bring you details of the local ANZAC Day commemorations, a ...




Issue 8, 2014
Inside this issue, catch all of the details of the 2014 Harley Indian Motorcycle Rally, plus an official celebration for the Mount Morgan Hospital. We also bring you some of what’s in store as pa ...




Issue 7, 2014
It’s been an exciting past fortnight in Mount Morgan, and the upcoming weeks are looking to be no exception. Catch this special larger issue for details on the 2014 restock of the Mount Morgan Dam, ...




Issue 6, 2014
Issue 6 of the 2014 Argus brings you news on the local efforts for this year's World's Greatest Shave. Also catch details on some of the Saint Paddy's Day celebrations in the Mount, an update on the R ...




Issue 5, 2014
In this issue, catch further details on local efforts in support of the World’s Greatest Shave, plus some exciting, positive stats in relation to Mount Morgan’s reported crime rates! You can a ...




2014 Argus, Issue 4
Catch details on a surprise presentation for a dedicated local, an upcoming event for a local business eager to support the World’s Greatest Shave, plus all of the details of a recent fundraiser in ...




Issue 3, 2014
This issue brings you a back to school special with our annual Prep and Year One photos! Also catch details on a brand new shop coming to Morgan Street this month, recognition for three dedicated lo ...




Issue 2, 2014
In our second issue for 2014, catch details and pics of the local Aussie Day celebrations at the Mount Morgan Dam, plus a special focus on Brian Glover who recently retired from the fire service after ...




Issue 1, 2014
For our first issue back, catch details of an exciting start to the year for local barrel racing talents Annalise Cant and Zara Benjamin, plus news on what’s going on in the Mount for Australia Day ...




Issue 25 (final issue for 2013)
For our final issue of 2013, we bring you an extra four pages! Catch details on this year’s Christmas Tree Festival, local Christmas celebrations, rodeo success for our local ladies, the Mount Morga ...




Issue 24
In our second last issue for the year, catch details on: - the upcoming Christmas Tree Festival - a local fundraiser in support of the typhoon victims in the Philippines - Flipside Circus’ latest ...




Issue 23
Catch details on the local senior students’ graduation, the new stage curtain for the Mount Morgan School of Arts, a year of achievements for the State High School, upcoming fundraisers … plus a w ...




Issue 22
Catch details on the Mount Morgan Hot Bread Shop’s 21st birthday celebrations, an evening of impressive entertainment by Mount Morgan High School, a local service for the Battle of Beersheba anniver ...




Issue 21
Catch details on a very impressive donation to the Leukemia Foundation, the official opening of the Sacred Heart School’s time capsule, Mount Morgan High School’s Seriously entertaining production ...




Issue 20
This issue of the Argus includes details of an exciting addition coming to the School of Arts’ Hall, a donation to Palliative Care through local fundraising efforts, Mount Morgan High School’s Pro ...




Issue 19
This issue brings you the local results of the 2013 Betascapes Spring Garden Spectacular! Also catch details on an impressive donation for the Mount Morgan Golf Club, upcoming community events and mor ...




Issue 18
Catch details on Mount Morgan’s first event for National Wattle Day, an upcoming fundraiser in support of cancer research, a new business for Mount Morgan… and more! ...




Issue 17
Catch details on a project mapping the movements of former Mount Morgan houses, Flipside Circus’ visit to town, local Seniors Week celebrations and more! ...




Issue 16
See this issue for details on last Mount Morgan’s Agricultural Show, Flipside Circus’ visit to the Mount, a golden wedding anniversary for a local couple… and much more! ...




Issue 15
See this special 20 page issue for details on the Mount Morgan Ambulance’s 100th birthday, Jonathon Stock’s golden performance in Hollywood, the Village Festival Road Trip’s visit to Mount Morga ...




Issue 14
Catch this issue for details on the fantastic performance by the U.S. 7th Fleet Army Band, an exciting new art exhibition featuring local works, a new ambulance for the Mount Morgan Station plus a who ...




Issue 13
Some of the stories to catch in issue 13 include: local resident Jonathon Stock’s EP release and his upcoming challenge in the 2013 World Championships of Performing Arts, Rotary’s annual handover ...




Issue 12
Catch this issue for Mount Morgan’s lucky Gold Lotto win, an esteemed award for two local residents, more impressive donations to the 2013 Homeless Connect, upcoming events and much more. ...




Issue 11
Catch this issue for progress of the Mount Morgan Range repairs, Mount Morgan High’s Charter Signing Ceremony, Mount Morgan Central’s Sorry Day Ceremony, local fundraisers, upcoming events, plus t ...




Issue 10
Catch this edition for details on the recent restoration work to Mount Morgan’s steam train, local support for the 2013 Homeless Connect, the latest People in Profile, local celebrations … and muc ...




Issue 9
Catch this larger, special Festival edition for highlights of the 2013 Golden Mount Festival, plus the local ANZAC Day services, the winners of the Mount Morgan Community Awards and much more. ...




Issue 8
Catch this issue for details of our local SES Volunteers and their proud moment receiving a national medal, plus programme details of the 2013 Golden Mount Festival (just over one week away!) This ...




Issue 7
This issue includes details of an exciting upgrade for the community garden, a community dance held in honour of two much loved locals, birthday celebrations, updates, plus a whole lot more! ...




Issue 6
This issue includes details of an exciting new project involving former Mount Morgan houses, an interview with paranormal activity researchers during their visit to the local area, Saint Paddy’s Day ...




Issue 5
Local vocalist chosen for international competition, local talent gets set to take the stage in Rockhampton’s latest musical CHICAGO, Thank You BBQ proves a big success and locals put their hands up ...




Issue 4
Catch the latest issue for details of the 2013 School Leaders, an update on the Mount Morgan Range closure, a beautiful local wedding ceremony plus lots more. ...




Issue 3
Mount Morgan stocks up for future fishing with thousands of fingerlings, Mount Morgan Central’s Prep and Year One Students welcome in their first week of school, news on this year’s Golden Mou ...




Volume 8, Issue 2
Well, last week and its wild weather was certainly something to write home about! The latest issue of the Mount Morgan Argus takes a local look at some of what the area experienced, as remnants of e ...




Volume 8 - Issue 1
After a couple of weeks holiday, the Mount Morgan Argus is now back in action. Catch the ‘welcome back’ issue for details of the upcoming local Australia Day Celebrations, the official opening ...




Issue 25
For the final issue of 2012 and as a Chrissie special, we bring you a larger Argus! Catch this issue for the 2012 Saint Mary’s Christmas Tree Festival, a great wrap up to the education year for M ...




Issue 24
Young locals take part in Artists in Residence Project, community kick off Christmas Season with annual Carols in Saint Mary’s, Mount Morgan set to feature in the new music album, new initiative giv ...




Issue 23
Well it’s been another great fortnight of news in Mount Morgan: Mount Morgan’s seniors farewell their years of schooling, ANZAC Park’s World War I Field Guns given new lease on life, Mount Morg ...




Issue 22
Flipside Circus Trainers to visit Mount Morgan, High School Variety Night showcases local talent, births, weddings and birthdays… Catch all of these stories, plus more in issue 22 of the Mount M ...




Issue 21
Museum sees addition to collection, seniors get ready to graduate, Immigration minister visits the Mount, School Reunion celebrations… Catch all of these stories, plus more in Issue 21 of the Ar ...




Issue 20
Arts and Craft Spectacular, Dee Bowls celebrates 60 years, rock n roll fundraiser success, local band produces album… Catch all of these stories, plus more inside issue 20 of the Mount Morgan Argus. ...




Issue 19
Lorikeets take out Rugby Union Grand Final, High School netball season success, Mount Morgan Hospital employee receives award, local winners in Betascapes Spring Garden Spectacular, – so much to ...




Issue 18
Another great fortnight in the Mount! Catch up on the recent celebrations in the area – with dedication to the late William Knox D’Arcy set to be displayed in the Mt Morgan Historical Museum. ...




Issue 17
The latest issue of the Mount Morgan Argus (August 30th – Sep 13th ) is now available for download online. This issue brings you another event filled fortnight in the Mount, with celebrations of ...




Issue 16 2012
What a Show!! This issue brings you another event filled fortnight, with a special catch up of the 2012 Mount Morgan Agricultural Show. Catch the update of the Rugby Union Team and their winning s ...




August 2 -
This issue brings you another event filled fortnight, with a number of local projects and events. And of course the countdown is on Mount Morgan Agricultural Show- with page one bringing you the det ...




Issue 14: July 19 - Aug 2
Celebrations all round! This issue of the Mount Morgan Argus brings you the National award received by the Mount Morgan Hospital, the Diamond wedding celebrations for local couple Frank and Betty, as ...




Issue 13
This issue brings you the whirlwind tour of "Tales of the Underground": taking the stage and wowing the crowd at the Mount Morgan School of Arts last week. Issue 13 also brings your local business ...




Argus 21 June 2012
In this Edition, Mt Morgan Rugby keep up with winning streak, Mt Morgan girls enjoy holiday in the UK, local business updates and much more. ...




Argus - June 7 to June 21
Footy Fever in this fortnights Argus. Read all about it!! ...




Argus - May 24 to June 7
Volume 7 Issue 10 features Tales from Mount Morgan to tour through regional Queensland. ...




Argus: May 10 - May 24
Issue 9 brings you the 2012 Golden Mount Festival! Check out some of the results and snaps from the weekend’s program and the school celebrations. This issue also brings you the 2012 local ANZAC ...




April 26 Argus
Inside issue 8, catch up on all the details for next weekend’s Golden Mount Festival, a special tribute for ANZAC Day, local stories, business news and much more! ...




Argus, April 12 2012
Inside issue 7, read about Mount Morgan featuring in the ABC TV’s new hit documentary – Australia: the Time Traveller’s Guide, Roller derby to rock the Mount, upcoming events, local business new ...




Argus 16 February 2012
Mt Morgan High School is 100 Years Old... Read this fortnights Argus. ...




Argus 1 March 2012
Mt Morgan is featured in a new Children's book. Download and read this fortnights news. ...




Argus 15 March, 2012
Locals clean up Mt Morgan, International, Women's Day and Lucky Strike serves it's last slice. ...