New councils urged to cash in on State infrastructure funding

Roma flood mitigation

The elections are through, the new councils soon to be sworn in, there's change ahead and the State Government is throwing infrastructure dollars to make it happen. Councils across south-west Queensland are being urged to identify shovel-ready infrastructure projects, with another $70 million of … [Read more...]

Mitchell’s Auxillary and the star grant writer behind it

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Grant writing is no easy task, but Marian Harrison from the Mitchell Auxillary has it down to a fine art. In her role as Treasurer she has been writing grant applications for the past 35 years and her most recent effort has led to the acquisition of a $21,286 bariatric bed. The new bed … [Read more...]

Catholic school strikes won’t disrupt Maranoa students


Maranoa students shouldn’t see any disruption to their usual school schedules, with classes still running as normal during the state-wide teacher strikes this Thursday. At St. Patrick's School in Mitchell, administrative staff say everything will run as normal with students remaining unaffected … [Read more...]