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...]

More bores to face immediate impact in Surat Basin


More bores in the Surat Basin are projected to be affected by coal seam gas developments according to a Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment draft report. The latest 2016 report has identified a further 64 bores that are likely to be immediately impacted (ie reach the trigger threshold) over … [Read more...]

Cheryl Rogers touched by rodeo turn out

Cheryl went back to jockeying two years ago, but was since diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Bucking bulls and wild broncos are not for the faint of heart, but the true fighter behind the Bulls and Barrels Charity Rodeo last weekend was Cheryl Rogers. A crowd of over 600 kicked up the dust at Bassett Park to show their support for the respected local jockey and trainer diagnosed with … [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...]