Surat MPHS Auxiliary Fete Does the Job.


This months’ Fete at the Surat Multipurpose Health Service has helped raise funds towards the cost of a state-of-the art reading magnification machine. Surat MPHS Director of Nursing Skye Williams says the fete on 11 March had been organised by the hospital auxiliary to raise its share of the … [Read more...]

Date Claimer…

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The next WiRE (Women in Rural, Regional and Remote Enterprises) Regional Innovation Pop-up in ROMA, gets underway next Tuesday. It’s one not to be missed with facilitator, Retha Wiesner covering topics such as: • Professor in Management and Entrepreneurial Behaviour, USQ • Program Director … [Read more...]

Community Heritage Grants Applications Now Open

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Member for Maranoa David Littleproud, is encouraging not-for-profit community organizations to apply for the Community Heritage Grants Program, which opened this week. Under the program, grants of up to $15,000 are provided to community organizations, like public libraries, museums, historical … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Games to Breeze into Our Town

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The Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to the Maranoa, passing through the hands of locals in Mitchell and Roma as part of its journey to the start of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Our Towns in March 2018. Mayor Tyson Golder … [Read more...]

$100,000 in Seniors Week Funding Up for Grabs

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Community organizations and councils can apply for subsidies of up to $1000 to help fund local events during Seniors Week 2017, to be held from 19-27 August. This year’s theme – ‘A Queensland for ALL Ages’ – aims to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together, to celebrate the many … [Read more...]

Harmony Day Celebrations Fire Up


Councillor Janelle Stanford, Portfolio Chair for Community & Social Services is inviting everyone to join in on Harmony Day celebrations on Saturday, 19 March in Roma. Councillor Stanford says a great family day has been organized. “Commencing at 3.30pm at Lions Park in Roma, the event … [Read more...]