FRR Grants Flow West


The South West and Central West have picked up a share of more than $1.2 million of grants in the latest round from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). The grants, are funded through the collaboration of more than 15 donors from government, philanthropy, business and … [Read more...]

Local Students Invited to Name the Crane


It’s turned heads in recent weeks and become a ‘regular’ on the vista in Roma and now primary school children across The South West are being offered the chance to give it a name. The crane, at the new Roma Hospital Redevelopment site that is. Primary school students from throughout South … [Read more...]

Sports Vouchers Available from Next week


The next round of the Get Started Vouchers opens on Wednesday, 6 February and will provide $150 support for up to 36,000 Queensland kids from low-income families. The vouchers are made available as part of the Get in the Game initiative, which supports grassroots sport and recreation and are … [Read more...]

Volunteers – Take A Bow


Today (5 December) is International Volunteer Day, and it’s the opportunity for all of us to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution they make in Our Towns and communities. Queensland is home to more than 700,000 active volunteers, each playing their part in making the state’s thriving … [Read more...]

Injune Workshop


A workshop at Injune in late October will give participants practical tools to create a life with purpose and build strategies to deal with emotional challenges. South West Hospital and Health Service Regional Adversity Coordinator Gavin Johannesen says the workshop would help people build belief … [Read more...]

Community and Emergency Services Day, Injune


A big day for the Police last Saturday at Injune as officers from Roma joined with the local forces to celebrate at the Injune Community and Emergency Services day held at the Injune Police Station grounds. The event was hosted by the Injune Local Ambulance Committee in conjunction with the … [Read more...]

A Boost to Frontline Emergency Services

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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford were in Maranoa this week with an announcement of one hundred new Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) staff and more than 60 new Fire and Rescue … [Read more...]

Last Days to Have Say on TSRC name


The final countdown is on to submit naming suggestion for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) road and elements. More than 400 submissions have been received so far with only two days remaining for further suggestions. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says he’s … [Read more...]