Cyber bullying workshops

Cyber Bullying

Interested Roma and St George residents will have the opportunity to learn about the threat of cyber bullying and how to help young people combat it at two special workshops in mid-July. South West Hospital and Health Service Regional Adversity Coordinator Gavin Johannesen says the workshops … [Read more...]

New Grants Program Opens for Neighbourhood Centres

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Neighbourhood Centres across Queensland can share in $550,000 as the government opens the purse strings for one-off grants to run events, deliver projects, or to purchase equipment to help make their communities thrive. Minister for Communities Coralee O'Rourke has announced the new Thriving … [Read more...]

Smile – You’re on A Community Camera

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Today, St George police launched the Community Camera Alliance, a voluntary closed-circuit television (CCTV) registration program. The initiative aims to promote the positive relationship between the community and police by encouraging the registration of CCTV systems located in residential and … [Read more...]

Young People and Drugs Workshops

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Two workshops in Roma and St George will help individuals and organisations working with young people learn how best to engage with them on issues relating to drug and alcohol use. The two one-day Young People and Drugs (Y–Pad) workshops are free and being delivered in a partnership between the … [Read more...]

Community Groups Urged to Apply

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Community organisations are being urged to apply for grants of up to $35,000 as the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund’s grants opens for aplications today. Community groups were able to apply for funding between $500 and $35,000 for Round 97 of Queensland’s largest one-off grants … [Read more...]

Day 4 and 5 Wrap Up – Ride West 2018  

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Pedal Power continues to push up the donation tally as the RideWest team continues into Our Towns on its 1,200km inland charity bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach. RideWest has raised $700,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service over six years. Here’s the latest daily wrap on their journey … [Read more...]

Roma Hospital Donation to Men’s Shed

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The sound of heavy metal rang across Roma Hospital last week – but there wasn’t an electric guitar, beating bass drum or shrieking rocker in sight. Instead, hospital Building, Engineering and Maintenance Service (BEMS) team members handed over a superseded metal lathe and welder to the Roma Men’s … [Read more...]

Mobile DV Service

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The new Roma women’s shelter is scheduled to open in May this year, helping even more women and children escaping domestic and family violence in the south-west region. Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence Di Farmer says the new shelter would ensure women and children … [Read more...]