Music Fills the Air and Hearts

Westhaven drumming circle

A melody of beating drums, tapping toes and laughter is filling the hallways of Roma’s Westhaven Aged Care Facility, with a new musical activity proving popular. For the past few months residents with dementia have explored the rhythm of African drumming guided by Diversional Therapist’s Trish … [Read more...]

SES Secures Key Sponsor


State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers across the State will be better-equipped to help the community prepare for and respond to emergency events with NRMA Insurance announcing it will extend its partnership with the Queensland SES for two more years. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services … [Read more...]

Stars Come Out for Domestic Violence

One Million Stars

Maranoa residents have been busy weaving thousands of stars for the One Million Stars to End Violence project. Founded by Maryann Talia Pau in 2012, this project is a ‘peaceful global weaving project that encourages communities to engage in a conversation about ending all forms of … [Read more...]

National Volunteer Week Thank You

National Volunteer Week

The Maranoa Regional Council is getting into the spirit of National Volunteers Week and has invited all Maranoa volunteers to a free National Volunteer Week special movie night featuring ‘LION’ at the Roma Cinema tonight, 9th May at 6.30pm. With volunteers at the heart of every sporting club, … [Read more...]

Wanted: Big Ideas for Oldies

Group of retired people showing the success sign

The search for Queensland’s most creative, age-friendly ideas is on with the opening of a new grants program to help create more inclusive communities. The Advancing Queensland: Age-friendly community grants will range from $25,000 up to $100,000 to help councils, organisations, … [Read more...]