South West HHS staffers to help carry Queen’s Baton


Three South West Hospital and Health Service staff will be among the baton bearers when the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton passes through South West regions in early March. Roma Hospital Acting Assistant Director of Nursing Tracey Hansen and Aboriginal Liaison Officer Lane Brookes both will run … [Read more...]

107 Queenslanders on Australia Day Honours List


107 Queenslanders from a wide range of regions and walks of life have been recognised on this year’s list. Included among them are Tennis legend Evonne Goolagong-Cawley, philanthropist Roy Thompson and champion golfer Karrie Webb are among the Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the honours … [Read more...]

Council Announces Community Grants


Nine community groups have been successful in receiving a share of over $44,000, as part of Council’s Community Grants Funding Program. Councillor Cameron O’Neil, Portfolio Chair for Economic Development says Council is committed to supporting community groups across the region through Community … [Read more...]

Health Service Staff Go Mo Grow

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The focus is firmly on the upper lip this Movember at the South West Hospital and Health Service with a team of dedicated mo bros rocking moustaches for men’s health. SWHHS Mo Bros team leader and Manager of Management Accounting Pieter Hanekom says he’s urging the community to show their … [Read more...]

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2017


It’s now open for Donations - The 2017 Christmas Hamper Appeal. And Maranoa Regional Council is asking residents and businesses to support those in need this Christmas. Council is seeking donations from people who can help by providing: - Monetary donations - Non-perishable food items … [Read more...]

Grief & Loss Workshops

Grief and Loss Workshops

Maranoa Regional Council is staging a workshop to help those facing situations of loss. Residents are being invited to attend the free Grief and Loss Workshops with Judith Murray, a professor from the University of Queensland. Councillor Janelle Stanford, Portfolio Chair for Community and … [Read more...]