Community Grants – Apply Now


Council’s got the hand in the pocket…And is calling for community and not-for-profit groups to apply for financial assistance, with the next round of grants now available under the Community Grants Program. Community groups are encouraged to submit their applications until Monday, 1 October … [Read more...]

Local Projects Deliver Stronger Communities

Stronger Communities

A Funding programme which provides as much as $20,000 for non-profit community groups to undertake capital projects is up and running again, and Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John McVeigh is calling for applications. “We are now embarking on Round 4 of the … [Read more...]

Help at Hand for Problem Gamblers

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

It’s Responsible Gambling Awareness Week and the theme this year is asking us all: “How does your gambling stack up?” To coincide with the week, a new website designed to minimise the impact of gambling on Queenslanders has been launched today. The website – – is a … [Read more...]

Roma’s Community Garden Set to Bloom


Plans are underway to see the Roma Community Garden bloom once more, with committee meetings taking place monthly to discuss potential enhancements for the site. The meetings have seen 23 keen residents come together to discuss improvements, including a new watering system, new garden beds and … [Read more...]

Grants Now Open


The FRRR/ANZ Seeds of Renewal program, which aims to help build vibrant and sustainable rural communities, is now accepting applications for a share of $250,000 in funding. The program is open for communities with few than 15,000 people. This year applications are open to community groups in … [Read more...]

Maranoa’s school Holiday Line Up Looks Good


Maranoa youngsters are set to skate into the school holidays with a tonne of family friendly activities on the agenda. Maranoa Regional Councillor Peter Flynn, Portfolio Chair for Youth Council says young people will be in for a treat with a variety of things to do, such as learning how to … [Read more...]

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


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...]