Roma Hospital Donation to Men’s Shed


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 Instead, hospital Building, Engineering and Maintenance Service (BEMS) team members handed over a superseded metal lathe and welder to the Roma Men’s … [Read more...]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

womens shelter

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...]

Community Heritage Grants Round Opens

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Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community organisations such as museums, libraries, archives, genealogical and historical societies, and Indigenous and multicultural groups. The grants are designed to assist community organisations in the preservation and protection of locally owned … [Read more...]

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...]