The Budget Out West

Budget-2017

The 201702018 Federal Budget sees millions of dollars of extra funding to be made available to local councils after Treasurer Scott Morrison honored a promise to restore the indexation of financial assistance grants. Former treasurer Joe Hockey placed the three-year freeze on the indexation … [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...]

A Facelift on its Way for some Roads

laying bitumen

Maranoa Council’s 2016-17 bitumen reseal program continues with a number of roads in Our Towns copping a smick up over the next four weeks. Council says works commenced this week, starting in the region’s north, in and around Injune. That’s a $750,000 program that’ll see more than 60 sections … [Read more...]

Work Commences on Saleyards Truck Stop

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It’s a case of killing two birds with one stone- as preliminary works will commence on the Roma Saleyards truck stop and heavy vehicle hardstand next week. And the bonus is that the top soil to be removed onsite to go towards the Roma Levee revegetation project. The works are expected to be … [Read more...]

Is Council Barking Up the Right Tree?

dog-park

Well on this one for Roma - Council Wants your thoughts… Would you like a designated place close-by to let your dog off the leash to run, play and socialize? Council is seeking feedback from the Roma community to see whether there is any support for an off-leash dog park in Roma. A possible … [Read more...]

First Residents Get Connected to Hodgson Bore

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Following the recent completion of the Hodgson Community Water Facility Project, Hodgson residents are excited to be connected to the long-awaited bore. The 408-metre-deep bore, which draws from the Gubberamunda aquifer, was built primarily to service the stock route which passes through the … [Read more...]