New trade Mentor for Local Councils


A new trade and investment mentor will advise Queensland councils on how to take advantage of opportunities for their communities to encourage greater business links with overseas firms. The Local Government Association of Queensland has appointed former Queensland Trade … [Read more...]

A Planner’s Guide

Mayor Mark Jamieson

The official launch of the first edition of the Conference and Events in the Maranoa – A Planner’s Guide was launched on Monday night by special guest, Mayor Mark Jamieson, President of the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ). And that’s an appearance that came with a bonus for … [Read more...]

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...]

Award Winners in Council

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Two Maranoa Regional Council workers are carrying home the honours. Tayla Dennis and Chelsea Hayward, both for their outstanding contributions to their studies and workplace. Tayla is the deserving winner of two awards this month at the Darling Downs South West Queensland’s Training Awards … [Read more...]

It’s All About the Planning

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As anyone who has ever been involved in organising an event knows, it’s the planning that makes the outcome. And Maranoa Regional Council has launched a valuable tool for any organiser looking to host an event or conference within the Maranoa-The Prospectus for Conferences & Events in the … [Read more...]

Line marking to commence in Roma next week

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Maranoa Regional Council advises Roma residents that Roma’s Line Marking Program will be undertaken over the next four weeks (weather permitting) starting on Monday, 20 August 2018. Works are scheduled between 6am and 6pm and includes a refresh of existing faded lines and replacement of lines … [Read more...]

1,000 Post Holes – And We’re All Diggin’ It.

Works underway on the new selling pens and drafts at the Roma Saleyards (002)

Progress is being made on the first stage of the Roma Saleyards Improvement Plan with the first of 1,000 post holes dug onsite over the past few weeks. These post holes are for the new selling pens and drafts, which will be constructed on the eastern side of the yards and Councillor Peter Flynn, … [Read more...]

Council Receives Funding

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Maranoa Regional Council recently received $150,000 in Commonwealth and State Government funding to implement a Risk Assessment of Maranoa’s Critical Infrastructure. The risk assessment will identify all critical infrastructure and natural hazard risk impacts for all agencies including water, … [Read more...]

Council Meeting Snapshot

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Here are a number of highlights from this week’s Maranoa Regional Council Meeting. Procurement Process: Construction of Roma Saleyards Multi-Purpose Building Council today adopted the following target dates for the procurement process with advertising of the upcoming tender on Friday, 10 August … [Read more...]