Work Commences on Saleyards Truck Stop

cattle truck 2

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?


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


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...]

Councillor Robyn Bryant’s Letter of Resignation

Councillor Robyn Bryant

Councillor Robyn Bryant resigned this week from her position within council. She will be replaced by runner up in the 2016 election for the ninth positon, by Wendy Newman. Here’s Robyn’s’ heartfelt resignation: Councillors, Julie (CEO) and Council Staff, “It is with great disappointment … [Read more...]

Runner Up to be Number Nine


Wendy Newman will fill the 9th Councillor position on the Maranoa Regional Council in the wake of the resignation this week of Councillor Bryant. Ms Newman steps into the role after being runner up in last years’ Council Election. Wendy Newman is a resident of the south-east part of the region … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Games to Breeze into Our Town

Comm Games baton relay

The Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to the Maranoa, passing through the hands of locals in Mitchell and Roma as part of its journey to the start of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Our Towns in March 2018. Mayor Tyson Golder … [Read more...]

Rates a Mention

Council rates

The letterbox will have a surprise for property owners shortly. Maranoa Regional Council have this week issued the second round of the 2016/17 financial year’s rate notices. So, a reminder that residents who pay their rates in full by close of business Friday, 31 March 2017 will receive a 10 … [Read more...]