Council Takes Home Gold – AGAIN


Maranoa Regional Council is celebrating its big win after taking home its second Gold in a row at the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) in Melbourne last week. Having achieved a Gold Award in 2014/15, and a Bronze Award in 2013/14, Council has successfully maintained a high standard of … [Read more...]

$15.44 Million More for Western Councils

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Western Queensland councils will see more than $15 million over two years allocated to the region through the Works for Queensland Program. Mayor of Murweh Shire Council Annie Liston says that she was excited to deliver more projects through the program. “The program has been such a boon to … [Read more...]

A Warning to Dog Owners – Restrain Your Pets

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There have been 13 dog attacks cross Maranoa region in as many weeks, Council says enough is enough. Maranoa dog owners are being told to take responsibility for their animals or face heavy penalties – dogs must be kept under control at all times. Councillor Puddy Chandler, Portfolio Chair for … [Read more...]

Time to Talk Tourism

Roma Visitor Information

Maranoa Regional Council is inviting businesses and industry representatives to come along to Tourism and Hospitality Industry Presentations next week in Roma and Surat. The informal presentations will feature representatives from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) who will discuss how … [Read more...]

Winter Watering Schedule for Our Towns

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Maranoa Regional Council reminding residents that the winter watering schedule is now in place across the region. The following watering schedule now applies to all potable (drinking) water users in towns across the Maranoa, with the exception of Surat. Odd numbered properties may water at any … [Read more...]

The Budget Out West


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...]