Maranoa Council Meeting

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Maranoa Regional Council met this week and here’s a snapshot of the issues under discussion. In Situ Rock Crushing Council will engage a contractor to undertake rock crushing on sections of Blue Lagoon Road and Rockvale Road. The balance of the identified program of works will be developed to … [Read more...]

Council Meeting Overview

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Maranoa Regional Council met this week. Here’s a snap shot of what came up for discussion and decision. New Operating Hours for Great Artesian Spa: Council approved the following new opening hours: Tourist Season: 8am – 6pm each day. Outside Tourist Season: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, … [Read more...]

Hinchliffe Officially Opens Roma Bore Water Project

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Residents in northern Roma are gushing about their improved and more reliable water pressure with the completion of two major water infrastructure projects. Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has joined Maranoa Regional Council Mayor Tyson Golder and other councillors to mark the … [Read more...]

A Gold Rush at Maranoa Regional Council

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Maranoa Regional Council is reaching new heights after securing its third Gold in a row at the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) in Sydney this week. Having achieved a Gold award for the 2015/16 and 2014/15 annual reports, and a Bronze Award for the 2013/14 annual report, Council has … [Read more...]

Permanent Road Closures

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As Stage 2 of the Roma flood mitigation works step up there’ll be some permanent road closures from mid-July in Roma. Maranoa Regional Council says residents can expect the permanent road closure to all traffic on sections of Short Street and George Street East in Roma from Friday,13 … [Read more...]

New Award to Encourage Women in Local Government

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While females are no strangers to our Local Council tables, Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John McVeigh has announced a new national award to encourage more women into local government. “The ‘Grace Benny Award’ will be added to the national local government … [Read more...]

Native Algae Found in Roma’s Railway Dam

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Community Concerns about algae found growing at the Railway Dam in Roma have been allayed with the plants found to be native algae that poses no threat. Maranoa Regional Council has been quick to investigate the surface plants following reports from locals. They located the algae in Roma’s … [Read more...]

Warmth for All in Maranoa

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Winter is now well and truly here with very chilly days and nights. For residents in Our Towns needing some extra help to keep warm this winter, blankets are now available at all Council Customer Service Centres. Free blankets will be available at the following Council Customer Service … [Read more...]

Council Meeting Snapshot

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Here’s a rundown on issues discussed and decided at yesterday’s Maranoa Regional Council meeting: Action Plan to Reduce Speed Limit through Yuleba: Council endorsed Yuleba Development Group’s proposed Action Plan to lobby for a reduction in the speed limit on the Warrego Highway through Yuleba … [Read more...]

Council Moves on Road Safety

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Maranoa Regional Council will be implementing new control measures around the Stage 2A Flood Mitigation Project to increase road safety for all motorists, through additional road signage, variable message signs and tree clearing. In addition to the give way signs previously installed at the … [Read more...]