Wet Weather Eases

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The Weather Bureau has now cancelled its Severe Weather Warnings for the region. They say with the weakening of Ex-Trevor and the associated upper level trough; the widespread bands of heavy rainfall have eased. There’s hope that the surface trough may still produce isolated thunderstorm … [Read more...]

Support Workers Still in Demand

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Edmen Community Staffing, one of the country’s leading specialist providers of workers to social and community service organisations say they are still looking for Disability Support Workers in Roma. Edmen spokesperson, Alison Rodriguez says there are numerous positions on offer for … [Read more...]

Farewell Choo-Choo

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It’s been decided - The locomotive at Mitchell Memorial Park will be receiving a new lease on life as it heads ‘home’ - East to Ipswich, for restoration by Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway (QPSR). The plan is for the glorious old locomotive to be eventually return to the tracks, where it once … [Read more...]

Support Workers in Demand

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Edmen Community Staffing, one of the country’s leading specialist providers of workers to social and community service organisations are looking for Disability Support Workers in Roma. Edmen spokesperson, Alison Rodriguez says there are numerous positions on offer for front-line support workers … [Read more...]

Rotary District Pulls Hard for the Bush

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The Rotary District 9630 have launched the first in a series of A/V productions to encourage more support for their Drought Relief Program. The A/V’s are being widely distributed across the country to encourage support for Our Towns. Rotary says it’s about being able to deliver help where … [Read more...]

A Logistical Nightmare But the work goes On

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While the South East braces for its share of cyclonic and severe weather, across many of Our Towns we continue to deal with the impacts as thousands of kilometres of roads across remain under repair and are restricted or closed. 6,420 kms of state-controlled roads within 32 local government areas … [Read more...]

Grants Deliver Mental Health Support

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$400,000 in grants have been awarded by the State Government for a series of community projects that will support the mental health of Queenslanders dealing with the impacts of drought and floods. The six successful organisations will receive the funds as part of the current round of the TRAIC … [Read more...]

Licence Opens the Way for Gas Flow

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Queensland’s first “domestic-only” gas supply moved a step closer with a licence awarded to start construction of a gas processing plant near Wandoan on the Western Downs. The State Government has issued a petroleum facility licence allowing Jemena to build a plant to process gas from Senex … [Read more...]

Grants Open to Boost Tourism in the Outback

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The State Government has kick-started it’s 2019 Year of Outback Tourism initiative with the first round of the $3 million Premier’s Outback Events Program being launched at Parliament House. The Outback Events Program will be rolled-out across 2019-20, with three available funding rounds in … [Read more...]

Queensland Government and Agforce team up

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Peak industry body Agforce is partnering with the State Government to expand and upgrade agricultural training for secondary school students. The partnership finalised this week, aims to ensure the successful Agribusiness Gateway to Industry Schools Program grew and continued to address skill … [Read more...]