More Farm Maintenance Codes Updated

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Rural producers are being asked for their views on updated guidelines for low-risk essential clearing to maintain their properties. Natural Resources Minister Anthony Lynham said three codes --- for weeds, encroachment and necessary environmental clearing --- had been updated with the latest … [Read more...]

Greater energy choice for regional Queenslanders

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Regional consumers will be able to return to Ergon after switching to another retailer after the State Government passed new energy laws today. Energy Minister Anthony Lynham says changes to energy legislation brings greater choice for regional Queenslanders. “Previously, the ‘non-reversion’ … [Read more...]

Greater Consistency on Lift Laws for Queensland 4WD

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Queensland vehicle lift modification laws will change to be more consistent with other jurisdictions for 4WD motorists across the country after consultation with 4WD groups. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says he was pleased to announce the changes for Queensland’s 4WD lift … [Read more...]

Community and Emergency Services Day, Injune

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A big day for the Police last Saturday at Injune as officers from Roma joined with the local forces to celebrate at the Injune Community and Emergency Services day held at the Injune Police Station grounds. The event was hosted by the Injune Local Ambulance Committee in conjunction with the … [Read more...]

A Boost to Frontline Emergency Services

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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford were in Maranoa this week with an announcement of one hundred new Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) staff and more than 60 new Fire and Rescue … [Read more...]

Last Days to Have Say on TSRC name

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The final countdown is on to submit naming suggestion for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) road and elements. More than 400 submissions have been received so far with only two days remaining for further suggestions. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says he’s … [Read more...]

Lock up your car – Vehicle Security, Roma

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Roma Police would like to remind all motorists to secure their vehicles to deter opportunistic thieves. Senior Constable Dale Kenna says that from experience, Police know that when we make it easy for criminals, they tend to return and tend to pass information onto associates. “There are a … [Read more...]

Men and Women Challenged to Pass the Pits

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Roma and Maranoa residents are being urged to pass the “pits” at the Roma Saleyards on 11 October to promote the idea of maintaining their bodies at optimum performance. South West Hospital and Health Service mental health Regional Adversity Coordinator Gavin Johannesen says the Pit Stop … [Read more...]

Warrego Highway Upgrade Program Extended

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Three more upgrades to Warrego Highway are set to be funded with works on the Carroll Creek Culvert Replacement project, along with further upgrades between Dalby and Miles and between Oakey and Miles. The upgrades are part of $635 million program for the Highway improvements. 15 projects … [Read more...]