Child Exploitation Arrest, Cunnamulla

Australian Federal Police

The Queensland Police Service and Australian Federal Police Joint Agency Child Exploitation Team (JACET) have closed an operation targeting possession of child exploitation material in Cunnamulla. On February 16, (Friday), detectives executed a search warrant at the Cunnamulla address and … [Read more...]

Council Fires Up Over Murray Darling Decision

Mayor Graeme Scheu 1

Goondiwindi Regional Council has expressed its disappointment at last week’s Senate vote to disallow an amendment to the Basin Plan affecting the Northern Basin. The Council has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of a plan that supports a strong national and local economy and … [Read more...]

Cameras to Detect South-West Wildfires

Cameras to Detect South-West Wildfires

State forests west of Toowoomba are set to become a $455,000 testing area with cameras now installed to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland. The initiative is jointly funded by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF). Seven … [Read more...]

RFDS Funding in Focus

Royal Flying Doctor Service

The campaign to reinstate vital funding for the Royal Flying Doctor Service took a step forward this week with Senator Barry O’Sullivan hammering home some realities in the national capital. As part of its budget saving measures, the federal government cut the funding it makes available to the … [Read more...]

An Early Reminder

Council rates

Maranoa Regional Council is reminding home and land owners that Rates Notices for the current half year (1 January 2018 to 30 June 2018) will be issued shortly, in early March. Rates notices are posted to residents at their last known address and can also now be emailed and Council says for … [Read more...]

Coucil Meeting Snapshot


Maranoa Regional Council sat this week. Here’s a snapshot of outcomes from that meeting; Donation of “Moonlighting in Moffatt” - Exhibition banners Karen Knight-Mudie donated to Council “Moonlighting in Moffatt” exhibition banners, depicting the story of the Kenniff Brothers. Roadway Naming … [Read more...]