Grants Deliver Mental Health Support


$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


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


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

agforce students

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...]

11 new nurse graduates to join South West


Eleven new graduates will start their careers with the South West Hospital and Health Service from this week. South West HHS Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services David Tibby says the new graduates would undergo a week’s orientation at Roma Hospital before dispersing to their … [Read more...]

Drought Masters for Flood Relief


These two prime Quality Droughtmaster Cows will be available at the Roma Saleyards tomorrow. And their sale will help ease the crisis for our northern counterparts. Rob Carpenter from Landmark will sell the two at auction tomorrow, following the generous by Roger and Jenny … [Read more...]

Katter thankful But…


KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is pleased flood disaster categories have been extended to include flood zones previously neglected, however warns some areas may still be left out. Mr Katter says KAP offices have been inundated with calls from people denied disaster recovery … [Read more...]

Extortion investigation, Roma


Police are investigating a demand for money in relation to a missing dog in Roma. Police received a report in relation to a French Bulldog who went missing on January 20 around 6.30am. After an extensive search, the owners posted an appeal on social media. On January 29, the owners … [Read more...]

FRR Grants Flow West


The South West and Central West have picked up a share of more than $1.2 million of grants in the latest round from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). The grants, are funded through the collaboration of more than 15 donors from government, philanthropy, business and … [Read more...]

Extraordinary Assistance for Northern Farmers


The first in a series of Category C recovery grants for primary producers left devastated by widespread flooding in North Queensland have been activated this afternoon. Category C assistance, being provided through the jointly funded Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA), would provide … [Read more...]