Council Meeting Snapshot


Here’s a quick look at the key issues discussed at yesterday’s Maranoa Council meeting: • Customer Request Policy With the implementation of a new Customer Request System about to occur, Council adopted the new Customer Request Policy, incorporating a new Customer Service Charter, with the aim … [Read more...]

Time to Focus on Heavy Vehicle Law Changes

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The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator's new chain of responsibility laws for Australia's heavy vehicle industry will swing into effect midway through this year and bring with it impacts onto livestock producers. The new laws require every producer and vehicle operator to understand their own … [Read more...]

Farmers Urged to Make Voices Heard

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AgForce is calling for more time for rural landholders to have their say on proposed new vegetation management laws after less than two weeks was allowed for written submissions to a Parliamentary inquiry. With many farmers still trying to come to grips with what the changes mean for them and … [Read more...]

Telstra Promises to do Better


46 projects delivering new or improved mobile coverage for communities living, working or traveling in the Darling Downs and Western Queensland region swill be undertaken by Telstra. The communications giant has re-committed to providing more access and connectivity to the regions with the … [Read more...]

All the Flappin’ About a Flag

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Federal MP Bob Katter wants us to brush up on our National History - It seems the argument, debate and counter debate about the moves by the Queensland Teachers Union to have the Eureka Stockade flag displayed in every school to support the construction unions is based on historically incorrect … [Read more...]

Premier announces State Recovery Co-ordinator


Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced the appointment of a State Recovery Co-ordinator to work with communities affected by flooding in North Queensland. Brendan Moon will begin work immediately to assist local Councils and communities in the recovery effort following this flooding … [Read more...]