BOIL WATER ALERT REMAINS IN PLACE

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Those Roma residents affected by the boil water alert are advised to continue boiling tap water, following the Boil Water Alert issued yesterday. The boil water alert still only applies to residents in a selected area on the western side of town. Those located at properties outside of this area … [Read more...]

LifeFlight rescues man after roof fall

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LifeFlight's Roma-based Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS) helicopter has airlifted a 55-year-old man after he fell from a roof on a property outside of Goondiwindi yesterday morning. The man was performing maintenance on the roof when the accident occurred. The man suffered a suspected … [Read more...]

QFES warns of extreme fire danger in South West Qld

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is on alert with what they describe as fire conditions that haven’t been seen in more than a decade. QFES are urging south-west residents to be prepared and alert as fire danger rises to extreme in some parts of the region this weekend. South West … [Read more...]

Doc’s in Town

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Doctors training to specialize as rural generalist practitioners gathered in Roma this week for a three-day skills development workshop. South West Hospital and Health Service Executive Director of Medical Services Dr Chris Buck says the health service is hosting more than 30 participants in … [Read more...]