A Facelift on its Way for some Roads

laying bitumen

Maranoa Council’s 2016-17 bitumen reseal program continues with a number of roads in Our Towns copping a smick up over the next four weeks. Council says works commenced this week, starting in the region’s north, in and around Injune. That’s a $750,000 program that’ll see more than 60 sections … [Read more...]

Pavement Widening and Rehabilitation

road works

From the middle of next month, (May) we can expect to have to slow down between Miles and Roma on the Warrego Highway. The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will be starting work to widen and rehabilitate a 1.5 km section of the Warrego Highway (Miles - Roma), approximately 7.7km west … [Read more...]

Police Hit the Road – Big Time

qld police cars

If you had been thinking you’d noticed more Police on our roads and highways over the last week or so you’d be right…but in the immortal words of those 20th century philosophers, rock group, Bachman Turner Overdrive…“You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” Get ready to spot Police everywhere and be ready to … [Read more...]

Thanks, & Tar…

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We’ll need to keep an eye out, watch our speeds and allow a bit longer to get to places around road works that are getting underway across the regions from the first of May. The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will be undertaking asphalt works on various sections of South West … [Read more...]

Sad Event Sounds a Warning

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It was last Wednesday, when Blackall Police attended a remote location approximately 60 kilometres from the Blackall township - It was the scene of an horrific accident that has left Police wondering how anyone survived. A dual cab four-wheel drive vehicle had been involved in a rollover style … [Read more...]

Busy Roads, Means More Vigilance

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With Easter upon us and huge crowd drawing events such as Easter In the Country kicking in, the warning from the local police is blunt- TAKE ADDED CARE. Police are urging members of the community to drive sensibility and responsibly this Easter period. Right across the region there’s several … [Read more...]

State Call Out to Councils

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Deadline extended for infrastructure funds. Councils have an extra three weeks to lodge applications for the State Government’s $375 million Building our Regions program. The extensions have been made to give them time to recover from Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Minister for State Development … [Read more...]

Rock N’ Roll or New Bridges?

warrego highway sign

The Federal Member for Maranoa DVAID Littleproud is keen to see a little less Rock and Roll across the regions, well at least in our old bridge network. He’s calling for residents to nominate a rickety bridge that’s in desperate need of repair or replacement as round 3 of the Federal Government’s … [Read more...]