Work Begins on Black Spot

Roma Taroom road

Major works are now underway on fixing a dangerous stretch of road incorporating the Carnarvon Highway and Roma-Taroom Road intersection. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said almost $2 million would be invested in building a safer intersection for the increasing … [Read more...]

The Heat is On and The Warning is Out

fire services

Firefighters are bracing for another hot and dry period with heightened temperatures and increased fire danger keeping Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) on alert. Rural Fire Service Assistant Commissioner Tom Dawson says high temperatures were continuing to cause erratic fire … [Read more...]

Now This is Flash

flashing shool zone sign

The first week back at school and three of our Warrego schools are about to join the 21 st century for road safety with flashing signs for their school zones this week. Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey says signs were due to be installed this week (from 25 Jan) in highly visible … [Read more...]

Keep School Zones in Focus

police and school zone pic

Motorists be ready and aware!! The kids are heading back to school, so school zones apply to every school day for the next 10 weeks of term one and that means time to start watching our speed. It would seem we’re not all that good at watching the speedo in school zones and Police say we need … [Read more...]

Moonie Highway Crash Toll

Moonie lifeflight-17-1

The young boy airlifted from yesterday’s horrific crash site on the Moonie Highway continues to cling to his life today in Brisbane’s Lady Cilento Hospital. The two -year -old toddler was one of five in the car which slammed into a tree at lunch time yesterday. The accident closed the highway … [Read more...]

State Move Welcomed

flood mitigation roma

“A fantastic Result for our community” - Is how Maranoa Regional Deputy Mayor Jan Chambers has welcomed the announcement by State regarding the approval of Council’s Stage 2 Flood Mitigation Project. The project which is now cleared top proceed, is known as Stage 2A and will see more than 50 … [Read more...]

Who am I? And Where the HELL Are We?

Lost and Confused Signpost

Travellers confusion - and those forgotten “things” we may forget to include in the caravan - can come back to bite us during a holiday. That’s the warning from Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) who are asking Queenslanders to kick off the ‘pre-back to school' holiday break … [Read more...]