Let the games begin


The Maranoa Netball Precinct is set to open this weekend and Maranoa Regional Council says this relay is an opportunity for a once in a lifetime celebration. The family-friendly celebrations will take place on Saturday, 21 April 2018 at Bassett Park, Roma from 9.30am with a netball competition … [Read more...]

Major Milestones for Maranoa Netballers

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Netballers across the Maranoa are one step closer to enjoying the new Maranoa Netball Precinct with local contractor Brett Pollock Constructions currently pouring the third of eight concrete court slabs. Councillor Peter Flynn, Portfolio Chair for Sport and Recreation, says it is great to see … [Read more...]

$1.17 mill. Budget Boost for Racing

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Thoroughbred racing on the Darling Downs and South West is set to receive a Budget boost, with 29 clubs sharing in $1.17 million worth of infrastructure grants. Racing Minister Grace Grace says the new funding would result in upgraded facilities and new infrastructure throughout the region. “I … [Read more...]

Now that’s An Official Cattle Call

injune rodeo

When the Police get called in you know things are getting serious and that’s what’s happened as we count down for this weekends’ Annual Injune Golden Bit Campdraft. In preparation for the event officers from Injune Station were called to help direct traffic as 1002 head of cattle were walked … [Read more...]

LNP Deputy Welcomes Racing Back-Flip

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A backflip by Racing Minister Grace Grace over corporate betting levels has been welcomed by Deputy LNP leader Deb Frecklington. “This week’s backflip by Racing Queensland on a minimum bet limit for corporate bookmakers in Queensland is not only a win for punters and country racing, it’s a … [Read more...]

Women’s Sport gets a Boost


Women and girls are being encouraged to get more active through round three of the Queensland Government’s Get Out, Get Active program. Sport Minister Mick de Brenni says it’s an extension of the Programme and there’s a total of $1.7 million in funding available- $1 million for councils and an … [Read more...]

More Help for kids to Get Started in Sport


An extra $750,000 is now being made available to help up to 5,000 Queensland children kick-start their involvement in organised sport or recreational activities through Round 9 of the popular Get Started vouchers program. BEST BE QUICK - The extra vouchers will be available online from 9.15 am … [Read more...]