LNP Deputy Welcomes Racing Back-Flip

Horse racing

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...]

Be the Coach or the Ump

Netball coach

These school holidays there’s FREE netball clinics scheduled for Saturday, 21 January 2017 and you’ll come away equipped with valuable coaching and umpire skills. The sessions are being held at the Maranoa PCYC in Roma and players are invited to come along for the fun day to advanced skills and … [Read more...]

It Will Happen


The iconic Roma Charity Rodeo is postponed but not forgotten. Maranoa Team Penning secretary Tina Hamilton says the wet weather has caused the delay of the 5th annual event this year, but once organizing committee members can work through the myriad of re-scheduling changes a new date will be … [Read more...]