Maranoa Volunteers – Council is Calling

Visitor Information Centre roma

Maranoa Regional Council is on the lookout for residents interested in volunteering their time at the region’s facilities and Visitor Information Centres. With so much to see and experience, Council is in need of enthusiastic helpers to welcome visitors to our region and provide valuable … [Read more...]

Second Range Crossing Solutions Abound

toowoomba crossing

Designs are now being developed to build U-turn loops either side of the Postmans Ridge Road intersection with the Warrego Highway, to keep access open after the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is built. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester says concern had been raised … [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...]

Backpacker Tax Back Flip – Again


Yet another chapter is to be written in the on-going Backpacker Tax saga as the stress for famers and the hospitality industry is set to continue. In a Labor led ambush the Senate voted down the Government compromise of a 15% rate for the tax, insisting instead on 10.5%. Just two days ago, the … [Read more...]

Outback tourism awards a winner for local operators


Windorah’s community centre was packed to the rafters on Saturday night where our very own Roma Saleyards Tour Leaders won the award for the Outstanding Contribution by a volunteer group. 175 tourism operators, local government representatives and industry bodies from around the state glammed … [Read more...]