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Thu 21 Mar 2019

Bringing relief from desert plains to the flooding rains

Bringing relief from desert plains to the flooding rains

Roma Fun Day will support outback families in need.

Surat bands together at Close the Gap day

Surat bands together at Close the Gap day

Students and the community joined to mark Closing the Gap day in Surat.

Now is the time to close the gap

Now is the time to close the gap

Surat Aboriginal Corporation has been working hard to raise awareness of the Close the Gap initiative.

Accountant says goodbye after more than 4 decades

Accountant says goodbye after more than 4 decades

Charleville's Leanne Shelswell will retire, after spending 41 years looking after local finances.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Huge slice of funding hoped to start environmental projects

Huge slice of funding hoped to start environmental projects

Maranoa groups looking to take on an environmentally-friendly projects can apply for a share of $150,000 in federal funding earmarked for the region.

Yarding numbers dwindle due to rain

Yarding numbers dwindle due to rain

Lowest number of cattle recorded since 2016.

Police are losing the fight against ice thanks to budget cut

Police are losing the fight against ice thanks to budget cut

The Shadow Minister for Police said a cut of over $44 million to Queensland Police funding is stopping them from halting the scourge of ice in rural Queensland.

Regional tour sees AgForce president discuss hot topics

Regional tour sees AgForce president discuss hot topics

AgForce president Georgie Somerset toured Southern Inland Queensland to meet with local producers and talk local issues.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Book your free breast test soon

Book your free breast test soon

A mobile screening van will visit the the southwest from April to June.

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

Motorway closed after 20 cars, bus in storm pile-up

TWENTY cars and a bus have been involved in a massive pile-up and the Centenary Motorway has been closed after severe thunderstorms swept through.

Town bids passionate pharmacist farewell

Town bids passionate pharmacist farewell

Man who brought town pharmacy to life sad to leave behind the place he has learned to call home.

Look after your gut - local knowledge helps towns' health

Look after your gut - local knowledge helps towns' health

With four years under her belt, Heidi Hays is always eager to share her passion for zero-waste, chemical-free, organic living with Roma.

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

STORM ALERT: Damaging winds, large hail for SEQ

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued another severe thunderstorm warning for southeast Queensland.

Sun 17 Mar 2019

SHEAR RELIEF: human remains turn out to be old sheep bones

SHEAR RELIEF: human remains turn out to be old sheep bones

Unidentifiable remains have been discovered to be of less sinister origin.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Toys seized after drive-by shooting

Toys seized after drive-by shooting

Two toys have been seized by police, with charges expected to be laid.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Roma's midwives go the extra mile

Roma's midwives go the extra mile

Midwifery in a rural hospital is so much more than births and working on the ward.

Twenty-year-old festival is coming back to Mitchell

Twenty-year-old festival is coming back to Mitchell

Festival to be revived after leaving Mitchell for eight years.

Three times a charm for young swimming star

Three times a charm for young swimming star

Another Roma All Star has made the South West Team.

HEATWAVE: Let there be rain, please

HEATWAVE: Let there be rain, please

An end to the driest start to the year on record.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Johnny's Place: A memorial to remember two Mitchell icons

Johnny's Place: A memorial to remember two Mitchell icons

Johnny Murray and his partner-in-crime Minnie won't be forgotten.

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