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Thu 12 Apr 2018

Shires cluster support

Shires cluster support

Maranoa Regional Council have agreed to partner with Balonne Shire Council for funding for exclusion fencing.

A splash of colour for Roma

A splash of colour for Roma

Brisbane artists are in the middle of transforming the wall at Bassett Park into a Maranoa themed mural.

Cherry blossoms for Games

Cherry blossoms for Games

The Australian team will face Wales in their quest to win the inaugural Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Vinnies' garden help for Maranoa seniors

Vinnies' garden help for Maranoa seniors

The service not only helps residents with garden issues, but it also will also provide travel for shopping and help in attending medical appointments.

Local graziers braced for impact from live export fall out

Local graziers braced for impact from live export fall out

Changes to trading could affect graziers in the Maranoa.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Campdraft flies into action

Campdraft flies into action

The Wallumbilla Camdraft Association hosted its annual campdraft on the weekend with more than 150 competitors descending on the small town.

Runner set for undies dash

Runner set for undies dash

A woman running the length of Australia for cancer will dash through Roma in her undies if her fundraising efforts reach $35,000.

Airports receive boost

Airports receive boost

The Maranoa Regional Council has successfully funded $15,500 for regional airports which will go towards helping airports in Mitchell, Injune and Surat.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

What a fraccing mess: Linc Energy guilty on all charges

What a fraccing mess: Linc Energy guilty on all charges

Anger at damage to land after long, extraordinary trial ends in guilty verdicts 

Mon 9 Apr 2018

Finding a job is tough work

Finding a job is tough work

Youth unemployment in the outback is reaching critical levels with a recent report indicating that two in three people aged 15-24 were out of work.

Man cops pepper spray after violently resisting arrest

Man cops pepper spray after violently resisting arrest

POLICE were forced to pepper spray a man who violently resisted arrest at the weekend.

Linc pollution mega-trial: Company guilty on all charges

Linc pollution mega-trial: Company guilty on all charges

IMMENSE trial heard allegations company caused serious environmental damage

Police seek witnesses to violent weekend pub assault

Police seek witnesses to violent weekend pub assault

WITNESSES of a violent assault at a Dalby pub, which left a woman in hospital with injuries, are being urged to come forward to police.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

Linc pollution mega-trial finally wrapping up

Linc pollution mega-trial finally wrapping up

It was the trial with no defence and nobody in the dock

VIDEO: Residents unite to fight clearing restrictions

VIDEO: Residents unite to fight clearing restrictions

Hearing attendees from across the southwest came together for the vegetation rally last Thursday, standing together in a visual display of strength.

Shops prepare for ban on plastic bags

Shops prepare for ban on plastic bags

Maranoa residents will soon have to change their shopping habits, as the plastic one-use bags will disappear at Woolworths in Roma in less than three months.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Southwest boasts cheapest land in state

Southwest boasts cheapest land in state

Mungallala has plots of land selling for $6000 each.

Athol's auctioneering recognised

Athol's auctioneering recognised

The born and bred Wallumbilla man continues to leave a lasting impression on the community.

Citizens come together

Citizens come together

The Ceremony included a father and son pairing.

Wed 4 Apr 2018

Four things to do in and around Roma

Four things to do in and around Roma

This weekend is action packed with rugby union and rugby league. Be sure to go along and support your team.

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