May 2020

Published a story 30th May 2020 6:00 PM

One southwest shire has started testing as a precaution, after it was revealed a traveller from Blackwater had visited several residents of the area.

COVID-19 testing starts in small southwest town

One southwest shire has started testing as a precaution, after it was revealed a traveller from Blackwater had visited several residents of the area.

Published a story 30th May 2020 1:11 PM

A full day of searching has turned up no evidence of missing man Matthew Schloss; his ute was found abandoned near Cunnamulla yesterday.

Day-long search finds no trace of Matthew Schloss

A full day of searching has turned up no evidence of missing man Matthew Schloss; his ute was found abandoned near Cunnamulla yesterday.

Published a story 29th May 2020 8:01 AM

A driver in their 60s has been taken to Roma Hospital following the accident.

Driver in hospital after Roma single-vehicle crash

A driver in their 60s has been taken to Roma Hospital following the accident.

Published a story 28th May 2020 2:52 PM

Generations of Maranoa locals know Yanto Hall as the enthusiastic, musical chaplain of our region’s school. This year he is marking 25 years in the job.

Chaplaincy week: Yanto’s 25 years in a rewarding vocation

Generations of Maranoa locals know Yanto Hall as the enthusiastic, musical chaplain of our region’s school. This year he is marking 25 years in the job.

Published a story 27th May 2020 2:58 PM

The St George farm’s latest expansion is being heralded as ‘visionary’, at a time when the region needs jobs and investment more than ever.

Shire rejoices in jobs-boosting Moonrocks expansion

The St George farm’s latest expansion is being heralded as ‘visionary’, at a time when the region needs jobs and investment more than ever.

Published a story 27th May 2020 2:18 PM

An Allora feedlot run by a Charleville grazier is set to bolster the growing western sheep industry, with a capacity for over 16,000 animals once complete.

Grazier banking on growing industry with Allora feedlot

An Allora feedlot run by a Charleville grazier is set to bolster the growing western sheep industry, with a capacity for over 16,000 animals once complete.

Published a story 26th May 2020 9:04 AM

Four southwest towns will claim a share of the cash, and put it to use in ways which will bolster communities and reduce social isolation in the bush.

Small towns’ big boost: $222K granted to outback communities

Four southwest towns will claim a share of the cash, and put it to use in ways which will bolster communities and reduce social isolation in the bush.

Published a story 22nd May 2020 12:17 PM

The South West Hospital and Health Service’s new board chief has indicated when health workers could be moving in to the new Roma Hospital.

Hospital transition incoming for Roma health workers

The South West Hospital and Health Service’s new board chief has indicated when health workers could be moving in to the new Roma Hospital.

Published a story 20th May 2020 5:11 PM

THE Roma Turf Club is considering the fate of its biggest race day, while Racing Queensland continues to change coronavirus safety rules.

Turf Club considers Roma Cup 2020, as racing restrictions ease

THE Roma Turf Club is considering the fate of its biggest race day, while Racing Queensland continues to change coronavirus safety rules.

Published a story 20th May 2020 2:55 PM

THE government will foot an expensive bill for security upgrades at rural council-run airports. Here’s what it means for western travellers and ratepayers.

Airport security costs covered for rural councils

THE government will foot an expensive bill for security upgrades at rural council-run airports. Here’s what it means for western travellers and ratepayers.

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