March 2020

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 5:32 PM

Our farmers deemed essential, trains and buses suspended, tourists warned to stay away: all this and much more is in our daily coronavirus update.

COVID-19 in Roma, Chinchilla and Dalby: all you need to know

Our farmers deemed essential, trains and buses suspended, tourists warned to stay away: all this and much more is in our daily coronavirus update.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 5:13 PM

Trainers and jockeys’ travel is restricted, but it is good news for the Roma Picnic Races: more runners are expected to take to the track this Saturday.

Southwest racing under new coronavirus travel restrictions

Trainers and jockeys’ travel is restricted, but it is good news for the Roma Picnic Races: more runners are expected to take to the track this Saturday.

Published a story 27th Mar 2020 1:07 PM

Losing months of bookings almost overnight has been a blow for southwest moteliers, but one manager is finding ways for their remaining guests to support the whole town.

‘Cancellations until August’: Roma motels hit hard by coronavirus

Losing months of bookings almost overnight has been a blow for southwest moteliers, but one manager is finding ways for their remaining guests to support the whole town.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 2:55 PM

Rural Queensland is pulling out all the stops to keep people safe from coronavirus, but shires are introducing different guidelines. How do they measure up?

How can we keep coronavirus out of rural Queensland?

Rural Queensland is pulling out all the stops to keep people safe from coronavirus, but shires are introducing different guidelines. How do they measure up?

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 2:15 PM

Mitchell police officers are ensuring their community is safe and informed during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 mythbusting: Mitchell cops quell lockdown rumours

Mitchell police officers are ensuring their community is safe and informed during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 12:04 PM

Rapid Relief Team were due to deliver hundreds of tonnes of free fodder to local graziers, but their plans have been halted by coronavirus restrictions.

No feed for farmers as coronavirus forces donors to cancel

Rapid Relief Team were due to deliver hundreds of tonnes of free fodder to local graziers, but their plans have been halted by coronavirus restrictions.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 9:48 AM

Roma shoppers will notice a major change at the checkout, after Woolworths announced its newest measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Big coronavirus safety measures coming to Roma supermarket

Roma shoppers will notice a major change at the checkout, after Woolworths announced its newest measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Published a story 24th Mar 2020 5:24 PM

A newcomer to the region’s gas industry is moving ahead with exploration in the Maranoa and Western Downs as part of a joint project with longtime player Santos.

‘Junior’ gas companies given the green light in southwest

A newcomer to the region’s gas industry is moving ahead with exploration in the Maranoa and Western Downs as part of a joint project with longtime player Santos.

Published a story 19th Mar 2020 2:43 PM

ROMA Courthouse is still open during the global coronavirus pandemic, but inside the courtroom, changes are being put into place.

Changes coming to Roma court during virus pandemic

ROMA Courthouse is still open during the global coronavirus pandemic, but inside the courtroom, changes are being put into place.

Published a story 19th Mar 2020 12:14 PM

The devastating economic impact of COVID-19 is already being felt by businesses in the Maranoa.

Major event cancellations forces local businesses to let staff go

The devastating economic impact of COVID-19 is already being felt by businesses in the Maranoa.

more recent activity