May 2020

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.

Published a story 20th May 2020 11:46 AM

An innovative farming project in the Balonne region, tipped to create plenty of new jobs, has been kickstarted with a huge grant from the state government.

JOBS BOOST: Balonne ag project gets green light and $250K

An innovative farming project in the Balonne region, tipped to create plenty of new jobs, has been kickstarted with a huge grant from the state government.

Published a story 20th May 2020 9:12 AM

Above average rainfall is tipped for the southwest this winter, and the prediction is offering hope of a decent crop to our region’s farmers.

‘Desperately looking at the sky’: farmers hope for rain

Above average rainfall is tipped for the southwest this winter, and the prediction is offering hope of a decent crop to our region’s farmers.

Published a story 19th May 2020 3:54 PM

The state government has pledged $100 million for infrastructure in towns which supply oil and gas, but Warrego MP Ann Leahy says it’s not enough.

$100M fund ‘a drop in the ocean’ for Warrego gas towns

The state government has pledged $100 million for infrastructure in towns which supply oil and gas, but Warrego MP Ann Leahy says it’s not enough.

Published a story 19th May 2020 1:42 PM

A positive long range outlook is offering a promise of much needed rain across the region, and it will start very soon.

WET WINTER: above average falls on the cards for southwest

A positive long range outlook is offering a promise of much needed rain across the region, and it will start very soon.

Published a story 18th May 2020 4:26 PM

What will economic recovery look like in the southwest after coronavirus, now that the $1B fund to rescue small business has been tapped out?

Southwest businesses facing long road to recovery post-COVID

What will economic recovery look like in the southwest after coronavirus, now that the $1B fund to rescue small business has been tapped out?

Published a story 18th May 2020 4:14 PM

More changes to racing zones has opened extra meets in the west, and local trainers are calling for a return to normal in their COVID-free towns.

Eased racing restrictions give hope for southwest meets

More changes to racing zones has opened extra meets in the west, and local trainers are calling for a return to normal in their COVID-free towns.

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