March 2020

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 3:40 PM

With two-thirds of the votes counted, Geoff McMullen has collected more than any other Maranoa Regional Council candidate.

HONOURED: McMullen to serve another four years

With two-thirds of the votes counted, Geoff McMullen has collected more than any other Maranoa Regional Council candidate.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 12:23 PM

FIGURES reveal that just over 60 per cent of votes have been counted with Unity Maranoa candidates leading the race.

I'M EXCITED: Butcher to clinch council spot

FIGURES reveal that just over 60 per cent of votes have been counted with Unity Maranoa candidates leading the race.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 12:19 PM

According to early figures from the ECQ show Unity Maranoa will form the majority of Maranoa Regional Council.

‘We have the same goals’: Unity to gain majority

According to early figures from the ECQ show Unity Maranoa will form the majority of Maranoa Regional Council.

Published a story 30th Mar 2020 8:52 AM

Community groups in the Maranoa will receive a small reprieve from COVID-19 challenges in the form of funding.

Maranoa groups to receive $70,000 in funding

Community groups in the Maranoa will receive a small reprieve from COVID-19 challenges in the form of funding.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 6:35 PM

A rural Queensland doctor has warned against unnecessary travel between towns, warning every movement is a chance of spreading the deadly coronavirus.

‘Irresponsible’ tourists could bring down health system

A rural Queensland doctor has warned against unnecessary travel between towns, warning every movement is a chance of spreading the deadly coronavirus.

Published a story 26th Mar 2020 1:42 PM

The top priority of the new Maranoa Regional Council will be dealing with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked each candidate how they'll deal with it

COVID-19: What your council candidates plan to do about it

The top priority of the new Maranoa Regional Council will be dealing with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked each candidate how they'll deal with it

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 5:23 PM

The local government election is still expected to go ahead this Saturday, despite mounting rules surrounding social distancing. But do our mayoral candidates agree with the move?

Mayoral candidates on whether election should go ahead

The local government election is still expected to go ahead this Saturday, despite mounting rules surrounding social distancing. But do our mayoral candidates agree with the move?

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 2:58 PM

About 30 staff have been let go from a Roma pub after government shutdown hits southwest businesses and economy.

DEVASTATED: Roma pub forced to let go of ‘family’

About 30 staff have been let go from a Roma pub after government shutdown hits southwest businesses and economy.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 12:32 PM

A ROMA couple has to make the gut-wrenching decision to cut their wedding guest list from 150 down to two, including their own children under the government’s new restrictions.

Roma couple vows ‘Not even a virus can stop our love’

A ROMA couple has to make the gut-wrenching decision to cut their wedding guest list from 150 down to two, including their own children under the government’s new restrictions.

Published a story 25th Mar 2020 10:48 AM

Wondering what qualities and experiences each councillor and mayoral candidate have that the other’s do not? We asked them so you don’t have to.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER: How your candidates would benefit the shire

Wondering what qualities and experiences each councillor and mayoral candidate have that the other’s do not? We asked them so you don’t have to.

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