Premier takes Queensland’s issues to COAG

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The Queensland Government will put up a fight for continued investment in solar power and commitment to mental health services at the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting on Friday. National agreements for mental health and dental care are due to expire in two months and QLD Premier … [Read more...]

Tickets sales crash before take-off

Direct flights from Toowoomba to Mebourne and Cairns were supposed to go on sale tomorrow, but will not be available until later in the month.

Travelers will have to wait a little longer to purchase direct flights from Wellcamp airport to Melbourne and Cairns, after a computer glitch has affected the ticketing system. The much anticipated flights were promised to go on sale tomorrow but now will not be available until January 12. A … [Read more...]

Council secures wild dog fence funding

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After a review of public feedback, the Queensland Feral Pest Initiative scheme has revealed a focus on cluster fencing in its latest announcement of funding for wild dog management in regional Queensland. A total of $12.5 million for cluster fencing will be divided between successful applicants, … [Read more...]

Regional mayors join arms to drive infrastructure developments

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In true regional spirit, Mayors from across Queensland’s South West and Darling Downs have joined forces to ensure that community infrastructure needs will be met. An idea spearheaded by the Mayor of  Toowoomba, Paul Antonio the Council of Mayors officially formed yesterday, bringing together the … [Read more...]

Regional Queensland looks at going organic

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Regional Queensland is working out how to boost its organic grain market as the demand for organic grain just keeps growing. The organic industry itself was estimated to be worth about 1.72 billion in 2014, and the global trend of worldwide markets suggest that the market and demand here at home … [Read more...]

Goondiwindi Regional Report

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This week's Goondiwindi Regional Report brought to you by Chesterfield Australia, John Deere. High student numbers in tertiary education We all know they’re a bunch of smarties at the Goondiwindi State High School. And this year, the school has continued along the 2014 national trend, in which, a … [Read more...]