Volunteers – Take A Bow

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Today (5 December) is International Volunteer Day, and it’s the opportunity for all of us to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution they make in Our Towns and communities. Queensland is home to more than 700,000 active volunteers, each playing their part in making the state’s thriving … [Read more...]

Town Lights Up for Christmas

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Goondiwindi with the town Christmas tree to light up from this evening. The tree has been upgraded from previous years and Mayor Graeme Scheu invited all residents to see it for themselves to get into the festive spirit on their next trip to … [Read more...]

Bright Future for Regional Animals

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The doors are almost open to the new Goondiwindi animal shelter, the new home to animal management services in the region. Construction of the new shelter began in May this year using local trades and suppliers and is due to be completed at the end of the month. The new facility will include a … [Read more...]

Last Days to Have Say on TSRC name

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The final countdown is on to submit naming suggestion for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) road and elements. More than 400 submissions have been received so far with only two days remaining for further suggestions. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says he’s … [Read more...]

A Saturday Knock on the Door – Could Save a life

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) staff and volunteers will be among thousands of emergency services personnel door-knocking homes across Queensland this Saturday (September 15), with a collective goal of building community resilience. Operation Knock Knock kicks off this weekend … [Read more...]

Dive into Summer

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The public swimming pools across the Goondiwindi Region will open next week for the summer season. The pools in Goondiwindi, Inglewood and Texas will open on Monday 17 September, a week before the school holidays start. Goodniwndi Regional Council is advising swimmers that the Texas pool’s … [Read more...]

Youth Justice – What Do You Think?

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In the wake of the recommendations of the Atkinson Report into Youth Justice in Queensland the Government is seeking community feedback. The broad community consultation will play a key role in the finalisation of a new the Youth Justice Strategy. The key findings of the report were that … [Read more...]

Funds Available for Safety and Crime Prevention

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Local councils and community groups are encouraged to apply for up to $2 million in funding to make the area safer through infrastructure or early intervention crime prevention strategies. The Safer Communities Fund is aimed at enhancing the efforts of local groups to address crime and antisocial … [Read more...]

New Fence at Riddles Oval

President of the Goondiwindi Sport and Recreation Association Terry Gleeson and Councillor Lachlan Brennan.

The Goondiwindi Region can now boast its answer to the Lord’s Cricket Grounds at the Riddles Oval…Well, perhaps without the pomposity. A new white picket fence has been installed at the AFL and cricket oval with the help of several local clubs and businesses. The project has been primarily … [Read more...]