Sports Vouchers Available from Next week


The next round of the Get Started Vouchers opens on Wednesday, 6 February and will provide $150 support for up to 36,000 Queensland kids from low-income families. The vouchers are made available as part of the Get in the Game initiative, which supports grassroots sport and recreation and are … [Read more...]

New funding for Queensland community groups


Queensland community groups can apply for grants with the opening of a new round of gambling Community Benefits scheme funding opens today. Funding between $500 and $35,000 is on offer. The GCBF, which is part of the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR), is Queensland’s largest … [Read more...]

Yelarbon Silo Art Project Powers Ahead


The Yelarbon Silo Art project is powering ahead with the first stage of the artwork to be completed by 30 June 2019. The Yelarbon Community Consultation Committee has nominated a committee of local community members to support Council in bringing the project to life. The nominated … [Read more...]

Volunteers – Take A Bow


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


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


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


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


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


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...]