SES Secures Key Sponsor


State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers across the State will be better-equipped to help the community prepare for and respond to emergency events with NRMA Insurance announcing it will extend its partnership with the Queensland SES for two more years. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services … [Read more...]

Wanted: Big Ideas for Oldies

Group of retired people showing the success sign

The search for Queensland’s most creative, age-friendly ideas is on with the opening of a new grants program to help create more inclusive communities. The Advancing Queensland: Age-friendly community grants will range from $25,000 up to $100,000 to help councils, organisations, … [Read more...]

Anzac Day 2017 – 102 Years


It’s not just the tempo of the music from bands, the drums, the last post… Nor is it just the hum of engines as trucks and vehicles pass by; nor the shuffle of the march past; nor is it the silence… It’s in the looks and on the faces of the returned servicemen. The faces in the crowds, the … [Read more...]

A Call for More Foster Carers

foster carer campaign-message

A $2.6 million statewide recruitment progamme for more foster carers has been launched by the State Government in time for Foster and Kinship Care Week. Child Safety Minister Shannon Fentiman is encouraging residents of the region to think about opening their hearts and homes to children in need … [Read more...]

The Count Down becomes a Race


The countdown to Thursday night is on - And the buzz is alive in the streets of Goondi as Easter on The Macintyre organisers pull out all stops to make 2017 the best event the region has witnessed. The usual zeal to make it ‘a must be at’ is alive in the hearts and minds of organisers but the … [Read more...]

New prayer box at Goondiwindi Hospital

Goondiwindi Pastoral Care team members

The Goondiwindi Hospital Pastoral Care team say they’re thrilled with a new prayer box that’s been provided as part of the Pastoral Care Service at Goondiwindi Hospital. Written prayer requests are collected from the locked prayer box daily by the Goondiwindi Pastoral Care team, who then say … [Read more...]