HOPE Deadly Recruits Camp

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A special camp held this month for young people in the South West as part of the State Government and community-supported HOPE Project initiative has proved a great success. Recruits youth camp and mentoring program hosted 22 students from Cunnamulla, Charleville and St George state schools … [Read more...]

Charity Concert Comes Together

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Hundreds of locals are expected to turn out this Sunday for a huge charity concert at the Goondiwindi Water Park as the regions’ community moves to help raise funds for local, Jan Jan Charles and the Pink Family in the wake of last week’s horrific accident near Bogabilla. The free benefit … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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...]