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...]

Weengallon Pink Ladies Day provides Cups of Hope

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This year’s elegant Weengallon Pink Ladies Day will bring Goondiwindi one step closer to having their own local Breast Care Nurse. Weengallon Pink Ladies Day Co-ordinator, Emma Montgomery, says funds from the glamorous charity event, on Wednesday the 29th of August, will be directed towards … [Read more...]

New Grants Program Opens for Neighbourhood Centres

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Neighbourhood Centres across Queensland can share in $550,000 as the government opens the purse strings for one-off grants to run events, deliver projects, or to purchase equipment to help make their communities thrive. Minister for Communities Coralee O'Rourke has announced the new Thriving … [Read more...]

Smile – You’re on A Community Camera

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Today, St George police launched the Community Camera Alliance, a voluntary closed-circuit television (CCTV) registration program. The initiative aims to promote the positive relationship between the community and police by encouraging the registration of CCTV systems located in residential and … [Read more...]

Community Groups Urged to Apply

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Community organisations are being urged to apply for grants of up to $35,000 as the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund’s grants opens for aplications today. Community groups were able to apply for funding between $500 and $35,000 for Round 97 of Queensland’s largest one-off grants … [Read more...]

Talwood community swings into action

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The Talwood community will soon see a new playground set installed in the recreational park area. The new playground is the result of consultation with the Talwood Community Consultative Committee. Councillor Rob Mackenzie, Council representative to that committee, has confirmed that an order … [Read more...]