New pontoon floats the boat for Goondiwindi locals

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Works remain on track for the new $240,000 pontoon on the Macintyre River and Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says he’s pleased with progress. The work is currently being carried out by Queensland contractor Pacific Pontoon & Pier, with construction scheduled to be completed … [Read more...]

New Grants Program Opens for Neighbourhood Centres


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...]

Homicide investigation, Wilsonton


Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Wilsonton are appealing for public assistance in the matter. The 37-year-old woman was found seriously injured at a McGregor Street residence following an alleged serious assault. Detective Inspector Lew Strohfeldt has appealed for anyone who … [Read more...]

Smile – You’re on A Community Camera


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...]

People Power Called For


The rules around Queensland’s energy provision are being overhauled by the State Government and they’re seeking input from all sectors of the community. An issues paper being released this week kicks off a 10-yearly review of the laws that regulate energy issues from energy-generating customers … [Read more...]

Murray-Darling Basin Plan Good to Go


Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has announced that agreement has now been reached with the Labor Party on the Murray darling Basin Plan. The Minister says that now means that despite green opposition, the plan can proceed. “We'll deliver the entire Murray Darling Basin Plan, … [Read more...]

$10 Million in Outback Tourism Infrastructure


$10 million has now been earmarked by the State Government for outback tourism infrastructure including $2.2 million over two years to expand and refurbish the Australian Workers Heritage Centre in Barcaldine. The funding is directly aimed at a series of projects for Western … [Read more...]