Firearm Incident, Cottonvale

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Two men have been charged following that shooting incident that occurred in Cottonvale in Janurary. At 4.30pm on January 5, two boys were in a shed when one of them discharged an unsecured firearm and the other boy sustained serious facial injuries. He was taken to the Lady Cilento Hospital … [Read more...]

Algae Farm Concerns

An example of algae farm technology

An application to create an Algae Farm in the Goondiwindi Region is now being thoroughly examined by the Regional Council following concerns raised by nearby locals. Mayor Graeme Scheu says Council has now received a petition and thirteen properly made submissions against the … [Read more...]

Child Exploitation Arrest, Cunnamulla

Australian Federal Police

The Queensland Police Service and Australian Federal Police Joint Agency Child Exploitation Team (JACET) have closed an operation targeting possession of child exploitation material in Cunnamulla. On February 16, (Friday), detectives executed a search warrant at the Cunnamulla address and … [Read more...]

Cameras to Detect South-West Wildfires

Cameras to Detect South-West Wildfires

State forests west of Toowoomba are set to become a $455,000 testing area with cameras now installed to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland. The initiative is jointly funded by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF). Seven … [Read more...]

RFDS Funding in Focus

Royal Flying Doctor Service

The campaign to reinstate vital funding for the Royal Flying Doctor Service took a step forward this week with Senator Barry O’Sullivan hammering home some realities in the national capital. As part of its budget saving measures, the federal government cut the funding it makes available to the … [Read more...]

Inglewood Trail Ride Recognized

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Inglewood State School P&C have been granted Council funding for their Trail Ride. Goondiwindi Regional Council has donated the funding under its new Tourism Events Grant program. Mayor Graeme Scheu says the trail ride is a family friendly event with peewee through to open ride … [Read more...]