Sad Event Sounds a Warning

Queensland Ambulance 1

It was last Wednesday, when Blackall Police attended a remote location approximately 60 kilometres from the Blackall township - It was the scene of an horrific accident that has left Police wondering how anyone survived. A dual cab four-wheel drive vehicle had been involved in a rollover style … [Read more...]

State Call Out to Councils

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Deadline extended for infrastructure funds. Councils have an extra three weeks to lodge applications for the State Government’s $375 million Building our Regions program. The extensions have been made to give them time to recover from Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Minister for State Development … [Read more...]

Heavy Rain Across the Region

car driving in rain

Council’s Disaster Management team say they are monitoring the rainfall event closely and report that so far falls of up to and in excess of 60mm have been recorded over a number of catchments. The Council team is calling for whole of community vigilance and for us all to be prepared. “Keep … [Read more...]

Rock N’ Roll or New Bridges?

warrego highway sign

The Federal Member for Maranoa DVAID Littleproud is keen to see a little less Rock and Roll across the regions, well at least in our old bridge network. He’s calling for residents to nominate a rickety bridge that’s in desperate need of repair or replacement as round 3 of the Federal Government’s … [Read more...]

Second Range Crossing Solutions Abound

toowoomba crossing

Designs are now being developed to build U-turn loops either side of the Postmans Ridge Road intersection with the Warrego Highway, to keep access open after the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing is built. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester says concern had been raised … [Read more...]

Watch Out For Road Works

road work ahead sign

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is reminding us that they will be busy undertaking reseal works between 31 January and 24 February 2017, weather permitting. The scheduled works are part of our ongoing maintenance program for the South West District. Various sections of roads are … [Read more...]

Keep School Zones in Focus

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Motorists be ready and aware!! The kids are heading back to school, so school zones apply to every school day for the next 10 weeks of term one and that means time to start watching our speed. It would seem we’re not all that good at watching the speedo in school zones and Police say we need … [Read more...]