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GALLERY: Roma holds the State Pigeon Championships

More than Pigeons strutted their style on Saturday 15 June at the Queensland State Pigeon Show held at Bassett Park Showgrounds in Roma. A good...

Mayor Wendy Taylor returns

As Maranoa Regional Councillor Mayor Wendy Taylor returned to her role from compassionate leave on Monday 17 June, Councillor Cameron O’Neil has returned to...

Warrego Highway crash

Roma Police were called to a Warrego Highway crash at 10.30pm last Saturday, 15 June where a silver Toyota wagon veered onto the wrong...

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GALLERY: 400 racegoers flock to Santos Injune Cup

The sound of beating hooves and people cheering set the scene for the 2024 Santos Injune Cup. About 400 people, spectators, racegoers and fashionistas,...

Maranoa hosts round three

It was a weekend full of sport for the Maranoa Netball Association as 70 teams came to their home courts for the third round...

A revving-good time at the track

Burnt rubber filled Ironbark Raceway for the 2024 Ironbark Raceway Round Two of the Taylor’s Parts Track Championships on Saturday 15 June. It was...

Motocross brothers MX finals rev up podium wins

Motocross brothers Tully Dalton and Nate Glasby brought home podium wins as they return from the 2024 Sunshine State MX series finals on 1...

Stockman challenge gallops off

It was a fun-filled weekend for the Roma Pony Club with a Stockman’s Challenge on Saturday, 8 June and the Corfe Shield to follow...

Juniors have a GO

It was all about netball over the weekend, as Maranoa Netball's juniors competed in the second game of a netball series. On Sunday 9...

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Art and great company

Maranoa residents got painting last weekend, 18, 19 and 20 May with Bare Boards workshops in Injune. It was a successful event with all...

Mitchell Show a great day

Mitchell was the place to be last Monday and Tuesday, 13-14 May as the annual show took place. It was much fun for all...

EXTRA MEGA GALLERY: Roma delivers a big show

What a massive two days it was for Roma last Friday and Saturday, 10-11 May as the grand annual Roma Show took off. With...

PHOTO GALLERY: Race gives Angel Flight wings

Central Queensland skies were adorned with benevolent aviators over the weekend as a convoy of light aircraft landed at Roma and then Longreach Airport,...

PHOTO GALLERY: Wallumbilla Annual Show attracts many

On the 3 and 4 of May the Wallumbilla community and surrounds came together for the annual Wallumbilla Show. With many hands making light...

PHOTO GALLERY: RCAT ladies’ lunch a hit

Women around the Maranoa enjoyed a day out at the Western Queensland Spirit Distillery for the RCAT Ladies Lunch on Friday 19 April. Guest...

Community News

Community help police recover stolen ATV

Roma Police are incredibly grateful for the community’s assistance in locating a stolen all-terrain vehicle, also known as an ATV, that was allegedly taken...

Power-out in the Maranoa

Residents in Injune, Eumamurrin, Bymount, Orange Hill, Mt Moffat and north of Roma will have an emergency power outage today, Wednesday 17 January from...

Heavy winds cut power in Mungallala

Ergon Energy Roma crews were called to some 'tough conditions' south of Mungallala today after last night’s storm knocked down six power poles. ...

Infestation of sand flies and bush mosquitos

Good rainfalls over Christmas and the New Year in many parts of Western Queensland have led to an early start for surging black fly...

Maranoa’s Best with Mrs Claus

With the Christmas spirit arising in the air, we found Mrs Claus taking it all in, so we got to know her and asked...

Keep the festive cheer in check

The Christmas holidays, though often a happy and joyful time, can also be a challenging period for some. “Holiday periods like Christmas and New Year,...

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A big tourism win for Roma

The Maranoa community is buzzing with excitement as Roma wins the 2024 Queensland Top Tourism Town award. Maranoa Regional Council was presented with this...

Bull kicks gate into farmer

A farmer was airlifted to the Roma hospital after a bull kicked out a gate this morning, Wednesday 12 June. The Roma-based LifeFlight Surat...

Surat and Roma storytelling adventures

Residents of Surat and Roma were narratively inspired thanks to the partnership of Oral History Queensland and the Maranoa Regional Council last Friday and...

Push to lower speed limit in Mitchell

Mitchell is one step closer to becoming a safer town for all. The Booringa Action group, also known as BAG, is petitioning for the current...

Grazing Fundamentals giving producers the edge

Red meat producers local to the community of Begonia and as far north as Roma, down the New South Wales border attended the first...

Learning more about skilled visas

Business men and women explored skilled visa options for employing people from overseas in regional Australia thanks to a free session hosted by the...