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Mrs Elephant delights

Fiona Flanders and ‘Mrs Elephant’ were at the Friends of Roma Library space at Westlands Plaza Roma. At 10am, Saturday, 29 June, Ms Flanders...

Starting the ‘end DFV’ conversation

It’s easy to think domestic violence happens somewhere else, to someone else. However, in reality domestic violence is occurring in all neighbourhoods -including rural...

Roma’s share in $1B Senex investment

Roma North Gas production is set to double by 2025 in an exciting expansion. Senex Energy has been given the green light to move...

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Sport

Best defence on Zone 5

Maranoa's junior league players showed off the best defence skills at the 2024 Zone 5 U35 carnival. The under-10s, under-35kg carnival was hosted by Balonne...

FLYING HOOVES KEEP DOCTOR FLYING!

At the Roma Turf Club’s annual Rugby Race day last month at Bassett Park, a special presentation was made to the Royal Flying Doctor...

Roma rocks to racing and rugby

Racing and rugby fans were treated to clear blue skies and some exciting action, both on the track and on the football field, for...

Buckle debut a cut above

The Injune Cutting Club hosted its first competition over the weekend in their Buckle series. On Saturday 22 June, riders and their horses came...

Update from Maranoa Archers

Over 15 and 16 June some of our Maranoa Archers headed out to the grand Kilcoy Benchmark shoot. Benchmark 3d shooters association is marked...

Court Junky wins Injune season

Injune Tennis wrapped up another season with a great, but cold grand finals night on 11 June. “Some awesome tennis was played leaving our...

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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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Injune workshops a popular hit

It was a sensational artistic two days in Injune with famous, award-winning exhibiting artist and tutor Tricia Taylor’s art workshops on Saturday and Sunday,...

Welcome to region’s newest citizens

Last week the Maranoa region welcomed its seven newest Australian citizens. On Wednesday 19 June, the Maranoa Regional Council’s Mayor Wendy Taylor had the...

Bush footy champion remembered

On Tuesday, 18 June rugby league players from the Roma area watched the funeral of a man who invested in the region’s league. Sadly,...

GALLERY: Off to the Rugby races

There was action both on the track and the field to see at the 2024 Roma Rugby Races. Six horse races and six rugby...

Breaky’s big impact

Roma Salvation Army Appeal Breakfast attendees were met with some gloomy statistics. The Roma Red Shield Appeal Business Breakfast was held on Saturday morning,...

Maranoa artists empowered through latest RADF funding

Three Maranoa creative groups are set to benefit from the latest Regional Arts Development Fund grants in a continued effort to support and empower...