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Wed 17 Apr 2019

Aviation deaths come as a shock to the southwest

Aviation deaths come as a shock to the southwest

Two pilots have died in crash landings on properties within a week of each other.

More and more families are lacing up for the Roma Parkrun

More and more families are lacing up for the Roma Parkrun

Roma Parkrun encourages all walks of life to get down and race against the clock.

Surat Basin gas sector highlighted for nation's GDP growth

Surat Basin gas sector highlighted for nation's GDP growth

The Surat Basin gas sector was on display at Queensland's Parliament House.

Roma man steps up for Katter Australian Party Senate ticket

Roma man steps up for Katter Australian Party Senate ticket

Roma man endorsed by the Katter Australian Party.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Pilot and musterer dies days before his 21st birthday

Pilot and musterer dies days before his 21st birthday

Isaac Bain had been planning a birthday party with his twin brother before the accident.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Tafe students take advantage of free tuition

Tafe students take advantage of free tuition

The southwest has seen a huge uptake in tertiary enrolments since Tafe courses were made free for recent high school graduates.

Thieves steal 200 cows from Maranoa property

Thieves steal 200 cows from Maranoa property

Cattle thieves have struck on a property, taking 200 cows and calves that were due for sale this week.

Roma joins Speedway Australia in time for Easter Stampede

Roma joins Speedway Australia in time for Easter Stampede

The Roma International Motorway Speedway Club to showcase their talents come Easter Saturday

Influenza surges through the southwest at record pace

Influenza surges through the southwest at record pace

Health authorities urge residents to get flu vaccinations.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Pilot dies in plane crash near Cunnamulla

Pilot dies in plane crash near Cunnamulla

It is understood a pilot has died after their plane crash landed near Cunnamulla.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

'Footy family' rallies around Sonny

'Footy family' rallies around Sonny

Despite a tough battle with leukaemia, Sonny Carmichael has had a world of support behind him from his family, as well as the Dalby Diehards community.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Roma Show's Machinery Alley fuelled by local businesses

Roma Show's Machinery Alley fuelled by local businesses

Industry leaders are throwing their support behind the Roma Show.

Grandma hits $1.3 million jackpot at leagues club

Grandma hits $1.3 million jackpot at leagues club

She was playing with a group of friends when she hit the $1.3 million jackpot at the local leagues club.

Council's focus on our small towns

Council's focus on our small towns

Yuleba, Surat, Mitchell and Injune will receive council backing for various projects across tourism and business.

FEDERAL ELECTION: The chase for the seat of Maranoa ramps up

FEDERAL ELECTION: The chase for the seat of Maranoa ramps up

Contest for the seat of Maranoa heats up amid election announcement.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

An 'alternative' to reprimanding Cr McMullen was offered

An 'alternative' to reprimanding Cr McMullen was offered

A motion that could have given Cr Geoff McMullen a warning instead .

Roma opens the door for 16 new citizens

Roma opens the door for 16 new citizens

New Australians from far and wide have been conferred in at a ceremony in Roma.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Rural Council declares Origin fan day a public holiday

Rural Council declares Origin fan day a public holiday

Charleville and surrounds will be taking a day off for the footy, when the State of Origin comes to town.

Tributes flow for 'rural champion' killed in aircraft crash

Tributes flow for 'rural champion' killed in aircraft crash

A well known campaigner for the bush died in a gyrocopter accident on a property near the Warrego Hwy.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Man killed in gyrocopter crash on property

Man killed in gyrocopter crash on property

A pilot has died after a light aircraft made a crash landing on a property near Charleville.

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