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COVID recovery top priority at first meeting of new shire leaders

Premium Content COVID recovery top priority at first meeting of new shire...

Councillors from six southwest shires are meeting for the first time since...

Shire rejoices in jobs-boosting Moonrocks expansion

Premium Content Shire rejoices in jobs-boosting Moonrocks expansion

The St George farm’s latest expansion is being heralded as ‘visionary’, at a time...

Small towns’ big boost: $222K granted to outback communities

Premium Content Small towns’ big boost: $222K granted to outback communities

Four southwest towns will claim a share of the cash, and put it to use in ways...

Former mayor ‘kept shire afloat’ amid water woes

Premium Content Former mayor ‘kept shire afloat’ amid water woes

A former southwest Queensland mayor has been recognised for the important role he...

Multimillion dollar investment in southwest Queensland roads

Premium Content Multimillion dollar investment in southwest Queensland roads

Millions of dollars will be spent on improving roads and council facilities across...

‘NOT GOOD ENOUGH’: mayor calls on premier to help west

Premium Content ‘NOT GOOD ENOUGH’: mayor calls on premier to help west

While restrictions are easing in outback Queensland from this weekend, mayors are...

Long road to recovery will see visitors return, cafes open

Premium Content Long road to recovery will see visitors return, cafes open

While some people are worried it’s too soon to welcome back visitors, council is...

‘No brainer’: Building a wild dog exclusion fence

Premium Content ‘No brainer’: Building a wild dog exclusion fence

Building a wild dog exclusion fence under Council’s special rate scheme was a “no...

Success of Matesong leads to relaunch post COVID-19

Premium Content Success of Matesong leads to relaunch post COVID-19

The Balonne’s Welcome Mate Campaign generated huge success for the region in March.

Balonne Shire councillors first council meeting

Premium Content Balonne Shire councillors first council meeting

Newly elected councillors discussed a variety of issues that don’t just impact...

Balonne Shire councillors to tackle mental health

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AT this week’s council meeting, Balonne Shire councillors will talk about mental...

Councils offering up coronavirus info and a listening ear

Councils offering up coronavirus info and a listening ear

Shire councils of the west are making sure residents are equipped with the latest...

Mayor: St George businesses suffer from shutdown

Premium Content Mayor: St George businesses suffer from shutdown

Balonne Shire mayor Richard Marsh said the community’s health comes first with...

‘Un-Australian’: Mayor calls out panic buying

Premium Content ‘Un-Australian’: Mayor calls out panic buying

ECHOING the words of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a southwest Queensland mayor...

Council may shutdown facilities as thieves target essentials

Premium Content Council may shutdown facilities as thieves target essentials

Council has issued a plea for people to stop stealing toilet paper

Kylie shares southwest tourism video with 2.3m followers

Premium Content Kylie shares southwest tourism video with 2.3m followers

KYLIE Minogue has ‘AUSSIE LOVE’ for the Balonne Shire’s version of Matesong!

WELCOME MATE: Recent floods to bring tourists

Premium Content WELCOME MATE: Recent floods to bring tourists

The recent rain has rivers running and spirits high in Southwest Qld

River hits peak as town prepares for mozzies

River hits peak as town prepares for mozzies

Houses in St George have escaped inundation after the Balonne River peaked at...

Balonne hits peak ‘just in the nick of time’

Premium Content Balonne hits peak ‘just in the nick of time’

The Balonne River was practically dry two months ago, now St George is preparing...

In pictures: Beardmore Dam spills over

Premium Content In pictures: Beardmore Dam spills over

Two weeks ago, the St George dam was at 10 per cent. Now, it is almost full, and...

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