Thursday, December 7, 2023

Ted Rogers, On Our Selection News


Greenmount Billy Cart Challenge

The weather may have been crappy but the people still flocked to Greenmount on Saturday for the inaugural Billy Cart Challenge, which attracted 65 entries. There were plenty of spills and thrills as drivers manoeuvred their way down Ramsay Street.

Hamilton attacks misinformation bill

Federal Member for Groom Garth Hamilton has launched an attack on the proposed Government’s proposed legislation aimed at giving the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) a graduated set of new powers to combat misinformation and disinformation across the sector ... "But who gets to decide what is false, misleading or deceptive? Not you - the Government," Mr Hamilton said.

Tentative pipeline route released

In preparation for the final route of the Toowoomba to Warwick (T2W) Pipeline being confirmed, Seqwater has released a detailed map of where the pipeline is planned to be constructed.

Workshop on flood resilience and recovery

Cambooya Landcare will host a workshop dealing with flood resilience and recovery at the Felton Hall this Saturday, 25th November. Intense rainfall events can damage farm, road and other infrastructure and lead to severe soil loss, with long term consequences for pasture and crop production and the health of creek systems.

Queenslanders left confused by health department statistics

The Queensland Government has recently released positive statistical information on Health Department outcomes on the Darling Downs, while this week the Opposition’s M.P. and Shadow Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, Ros Bates has released statistical data showing negative Health Services outcomes for the twelve months to the end of June across the state.

Westbrook remembers

Although it does not have an RSL, Westbrook nevertheless ensures that days such as Remembrance Day are honoured. Last Saturday, at 11am on the 11th of November, people gathered at the Westbrook War Memorial, next to the Westbrook Hall, for the annual service.