Contemporary art precinct opening soon in Somerset region

ToogoolawahTransformation of the former century-old Nestle condensed milk factory at Toogoolawah into an art precinct is entering its final stages. Read full story 

Scenic Rim Business Awards open

Scenic Rim Business Excellence AwardsThe 2015 Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards are open for nominations. Be sure to get your public vote in by 25 September 2015. The Awards recognise Scenic Rim businesses and individuals that have achieved outstanding results through initiatives that demonstrate leadership and commitment to business excellence. More info

Families snap up Get Started vouchers

Get StartedAlmost 12,000 Get Started vouchers, worth $1.72 million, were provided to Queensland families under the latest funding round. Getting Going Clubs provides funding of up to $7500 to help clubs provide participation opportunities in the community. Get Playing Places and Spaces provides funding of up to $100,000 for developing new or upgraded sport and recreation infrastructure. More info

Welcome Rees Banks - New Chief Executive Officer

Rees BanksRDA Ipswich & West Moreton welcomes our new Chief Executive Officer, Rees Banks, who grew up in Ipswich and has returned to the region. Rees brings with him over five years of Regional Development Australia experience in Central Queensland, and has an extensive background in both regional development and not-for-profit organisations. After studying at Griffith and CQUniversity, Rees will use his experience and knowledge for the benefit of the Ipswich & West Moreton region.