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The Clifton Courier
Circulates in the Clifton, Allora, Nobby, Greenmount, Felton, Leyburn, Pilton, Victoria Hill, Cambooya and Wyreema areas.

Vol. 119 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 $1.30
Your Local News

LNP Members Our schools love it!
increase majorities
At Saturday’s Federal election, the sitting local LNP Members - David

Littleproud in Maranoa and John McVeigh in Groom - were returned

and in each case with stronger support than at the previous poll.

The 2019 election was a
tough one for the Coalition,
but produced a solid win for
the governing parties.
“I’m very relieved but
humbled,” Mr Littleproud
told The Clifton Courier after
counting confirmed that he
would remain a member of
the Government..
“You never take for
granted the gift that the
people of Maranoa give you,
and it’s back to work and get
on with the job.
“I’m going to try to get
on with what I’ve done and
continue with what I’ve tried
to achieve and do better.
“There’s a lot of
projects that need to be
worked on, through tele-
communications, making
sure we get more mobile
phone black spots sorted, Sitting LNP member for Maranoa, David Littleproud will
continue to get more continue to serve one of the nation’s largest electorates.

investment in roads - those make sure that happens.” swing in Maranoa, and to
types of key infrastructure Mr Littleproud said it have the Liberal Nationals
projects that drive our returned to Government.
nations; and that’s my job, to was deeply humbling to have
been returned with such a “It’s also extremely
humbling to have been
praised by the National
Farmers’ Federation, with
whom I have such a great and
constructive relationship.
“Fiona Simson and Tony
Mahar are great leaders for
their organisation and for
King Street, Clifton farmers.
“Through this relationship
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and working towards a
shared goal we’ve been able
to achieve a lot for farmers,
and there’s a lot more to do
yet, including delivering
policy announced during the
WiRnAFtFeGrRSOaUvP ings campaign. TOP: At Clifton Emma Hetherington, Sam Morris and Hayley Weekes with students
Isabelle Hetherington and Alex Maddison.
“As it stands, Maranoa has CENTRE: Allora students Tristan Evans, Shaila and Ella Fitzgerald with Claire
delivered a swing toward Eckersleigh, make a sale to Anna Eckersleigh and Lexie Hamblin.
me of around 6 per cent for a ABOVE: Louise Schroeder, Bron Bretz, Kellie and Steve Ashton with Jessica and Luke
two party preferred result of Pattel at Wyreema.
72 per cent,” Mr Littleproud
“I’m particularly pleased
GREAT to have won the booth of
PRICE Barcaldine - the birthplace of

$ .00 $the Labor party.
$ 17EQUEST WORMER “To all those who voted
for me and for all those who
Lasts up to twice as didn’t, I’ll continue to work
long as other wormers as hard as I can to deliver for
Price will not be you.”
GREAT Mr Littleproud scored
VALUE 48,752 votes, while the next
MIXED GRAIN 20kg best was Rosemary Moulden
$ .00 Locally made, suited for One Nation with 18,973
a wide range of votes.
19 45Poultry to.25 $

PER 8KG 812 Greenmount-Hirstvale Road, Ascot 3 2 4

BUCKET ‘Topknot’ offers a fantastic opportunity for all rural lifestyle buyers looking
for a location on Toowoomba’s doorstep. A well-presented 56ha (138acres)
$$$W10I0N905 Spend $50 in store to be in the draw! In Groom, the LNP’s Dr property that’s not only been a terrific family home, but also made a great
ENDS 30 JUNE 2019 John McVeigh was equally home for the Azimuth Angus cattle stud.
pleased to have increased his
majority. COUNTRY: Lightly timbered central hilltop with easy slope back to soft
open country suitable for cultivation (app 40ac with existing contour banks)
On a two-party preferred
GIFT basis, Dr McVeigh acquired WATER: 2 registered bores and 33ML annual underground irrigation water
VOUCHER 69.5 per cent of the vote. licence + 2 seasonal earthen dams
This was a swing of 4.19
LOCAL DELIVERY SERVICE AVAILABLE per cent when compared to IMPROVEMENTS: 8m x 6m attached steel framed carport, 12m x 7.5m
the previous Federal result detached steel framed powered shed, Steel cattle yards + 9 x 6m shed
TRADING HOURS in the seat.
RESIDENCE: Very well-presented timber Queenslander set amongst a
Dr McVeigh attracted beautiful established garden in an elevated position with magnificent views

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (fully renovated), + office
Full wrap around verandah with roller blinds
Open plan kitchen, dining and lounge + 3 rev cycle air conditioning units
Detached shack with power connected

• MONDAY – FRIDAY 7.30AM - 5PM 53,467 votes, while the View Sale Auction: Burke and Wills Hotel
nearest contender, Troy Kay, By appointment Toowoomba, 28 May 2019, 6.00pm
• SATURDAY 8.30AM - 12.30PM for the Australian Labor
CLOSED SUNDAY & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Party polled 23,460 votes. James Ruhle 0427 938 580

Page 2 THE CLIFTON COURIER Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Plenty of activity around the polling booths
Although a number of people took the opportunity to
cast their vote ahead of Saturday’s Federal election, there
were still plenty of people around and local schools made
the most of the opportunity.

Parents’ and Citizens’ Associations organised stalls at
Clifton, Nobby, Allora, Emu Creek and Wyreema booths,
while Ramsay State School added a garden party to the
election day fund-raising activities.

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EARLY 5.30 RIGHT: At Ramsay State
BIRD School, the extensive
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 THE CLIFTON COURIER Page 3

New Shire Committee Ute catches fire on school run
meets Minister
A utility vehicle caught fire at the intersection of Tooth Street and Meara Place, Clifton on Tuesday morning, bringing
Representatives of the Darling Downs Shire Steering traffic to a standstill.
Committee recently met Local Government Minister
Hinchliffe at Parliament House in Brisbane. Clifton-based Ambulance,
Fire and Emergency Service
and Police were called to the
Darling Downs Shire of Queensland who relies on vehicle fire at approximately
Steering Committee Chair Green preferences) will focus 8.45am, after they were
Ian Jones attended the the current Government on alerted to the incident by
meeting. Regional issues. members of the public.

“The Minister appears “Local Government has On arrival, authorities
to agree that the massive accumulated massive debt cordoned off the area around
amalgamation that occurred from its involvement in the burning vehicle.
in 2007 was largely as social engineering projects
a result of the Beattie and ‘re-elect me’ expenditure Enquiries revealed that a
Government’s frustration where it has no mandate. 32-years-old Headington Hill
with the parochial, short “What happened to roads, man was driving his child
sighted, bloody-minded and rates and rubbish? to child care when smoke
divisive activities of many of “You pay the interest on began to engulf the vehicle,
the local Mayors of the day,” this massive debt. resulting in the man turning
Mr Jones said. “The Minister plans to the vehicle off, grabbing his
“A proposal similar to introduce preferential voting child and promptly vacating
the current DDSSC was to Local Government at the the vehicle.
on the table but could not next election. As the fire began to take
achieve consensus because “This will mean we can hold of the utility, the
of personal ambition. expect our own Jackie vehicle re-started, causing it
“We are now aware of Lambie who won a Senate
the maladministration and seat with around 1 per cent to self-drive and impact with Clifton Fire and Emergency Service crew member Troy Ebneter works to put out the
corruption that has taken of the primary vote. a power pole and traffic sign ute fire. Smoke from the vehicle could be seen across Clifton. The fire was swiftly
hold in the ‘more efficient near the school crossing. extinguished and the area open to traffic just after 9am.
super shires’. “It will encourage political
parties to promote party Quick-thinking citizens they would like to thank LAWYERS OF CLIFTON
“The efficiency gains we tickets,” Mr Jones said. towed the burning ute away the public for their urgency
were promised have never from the power pole to avoid in reporting the incident,
materialised. “The Minister thinks this damage to infrastructure those who assisted towing
will correct the city rural and the local electrical the burning ute to safety
“Unions have a strangle- imbalance we have at TRC. network. and those who helped
hold on these monoliths and
everyone sees the waste and “A band-aid on a bleeding Fire and Emergency
crazy workplace activities at wound. Service crews then set about
every insignificant roadwork extinguishing the fire.
site. “We will see no rural
councillors after the next No one was injured as a
“Despite these obvious election and probably result of the incident, with no
problems the Labor the introduction of party charges laid as it appeared to
Government has no politics. be accidental.
appetite for revisiting Local
Government, that was last “The focus on city issues Information suggests that
week. and the deterioration of rural an electrical fault may have
infrastructure will become been the cause of the fire.
“The Federal Election gradually worse.
The vehicle was
“Maybe it is time for a rural
result in Queensland and the revolt while the current State substantially damaged and stop the flow of traffic
fall from grace of Minister Government is in internal unable to be repaired. while the situation was
Local authorities said underway. Your OPEN Tuesday and Thursday
Jackie Trad (the real Premier chaos and damage control.” Local Solicitors at 10.00 am by Appointment

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Page 4 THE CLIFTON COURIER Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Updates from the Local students walk to school
Toowoomba Region Students from St Francis de Sales Catholic School and Clifton State School walked to
their respective schools on Walk Safely to School Day on Friday.

Walk Safely to School of 60 minutes exercise per school for students from
Day is an annual, national day. both primary schools and
event when all primary a place they may possibly
school children are The event at Clifton was end up walking to and
encouraged to walk and organised by Clifton State from.
commute safely to school. School principal Jason
The day promotes the Manttan. “It was great to have
Disposal of e-waste Are your animal registration important message that local police officers Senior
details up to date? active kids are healthy kids. “I’ve been involved with Constable Tyson Morris and
E-waste can be dropped off for recycling It is a community event the event at other schools Sergeant Bruce Willett along
at Greater Toowoomba, Kleinton and Animal registration notices will be issued seeking to promote and thought it would be to answer the questions of
Greenmount waste management in late May. If any of your details have road safety, health, a nice idea to bring it to students on safe walking
facilities. E-waste includes items such as changed, give us a call today and we can public transport and the Clifton,” Mr Manttan said. practices.
computers, televisions, mobile phones, update your information before the next environment.
printers and entertainment consoles. animal registrations are issued. The event encourages “I had a chat with the “Lastly, it was just a nice
Visit for more parents, carers and their principal at St Francis way to get out and be a part
info. Wyreema/Cambooya Road children to build regular de Sales Catholic School of our community.”
resurfacing upgrade walking to and from school Brendan O’Reilly and it all
Fatality Free Friday into their daily routine, with went from there. Students from both
We’ve recently commenced stage children needing a minimum schools refreshed themselves
Every year, more than 1200 people are three of the Wyreema/Cambooya Road “I thought it would be with watermelon at the end
killed and 35,000 are seriously injured on resurfacing upgrade from Rosenberger a nice touch to start the of the walk, before a big day
Australian roads. Join us on Fatality Free Road to Toowoomba Karara Road. Please event at Clifton State High of learning.
Friday, 31 May, as we focus on being safe drive to conditions at all times as points school, the likely high
on our road every day. of access and temporary changes to
traffic flow will occur. Call us on 131 872 - TR_SEC_220519_CC
Planning scheme workshops quoting Wyreema-Cambooya Road project
upgrade - for more information.
We’d love to see you at one of our
regional planning scheme workshops Sport, Active Recreation and
to hear your thoughts on how the Healthy Living Plan 2019-26
Region should be developed over the
next 15 years. Visit Help guide the future of sport, active
au/buildingourfuture for workshop recreation and healthy living in the Region
locations and dates. by completing our survey. Go to https:// or call 131 872
Dispose of your coals safely to find out more.

The weather is getting cooler and there Green IS
is nothing more comforting than a cosy
fire. When disposing of coals at our We have prepared a Green Infrastructure
waste facilities please be sure the coals Strategy to guide how we develop,
have been dampened down and are manage and deliver environmental
cool to avoid causing fires. Please use resources, or ‘green infrastructure’, across
designated disposal areas for coals. For the Region. Visit for
more information visit more information.

To find out more details, call 131 872 Students from St Francis de Sales Catholic School and Clifton State School walked to
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For the week ahead we can expect more warm sunny days

with nighttime expected to be a little cooler again this week

as the temperature drops to single digits

Saturday 25th May NATIONAL

A trough and deep cold front crossing
the southeast looks to bring showers
and thunderstorms. These showers
could fall as snow about the TAS
highlands. Brisk winds should produce
showers across southern SA. A weak
trough and onshore winds may
generate showers over the NT and QLD.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 THE CLIFTON COURIER Page 5

Cr Sommerfield visits district ‘Bike 4 Burn’ visit
The 2019 ‘Bike 4 Burn’ dropped into Clifton on Sunday
Regional Councillor Nancy Sommerfield met with residents at Nobby and Clifton on Friday to discuss local matters. night, leaving the area for Ipswich Monday morning.

Cr Sommerfield’s visit to discussed at both Nobby and The 2019 ‘Bike 4 Burn’ ride Brisbane at the Children’s
the area was part of Council’s Clifton. was launched on Friday Hospital.
‘Meet Your Councillors,’ “I will take the issues/ with the riders leaving from
program. matters discussed back to Bundaberg QFES. Over 50 riders from QFES,
Each month Councillors Council and hopefully we QPS (five) and QAS (two)
travel across the region to talk can come up with a few Bike 4 Burns is a charity are raising funds for the
with locals and understand solutions and ideas.” bike ride that raises funds new medical equipment and
what’s important to them. Cr Sommerfield was for the Children’s Hospital research to help child burn
Cr Sommerfield discussed pleased with the manner Foundation. victims.
issues including local roads, engagements were held.
funding for local groups and “I feel like the engagements A joint emergency services The cyclists arrived at
water supply with residents. were very positive and bicycle ride, members of Clifton on Sunday, staying
“It was really good to meet conducted in good spirit. the Queensland Police, overnight.
with some of the residents of “I would have loved to have Queensland Fire and
the local area to discuss the seen more people at Clifton Emergency Service (QFES) The riders were treated
issues that matter to them,” and I actively encourage and Queensland Ambulance to hospitality and a warm,
Cr Sommerfield said. local residents to come along Service (QAS) undertook cooked meal by members
“There were some to the next session in the Toowoomba Regional Cr Nancy Sommerfield met with the charity bike ride this of the Clifton Lions Club.
really interesting subjects area.” Clifton Jockey Club President George Cross at Clifton. year.
The contingent of cyclists
Laura Geitz’s statue moves to new home From Bundaberg, riders left Clifton just before 7am
The statue of Allora netball legend Laura Geitz has been unveiled at its new home, the Queensland State Netball headed south via Biggenden, on Monday to head off to
Centre (QSNC), ahead of round four of the Suncorp Super Netball season. Goomeri, Nanango, Crows Ipswich.
Nest, Toowoomba, Clifton
and Ipswich to finish in The riders arrived at
the Children’s Hospital

The $44 million centre, the outstanding achieve-
which features eight indoor ments of Queensland’s
hard courts, including a female athletes, and I hope
5,000 seat show court, a that our young netballers
gymnasium and high- will see the statue as a
performance training symbol of inspiration to
facilities, was opened in follow the footsteps of
February this year. people like Laura.”
Minister for Sport Mick de
Brenni said he was honoured The statue was created
to join Laura Geitz to unveil by sculptor Liam Hardy in
the 2.6m bronze statue at its Laura’s signature defensive
new home. pose.
“Laura Geitz is a legend
of Queensland netball, a Netball Queensland CEO
Commonwealth Games Catherine Clark said the The ‘Bike 4 Burn,’ contingent as it left Clifton for Ipswich
medallist, world champion- statue would serve as a on Monday.
permanent reminder of the
ship winner and a truly success of the Firebirds.
inspirational leader who
captained the Firebirds to “The QSNC is a symbolic
three premiership titles,” Mr home for the 300,000 strong
de Brenni said. netball community across
“The statue was initially Queensland, supporting not
unveiled at BEC, the site of only our champion team,
the Firebirds’ sensational but also the next generation
2015 grand final win, of junior netballers,” Ms
however it’s wonderful Clark said.
to see that the state’s first
netball statue now takes “Laura is an absolute
pride of place at the home inspiration, and it’s
of netball, to inspire athletes wonderful to have her
and fans every time they likeness on display as a
visit. reminder of what we can all
“This statue recognises strive to achieve,” she said.
ABOVE: Allora-raised netball player Laura Geitz and Queensland Premier Annastacia
Palaszczuk at the unveiling of the statue in 2017.

Time for civilians to step up and help Clifton Lions ensured that the cyclists were well fed
our ex-service men and women during their Clifton stopover.
With many of the district’s ex-service personnel ageing, the Clifton Sub-Branch of the R.S.L. is investigating the
possibility of forming a local R.S.L. Citizens Auxiliary. Are you
having a

The idea of the auxiliary Support would also include Citizens Auxiliary is open very welcome to join the ? T 4697 3603
would be to provide support assistance in carrying out to adults over 18 years auxiliary or the Sub-Branch.
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and social and welfare parent/guardian is also an is required to enable the Sub- and make some extra money!
Commemorative events aspects of the Sub-Branch Auxiliary member. Branch to form a Citizens
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Remembrance Day require Sub-Branch members and You do not have to have
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Page 6 THE CLIFTON COURIER Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Clifton Courier Classifieds 4697 3603 High School Movie Night just a thought
Clifton High School’s Year 12 English Communication DANNIELLE MAGUIRE
LICENSED PLUMBING class will host a movie night at the Tivoli Theatre on Friday LEMON MYRTLE OAT LUMPS
AND DRAINAGE with doors open at 6pm for a 7pm screening of Ferdinand. I made these when the great void inside me yearned
CONTRACTOR for something cake-y and lemon myrtle-y. I’d had a piece
The annual movie night is peaceful existence comes (and the unattended leftovers of strangers) of lemon
a fundraiser for the year 12 crashing down when the myrtle cake at a friend’s party and bought a sachet of the
school formal. authorities return him to his quintessentially Australian flavouring at a market stall.
The year 12 English former captors. Here’s something I wouldn’t so much call a recipe as a
Hot water systems Communication class has creative process:
Backflow valves been busy promoting the With help from a wise- Pulse three cups of rolled oats in your food processor –
Blocked drains screening of the film. cracking goat and three this is apparently my base for all food items these days.
Burst water pipes This year, students chose hedgehogs, the giant but Sure, it’s gluten free and probs like low GI or something,
Excavators - General maintenance to screen family-friendly gentle bovine must find a but I genuinely love oats. It’s possibly because horses like
1.8, 3 & 5.5 Tonne; QBCC No: 42181 film Ferdinand. way to break free before oats and because I have the soul of a wild mare with a
Bobcat & 7 he squares off against flowing mane, galloping into the sunset.
Tonne Truck 0417 034 266 Ferdinand is a 2017 El Primero, the famous Next, get three teaspoons of baking soda. Consider what’s
Hire [email protected] American computer- bullfighter who never loses. at stake here – the satisfaction of your cravings – and add
217 Strickland Road GREENMOUNT animated comedy-drama another teaspoon to put a bit of fluff into these fellas.
There will be hot food, Grab a decent pinch of salt, the fancy kind from the sea
adventure film, rated PG. snacks and drinks available that requires you to grind into your fingertips a little. Other
Ferdinand is a young bull on the night. salt is fine, but fancy salt makes me feel good about myself.
who escapes from a training Next, get two tablespoons of brown sugar and four
camp in rural Spain after his Admission is $25 for a teaspoons of ground-up lemon myrtle stuff – I think
father never returns from a family, $10 for adults, $6 for they’re leaves, but I don’t actually know.
showdown with a matador. high school students, $4 for Then get two heaped tablespoons of margarine. I felt
Secluded Lifestyle Getaway – 116 hectares Adopted by a girl who primary school students, this recipe called for marge instead of butter, even though I
while kids under four-years- haven’t got either the baking nor the chemistry background
lives on a farm, Ferdinand’s old have free admission. required to understand why. Plus, I was trying to get rid of
the stuff to clear space in the fridge.
Lots 1 and 4 Harrigan Road, CLIFTON $320,000 Rub the shameful butter alternative into the crumbs until
you have something that looks like wet, dirty sand.
Hard to find large 286 acres, ideal for the sought after rural lifestyle or Dump in one beaten egg and mix.
weekend retreat that is totally private. The country is sandy loam with Now add like three tablespoons of milk and stir again.
good natural grass cover and plenty of gum and iron bark shade trees. The Add a cup of dry un-pulverised oats.
boundary fencing is a high quality five barb timber and steel post on three Next fret that it looks too dry and far too dense.
sides. Water is supplied from a permanent dam with very good catchment. Remember that you have another egg in the fridge you
Situated at Sandy Camp a short 13 kilometres from Clifton and close to need to get rid of because it’s slightly cracked and therefore
Allora, it has the advantage of being in two titles. This property would make can’t be boiled.
a perfect weekender with the added attraction of some cattle income so call Decide to get a bit of phat air in there by chucking it in
for an inspection today. Call Jules Coutts, 0428 258 294 the food processor you haven’t yet put away, pulsing it
until it’s all bubbly.
Landmark Harcourts Cooke WE LOVE Clifton State High School’s Year 12 English Dump this in, mix and then add another two heaped
67 King Street, Clifton T 4612 3779 WHAT Communication class with the posters they made to tablespoons of milk (of course I know that liquid cannot WE DO! promote the fundraising event. heap and that this is a illogical instruction that requires
the follower to defy the laws of nature, but it’s my way of
CLIFTON STATE HIGH SCHOOL Police nab motorists saying that I was overzealous in pouring the milk in the
PRESENTS spoon and a bit dribbled over but I’m not sure how much).
Mix. Then fret that it’s too wet and add another half a
Leyburn Police charged two motorists for traffic offences cup of oats. Yes, this recipe requires a metric buttload of
during the last week oats. I’ve started buying them in bulk.
Get tired of all this wetting and drying and decide that
On Wednesday May 15 police intercepted a it’s time to be bold, dammit.
at 5.30pm police were vehicle travelling along the You lump the mixture into sloppy balls, whack them on
Family Movie Night patrolling the Leyburn Toowoomba-Karara Road at a baking tray and chuck them in the oven.
township in relation to a Leyburn. Check them after about 10 minutes, rotating the tray.
FRIDAY 24 MAY 2019 recent spate of hooning Police found that the Stick them back for another five minutes. Let the timer go
off but be distracted for two or three minutes before you
offences. driver of the vehicle was remember they’re at risk of burning into crispy humiliation.
At that time they driving whilst suspended. Now I’m usually a massive goo lover. I love my dough
intercepted a utility believed As a result of enquiries as raw as my emotions but in this instance, you want to let
to have been involved in the driver, a 21-years-old these babies go slightly brown. In fact, you want a bit of
hooning offences, where Gold Coast woman, was crumbly crunch to them. Trust me on this.
they located at 26-years-old issued with a Notice to Also, even weirder, the finished product doesn’t actually
male driving behind the Appear at the Warwick need to be smeared with butter. In fact, added butter kind
wheel. Magistrates Court to answer of spoils it. That was very hard for me to write, but I felt it
A licence check revealed a charge of driving whilst was important to add.
that the 26-years-old suspended. Let them cool slightly before biting into one and just let
Leyburn male was Members of the public yourself feel a comfort you’ve not felt before. It’s like the
nicest, cuddliest person you knew was somehow inside
your abdomen and giving your stomach one of their
famous hugs. This is very sad because this grandmother
figure has found herself in quite a difficult and frankly
horrifying position, but at least your tum feels great.

- Dannielle Maguire
Family $25ADMISSION disqualified from driving can report information about
Adult: $10 by a court order. crime anonymously to
High School: $6 *20832He was subsequentlyCrime Stoppers, a registered
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Flood management project wins national excellence award
Toowoomba Regional Council’s (TRC) flood management project has added a prestigious Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) national award to its list of honours.

TRC’s Toowoomba Region achieved in partnership Cr Taylor said.
Flood Management - Safer with the community, the “More accurate flood
Stronger, More Resilient Insurance Council of
Region project was awarded Australia, the Real Estate mapping offers a better
the national ‘Hard Won Institute of Queensland, understanding of a location’s
Victory’ honour at PIA’s development industry vulnerability to flooding.
National Awards for and flood management,
Planning Excellence 2019 at agriculture and emergency “It helps to raise aware-
the Gold Coast. services sectors,” Cr ness about flooding and
The ‘Hard Won Victory Glasheen said. flood risks around the region
Award’ recognises innovative “The initial part of the project for residents and policy
solutions, significant was specifically designed makers at the State and local
effort and leadership to to overcome challenges and levels of government.
overcome a planning barriers in a particularly
challenge. It acknowledges sensitive planning area “The studies offer greater
the achievement of positive that involved dealing with clarity around what type of
planning benefits that shape high levels of community development is best suited
the future of the community concern, conflicting to different areas, depending
and build resilience. It interests, significant on the flood risk. This not
highlights the complex scale and potentially dire only protects human life
nature of the project, consequences. and property, but also has a
extensive collaboration and “Council’s project team beneficial flow-on effect for
consultation undertaken, went beyond statutory the insurance sector.
and use of latest technology requirements to deliver a (TRC) Infrastructure Services General Manager Mike Brady (left), Strategic Planning
to provide a sound evidence best-practice approach which and Economic Development portfolio leader Cr Anne Glasheen, Deputy Mayor and “A greater level of detail
base for hazard planning. has resulted in the potential Infrastructure Services Committee chair Cr Carol Taylor, TRC Land Use and Community means insurers can locate
Cr Glasheen said Council for widespread adoption Principal Heath Martin, TRC Strategic Planning and Economic Development Manager individual properties more
initiated the project in the across Queensland’s Michelle Milton and Planning and Development Committee chair Cr Chris Tait accept accurately on flood risk
wake of the destructive other flood-prone local the national ‘Hard Won Victory’ award at PIA’s National Awards for Planning Excellence. maps and rate premiums
2010/2011 flood events that government areas.” accordingly.
resulted in three deaths in Deputy Mayor Cr Taylor Plans undertaken by an Amendment (FRAPESA) and comprehensive
the Toowoomba Region and said after the 2011 floods Australian local government project was at the core of this recommendations to better “Council will continue
significant and widespread Council embarked on one to build a Safer, Stronger, work. regulate development to modify the Regional
damage to public and private of the largest and most More Resilient Region. within flood risk areas to Planning Scheme to facilitate
infrastructure. efficient bodies of Flood “FRAPESA delivered protect people, property, flood studies and hazard
“The award recognises a Risk Management Studies Cr Taylor said the Flood multiple flood studies infrastructure and the studies in line with statutory
‘hard won victory’ that was and Flood Risk Management Risk Assessment Planning for 30 townships, the environment from flooding,” requirements.”
Evaluation and Scheme Condamine River catchment
TRC qualified for the
national award after winning
the PIA Queensland ‘Hard
Won Victory Award’ late last

Greenmount seniors morning tea well supported
Approximately 80 seniors from the local area and further afield attended the Seniors Morning Tea at the Greenmount Returned Soldiers Memorial Hall on Thursday.

The annual event, organised vital funds towards the Senior citizens from Toowoomba, Westbrook consisting of Cilla Langford, yesteryear.
by the Greenmount maintenance of the hall, Greenmount, Cambooya, and Wyreema attended this Steve Langford and John The scrumptious morning
Returned Soldiers Memorial with this year’s event raising Cotswold Hills, Hodgson year’s event. Dooley had the crowd
Hall Committee, raises over $640. Vale, Highfields, Marburg, toe-tapping to songs of tea was donated by
Entertainers Spice of Life, Woolworths Drayton.

Entertainers Spice of Life (John, Dooley, Cilla Langford and Steve Langford) with East Westbrook resident Claire Pengilly with Greenmount locals Pam Golder, Rita Holmes,
Greenmount residents Nancy and Simon Lawrence. John Holmes, Janet Carmichael, Peter Carmichael, Bev Herschell and Tony Herschell.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 THE CLIFTON COURIER Page 9

DRILLING SERVICES Peeps into the Past

25 Years Ago ++ of plants and to plant the ++
ELSIE JONES PARK disused fish pond at the rear DARLING DOWNS
Extracts from Council has decided that of the Senior Citizens’ Centre
The Clifton Courier land adjacent to the flood to the amount of $300. FRESIAN FAIR
dated May 26, 1994 mitigation channel east of Council accepted the quote The 1970 Clifton Show will
AMENDMENTS TO Alden Street and east of and the overseer will liaise have as its main feature the
SHIRE PLAN CARRIED the Clifton Hospital, which with nursery staff. Darling Downs Fresian Fair.
Clifton Shire Councillors was donated to the Council To promote and mark the
voted to amend the by the Jones Family and 50 Years Ago occasion the Show Schedule
Shire Planning Scheme the Hospital Board for this will feature a Fresian Bull on
at Tuesday’s meeting of purpose, be named the Elsie Extracts from the front cover.
Council. The minimum area Jones Park in light of Mrs The Clifton Courier
of all allotments created by Jones’ long and dedicated dated May 23, 1969 75 Years Ago
subdivision of an existing association to the Clifton MR FLETCHER ELECTED
allotment in the Rural Zone Hospital. FOR SIXTH TERM Extracts from
shall be 64.74989ha (160 Mr A. R. Fletcher (Minister The Clifton Courier
acres). ++ for Education) now enters dated May 27, 1944
PLANTS FOR POND his sixth term as Member for LATE MR H. A. BERNICKE
The Clifton Plant Nursery Cunningham after retaining The late Mr Bernard
supplied Council with a his seat with an absolute Adolphus Bernicke, whose
quotation for the supplying majority of 817 votes at death occurred at Old Pilton
the close of counting on Homestead on May 16, was
PEST Saturday night. The A.L.P. born at Bendigo, Victoria,
CONTROL candidate, Mr Nelson in 1864. In 1910 he came to
Mann, polled better than in Pilton and his family has
ELECTRICAL SERVICES previous elections while Mr resided there ever since.
Fletcher’s votes dropped on
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TV antennas • Undergrounds LICENCE NO: 82162 TENDERS CALLED Unsettled weather was
OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN TOOWOOMBA Tenders are being called responsible for the postpone-
FABRICATION SERVICES for the installation of septic ment of the annual Catholic
ROOF PLUMBING systems in Allora following Debutante Ball on Tuesday
MOBILE DIESEL REPAIRS & Agricultural - Earthmoving - a resolution at the monthly night. The ball is now to take
WELDING SERVICES Automotive meeting of Allora Shire place on Monday night.
0427 038 508 • Air Conditioning & Council to borrow $10,000
for installation work. The ++
[email protected] Auto Electrical Servicing council is offering residents CHURCH DANCE
• Steel Manufacturing,Fabrication who have yet to install septic There was a good
Lic# AU34116 Lic# 1089343 systems a short term loan of attendance at the annual
& Machining three years or a long term dance arranged by the
• Design & Manufacturing of Custom loan of 15 years. parishioners of the Spring
Creek portion of the Catholic
Made Products ++ parish of Clifton. The
• Sheds, Carports, Garages RACE MEETING music was supplied by the
• Concrete slabs IN CLIFTON ON Sunshine Orchestra and Mr
• Posi track and 4t Excavator MELBOURNE CUP DAY Kevin Doyle was M.C.
• Crane truck, Scissor Lift & Tilt Tray Hire A race meeting will be
• 24hr Breakdown Service staged in Clifton on ++
Melbourne Cup Day, ADVANCE TO
Tuesday, November 4. The WHEATGROWERS
date was allocated to the A fourth advance
Clifton Hibernian Race Club payment of 3d a bushel on
by the Downs and South all milling wheat of the 1941-
West Racing Association. 42 season is now payable,
announced the chairman of
the State Wheat Board (Mr
W. A. Dean) this week.


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Page 10 THE CLIFTON COURIER Wednesday, May 22, 2019

100 Years Ago ment, with a view to checking CLIFTON BOWLS CLIFTON
and preventing the spread of GOLF CLUB
Extracts from any endemic, epidemic, or There were no bowls on the Saturday 1st June, B TUESDAY SPORTERS winner; Hole 9/18 Stubby,
The Clifton Courier contagious disease. weekend as too many people Grade Singles - P. Ryatt vs. 14th May, 16 players hit- Bill Bailey.
dated May 24, 1919 were away. N. Brosnan, marker off for a 9 hole Stableford
++ J. Keleher: R. Bringans vs. competition. Winner, Bruce 25th May, 3rd round
SWABBING ITEM OF INTEREST The team that went to T. Lyall, marker, Smith 23 points; Runner- Riverina Saturday Cup, 18
Recently the local medical Four members of Rosen- South Toowoomba had an N. Creighton. Also, social up, Mitch Gillam 22 (ocb). hole Trio/Ransome. Hit-off
officer, Dr C. N. Simons, thal Shire Council, which enjoyable two days - one win bowls. Rundown: Grant Humble 11.30am.
visited some of the local is constituted of seven and three very close losses 22. Pin shots: Hole 3.
schools for the purpose members, tendered their by a point or two and one Saturday 8th June, Ross Tony Gillam; Hole 5. Greg SUNDAY SWINGERS
of swabbing the children. resignations on Tuesday. The not so good loss. Weier Day raising funds for Dalgliesh; Hole 9. Greg 19th May, 22 players, Men
The swabbing is done, cause of this was the adverse Rally to help Endeavour Dalgliesh. 9 hole Stroke and Ladies played an 18
and sanctioned, by the vote recorded last week in COMING EVENTS Foundation. We need all competition winner, Bruce hole Stroke for trophies
Government Health Depart- respect to the referendum to Saturday 25th May Club to try and come along and Smith 30 net. donated by Col Butler.
divide Rosenthal Shire into competition at 1pm: A support this great cause. Sporters is every Tuesday, Winner, Bill “Blind Squirrel”
three divisions. Grade Singles - P. Ryatt vs. hit-off 11.30am to 2pm. Bailey 59 net; Runner-up,
K. Morris, marker I. Jackson; CARNIVALS WEDNESDAY LADIES Laurie Riddle 65 net (ocb)
CLIFTON TENNIS N. Postle vs. R. Glare, marker Texas Mens Triples: 15th May, Ladies played Rundown: Ian Jones 65,
L. Smith. Ladies Singles - P. Daley, G. Jago, T. Irvin. an 18 hole Stableford for a Gary Riddle 67, Avril Millard
Senior fixture results from Yonex team of Leigh N. Creighton vs. L. Doepel, trophy donated by Wendy 67, David Robins 67. Pin
15th May: Shapland, Jules Coutts, marker K. Weier. - Acting Publicity Officer Ladewig. Winner, Mary shots: 3/12, David Robins;
Damien Allport, Susan Mike Lyall 0407199780 Pidgeon 35; Runner-up, 4/13 Ladies, Genny Imhoff;
Wilson team of Aaron Smith, Jessica Scott and Des Agnes Wright 33. Rundown: 4/13 Men, Greg Andrews;
Gilmore, Janette Frahm, Sam Dessaix 40 games to 27. Clifton Indoor Bowls Vicki Brewer 31. Other 5/14, Jane Farrell; 7/16,
Gilmore, Louise Willett, Gary scores: June Kuhn 29, Jean Luke Murdoch; 9/18, David
Gilmore and Stuart Barkla Junior fixtures results from Results of competitions played on Monday night: Payne 29, Gloria Moore 27, Robins. Members’ jackpot
defeated Dunlop team of Ted 17th May: Championship Singles:- W. Keats defeated D. Gillam; Christine Snars 24 draw winner, Genny Imhoff
Callanan, Terri Ann Otten, R. Debnam defeated J. Lindemann; M. Brosnan defeated 29th May, Ladies will play (present)
Wayne Parkinson, Corey A Grade Winner: Charlie G. Weidman. an 18 hole Bisque Stableford 26th May, 18 hole
Quinn, Brooke Kindelan and Spina. Ladies Singles:- N. Lindemann defeated W. Keats; competition for a trophy Stableford sponsored by Bill
Alex Gilmore 40 games to 29. M. Brosnan defeated A. McKenzie. donated by Carmel Hendrie. Keenan, names in 11.45, hit-
B Grade Winners: Brodie Handicap Singles:- J. Lindemann defeated N. Kuhn. Ladies please note new tee off noon.
Technifibre team of Jack Hetherington and Josh Social Games:- Daph 11, Jean 10; Gai and Neville 11, Nola time: Names in 8.45, hit-off New club shirt orders can
Kindelan, Emma Gascoyne, Dorries. and Jean 6. 9am. All welcome. now be made. There is a list
Jason Manttan, Belinda Monday 27th May, Triples, 7.30pm start. Members please and selection of colours at
Kindelan, Gary Hoey and C Grade Winners: Henry provide supper. FRIDAY HACKERS the clubhouse.
Shirley Erhardt defeated Manttan and Sam Parkinson. There will be a working bee at 9am. 17th May, 12 players for a
12 hole Stableford. Winner, Club roster: Bar, David
Rookie of the week: Isabelle Evan Caldwell 27; Runner- Robins & Rob Meara;
Hetherington. up: Avril Millard 25. Pin Mowing, Paul Laverty.
shots: Hole 3/12, Dave
Nobby Indoor Bowls PUB DARTS McAuley; Hole 4/13, James 19th May, Men’s Handi-
Ehrlich; Hole 5/14, Greg capped Pennants Final
This week we played for the monthly trophy, donated this Results of matches played Arms’ tons were scored by Andrews; Hole 7, Evan Clifton played Allora in the
time by Iris Bryce. on Tuesday 14th May: Murf (100, 140) and Pauline Caldwell. Final at City Golf Club. Both
(106), while Rudd’s saw tons Hackers is on every Friday, teams went into the final
In the first game, W. Smith, N. Kuhn, J. Hainke and It’s been a rare occurrence from Langas (123, 100, 140), hit-off from noon to 2.30. undefeated. Congratulations
M. Brosnan had a runaway victory over R. Williams, this year, but this round we Dustin (140) and Lachlan Everyone welcome to come to the Allora team who are
J. Smith, I. Bryce and G. Metzroth 23 to 10. had a 180 scored by Evan (110). Highest peg, Pauline, and play. the 2019 Champions. Well
playing for Club 1 against 80. SATURDAY SLASHERS done to Matt May, Will Duff
The second game was closer with N. Kuhn, M. Brosnan, Club 2. Club 1 defeated Club 2, and Wayne Mckewan who
J. Hainke and I. Bryce being beaten 7 to 13 by G. Metzroth, 7-2. 18th May, 27 players won their matches in the final
R. Williams, J. Smith and W. Smith. Arms 2 defeated O’Shan- Evan starred for Club 1 contested the 3rd round and were all humble and
ley’s, 5-4. with seven tons (140, 100, 2 of the Clifton Business gracious with their wins. A
In the third game, W. Smith, I. Bryce, G. Metzroth and x 140, 125, 2 x 100, 140, 3 x House Challenge sponsored special thanks to the Clifton
M. Brosnan had an easy win over J. Hainke, J. Smith, For Arms, tons were scored 100, 180), while others with by Ryanie for Tyres. Best members who came down
N. Kuhn and R. Williams 17 to 6. by Ned (104, 118), Reece tons were Boxer (110), Daniel 9 Ambrose 2s winners, to caddy and support the
(121) and Teresa (112, 134). (123, 135) and Beth (100). Gary & Gail Riddle 29 team. It’s a sign of a healthy
Winners of the trophy were: Warren Smith, Margaret O’Shanley’s players with Club 2’s tons were scored by net; Runners-up net, Troy club when members give up
Brosnan and Gordon Metzroth. Congratulations! tons were Hector (101) and Hughes & Bec McLaren their time and get involved.
Bob (107). Highest pegs, 291/4. Best gross, John As a club we should all be
Other scores were: R. Williams 29, N. Kuhn 36, J. Smith Mick (O’Shanley’s), 40 and Keleher & Greg Andrews 32; proud of our players who
28, J. Hainke 36 and I. Bryce 34. Ned, 40. Runners-up Best Gross Jack represented our great club
& Jane Farrell 33. Rundown: this year - Rougan, Lachlan,
Our best wishes go to Jaimie Wilson who is not well. Bowls Club defeated Bull & Cameron Fiechtner & Ian Craig, Paul, Darren, Jack,
On Wednesday, May 29, the Ladies and Gents Singles will Barley, 5-4. Jones 295/8; Bill Bailey & Paul Rob & Daniel. Finishing 2nd
be played. Let us hope that all members will compete. Laverty 303/8. Pin shots: Hole out of 6 teams and making
For Bowls Club, tons were 2/11, Ian Jones & Cameron the final for the first time
scored by Prem (2 x 100), Darrel (105, 125) and Emma Fiechtner; Hole 4/13, Paul since 2015 is a promising
Kathy (119, 100, 121), Monty (140). Highest peg, Evan, 60. Laverty; Hole 7/16, Bill result. Finally, a huge thanks
(2 x 100, 120) and Ian (100, Scores at 14th May: Bailey & Paul Laverty; to our sponsor Pilton Valley
105, 100). Tons for Bull & Bowls Club 53 Hole 9/18 Amber Circle, no Premium Pork.
Barley were scored by Smiley Rudd’s Pub 44
(100, 120), Trevor (100), Brian Greenmount 43 Darren J. Hedges
(2 x 100) and Dave (100). Bull & Barley 43 Club Captain
• Ph: 4697 2287 • Fax: 4697 2247 Highest peg, Monty, 76. Club 2 35
Arms 1 33
Email: [email protected] Arms 1 defeated Rudd’s O’Shanley’s 29
93 Fiechtner Lane, Greenmount Q 4359 Pub, 6-3. Club 1 28
Arms 2 16.
QBCC Lic No 1143859 AU 38350 Registration forms and
monies are to be in now.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 THE CLIFTON COURIER Page 11

High quality polo on show at Clifton
The Downs Polo Tournament was held on the weekend at the Clifton Recreation Oval with a good following of both seasoned and new club members taking to the field to battle
it out for the silverware.

Saturday’s play started convert these opportunities good spirit with the final
with a round robin between to goals scored. score being Black Toyota 6½,
Downs Hooper Accountants, Damian Allport and Justin Pursehouse Rural 2.
Downs Morgans and Downs Cowley combined well to The Ron Bell – Best Playing
Black Toyota. provide fast moving plays to Pony, was awarded to
James Hoey played well their attack. Justin Cowley’s mare,
Goal scoring opportunities ‘Capote’, and Katie Porteous
for the Hooper’s team being were converted by the won the Nelly Hood – MVP
highly active in the line out Black Toyota team, which award.
and by providing good ball led them to take out a Overall it was a successful
running options for plays convincing win. two days of polo at Clifton.
coming from the back of the The game was played in - Facundo Pieres
field. PERCY’S

Paul MacGinley played a
solid game for the Morgans
team taking the win over
Hoopers, however the
Black Toyota Team took out FRUIT & VEGE MARKET

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progressing them to the final
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at training helped them to a

Page 12 THE CLIFTON COURIER Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Hat trick for Braydon Wilson lands a big victory for Wattles Warriors
Exciting winger Braydon Wilson ran in a hat trick of tries as he filed a five star performance at Platz Oval on Sunday, inspiring local league heroes the Railway Hotel, Allora Wattles
Warriors A Grade side to a 30 to 16 victory over the Goondiwindi Boars.
The win saw Wattles on the standard. honours and was responsible goals).
top rung of the TRL ladder Wattles 30 (Braydon for three tries in Wattles’ Under 18
on 12 points with six wins Wilson 3, Michael Marshall total. The Boars finished ahead
from seven games, ahead of 2 tries; Travis Burns 5 goals) Wattles were somewhat of the home side 30-24.
Warwick and Valleys. defeated Goondiwindi flat in the first half, Jowett Goondiwindi 30 (Lachlan
Coach Travis Burns was 18 (Thomas Davis, Jason scoring the only try in the Heironymus, Jed Kindt,
impressed with his line-up Saunders, David McGrady, 25th minute in his side’s 8-6 Kaige Beil, Jordon Anderson,
which led 12-4 at half time. Malcolm McGrady tries; half time lead. Cullam Rodgers tries; Jack
Left side finisher Braydon Kerrod Sampson). Two second half tries had Munro 3, Luke Buckle 2
Wilson was in superb touch, RESERVE GRADE Goondiwindi leading 16-8, goals) defeated Wattles 24
0427 971 470 outstanding throughout the Forward Tyrone Jowett 24 minutes from full time (Matthew Christensen 3,
CLIFTON eighty minutes along with was the driving force behind when another Jowett power Owen Hawks tries; Travis
LIC# 75685 three vital tries. the Warriors reserve grade play resulted in a Wattles try. McDougall 3, Matthew
TRL’s top try scorer after side’s 32-16 success over Forwards Ben Duff, Garth Christensen goals).
seven rounds can boast a Goondiwindi on Sunday. Lonergan and Jowett all WATTLES vs. GATTON
total of eleven top grade The win keeps Wattles crossed to usher the Warriors Wattles head to Cahill Park
touchdowns to his credit on the top rung of the to victory. at Gatton this Sunday to take
this season, four ahead of premiership ladder. Wattles 32 (Tyrone Jowett on the Gatton Hawks in all
is almost here! his nearest chaser Goondi- Jowett, who made a 3, Ben Duff, Garth Lonergan grades.
windi’s Malcolm McGrady. significant impact when tries; Brenden Wilson 6 goals) Under 18s play at 11.30am;
Assistant Coach Glen injected in to the game, defeated Goondiwindi 16 Reserve Grade at 1pm; and
McMillan rated Wilson best collected both Player of the (Hayden Bussell 2, Adam A Grade at 2.30pm.
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