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There is so much to see and do in the Maranoa! Enjoy the experience of unique festivals, country markets, sporting events, concerts and celebrations across the region. Take the time to explore the Maranoa's galleries, art spaces, museums and libraries and join us for another fantastic year of country hospitality.

Download the My Maranoa app to find out 'What's On' in the region or check out the new My Maranoa Event Calendar.

Celebrating 150 Years of Local Government in Roma Celebrating 150 Years of Local Government in Roma

Celebrating 150 Years of Local Government in Roma

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first local government election and formation of Council with a series of events and activities running from 21 – 27 August.

  • Art exhibitions and book launch
  • Historical tours
  • Commemorative dinner acknowledging former Mayors
  • Re-enactment of first Council meeting
  • Time capsule
  • Window dressing competition for local business
  • Themed bowls afternoon
  • Much more!

Download the full program of events here.

Council is running several competitions during the celebrations – download the flyers below for more information. 

Entries close Friday, 18 August 2017.  Winners will be announced on Wednesday, 23 August at the Roma Cultural Centre.  A re-enactment of the first Council meeting will commence at 9am, with competition winners announced at approximately 9.30am, followed by placement of a time capsule and morning tea.


Show Us Your Mayoral Mo For a Chance to Win $100!

Draw inspiration from our former Mayors and post a photo of your fantastic facial hair to Council’s MyMaranoa Facebook page – remember to tag it #MayoralMo. 

Mayoral Mo Competition

Competition closes 5pm Tuesday, 22 August 2017.


For more information, please call 1300 007 662.

Maranoa Regional Council is proud to partner with Roma & District Family History Society Inc. and other community groups for this celebration.