Council donates $36,664.19 to Royal Flying Doctor Service
Maranoa Regional Council will donate $36,664.19 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section).
Maranoa Regional Council will donate $36,664.19 to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) (Queensland Section) following a decision to donate 50% of the liveweight and open auction selling fees received for each head of cattle sold at the Roma Saleyards Store Sale on Tuesday, 13 July 2021.
Mayor Tyson Golder was very grateful to see almost 7,000 head of cattle at the sale.
“I would like to thank everyone who was involved in this fantastic fundraising event for the lifesaving RFDS,” Cr Golder said.
RFDS (Queensland Section) Chief Executive Officer Meredith Staib thanked Maranoa Regional Council for their support of the Flying Doctor.
“The RFDS relies heavily on the generous support of fundraisers and supporters, whose tireless efforts and donations ensure we can continue delivering vital healthcare services to regional, rural and remote Queensland,” Ms Staib said.
“We’re incredibly grateful for this donation from Maranoa Regional Council, which will help ensure our staff have the necessary equipment and supplies to deliver the finest care to the furthest corner of the state, just as we have for the past 93 years.”
Market reports for the Roma Saleyards are available via www.mymaranoa.org.au/business/saleyards/market-reports