Southern Downs allocated almost $3M for infrastructure

Southern Downs Regional Council building.  Photo Kerri Moore / Warwick Daily News

Region receives mammoth funding boost

Former chef at Malt House helm

MALT BOSS: Josh Hennig is the man charged with the reigns of The Malt House.

The man tasked with running The Malt House is manager Josh Hennig

Granite Belt's big leap in renewable energy

Tim Lucas on his property, where a wind farm has been approved.

Stanthorpe could be mostly wind-powered in the near future.






How to make your child's every dream come true...

‘I DON’T want to do fun things, Mum and Dad’… said no child ever!

5 minutes with Israel Folau on footy, life and love

Israel Folau and Silver Fern netballer Maria Tutaia announced their engagement last last year.

WE CAUGHT up with football star and Brisbane ex-pat Israel Folau.

Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

Heaven on a stick - check out Queen of Pops.

FOR many of us, food is life.

Five mammoth events you need in your life

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BRISBANE isn’t known for doing things by halves…

10 reasons to head to South Bank this summer

Head to the only inner-city beach in Australia!

South Bank has a ridiculous amount of fun things to do.

How to do Eat Street the right way

Know where to start and where to end to avoid a huge food coma before you get to experience all the goodies!

EVERY Friday and Saturday night, Hamilton comes alive.

You can do WHAT in Brisbane?!

Talk about arriving in style! Take your pub crawl to the next level with a helicopter!

BET you didn't know you could do these things in Brisbane...

'Age is no barrier': 3 Gladstone women shed up to 100kg

"People think they're too old to do it, but I'm not.”

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Expert tells how to be lean in a fat world

Get Lean, Stay Lean by Dr Joanna McMillan

Dr Joanna McMillan's new book on losing weight

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

What diets are set to star in 2017?

The coconut is considered a hero product in a paleo diet.

Eating like our prehistoric ancestors v eating for our brains

Clifton in election carve up

Clifton could become part of a new seat by the next Queensland election in a shake-up of political boundaries.

Teens skip STD protection

NO JAB: The Southern Downs has one of the lowest rates in Queensland of teens vaccinated against HPV.

Warwick teens skip vaccine that protects against genital warts

Showgirl spirit wins over numbers

PAGEANT PRIDE: Warwick 2016 showgirl winner Amy Bradfield and rural ambassador titleholder Shelley Doyle praise the competition.

Showgirl organisers find it increasingly hard to rustle up entrants

Time for a crack at egg throwing

CRACKING HISTORY: Egg throwing put Warwick in the international spotlight 100 years ago.

Warwick needs an egg-throwing festival, here's why.

City pin-up Miss Diamond Divine will sparkle in Las Vegas

PIN-UP: Photographer Shelley Lester has taken these pin-up shots for her business Scarlett Noir in Toowoomba. Pictured is alternative model Miss Diamond Divine from Toowoomba.   /Scarlett Noir Photography

Pin-ups around the world flock to Vegas to be centre stage

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Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

IT'S been almost 20 years since Puppetry of the Penis first introduced audiences to the art of genital origami.

4 things you can't miss this week

Winners Stunned Mullets and runners-up Marbuck's XI after the final of the Condamine Sports Club Australia Day Cricket Carnival. Photo Gerard Walsh / Warwick Daily News

Here are 4 things you can't miss this week

Events you need to be at this week...

Andrew Lange races at Warwick Dragway.

No Prep Kaos drag racing open to all

Noll meltdown won't affect Gympie Oz Day concert

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Shannon Noll is still expected to perform in Gympie next Thursday

Bright plan for Rose City

A SPRAWLING 30 hectare field blanketed in solar panels on the cards

From leopards, crocs and crime to Warwick

NEW HOME: South African hairdresser Maxine van der Westhuizen now calls Warwick home.

South African Maxine van der Westhuizen now calls Warwick home.

Council 'doing its best' to respond

RIDING CAREFILLY: Grafton cyclist Sophie Attwater riding along the Summerland Way at Junction Hill near where she came across a snake on the path.

Other small towns are feeling the pinch from the council.

$150,000 in grants to unearth digital talent in regions

Australian Information Industry Association chief Rob Fitzpatrick talking about a $150,000 grants program to unearth innovation from businesses, educators and communities using the National Broadband Network.

Unearthing NBN success stories may result in innovation being shared

The Malt House to bring the city to the country

OPENING SOON: The Malt House front-of-house supervisor Caitlin Harrison checks out the rooftop area.

The Malt House to open within the week

Uber will not drive us away, say cab company owners

TAXI RANKLED: Nancy and Stephen Miller have owned Warwick Yellow Cabs for 30 years.

Stephen and Nancy Miller have concerns about the arrival of Uber

Surf on the Brisbane River

A surfer struts his stuff on the Brisbane River. Source Facebook: Euphoric Queensland

A surfer strutting his stuff on a mal on the Brisbane River. Source Euphoric...

C's Horse and Carriage

OLD STYLE: Graham Horrobin and Cherie Devenish with their vintage Landau carriage.

C's Horse and Carriage from Warwick

Shark with no mate hatches offspring

Leonie, the leopard shark hatch 3 offspring last April.

A Leopard shark in a Townsville aquarium has reproduced by asexual production.

Easy ways to get fit for free

HEAD TO THE PARK: Playing with kids and pets can burn serious calories.

Six easy ways to get fit for free

Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

BEATS SHOE SHOPPING: Popped in for new shoes and bought a new car instead? Subaru is trialling pop-up car showrooms at large shopping centres.

Pop-up stores the latest way to buy new cars

Funnel web horror: ‘I felt something crawl up my leg’

One variety of Funnel-web Spider, (Hadronyche versuta)

"I felt a very sharp pain and I knew I’d been bitten"

Ignore your health at your own peril, survivor warns

Michael O'Gorman has survived an advanced form of blood cancer and gone on to compete in triathlons.

'Five minutes could have saved me a lot of grief'

What happened to Mackay's most popular swimming hole?

Platypus are often spotted in the Eungella area.

REVEALED: What really happened to the swimming hole?

Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

BEGINNERS TO COMPETITORS: Tim MacDonald in the final of an Alex Pro Am surfing competition.

Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

Chelsea Handler blames the Kardashians for Donald Trump win

Chelsea Handler pictured in a scene from her talk show in Los Angeles.

TALK show host blames rise of reality TV family for election result.

Law & Order’s Trump inspired episode is still in limbo

The cast of Law & Order: SVU season 18, from left, Kelli Giddish, Raul Esparza, Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T and Peter Scanavino. Supplied by Channel 10.

SHOW'S mastermind unsure if or when twice-delayed episode will air.

Dating between the sheets on national TV?

Singles meet for the first time in their underwear in the SBS TV series Undressed.

NO shortage of singles willing to get Undressed with a stranger.

Ipswich block of dirt sells for $582 a square metre

JUST SOLD: A property on the Brookwater golf course sold for a record-breaking $612,000.

Property smashed 2007 record by close to $100,000

Sunday auction for historical home

Former Catholic school sure to attract spirited bidding

Looking back, looking ahead in Noosa

NEVER-ENDING GLORY: Looking towards Laguna Bay and Hastings St from Noosa National Park.

Natural appeal of Noosa continues to attract buyers

Thousands of jobs part of $1b retirement village project

THIS YEAR: An artist impression of the new Aveo retirement village in Springfield.

Aveo Springfield unveiled this month, homes ready by July

KNIFE-EDGE: The housing tightrope we now face

Even the smallest interest rate rise will be hard for some to handle.

One if five home owners at risk, according to new analysis

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CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

HIRING: 100 jobs created as Kmart prepares to open

The chain promised to train all new staff

MY SAY: Job losses before Christmas a disaster

HAPPY DAYS: SmartCity Graduating class celebrate.

MY SAY: How did they not see effects of system change coming?

Employment makes strongest monthly gain in a year

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

Employment rebounded 39.1k in November

Third time lucky: Ipswich included in $20M jobs package

Boilermaker Jake Schostakowski gets to work at Ipswich business J.A Evans and Co.

Ipswich manufacturing business in hot seat to win 'innovation' grant

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Has the 2018 Ford Mustang been hit with the ugly stick?

ford has revealed the 2018 Mustang.

Design opinion in divided on the 2018 Ford Mustang.

Hot Hatch Toyota Yaris pictures revealed

YARIS HOT HATCH: Our love of performance offerings will hopefully convince Toyota Australia we'd love a Yaris hot hatch

Hot hatch confirmed, but will it reach Australia?

An insiders guide to driving a car

SSSHHHHH: Andrew Gale is letting you in on a few secrets.

Get the inside goss from regular columnist Andrew Gale

Suzuki Ignis micro SUV on sale at just $16990 drive away

LITTLE ZOOK: Bags of personality, custom colour choices, impressive standard kit and quite unique styling, Suzuki's tiny new Ignis SUV is ready to take you to Funky Town.

Unique micro SUV arrives at a super sharp price

Holden's new Astra sedan to replace Cruze model

ALL CHANGE: Outgoing Cruze model will be replaced by a sedan version of the impressive new Astra hatchback launched late last year.

New sedan launches here in May

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