9 things to do on the Southern Downs this weekend

Torbanlea Picnic Races - Jill Colwell on Jewel (No.1) gets home from Charlie Prow on Razoor Dajani in the 1500m Arabian horse race. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Weekend events guide for the Southern Downs

Killarney Cup race action at heats up

WINTER CARNIVAL: The first race of the 2015 Killarney Cup

Winter racing action at Killarney Cup.

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Jumpers and Jazz in July

Warwick's Jumpers and Jazz in July is a celebration of yarn bombing and tree jumpers. live jazz, tastes of country cuisine nad a program of over one...

Jumpers and Jazz In July Festival

Jumpers and Jazz In July Festival

Jumpers and Jazz in July is a celebration of winter in Warwick on Queensland's...

Abbey of the Roses - Christmas in July

castle like heritage venue

Christmas In July dinners at the Abbey Country House Manor, have become a popular...

DrivingTheBluesIntoTheDirt

The first ever #DrivingTheBluesIntoTheDirt in aid of raising funds for Beyond Blue. The event will be held the weekend of the 9th September 2016

The first ever #DrivingTheBluesIntoTheDirt in aid of raising funds for Beyond Blue.

Manifest

"Vine-ripened Beats with a dash of Springtime, served on a bed of Culinary and Visual Delights"
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"Vine-ripened Beats with a dash of Springtime, served on a bed of Culinary and...

Snowflakes in Stanthorpe

An example of one of many snowmen that can be made at Snowflakes in Stanthorpe

Snowflakes in Stanthorpe is a snow-based winter festival designed to give the...

Sunshine Coast TT-style bike race hits some early bumps

Bold vision for Coast's own international motorcycle race hits some early bumps with residents group formed to oppose the proposal.

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Aeroplanes on the runway at Sunshine Coast Airport, Virgin Australia plane.
Photo: Iain Curry / Sunshine Coast Daily

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Tourism to lose $1 billion if reef bleaching continues

Bleaching is worst in the Great Barrier Reef’s remote north. Morgan Pratchett/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies,

It's estimated the reef could lose 1 million visitors a year

New Southern Downs tourism unit starts to take shape

10 tourism staff not guaranteed jobs

Maid Cafes: service or sleaze?

They call out "Master, welcome home" as you enter

Former Deputy PM sees steam rail tourism benefits for Warwick

POTENTIAL: Former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer talks about the benefits of heritage rail tourism with Southern Downs Steam Railway president Peter Gregory and secretary Bob Amos.

Warwick rides the steam rail tourism train

Major lobby group urges parties to release full plans

Parties are being urged to release their full travel sector plans

IN DEEP: Japan diving lures Coast instructor

Local dive instructor heads to Okinawa

One eel of a catch for fishing family

The snake eel had "really sharp teeth" so they had to hold it by its head.

Fisherman had to ask what they actually caught

OPINION: Why the snap action to kill so many wild animals?

The 4.38m Saltwater Crocodile which was removed from Daly River on March 13, 2015 was the largest croc caught for the year.

Isn’t there a better way than to kill off all the nearby suspects?