Clifton Show celebrating 105 years of classic country fun

HEAD along to Clifton for the town’s 105th show this weekend.

Bechtel selling wacky and wonderful items in Gladstone

NEED a steel igloo? What about a ute or an SUV? Find it all here.

Free breakfast for homeless to be monthly event

HELPING HAND: Regional Housing Limited's Erin Evans and the Rapid Response Team members Jon Bowder and Wes Kirk and Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett promote the launch of their 'Breakfast Stop', a free Breakfast event that they hope will become a monthly event (the first Wednesday of every month) to feed the homeless and those in need and provide free advice. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Breakfast stop welcomes those in need

Country flavour to delight music fans in Allora

Pratten yodeler Eunice Payne will be among the performers on Sunday

Ultra Golden country singers take stage in Allora

Australia Day full of events for Southern Downs residents

Australian Flag.

Jam packed Australia Day for the Southern Downs

10 things to do this weekend on the Southern Downs

PRIDE AND JOY: Wayne Johnson from Mutdapilly with his LL model crossley. Photo Emma Boughen / The Bush Telegraph

What is on in Warwick and across Southern Downs this weekend

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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 - High Tea Lunch

Jag at the front of the Abbey

Make some memories with family or friends at an Abbey Country Lunch High Tea. ...

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...

Eat Local Week

Winter Harvest Festival

Eat Local Week is a showcase of the people and produce of the Scenic...

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...

Apple and Grape Festival

Apple and Grape

The Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival is one of Qld's longest running and...

Changes to the "backpacker economy" would hurt Gympie

Many Gympie region farming and tourism enterprises would suffer under planned taxation changes affecting the backpacker economy, it was claimed yesterday.

Backpacker tax faces opposition from farming, tourism

WATERING CANE: Industrial size sprinklers irrigate a cane farm on Goodwood Road.

Petition launched in bid to drop plan for 32.5% tax on backpackers

Sydney’s almost on top in keeping tourists entertained

Research from the first MasterCard Asia-Pacific Destination Index shows Australian cities claimed four of the top 20 destinations on this list.

Travelers to Sydney stay an average of 23.7 nights per visit

Work progressing to get the region international flights

Four planes pack the Whitsunday Coast Airport runway during a busy Saturday which saw six commercial flights land.

Dawson MP says work has begun identifying the airport infrastructure

Splashing out on $40m push to lure international tourists

NATURAL DRAWCARD: Paddleboarders enjoy the Pumicestone Passage. A new tourism campaign is focused on aquatic and coastal attractions.

New campaign showcases region's beaches and water activities

Southern Downs tourism just a click away

NEW SITE: Mikey Dwan and Izelle Barnard, from Destination Southern Downs, are proud to announce the launch of a new bookings website.

Visitors, residents can book events, accommodation with app.

One-stop destination for Southern Downs' tourism

GO EXPLORE: Gerda Brack and Tracy Dobie show off the 2016 Regional Visitor Guide.

Six month tourism project in the region hailed a “complete success"

Coast’s world-class sailor takes a new tack in global career

Stacey Jackson on the bow of Team SCA during the last Volvo Ocean Race.

Sunshine Coast sailor joins all-woman crew for Sailing Arabia tour

IN DEEP: Colourful dive at Jew Shoal site

A nudibranch.

Jew Shoal lies just north of Noosa Heads in Laguna Bay

IN DEEP: Tobruk could mean dive heaven

Diving HMAS Tobruk.

It takes a lot of money to prepare a ship for scuttling

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

John Rooth's old faithful Milo: It’s not that hard to keep an old truck flush in new parts

John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

It’s a pretty safe bet there’s been more than a few divorces due to warm steaks, burnt fuses and wives tripping over tent pegs sticking out of the ground in the dark.

A few 12V upgrades can make 4WDing a whole lot more comfortable.

Camp cooking: Whip up a feast from whatever you've got

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

Sometimes I just make things up to suit whatever’s in the truck.