Community News

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Borg joins de-amalgamation push

Borg joins de-amalgamation push

Lawrence Springborg has signed up as the chairman of the project steering committee, tasked with mapping a path towards separation of the Southern Downs.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

How LifeFlight has touched the lives of Queenslanders

premium_icon How LifeFlight has touched the lives of Queenslanders

Several former LifeFlight patients and their families were given an inside look at the rescue service's new Toowoomba hanger on Friday.

LISTEN: Johnny Cash's sister says 'remember who he was'

LISTEN: Johnny Cash's sister says 'remember who he was'

Donned in black, cheeky grin blazed across his face - the late, great Johnny Cash is smiling down on Stanthorpe, according to the icon's sister, Joanne Cash.

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Warwick family's heartbreaking loss sparks act of generosity

Warwick family's heartbreaking loss sparks act of generosity

SIX boys and their Mum are on a mission to give others the lifeline their father didn't have in the moment he needed it most.

BLACK GOLD: Region hosts state's first truffle festival

premium_icon BLACK GOLD: Region hosts state's first truffle festival

TRUFFLE lovers in Toowoomba and the Southern Downs will be frothing ahead of Queensland's first festival dedicated to the magical and stinky fungus.

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Massive support for the jumpers and jazz vehicle display

Massive support for the jumpers and jazz vehicle display

VEHICLE numbers up by 76 for Jumpers and Jazz Vehicle Display on Sunday.

Agriculture community mourns the loss of a big supporter

Agriculture community mourns the loss of a big supporter

VALERIE Bondfield passed away last Saturday at the age of 87.

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Great support for vehicle display at J and J

Great support for vehicle display at J and J

RIDER from Townsville to Warwick for vehicle display at Jumpers and Jazz.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

OPINION: De-merger perspective

OPINION: De-merger perspective

Adjunct Professor of Economics Tim Coelli has weighed into the de-amalgamation debate by providing some background information for interested residents.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Muscle cars or hunks of junk?

Muscle cars or hunks of junk?

ANDREW Gale's love for classics has him contemplating collecting worn-out SUVs

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Council faces legal battle with irrigators

Council faces legal battle with irrigators

A group of Granite Belt irrigators is taking the Southern Downs Regional Council to the Supreme Court after a statement of claim was filed in late-June.

Fri 29 Jun 2018

Burn off at fatality site this weekend

Burn off at fatality site this weekend

Hazard burns are on this Sunday at the Ballandean site which claimed a woman's life.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Prime Minister pays a visit

Prime Minister pays a visit

Workers from Vanuatu currently employed at Stanthorpe's Ausfarm Fresh were treated to a special visit this morning when their Prime Minister stopped by

Fri 22 Jun 2018

New memorial for Leslie Park will honour special war efforts

New memorial for Leslie Park will honour special war efforts

"It is the younger veterans' turn now and we want to honour them in a different way,”

All aboard the Bob Keogh

All aboard the Bob Keogh

SOUTHERN Downs Steam Railway honour founding member for life time of hard work

Thu 21 Jun 2018

650km Jet ski trek for charity

650km Jet ski trek for charity

DEPUTY principal to make a six day jet ski trek to raise money for Variety Children's Charity

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Pig and Calf the heart of Warwick

Pig and Calf the heart of Warwick

MAYOR Tracy Dobie takes time away from council to attend the Pig and Calf Sale

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Poultry judged a winner at Warwick show and sale

Poultry judged a winner at Warwick show and sale

CLIFTON poultry breeder upbeat about success at show at Warwick.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Girls need their Momma

Girls need their Momma

"Every girl needs her Momma” is the premise of a new app concept being developed in the Southern Downs to help women navigate their pregnancy.

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Massive crowd watch Philippines sports finals at WIRAC

Massive crowd watch Philippines sports finals at WIRAC

WIRAC packed for Philippines volleyball and basketball finals on Sunday afternoon.

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