Community News

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Stanthorpe's the reason for Warwick's latest win

Stanthorpe's the reason for Warwick's latest win

Wotif seems to be confusing Warwick and the Granite Belt in the 2019 Aussie Town of the Year awards

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Water levels dwindle but fish volumes rise

Water levels dwindle but fish volumes rise

Dam levels might be declining but fish numbers are on the rise after Storm King Dam's annual restocking.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Girl guides' tears as club faces closure

premium_icon Girl guides' tears as club faces closure

WARWICK group's future uncertain, with time running out to find someone to take on top job.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

DRYING OUT: Stanthorpe could run out of water in 12 months

DRYING OUT: Stanthorpe could run out of water in 12 months

Find out how much water Storm King Dam has before it could run out.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

De-amalgamation 'is viable'

De-amalgamation 'is viable'

A breakaway from Southern Downs Regional Council is entirely feasible and financially viable.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

De-amalgamation case in minister's hands

De-amalgamation case in minister's hands

The future of the Granite Belt, and in turn the Southern Downs, is now in the hands of Local Government Minister Stirling Hincliffe.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Water saving mulch up for grabs

Water saving mulch up for grabs

Free mulch is up for grabs as part of a Southern Downs Regional Council water saving measure.

Wed 28 Nov 2018

'We'll see you in court'

'We'll see you in court'

A stoush between Stanthorpe Sports Association and Southern Downs Regional Council is about to go through the courts.

Mon 26 Nov 2018

Chamber argue against SDRC's approval costing

Chamber argue against SDRC's approval costing

Council has received at least one tender bid for the transfer of Emu Swamp Dam approvals - but at an offer $1,493,980 less than the sum being sought.

Bushfire breaks out south of Stanthorpe

Bushfire breaks out south of Stanthorpe

Two fire crews are on the scene at Thorndale Rd, Glen Aplin

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Stanthorpe pair fined $23,000 for fire safety breach

Stanthorpe pair fined $23,000 for fire safety breach

The Stanthorpe residents failed to install suitable safety measures to account for the number of people living at their properties.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

DUX set to repeat Year 12 in a different language abroad

premium_icon DUX set to repeat Year 12 in a different language abroad

GALLERY: See photos of award winners from the Assumption College Speech Night.

Numbers through the roof at this year's Jumpers and Jazz

Numbers through the roof at this year's Jumpers and Jazz

QUIRKY festival draws biggest numbers to date, but big changes lie ahead.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Clintonvale farmer has a novel use for his new bath tub

Clintonvale farmer has a novel use for his new bath tub

THEY say shoppers can pick up anything at the Warwick pig and calf sale, including the kitchen sink. But sometimes they must settle for a bathroom tub.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

A year of Lister

A year of Lister

James Lister talks about his year as a Southern Downs MP.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

In dark on asbestos

In dark on asbestos

SOUTHERN Downs Mayor Tracy Dobie is worried residents are not fully aware of the dangers of asbestos.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Fine food at its very best

Fine food at its very best

Jamworks Gourmet Foods has been announced as a medal winner at the 2018 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show, one of the highest-regarded shows for fine foods.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Leading the charge to new ground

Leading the charge to new ground

It might be one of the biggest brands in Queensland wine but Sirromet is shaking things up, with a Granite Belt winemaker leading the charge.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Restoring strawberry confidence vital

Restoring strawberry confidence vital

Spirit and fight has helped salvage the Queensland strawberry industry from ruin according to one of its leading growers.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Hundreds gather to celebrate Bev and Olivia

Hundreds gather to celebrate Bev and Olivia

THE mother and daughter killed in a tragic school holiday crash near Oakey in Queensland were remembered as kind and loving.

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