Community News

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.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Council tells parties to pay up for dam rights

Council tells parties to pay up for dam rights

Interested dam proponents have been told to pay up if they wish to progress with a project.

Tough action not ruled out on sewage leak

Tough action not ruled out on sewage leak

Department of Environment and Science has not ruled out taking action against Southern Downs Regional Council following the latest raw sewage leak.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

A pub with no beer

A pub with no beer

When Kerrie Mackie closed the Wallangarra Hotel, she wanted to do something special. She figured the world had more than enough pubs.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Stinker of a problem

Stinker of a problem

Recent rain events have lead to yet another raw sewage leak into Quart Pot Creek.

QCA heads review of irrigation pricing

QCA heads review of irrigation pricing

The Queensland Competition Authority will lead an independent review of irrigation pricing in Queensland.

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Return to Cash country

Return to Cash country

There's just nine days left until the Cash craze rolls back into Stanthorpe. The second Johnny Cash Country Festival is nearly here, kicking off November 2.

Meet Warwick's best bird buyer

Meet Warwick's best bird buyer

The Taiwan-born poultry merchant has a keen eye and deep pockets and he's quick to buy any chickens, ducks, geese and roosters on offer.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Ties formed as RV group vows to return

Ties formed as RV group vows to return

Stanthorpe had its arms wide open when 70 caravans rolled into town for a special event that is becoming increasingly important for the local economy.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Showgirls will carry on

Showgirls will carry on

The long-standing tradition of Stanthorpe Showgirls has taken a bit of a hit, with organisers only able to attract one entrant.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Callous thieves devastate scout group

Callous thieves devastate scout group

Emotions are high at the Stanthorpe Scout Den after they were targeted in a break and enter.

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