Community News

Sun 3 Mar 2019

The markets are a place to do business and make friends

premium_icon The markets are a place to do business and make friends

GALLERY: See who was photographed by the Daily News at the Glengallan Markets at the start of autumn.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Joyce heads for Liston

Joyce heads for Liston

The Liston Hall's Heritage afternoon and bush dance is right on track to be a fun filled and interesting event.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

UPDATE: Cattle death cause determined

UPDATE: Cattle death cause determined

Poor quality fodder has been blamed for the death of cattle at a Eukey property last week.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Littleproud slams vegan activists for 'intimidating' farmer

premium_icon Littleproud slams vegan activists for 'intimidating' farmer

FEDERAL Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has slammed vegan activists who got into an altercation with a farmer in Western Australia.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Fire likened to staring out at 'Gold Coast city lights'

Fire likened to staring out at 'Gold Coast city lights'

A Wallangarra resident has recounted a sleepless, scary night after the inferno took off at the end of his road.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

No outside help warranted says Minister

No outside help warranted says Minister

Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has advised Southern Downs Regional Council to conduct an analysis of de-amalgamation. But there's a catch.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

'Time for talk is over'

'Time for talk is over'

Deputy PM Michael McCormack joined Agriculture Minister David Littleproud in Stanthorpe today where the pair pledged to see Emu Swamp Dam over the line.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

'Attack' map cops a spray

'Attack' map cops a spray

LOCAL businesses have been caught up in what has been described as "an act bordering on terrorism” after an animal rights group released details of businesses.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Feds committed to Emu Swamp build

Feds committed to Emu Swamp build

Deputy PM Michael McCormack and Ag Minister David Littleproud will tour the proposed Emu Swamp Dam site next Wednesday.

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.

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