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Sat 4 Apr 2020

‘Treading water’: Businesses call for continued local trade

premium_icon ‘Treading water’: Businesses call for continued local trade

Palmerin St is remains quiet as retail businesses cut hours and close their doors in response to COVID-19.

Water relief groups quash pandemic access concerns

premium_icon Water relief groups quash pandemic access concerns

Rural families of the region can be reassured water relief is an essential service.

A ‘surreal’ Easter expected by Rose City churches

premium_icon A ‘surreal’ Easter expected by Rose City churches

WARWICK’S churches will overcome restrictions to their services with technology this Easter.

MP calls for border closures to be relaxed in Southern Downs

premium_icon MP calls for border closures to be relaxed in Southern Downs

Premier urged to consider the country as concrete blockades make accessing essential services difficult for residents in border hugging towns.

WE’RE OPEN: Rose City butcher back on track post isolation

premium_icon WE’RE OPEN: Rose City butcher back on track post isolation

THE Warwick butchers were forced to close their doors after one of their own tested positive to COVID-19.

BIG DAY IN: Picnic day goes digital after virus cancellation

premium_icon BIG DAY IN: Picnic day goes digital after virus cancellation

EVENT organisers say the Killarney Picnic Basket Day at Home will remind community they may be alone, but still connected.

ELECTION UPDATE: SDRC seats  still hotly contested

premium_icon ELECTION UPDATE: SDRC seats still hotly contested

THE leaders in the race for the eight councillor positions have stayed consistent, but it’s still too close to call.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Five ways to celebrate Easter inside this year

premium_icon Five ways to celebrate Easter inside this year

FUN family ways to enjoy Easter around Warwick while staying safe.

More delays: SDRC election results unlikely before next week

premium_icon More delays: SDRC election results unlikely before next week

TOP mayoral and councillor candidates have said they want results declared so they can ‘get on with the job’.

Jumpers & Jazz festival put on ice for 2020

premium_icon Jumpers & Jazz festival put on ice for 2020

THE coronavirus pandemic has now claimed one of the Southern Downs’ biggest annual tourism events.

Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

premium_icon Toowoomba COVID-19 victim remembered as 'gentle giant'

A Toowoomba man who died from COVID-19 has been remembered by his family as a “loving, caring gentle giant of a man”.

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: All you need to know today

Queensland health care workers have been vilified and threatened while wearing their uniforms out in public, Health Minister Steven Miles says.

You shall not pass: Stricter border measures installed

premium_icon You shall not pass: Stricter border measures installed

Concrete blockades have been positioned around the Southern Downs to stop people crossing the state line.

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Seniors first in the world to get new flu jab

premium_icon Seniors first in the world to get new flu jab

Despite the welcome news, some health care providers fear some of our most vulnerable will be left unprotected.

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

Virus cases jump to 873, as ‘peak’ time revealed

The number of Queensland coronavirus cases has grown overnight, taking the total to 873 as the Premier reveals just when local cases are expected to ‘peak'.

Woman hospitalised after snake bite at Southern Downs home

premium_icon Woman hospitalised after snake bite at Southern Downs home

THE patient was rushed to hospital last night after reportedly being bitten by a snake at a Killarney address.

Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

premium_icon Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

A DUMMY’S guide to who can visit your home has been issued after three days of coronavirus confusion and another change that relaxes rules for housebound...

Making masks keeps business going

premium_icon Making masks keeps business going

A Toowoomba business is making and selling face masks to supply the community.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

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