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Warwick’s 2021 Easter Markets

The lifting of Greater Brisbane's snap three-day lockdown has come just in time for the Easter long weekend, with many heading straight to Warwick...

Community fights road closure

A group of Bony Mountain residents have joined forces to object to the proposed closure of part of Tv Repeater Road. Neighbours of Maydan Feedlot...

Major music festival refused

Much-loved electronic music festival Arcadia has been abruptly cancelled following a decision by Southern Downs Regional Council (SDRC) to deny a permit for the...

Covid statement by Premier, Chief Health Officer…

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young issued the following statement earlier today, Thursday 1 April, on the Covid situation and...

Mandatory masks to continue until Thursday 15 April

The Greater Brisbane Covid lockdown will end at midday today – Thursday 1 April – but mandatory mask-wearing will continue until Thursday 15 April. Premier...

Covid update, Wednesday 31 March…

The Darling Downs division of Queensland Health says there are no active cases of Covid-19 within the Southern Downs Regional Council area as of...

Stanthorpe water carting to cease ‘early next week’: SDRC

The Southern Downs Regional Council says the carting of water from Connolly Dam in Warwick to Stanthorpe will be suspended from “early next week”...

$30m upgrades needed

Southern Downs councillors have been told they will need to find an additional $30 million to repair failing sewerage systems following a meeting with...

State MP to take two months’ leave for health reasons

Local State Member for Southern Downs James Lister MP has released a statement advising he will be taking two months’ medical leave from his...

Disaster group lifts to next level of response: SDRC

The Southern Downs Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) has moved to STAND UP level as Council continues to respond to rising water levels and...

Highway collision claims life of young local man

Queensland Police Forensic Crash Unit officers are today investigating a fatal traffic crash at Stanthorpe overnight on Monday which claimed the life of a...

Heavy continued falls forecast through until early Tuesday

The Bureau of Meteorology says there is the chance of localised flash flooding for Warwick and surrounding areas later today and overnight, Monday 22...

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Wind farm south-west of Warwick given State approval

The Queensland Government says “two windfarms and up to 400 jobs in the Southern Downs are a step closer to reality with the State...