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Speed changes in Warwick CBD

Warwick’s main street has been stripped of its shared zone status and is now a 40 kilometres per hour zone. Southern Downs Regional Council announced...

Heavenly retreat seeks approval

A quaint 106-year-old church at The Summit has been transformed into heavenly holiday accommodation and could soon be open to guests. Seventh-generation Granite Belt resident...

Man issued with four infringements after heavy vehicle traffic stop in Wallangarra

Police have issued a 43-year-old man with four infringements following a heavy vehicle traffic stop at Wallangarra yesterday. It is alleged that the driver was...

JJJ picnic now on Palmerin

Committees for Jumpers and Jazz in July and Potters Markets have announced two major festival events planned for Sunday 25 July - the Potters...

QLD border to close to NSW

From 1am tomorrow morning, the Queensland border will be closed to residents of New South Wales. Acting Premier Steven Miles confirmed the change this morning...

‘Have your say’ on highway upgrade

Residents of the Southern Downs region have been invited to ‘have their say’ on Cunningham Highway safety upgrades between Warwick and Inglewood. The Queensland Department...

Council staff changes defended

Southern Downs Regional Council insists the decision to reduce its senior leadership team was not driven by money saving, but by the potential for...

Podcast for locals by a local

A Southern Downs resident has launched a free community podcast series, designed to support the mental health recovery journey of locals after the 2019-20...

Farmers rush to build

With available rentals in Stanthorpe at an all-time low, many local farmers have resorted to building their own on-site accommodation for seasonal workers. Stanthorpe real...

Outback crime through local’s eyes

A Southern Downs man has released his first novel, a tale of Australian rural crime and a nod to his own personal experience in...

$30,000 to Warwick school

A Warwick school has been named the recipient of a $28,500 federal grant, which will partly fund the development and implementation of a new...

Farm groups call for action

Representatives of Queensland’s horticulture and agriculture sector have thanked the state government for its support in boosting farm labour, while simultaneously condemning the federal...

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Springborg secures presidency

Councillor The Honourable Lawrence Springborg, AO has been elected as President of the Queensland Liberal National Party. He was elected at the state conference, held...