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No decision yet on wind farm

A development application for the largest onshore wind farm in Australia – proposed for land in both the Southern Downs and Goondiwindi council areas...

Botanical Gardens ‘not a priority’

Following eight weeks of community consultation, Southern Downs councillors have decided a $47 million Botanical Gardens in Stanthorpe is not a priority. The 38 acre...

Gap tenders out in July

Potential instability of the cliff above the highway at Cunningham’s Gap will continue until at least January next year, when installation of new ‘rockfall...

Childcare uncertainty

The fate of Stanthorpe’s only major Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) centre is on the line, with Southern Downs Regional Council (SDRC) voting to...

Local frontline health workers receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Popular Warwick Hospital doctor Chris Hegerty rolled up his sleeve today as the first ‘phase 1a frontline health worker’ in the Southern Downs to...

‘Make us proud David’: Warwick’s March 4 Justice

A group of protestors dressed in black gathered outside the Warwick office of Deputy Nationals Leader and local member David Littleproud this morning, demanding...

Council seeks community views on cat rules

The Southern Downs Regional Council says while domestic cats make great companions “without appropriate management they can have a devastating impact on our unique...

Buskers back in town

It was a huge day on the Granite Belt, with a record number of music makers and music lovers taking to Stanthorpe's Main Street...

2021 Stanthorpe Rodeo kicks off

The stands, the bar and the hillsides were full of rodeo fans today at the Stanthorpe Showgrounds. Gates at the Stockman's Arena opened at...

SDRC ‘splashes’ on Morgan Park event

After initially denying a request for watering of the Warwick Polocrosse Club grounds at Morgan Park “due to current water restrictions”, Southern Downs Regional...

Displacement fears grow as Plaza renovations loom

Rumours of renovations at the Stanthorpe Plaza had been circulating for years before they were finally confirmed in November 2020, but shop owner tenants...

Buskers return to Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe’s Main Street will come alive this weekend for the 2021 South East Queensland Finals of the Australian National Busking Championships, which organisers say...

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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...