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Crews working to contain bushfire

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) crews are on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Whites Road at Maryvale, northeast of Warwick today,...

Slightly warmer start to next week: BOM

By Jeremy Sollars The Southern Downs and Granite Belt are looking at a chilly weekend but temps will start to rise slightly from...

Solar farm special meeting next week

By Jeremy Sollars Southern Downs councillors will decide on an application for a massive solar farm at Sladevale north of Warwick at a...

Truckie sentenced over cyclist’s death

Kingsthorpe truck driver Geoffrey Joseph Sleba has been given a three-year prison term for causing the death of a cyclist near Inglewood on Anzac...

Saleyards public meeting date announced

By Jeremy Sollars The Southern Downs Regional Council has announced it will hold a public meeting to discuss the future management of the...

Tough new live export penalties

Live animal exporters who do the wrong thing could face up to 10 years behind bars and fines of up to $4.2 million or...

Bushfire risk high in the dry

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is urging south-west residents to prepare their properties as unseasonably dry conditions increase bushfire risk. Rural Fire Service...

“We’re working on it”: Telstra

Telstra is suffering yet another widespread national network outage with customers complaining of disruption of mobile service across the country today, Monday 21 May. Customers...

New video promotes region

The Southern Downs Regional Council says the region is set to become South East Queensland’s “next major growth area”, with the launch of the...

Temps to drop over the weekend

By Jeremy Sollars Snow or no snow, we may indeed see some morning frost on the ground this weekend across the Southern Downs...

Maryvale workshop coming up

Maryvale residents will play a big part in shaping the future of their community with a date officially set for public consultation on the...

Popular landmark closes

Granite Belt tourism landmark Vincenzo’s at the Big Apple at Thulimbah has closed suddenly. A sign on the entrance states that “the landlord has re-taken...

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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...