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100-plus charges laid after raids

Detectives from the Organised Crime Gang Group’s (OCGG) Taskforce Maxima along with officers from the Warwick and Stanthorpe Criminal Investigation Branches (CIB) yesterday wrapped...

Waiting to hear from ag minister

By Jeremy Sollars A renewed state drought declaration for the Southern Downs and Granite Belt could be imminent, as some local districts experience...

Senseless act horrifies police

 In an act that local police are calling heartless, six alpacas were shot and killed at a rural Glen Aplin property near Stanthorpe last...

Vegetation law through overnight

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are today frustrated and disappointed following the passing of poor and unbalanced vegetation management legislation by...

Council working on water efficiency plan

By Jeremy Sollars The Southern Downs Regional Council has no immediate plans to increase water restrictions across the region, despite the continuation of...

First hurdle cleared on de-merger move

By Jeremy Sollars Organisers of a rally in Stanthorpe tomorrow calling for de-amalgamation from Warwick have more than 5000 signatures on a petition...

Tomorrow, we remember them…

Anzac Day services will be held across the region tomorrow, Wednesday 25 April...head along to the one nearest to you...lest we forget... ALLORA… 5.30am: Dawn Service,...

Missing girl found safe and well

Police and emergency services searching for a missing child near Warwick have located the child safe and well. At about 3pm yesterday, Friday 20 April,...

Former SDRC CEO quits Ipswich council role

Ipswich City Council’s chief financial officer Andrew Roach has resigned from his role, effective on Monday of this week. Mr Roach is the latest to...

African athletes still AWOL

By Jeremy Sollars UPDATE: Eight missing members of the Cameroon Commonwealth Games team – which prepared for the Gold Coast Games in Warwick –...

Cameroonians ‘disappear’ from Games Village

By Jeremy Sollars Five Cameroonian athletes have allegedly done a runner from the Commonwealth Games athletes’ village on the Gold Coast. Australia’s Border Force...

Littleproud and Labor sideline live export ban

By Jeremy Sollars Federal Agriculture Minister and Maranoa MP David Littleproud has come under fire from animal rights groups for ruling out an immediate and...

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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...