Locals on honours list

Four local legends feature in the 2019 Australia Day national honours list released today, Saturday 26 January. Former Warwick Shire deputy mayor Doug Cutmore, Warwick community stalwart Elaine Stewart and Goomburra conservationist Mary-Lou Gittins will all receive an Order of Australia Medal (OAM), while SES champion John Newley has been honoured with an Emergency Services […]

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Southern Downs Citizens of the Year

Southern Downs Regional Council has announced two of the region’s best and brightest community members as the recipients of the 2019 Southern Downs Citizen of the Year and Southern Downs Youth Citizen of the Year awards – Nancy De Prada and Grace Quach. The 2019 Australia Day Award winners will be honoured at the Warwick […]

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Federal candidates quietly chosen

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation and the Australian Labor Party have both endorsed candidates to run against sitting LNP Maranoa federal MP David Littleproud at the next federal election. One Nation has endorsed Rosemary Moulden of Murrays Bridge east of Warwick, while the ALP will field Blackbutt resident Linda Little. Both candidates were endorsed by their […]

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O’Dempsey, Dubois both lose appeals

Former Warwick man Vincent O’Dempsey will remain in prison for life over the murders of Barbara McCulkin and her daughters Vicki and Leanne after losing an appeal against his 2017 conviction. O’Dempsey and co-accused Garry Dubois – both now aged in their 70’s – were found guilty by separate juries in 2017 and 2016 in […]

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Lasting memorial to loved teacher

Staff and students at Freestone State School unveiled a special memorial to a very special teacher last Friday 14 December. Much-loved supply teacher Bob Baldwin – who passed away earlier this year – has been memorialised at the small country school with a bench depicting farming and rural scenes which were very dear to his […]

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A look inside the new Bunnings

Warwick residents are invited to join local Bunnings team members in celebrating the Grand Opening of the new Bunnings Warehouse next Friday 23 November from 5pm. The store opens to the public this Sunday 18 November and will trade under normal hours from then (see below). We reported earlier today online that the store would […]

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