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Call for “transparency” ahead of de-merger workshops

The Granite Belt Community Association (GBCA) is calling on the Southern Downs Regional Council for full transparency on workshops planned next week on de-amalgamation. Community...

New committee for Warwick RSL Memorial Club

The Warwick RSL Memorial Club has a new management committee for 2019-2020 following its annual general meeting held last night, Tuesday 26 March. The committee...

Council talks up its budget

The Southern Downs Regional Council is calling for community feedback on the 2019-2020 Draft Budget which it says proposes the lowest general rate rise...

George calls it a day

Outgoing Nationals MP for the New South Wales state seat of Lismore Thomas George issued a statement on Tuesday following the election win by...

Lister slams farm invasion

Southern Downs MP James Lister has slammed animal activists who stormed onto a Darling Downs farm yesterday, Sunday 24 March, believed to be part...

De-merger workshops next month

Community workshops will be held in the Southern Downs region in April after a local government specialist undertakes an assessment of issues surrounding de-amalgamation. The...

Draft budget out for comment

The Southern Downs Regional Council has released its Draft Budget for 2019-2020 for public consultation and submissions are invited from residents. A series of community...

Mixed rainfall across region

Rainfall across the Southern Downs and Granite Belt from storms last night, Thursday 14 March, was highly variable but more rain is forecast for...

Wet few days ahead: BOM

Warwick and Stanthorpe residents can expect some rain activity over the next few days according to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), with showers and...

Extreme water restrictions from tomorrow

The Southern Downs Regional Council says every town in the Warwick and Stanthorpe regions – with the exception of Yangan – is far exceeding...

No state commitment on dam as yet

The Queensland Government is yet to announce its support or otherwise for Stanthorpe’s proposed Emu Swamp Dam. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack toured the site...

Apple, pear estimates revised downwards

Unprecedented heat and worsening drought conditions in many growing regions has prompted calls for the annual Apple and Pear Crop Estimate to be downgraded,...

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Easter waste facility hours

During the Easter period, Southern Downs Regional Council waste collection services and waste facilities will operate as normal with a few exceptions. The following waste...