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Cannabis farms top secret

The location of the latest medical cannabis farm in Queensland remains a government secret, despite other local media reporting this month it was rumoured...

Saleyards Master Plan kept confidential

The Southern Downs Regional Council has endorsed a new Master Plan for the council-owned Warwick Saleyards but the document is ‘commercial in confidence’ and...

Snakes looking to ‘feed and breed’

Local snake-catcher Drew Godfrey has issued a gentle warning to residents who live in bushland or near it, as snakes continue to come out...

Entries call for Prime Lamb comp

Lamb producers are being encouraged to prepare their entries for the 2019 Warwick Show and Rodeo Society Prime Lamb Carcass Competition, being held from...

Communities join to pray for rain

Communities across the Southern Downs and Granite Belt joined together today for a joint ‘Prayer For Rain’ event, Sunday 15 September. Ministers from the region’s...

List of water carters released

The Southern Downs Regional Council has released details of the private water carting operators awarded contracts to transport emergency town water to Stanthorpe when...

Stanthorpe’s water secure until 2021: Premier

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the State Government will allocate “enough funding for infrastructure and the ongoing cost of carting water” for Stanthorpe...

Focus is now on bushfire recovery: Council

The Southern Downs Regional Council says with bushfires throughout the Stanthorpe and Applethorpe areas now listed as extinguished by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services...

Prayer for Rain events this Sunday

This Sunday – 15 September 2019 – Southern Downs and Granite Belt residents are invited to participate in ‘Prayer for Rain’ ceremonies throughout the...

River rorters to face music

Federal Minister for Water Resources David Littleproud this week said alleged “unconscionable conduct” by water traders and brokers in the Murray-Darling Basin would not...

Stanthorpe water carting to cost $800,000 a month

Carting of emergency town water for Stanthorpe will cost $800,000 a month, the Southern Downs Regional Council has confirmed. Mayor Tracy Dobie and senior council...

Fatal motorbike crash near Stanthorpe

A man has died in a motorcycle crash south-west of Stanthorpe earlier today, Tuesday 10 September. The rider, understood to be in his 50s, died...

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Juniors the future of bull riding…

It’s Warwick Rodeo time – and that means some of the nation’s best in the rodeo business head to the Rose City chasing glory...