SOUTHERN DOWNS

Budget snapshot: What’s in it for the Southern Downs?

An information hub at Girraween and millions in funding for work on two major Warwick infrastructure projects were included for the Southern Downs in...

Fast-starting Wattles salute

Left wing finisher Mitch Bourke broke down the Boars front door in just the eighth minute of play to set Wattles on the way...

Music that goes pop

Get ready for some music that goes pop, because this weekend a concert in Warwick will bring to the stage just one genre of...

Ben’s Olympic dream comes true

He did it! Stanthorpe’s own Ben Armbruster is on his way to Paris after a scintillating personal best in the 50m freestyle at the Olympic...

Fingers crossed for Ben

He needs a personal best and to touch the wall second. It’s a short sentence but it has a big meaning for Stanthorpe’s Armbruster family Stanthorpe...

Around the greens

Summit prepares for singles The Summit Bowls club is gearing up for the District Ladies’ singles to be played there on June 15 with the...

Across the fairways

Good win for Bennett Terry Bennett had a comfortable win in the Warwick Sporters Golf Single Stroke event beating the other 66 competitors with a...

A feast of football

The Italy’s National Day came a day early to Stanthorpe at the weekend with the Italian sides dominating this year’ s International Festival of...

Draw in successive weeks

It was a mixed weekend for the Stanthorpe Gremlins in the round three Border Rugby League games at Texas on Saturday with their women’s...

Italian food among the vines a passion for Adam

Adam Penberthy of Ballandean Pub and Dear Vincent Wines has always loved Italian food. Trips to the country only encouraged his love of the...

Mustering up time for farming and music

James Blundell is balancing two of the most fickle industries in the world – music and farming but the Stanthorpe-based country music star couldn’t...

Kombi collecting couple spread the love

When Warwick’s Lisa van Slobbe told her car enthusiast partner Louis she liked Kombi’s she had no idea what she’d started. A short time later...

Regional growth focus

Mayor Melissa Hamilton addressed key economic development constraints at the Stanthorpe Chamber of Commerce’s May Networking Event, including housing, water security, and tertiary education....

A family celebration long weekend

Carrissa McEvoy and Brendan Harvey chose their 10th anniversary (or close to it) for their beautiful wedding ceremony at Hidden Creek Winery Ballandean and...

St Marks prepare for Jumpers and Jazz

The weather is getting colder and the clock is ticking down to July and so the members of the St Mark’s Guild have their...

Save your sight

This World Glaucoma Week (10–16 March 2024), Glaucoma Australia along with the support of Specsavers are urging all Southern Downs locals to have their...

Telehealth improving access to healthcare for Killarney

The introduction of recently developed telehealth technology at Killarney’s only medical facility is working to fill gaps left by shortages in the state’s rural...

Christmas at Rose City

Saturday 2 to Saturday 23 December Christmas is in full swing at Rose City Shoppingworld with a multitude of festive events and activities for...

Win with Rose City’s pre-Christmas campaign

There's a chance to win $1000 in groceries at Rose City Shoppingworld, from Monday 16 October to Sunday12 November. Rose City Shoppingworld is once again...

Spring into free holiday activities at Rose City Shoppingworld

Get ready for some exciting fun at Rose City Shoppingworld these September school holidays with lots to see and do during the break with...

Invest and retire right

Invest+Retire – Vital to plan early – Future Proof your future You will be amazed at your options and how families can work together...

Adventures in and out the traprock

May was a full-on month, filled with the excitement of the Rare Breeds Auction. Also the joy of seeing the sun setting on a...

Strong heart, high level decisions

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One big, creative morning tea

Last week, Churches of Christ hosted their annual Biggest Morning Tea, adding a creative twist this year with a Sip 'n' Paint session. The...

The power of a shape

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3NT is king

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Solid defence on Red Point Event

The clear winners of the Friday Red Point Event are Pat Kelly and David Moran. They combined solid defence with a keen sense of...

Dam reopens to community

Leslie Dam’s recreational area reopened to the public after two months of construction, drawing hundreds of visitors eager to explore the upgraded facilities. The...

Adventure awaits with Rory H Mather

This winter school holidays, acclaimed picture book author Rory H. Mather is set to bring warmth and wonder to the Southern Downs Regional Libraries...

Two hospitalised in ATV rollover near Killarney

Two people have been hospitalised with suspected spinal injuries after reportedly rolling an ATV near Killarney on Saturday night. The incident occurred on a private...

Supporting local initiatives

Acciona celebrated the achievements of the Southern Downs community at a special morning tea on Friday, 7 June, recognising the recipients of their small...

Accolade for JJJ volunteers

The Jumpers and Jazz in July committee has been recognised for its dedication and hard work with the Oztix Volunteer of the Year Award....

Australia’s biggest renewables investment unveiled

Australia's largest renewable energy investment will be unveiled in Queensland's budget, with Premier Steven Miles committing $26 billion to the plan. Mr Miles said he...

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Budget snapshot: What’s in it for the Southern Downs?

An information hub at Girraween and millions in funding for work on two major Warwick infrastructure projects were included for the Southern Downs in...

Music that goes pop