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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...

Screening awareness for refugee week

As Refugee Week approaches, communities across the region are gearing up for a series of events aimed at raising awareness and celebrating the contributions...

Your say on sports survey

The Southern Downs, renowned for its vibrant communities and love for the great outdoors, is looking to its residents for feedback on how to...

Thousands of dollars raised in fight against cancer

Community members came together over a cuppa’ tea and a bite to eat in Warwick last week to raise thousands of dollars for cancer...

Letters to the editor: Wind farms blow the seeds of division

Wind farms blow the seeds of community division: Recent talk of more wind farm developments in our electorate of Southern Downs has stirred up all...

Winter arrives but just how cold will it get?

Warwick shivered through its coldest morning of the year early this week and Stanthorpe, its joint second coldest, as plummeting temperatures signalled the arrival...

Train station set to thrive again

The Warwick Railway Station precinct is set to become a major community hub thanks to an enthusiastic group of volunteers. The Southern Downs Steam...

Pipeline underway to create jobs and cart water

Progress on the Toowoomba to Warwick pipeline has taken a step forward with the launch of a Request for Tender. This project, part of...

Warwick watch house closed, police unfazed

It’s “business as usual” for police, despite confirmation the Warwick watch house will remain closed until late-2025. Sergeant Jo Goodwin confirmed the watch house...

Star seeks volunteers

Local non-profit organisation STAR Community Services is seeking volunteers to provide friendship visits to seniors in their local area. Loneliness and social isolation top the...

Youth crime declining thanks to task force

Queensland police have marked the first anniversary of a specialised task force targeting youth crime in high-risk areas by declaring the crackdown is working. Almost...

Renewables: Farmers offered chance to ‘diversify’ income

When the MacIntyre and Herries wind farms are fully built, farmer Brent Finlay will have about 330 wind turbines in view of his verandah. Already,...

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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...

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