SOUTHERN DOWNS

Kicking off grassroots campaign

Launching his bid for a seat in the federal senate, Milmerran man Duke Wong has kicked off his campaign with a grassroots approach by...

Celebrating the unsung heroes

As the Southern Downs gears up to celebrate National Volunteer Week, the Southern Downs Regional Council is extending its gratitude to the army of...

Sparking solutions based focus on mental health

The Queensland Commissioner for Mental Health, Ivan Frkovic, addressed an engaged audience to foster a solutions-oriented discussion on mental health systems, processes, and policies. The...

Across the fairways

Warwick Women’s Golf Club Anna Cox has won the Single Stableford competition held on Wednesday 8 May. Cox won the event, sponsored by the Warwick...

Through the hoops

Stanthorpe Croquet Ricochet – 7 May Jenny Tunbridge and Joy Newman played against Pauline Smith. Newman and Tunbridge proved to be uncatchable on the day, with...

Across the fairways

Stanthorpe Golf It was a full two days of golf at Stanthorpe on the long weekend 4-5 May which saw capacity fields compete on both...

Football festival takes on multicultural feel

Stanthorpe’s annual Festival of Football promises to be bigger and better than ever with more games set to be played in the annual clash...

Gremlins senior season underway

Stanthorpe Gremlins have started their delayed Border Rugby League season with a mixed bag of results of against the strong Inglewood Roosters at Inglewood...

Local trainers successful at meeting

Local Southern Downs and Granite Belt trainers have had a strong showing at the Warwick Turf Club’ Disability Awareness Race Day held on Thursday. The...

Glen Lough Cabins leads the Way to inclusiveness

Glen Lough Cabins, nestled in the beautiful Granite Belt region is pioneering inclusive experiences – their efforts have secured funding through the Queensland Government’s...

Iconic choirmaster in Warwick

It was called Warwick Sings! But really, the musical net was cast much further than just Warwick as singers came from the Granite Belt...

New committee forging a new trail for GBART

The Granite Belt Art Trail, or GBART as its affectionately known, may be more than a year away but with a brand-new committee now...

Turning fantasy into a real business

Jessica Perry has always loved to create, even as a kid if she wanted something and it didn’t exist she would find a way...

“Do’s” and “don’ts” for hair

Your wedding is coming up, you have the perfect shoes and dress and even the perfect headpiece - now you just need the perfect...

Performers ready to face the music

The best musical, dance and acting talent of all ages from across the region will tread the boards at the annual Border District Eisteddfod...

A family built from battle

The date 28 February marks a solemn day of remembrance for the 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR), commemorating the sacrifices made during...

The making of Ridgemill

Martin Cooper grew up in the premier wine region of the Yarra Valley in Victoria, and when he was at university studying civil engineering...

Workshops for local businesses

The Stanthorpe Chamber of Commerce, supported by Queensland Government and the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training, is proud to present the “Small...

Local plumber has everything you need

Stanthorpe local Andrew Quirk started up his business ABQ Plumbing earlier this year and has well and truly hit the ground running. Andrew had been...

Find unique gifts at Emporium Lane

It's that time of the year again. Christmas parties, end of year celebrations, catching up with friends for that once a year gathering! Emporium Lane...

Get in style this festive season

Style Shoes is set to be a prime destination for Jingle & Mingle shoppers, with the event kicking off this Friday along Palmerin Street. The...

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...

Mystery reader goes intergenerational

The Mystery Reader for St Mary’s Kindergarten brought more than just a story to the children but an intergenerational experience. Noo Shepherd, campus manager...

Celebrating urban photography

The Allora Photography Club celebrated outstanding talent and creativity during their April competition, “Urban Landscape,“ at its regular club night on 8 May. Accredited judge,...

Private Percy Clegg and the Centaur

It will now be 82 years ago on 14 May 1943, that the 2/3 Australian Hospital Ship “Centaur” was torpedoed off the Queensland coast...

An informative month for probus

A representative from U3A was our guest speaker for April and she explained that U3A began fifty years ago in France. U3A began in...

Almost an underestimated Kiwi hand

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Red benches symbols of support

Red benches have been installed in Warwick and Stanthorpe as “a message of support” for domestic and family violence survivors. The benches were installed by...

Budget targets cost of living relief but Littleproud says regions ignored

Cost of living relief proved the main focus for Treasurer Jim Chalmers in this year’s federal budget, but Nationals Leader David Littleproud has claimed...

Potters mark 50 years

The Warwick Potters Association marked a significant milestone with the opening of its 50-year anniversary showcase at the Warwick Art Gallery on Friday, 10...

Disability awareness race day a resounding success

The Warwick Turf Club’s annual Disability Awareness Race Day has again exceeded expectations, marking yet another milestone in its journey of growth and community...

High tea celebrates Mums

In a celebration of Mother’s Day, the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) Cunningham hosted an elegant High Tea to honour mothers and mother figures. The...

Redevelopments on public amenities underway

Residents and visitors of Southern Downs can anticipate improved public facilities as redevelopment works commence on four key public toilet blocks and a picnic...

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Kicking off grassroots campaign

Launching his bid for a seat in the federal senate, Milmerran man Duke Wong has kicked off his campaign with a grassroots approach by...