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Fri 3 Jul 2020

One Nation critical of Emu Swamp Dam ‘road blocks’

premium_icon One Nation critical of Emu Swamp Dam ‘road blocks’

Senator Malcolm Roberts toured the region speaking with producers about water security and infrastructure.

COUNCIL UPDATE: Five things we learned from SDRC this week

premium_icon COUNCIL UPDATE: Five things we learned from SDRC this week

Everything you need to know about council decisions on the Southern Downs.

SOLD: Iconic Southern Downs cafe to shut up shop

premium_icon SOLD: Iconic Southern Downs cafe to shut up shop

New owners are still considering future fate of scenic Spring Creek cottages and cafe.

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Restrictions ease today: What you can and can’t do

Queensland will be easing a number of restrictions as of today. Find the full details of changes commencing from noon.

Buchner puts his feet up after decades of community service

premium_icon Buchner puts his feet up after decades of community service

‘I might be able to do it when my wife’s not looking, but I’m not too sure about that.’

Warm June not making producers’ blood run cold

premium_icon Warm June not making producers’ blood run cold

A seasonal change is yet to be felt on the Granite Belt however growers aren’t fretting just yet.

Dairy future kept alive thanks to country’s oldest co-op

premium_icon Dairy future kept alive thanks to country’s oldest co-op

‘It’s priceless’: Southern Downs dairy farmers have been hit hard, but this 125 year-old brand is giving a helping hand.

Grants offer reprieve for struggling community clubs

premium_icon Grants offer reprieve for struggling community clubs

Relief package welcome but uncertainty still lies revitalising the sporting Warwick sporting community.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Man fined for shacking up with ex’s 19yo daughter

premium_icon Man fined for shacking up with ex’s 19yo daughter

The Southern Downs told police he was unaware it was against the law for the couple to live together.

Acclaimed horse trainer sings praise of Warwick home

premium_icon Acclaimed horse trainer sings praise of Warwick home

THE second instalment in our series on Warwick women-owned businesses focuses on a rider who worked with Olympians.

Boy trapped in trailer outside of Warwick

premium_icon Boy trapped in trailer outside of Warwick

Child taken to hospital, mother thanks emergency services.

Call of the wild as family's beloved magpie disappears

premium_icon Call of the wild as family's beloved magpie disappears

The wild bird grew to have a strong bond with the Warwick family, learning to bark like a dog and play with the cat.

URGENT: Qld Salmonella outbreak

URGENT: Qld Salmonella outbreak

Queensland Health has warned of an outbreak of Salmonella across the state, with the majority of cases affecting young children.

WHAT’S ON: Events on the Downs this month

premium_icon WHAT’S ON: Events on the Downs this month

The region’s calendar is quickly filling up after months of restrictions – here’s the events you just can’t miss.

New market to harvest hopes of region’s producers

premium_icon New market to harvest hopes of region’s producers

Event to fill gap of Jumpers and Jazz and shine a spotlight on hard work of our farmers.

NAMED: Everyone appearing in Warwick court today

premium_icon NAMED: Everyone appearing in Warwick court today

A full list of who will face charges at the Warwick Magistrates Court, updated daily.

Your questions about our new format answered

Your questions about our new format answered

Your questions about the new digital version answered

Antsy Queenslanders to ‘get amongst it’

premium_icon Antsy Queenslanders to ‘get amongst it’

Queensland pubs and clubs are gearing up to reach capacity this weekend as antsy partygoers are expected to pour into venues following months of lockdown.

‘Forgotten’ drought hits Southern Downs farming families

premium_icon ‘Forgotten’ drought hits Southern Downs farming families

Donations do little to curb growing uncertainty about national drought response.

Mum caught carrying 32cm blade and meth pipe

premium_icon Mum caught carrying 32cm blade and meth pipe

The 21-year-old was sprung by police officers in a Warwick shopping centre.

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