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Wed 12 Aug 2020

‘Two enemies in COVID war’: Premier’s grim NZ warning

Premium Content ‘Two enemies in COVID war’: Premier’s grim NZ warning

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has used the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in New Zealand to remind Queenslanders that the battle against the pandemic was far from over.

Woman injured in crash at Rose City Shoppingworld

Premium Content Woman injured in crash at Rose City Shoppingworld

Emergency services called to three car crash.

Fresh changes to rates amid pandemic, fire recovery

Premium Content Fresh changes to rates amid pandemic, fire recovery

The new, bite-sized payment method is set to make life easier on the Southern Downs.

NAMED: 95 people appearing in court today

Premium Content NAMED: 95 people appearing in court today

A full list of who is listed to face charges in Warwick Magistrates Court, updated daily.

Plans for new Leslie Dam campground

Premium Content Plans for new Leslie Dam campground

The proposed development is set to hone in on the spot’s secluded beauty with the ‘Airbnb of camping’.

Visitors eye region for Ekka weekend bringing in millions

Premium Content Visitors eye region for Ekka weekend bringing in millions

AFTER a record season for winter tourism in our region, the Ekka public holiday long weekend is expected to bring another boost in visitor numbers this Friday.

Future plans on agenda at south west forum

Premium Content Future plans on agenda at south west forum

Economic recovery was the focus of the fourth Darling Downs and South West Queensland Regional Community Forum held in Goondiwindi earlier this month.

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Motorsports’ loss could cripple regional tourism

Premium Content Motorsports’ loss could cripple regional tourism

Border closures and threats of a second virus wave affect one of Warwick’s biggest tourism drawcards.

Community campaign to break youth crime cycle

Premium Content Community campaign to break youth crime cycle

One former council candidate has a vision for more activities and engagement with young people.

Anger as botanical gardens ‘deleted’ from budget

Premium Content Anger as botanical gardens ‘deleted’ from budget

Funding for a ‘world-class’ botanical gardens in Stanthorpe has been deemed a low priority.

Cop's ’heartbreaking’ diagnosis inspires waves of support

Premium Content Cop's ’heartbreaking’ diagnosis inspires waves of support

The Warwick police officer and his family won’t face the uncertain future alone.

Abattoir faces devastating loss of staff in border chaos

Premium Content Abattoir faces devastating loss of staff in border chaos

‘Bubble bias’ sees MP inundated with complaints and prominent Yangan business fearful of crippling quarantine rules.

Family terrorised by early swooping season

Premium Content Family terrorised by early swooping season

Magpie amps up its attack, undeterred by zip ties or peace offerings from fearful Maryvale neighbours.

Warwick City Band brings live music back to town

Premium Content Warwick City Band brings live music back to town

The pandemic saw the Rose City’s musicians silenced, but this weekend they are coming back with a bang.

Farmers turn to tourism to make land profitable

Premium Content Farmers turn to tourism to make land profitable

A rise in domestic market gives drought-stricken Southern Downs producers a chance to make money.

FOR SALE: 9 businesses up for grabs in Warwick

Premium Content FOR SALE: 9 businesses up for grabs in Warwick

From motels to pubs, a range of dream business ventures are at your fingertips in our Rose City.

Livestream 30 matches right here

Premium Content Livestream 30 matches right here

The round-ball code moves into playoff mode this week and we’ll livestream all semi-finals in the south-east Schools Premier League. See the livestream list

BORDER BATTLE: Region already struggling with closure

Premium Content BORDER BATTLE: Region already struggling with closure

The closures may contain the spread of coronavirus, but Southern Downs residents say their cost could be too high.

NAMED: Everyone appearing in court today

Premium Content NAMED: Everyone appearing in court today

A full list of who is listed to face charges in Warwick Magistrates Court, updated daily.

Farmers aim for QLD-first after ‘black gold’ discovery

Premium Content Farmers aim for QLD-first after ‘black gold’ discovery

It took 10 years of hard work and patience, but it is finally paying off for this Southern Downs family.

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