Men's sheds score funding boon on Father's Day

MEN'S Sheds across the country scored a $4.5m Father's Day present yesterday.

The Federal Government confirmed the three-year funding promise as dads across the nation were celebrated by their kids.

Funding for the program was to end on June 30.

The money can be used to maintain Men's Shed facilities, buy tools or pay for projects.

Men's Sheds help lower social isolation for older men and those living in rural and remote areas.

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Fireys battle to contain Rivertree inferno

Fireys battle to contain Rivertree inferno

Crews are continuing to battle a blaze at Rivertree Rd, near Liston.

Free community event making its way to town

Free community event making its way to town

It’s time to kick back and relax at the free outdoor cinema screening.

Stanthorpe fireys on standby as neighbouring regions ignite

Stanthorpe fireys on standby as neighbouring regions ignite

Southern Downs firefighters are on edge after a state of emergency has been...