Backpackers cause disturbance at Southern Downs venue

Police generic
Police generic SCOTT POWICK

BACKPACKERS began creating a disturbance at the Central Hotel on Saturday night after bouncers refused them entry.

One man attempted to re-enter the hotel and was later found drinking alcohol in public, so he was fined $730 by police.

Later in the evening, police again attended the hotel where another man had been denied entry and refused to move on.

He was fined $1462.

Topics:  stanthorpe crime

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

No drought tag reprieve

NO CHANGE: The State Government is not backing down when it comes to altering the region's drought status.

Government wants more monitoring on climate.

QLD VOTES: Where to find your closest ballot box on Saturday

Let us help you find the closest voting booth.

Find out where your best spot is to cast a vote here

A helping hand for our clubs

READY TO SERVE: Red Rooster operations manager for Stanthorpe and Warwick Robert Condrick, assistant manager Alana Condrick, cashier Alannah Drayton and restaurant manager Nicole Peake.

Helping out in community

Local Partners