Regional News

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Where you can feed a giraffe in the Darling Downs

Where you can feed a giraffe in the Darling Downs

LUNCHTIME is no tall order for staff at this Queensland zoo and now visitors can lend a hand as well.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

'Miracle' no one was injured in highway crash

'Miracle' no one was injured in highway crash

A CAR was written off after colliding with a truck on the Cunningham Highway last night.

Lister denies wrong-doing after matter referred to police

Lister denies wrong-doing after matter referred to police

MEMBER for Southern Downs James Lister has strongly denied any wrong-doing after Southern Downs Regional Council allegedly made a complaint to police.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Winery owner's holy Gumtree find

Winery owner's holy Gumtree find

Could this be the quirkiest Gumtree find on the Granite Belt?

'Borg back in the game

'Borg back in the game

Following a short stint out of the limelight, former state MP Lawrence Springborg has been drafted back in for a new political challenge.

Woman taken to hospital after CBD crash

Woman taken to hospital after CBD crash

SHE was reportedly the only person in the car when the crash occurred.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

STUMPED: Extreme cutting of trees has whole town talking

STUMPED: Extreme cutting of trees has whole town talking

A GROUP is concerned the trees may not recover, what do you think?

Winery needs rain for more than just production

Winery needs rain for more than just production

This winery owner is concerned about other impacts lack of rain will have on his vineyard

Bull blamed for rollover on New England Highway

Bull blamed for rollover on New England Highway

BOTH lanes of the highway were blocked following the single-vehicle crash.

Historic homestead expansion starts near Warwick

Historic homestead expansion starts near Warwick

A VINE'S tendrils have been around stumps for 100 years, but now an orchard is set for renewal.

Mon 3 Sep 2018

FIREFIGHTERS: 'It would have kept getting bigger and bigger'

FIREFIGHTERS: 'It would have kept getting bigger and bigger'

A 'POTENTIAL disaster' was narrowly avoided in Warwick tonight with residents fleeing for their safety and firies working quickly to save the family home.

Pride of Australia Awards: Nominate your own Aussie hero

Pride of Australia Awards: Nominate your own Aussie hero

WHEN you are flailing in cyclonic seas and seconds away from being smashed on jagged rocks, it’s not David Hasselhoff you need — it’s the humble lifeguards.

Sat 1 Sep 2018

Have you seen this missing teenager?

Have you seen this missing teenager?

POLICE are seeking public assistance to help locate a 13-year-old girl missing from Stanthorpe.

Young girl missing from Stanthorpe home

Young girl missing from Stanthorpe home

Police are seeking help to safely return her to family.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Council dump revealed as source of asbestos contamination

Council dump revealed as source of asbestos contamination

SOUTHERN Downs Regional Council ordered to stop supplying mulch.

State comes to kids’ rescue after SOS call

State comes to kids’ rescue after SOS call

ALL Queensland primary students to be taught swimming survival skills as part of an Australian-first program to start next year.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Four years of awards success

Four years of awards success

The Queensland College of Wine Tourism restaurant has snared itself the Best Restaurant in a Winery category yet again.

'I'm sorry': Littleproud apologises for political circus

'I'm sorry': Littleproud apologises for political circus

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has apologised to the Australian public for the knifing that brought Prime Minister Scott Morrison to power.

Drought, mental health, homelessness on agenda at QCWA

Drought, mental health, homelessness on agenda at QCWA

EVENTS around the region are being held to tackle the big issues and show support for those in need in our community.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Doors shut for Warwick restaurant

Doors shut for Warwick restaurant

FOOD lovers saddened as business closes its doors after years of service on Palmerin St.

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