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New venture designed to ‘connect’ the community

Premium Content New venture designed to ‘connect’ the community

An exciting new journey is right around the corner for this Granite Belt...

COMING SOON: Drought Assist moves down different path

Premium Content COMING SOON: Drought Assist moves down different path

Granite Belt Drought Assist have announced their work will be taking a different...

Drought-ravaged growers plead not to be forgotten

Premium Content Drought-ravaged growers plead not to be forgotten

Covid-19 has stolen much of the nation’s focus in recent months, but farmers...

‘It hasn’t stopped’: Drought assist gears up for dry winter

Premium Content ‘It hasn’t stopped’: Drought assist gears up for dry winter

A water initiative feels the pressure as demand begins to increase.

Rainfall fails to impact drought declared area

Premium Content Rainfall fails to impact drought declared area

Residents agree the drought is far from over.

BACK IN BUSINESS: Doors to open after forced drought closure

Premium Content BACK IN BUSINESS: Doors to open after forced drought closure

This small business owner is expecting to see a lot more colour coming from her...

Drought takes final toll on heartbroken couple

Premium Content Drought takes final toll on heartbroken couple

The ‘bittersweet’ moment that drove an Applethorpe couple to destock their entire...

Looking back to see how far we have come

Premium Content Looking back to see how far we have come

Looking back to where it all began Granite Belt Drought Assist reflect on how far...

Photos reveal extraordinary change to Stanthorpe landscape

Premium Content Photos reveal extraordinary change to Stanthorpe landscape

Jaw-dropping photos taken at the same place 12 months apart

Feeding drought affected wildlife a ‘death sentence’

Premium Content Feeding drought affected wildlife a ‘death sentence’

FEEDING drought affected wallabies the wrong food has brought back a rare and...

If in drought, make a different wine

Premium Content If in drought, make a different wine

WINERY owners hope their vines come back from a lacklustre year to produce a more...

‘Minor miracle’: Local grower defies odds of drought

Premium Content ‘Minor miracle’: Local grower defies odds of drought

A Granite Belt hops grower has managed an unlikely yield in drought.

Social media proves handy tool for small business owners

Premium Content Social media proves handy tool for small business owners

Social media proving a handy tool for locally owned small businesses.

Grazier destocks in order to save topsoil

Premium Content Grazier destocks in order to save topsoil

The prolonged drought has forced a Dalveen grazier to sell the majority of her...

Stolen car the straw to break farmer’s back

Premium Content Stolen car the straw to break farmer’s back

The wife of a farmer who had his car stolen while moving a calf on his property...

Kind-hearted Irish send $110k in donations to drought town

Premium Content Kind-hearted Irish send $110k in donations to drought town

Kieran O'Brien and Richard and Louise Linehan dig deep for drought.

Farmer's clever Facebook message to PM goes viral

Farmer's clever Facebook message to PM goes viral

The poem was posted to the PM's Facebook last week and went viral