Regional News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

How to ease housing cost pressures

How to ease housing cost pressures

THE cost of housing price pressure could be eased if new migrants were encouraged to settle in rural or regional centres, according to one former Prime Minister

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Ballandean fire within metres of destroying houses

Ballandean fire within metres of destroying houses

This Ballandean resident has praised the work of the fire fighters who saved his home from burning down.

Southern Downs cattle take top honours in richest beef comp

Southern Downs cattle take top honours in richest beef comp

PRODUCERS from around the Southern Downs are leading the country in beef, with multiple wins in the nation's richest beef competition.

Firefighters return to Ballandean bushfire, flames continue

Firefighters return to Ballandean bushfire, flames continue

Crews back on scene this morning but firefighters are being praised for massive efforts with more than 60 vegetation fires throughout region over the weekend.

Sheep disappear as Qld drought takes toll

Sheep disappear as Qld drought takes toll

HE lives in what should be the heart of Queensland’s sheep country, but the state’s killer drought means the local butcher can’t find any to feed the locals.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

Cowboys, Gremlins and Wattles all still in finals battles

Cowboys, Gremlins and Wattles all still in finals battles

SOUTHERN Downs clubs all win in TRL competition in week one of the finals.

BUSHFIRE: Crews downgrade blaze on Southern Downs

BUSHFIRE: Crews downgrade blaze on Southern Downs

UPDATE: Properties are no longer under threat from the large bushfire at Ballandean.

Ballandean residents relocated in fire

Ballandean residents relocated in fire

UPDATE: Ballandean properties no longer under threat

Southern Downs brewery's offer to help farmers in drought

Southern Downs brewery's offer to help farmers in drought

A BREWERY in the Southern Downs is doing its bit to help farmers in drought by donating kegs of its beer to pubs and venues across the region.

See the community groups set to share $280K in grants

See the community groups set to share $280K in grants

SPORTING clubs, historical societies and emergency services are among the recipients of significant grants through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Forget pity, this is what our farmers really need

Forget pity, this is what our farmers really need

GOFUNDME campaigns and corporate donations help farmers in the short term, but real change is required.

Trap that’s crippling a generation

Trap that’s crippling a generation

THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.

Donations flood in for drought appeal

Donations flood in for drought appeal

WITH some parts of the state without a drop of rain for years, Queenslanders are urged to dig deep and join the campaign to help battling farmers. Here's how.

Warwick to host Today Show drought relief telethon

Warwick to host Today Show drought relief telethon

WARWICK is set to host half a telethon for the Today Show to raise money for drought-affected farmers.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Today Show to broadcast live from Warwick location tomorrow

Today Show to broadcast live from Warwick location tomorrow

A SURPRISE visit will give Warwick the chance to see Karl Stefanovic in the flesh as Channel 9 brings its drought coverage to the Southern Downs.

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

Queensland Drought Appeal launched to help battling farmers

THESE kids either weren’t alive or can’t remember the last time there was proper rain. They will benefit from the Queensland Drought Appeal kicking off today.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

How to brush up on your pet's dental health

How to brush up on your pet's dental health

DOES your pet have stinky breath and discoloured teeth? They could be signs of deeper problems, here's what to do.

PM's offsider throws his support behind dam proposal

PM's offsider throws his support behind dam proposal

SENATOR says he can see benefits for the whole region if the dam goes ahead.

REOPENED: Highway cleared after truck fire

REOPENED: Highway cleared after truck fire

A BLAZE broke out forcing lanes in both directions to shut this afternoon.

Should we increase BAC limit to 0.08?

Should we increase BAC limit to 0.08?

A QUEENSLAND magistrate's suggestion that the legal blood alcohol limit should be raised has sparked furious online debate

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