Regional News

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Man and woman taken to hospital after highway crash

Man and woman taken to hospital after highway crash

FATIGUE blamed for a crash on the New England Highway south of Warwick this morning.

$16.6mil to protect Queensland vegetable industry

$16.6mil to protect Queensland vegetable industry

STAMPING out plant diseases will be the focus of a huge new funding boost for growers.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

How Aboriginal trackers helped find 3yo Aurora in bush

How Aboriginal trackers helped find 3yo Aurora in bush

Max melted hearts and police probed the bush, but Aboriginal trackers were the unsung heroes who lent their skills when 3yo Aurora went missing overnight.

MP slams 'indefensible' rail situation

MP slams 'indefensible' rail situation

Sleepers intended for line repairs between Warwick and Wallangarra continue to litter the landscape.

RESCUE EFFORT: 100 rushed to find Aurora in dead of night

RESCUE EFFORT: 100 rushed to find Aurora in dead of night

COMMUNITY'S rapid response caused unforeseen "logistical issues” for police and SES in search for missing toddler Aurora Kyle, despite good intentions.

Southern Downs Anzac Day service times and road closures

Southern Downs Anzac Day service times and road closures

On Wednesday the Southern Downs region will pause to pay respect for the fallen and those who served as part of Anzac Day commemorations.

GALLERY: Kites high but numbers higher at Picnic Basket Day

GALLERY: Kites high but numbers higher at Picnic Basket Day

IT'S quickly becoming one of the biggest events on the Southern Downs, with 1000 more visitors than the previous year. See what makes the Picnic Day so special.

Turnbull changes tune on banks

Turnbull changes tune on banks

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted it was a mistake not to launch a Royal Commission into banks years ago and flagged further reforms.

Special set of twins from Warwick celebrate 99th birthday

Special set of twins from Warwick celebrate 99th birthday

DISTANCE never broke the bond between this strong pair.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

GALLERY: Mopar Muscle brings magic to Morgan Park

GALLERY: Mopar Muscle brings magic to Morgan Park

MISTY'S coveted Chrysler hit the track for the first time in five years, and even the experts were impressed.

Bask in the bliss of a picnic

Bask in the bliss of a picnic

SWITCH off your phone, kick off your shoes and throw down a picnic blanket for a blissful Sunday in country paradise.

Community wants a medal for heroic heeler, Max

Community wants a medal for heroic heeler, Max

AFTER making national headlines, Warwick wants to honour Max with a special award after his amazing act of bravery, proving dogs really are "man's best...

Sat 21 Apr 2018

GOOD BOY: 17-year-old dog protected missing toddler

GOOD BOY: 17-year-old dog protected missing toddler

Max the blue heeler is in for a special treat tonight, after the 17-year-old dog protected his owner's granddaughter when she wandered from a property.

Toddler and family dog found safe after police search

Toddler and family dog found safe after police search

UPDATE: A toddler who was reported missing from a property south of Warwick has been found safe with the family dog.

Race-fixing cases thrown out of court

Race-fixing cases thrown out of court

RACE-fixing cases against harness participants Dayl March and Leonard Cain were dismissed this week.

Wickham's first truckies take amazing trip down memory lane

Wickham's first truckies take amazing trip down memory lane

COMPANY'S first truck drivers have a poignant poke at history, but these 6 men covered more than just miles when you look how far they've come.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

BREAKING: Reports child missing from Warwick property

BREAKING: Reports child missing from Warwick property

WARWICK social media sites have lit up this evening with concern over a reported missing child.

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

Former SDRC CEO quits amid council turmoil

Former SDRC CEO quits amid council turmoil

A FORMER Southern Downs Regional Council executive is the latest to leave Ipswich City Council, which faces an ongoing corruption investigation.

DOCTOR: Rural hospitals can't support risky birth craze

DOCTOR: Rural hospitals can't support risky birth craze

MORE mothers in the region opt to have their babies at home, but a Warwick doctor says the risky decision can put unnecessary pressure on hospital staff.

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