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
This Ballandean resident has praised the work of the fire fighters who saved his home from burning down.
PRODUCERS from around the Southern Downs are leading the country in beef, with multiple wins in the nation's richest beef competition.
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.
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.
SOUTHERN Downs clubs all win in TRL competition in week one of the finals.
UPDATE: Properties are no longer under threat from the large bushfire at Ballandean.
UPDATE: Ballandean properties no longer under threat
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.
SPORTING clubs, historical societies and emergency services are among the recipients of significant grants through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.
GOFUNDME campaigns and corporate donations help farmers in the short term, but real change is required.
THERE’S a good reason “real” adulthood seems to be starting later and later. And it’s down to easy access to credit.
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 is set to host half a telethon for the Today Show to raise money for drought-affected farmers.
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.
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.
Pets & Animals
DOES your pet have stinky breath and discoloured teeth? They could be signs of deeper problems, here's what to do.
SENATOR says he can see benefits for the whole region if the dam goes ahead.
A BLAZE broke out forcing lanes in both directions to shut this afternoon.
A QUEENSLAND magistrate's suggestion that the legal blood alcohol limit should be raised has sparked furious online debate