September 2019

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 4:57 PM

Thanks to the generous work of two Toowoomba based companies, more than a tonnes' worth of water was flown into town this afternoon.

Water descends from the heavens

Thanks to the generous work of two Toowoomba based companies, more than a tonnes' worth of water was flown into town this afternoon.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 4:29 PM

More than two dozen, with placards in hand, marched up the main street of Stanthorpe campaigning for 'climate justice'.

CLIMATE STRIKE: Activists take to the streets

More than two dozen, with placards in hand, marched up the main street of Stanthorpe campaigning for 'climate justice'.

Published a story 20th Sep 2019 3:01 PM

From cyclones, floods to bushfires, Ian Stewart is no stranger to the anguish of devastated communities.

SEEN IT ALL: Disaster 'expert' to lead recovery efforts

From cyclones, floods to bushfires, Ian Stewart is no stranger to the anguish of devastated communities.

Published a story 19th Sep 2019 4:27 PM

Twelve crews are currently working to contain a fire at Applethorpe that broke out this afternoon.

A dozen crews attempt to contain Granite Belt blaze

Twelve crews are currently working to contain a fire at Applethorpe that broke out this afternoon.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 6:15 PM

State Government's 'last-minute' promise to truck water to Stanthorpe will not help the region's worst-affected residents, water charities have warned.

'Last-minute' pledge won't help the worst-affected: Warning

State Government's 'last-minute' promise to truck water to Stanthorpe will not help the region's worst-affected residents, water charities have warned.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 4:49 PM

Despite conjecture and quizzical punters, Stanthorpe's annual race day is "all systems go”.

FORGING AHEAD: Drought won't stop annual race day

Despite conjecture and quizzical punters, Stanthorpe's annual race day is "all systems go”.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 4:42 PM

In the face of adversity, Stanthorpe still knows how to turn up for a good cause.

Runners put their best feet forward for Stampede

In the face of adversity, Stanthorpe still knows how to turn up for a good cause.

Published a story 18th Sep 2019 4:27 PM

Organisers of this year's third Johnny Cash Country Festival will donate proceeds to drought and water charities in Stanthorpe.

LIVE AID: Cash to help out the Granite Belt

Organisers of this year's third Johnny Cash Country Festival will donate proceeds to drought and water charities in Stanthorpe.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 4:01 PM

Three fires kick off following lightning strikes around the Stanthorpe area.

Lightning starts up three new fires

Three fires kick off following lightning strikes around the Stanthorpe area.

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 12:50 PM

Minister Littleproud announces Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee and pledges up to $5 billion to support rural regions.

DROUGHT SUPPORT: Southern Downs farmer to chair new group

Minister Littleproud announces Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee and pledges up to $5 billion to support rural regions.

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