Southern Downs Region – Community Portal

Your Southern Downs

25 Community Groups 431 Local Businesses

100’s of Local Events

Shop Local & Support our struggling business owners this Christmas!

Check out whats on in our community here: Christmas For Kids

Be sure to check out the awesome Christmas light displays around the region!

We are Suffering our worst drought in history, be water wise!

These are trying times for our community, thankfully a number of resources are available to help reduce the pressure off our struggling farmers and residents. My Southern Downs community portal is committed to providing quick access to resources for the community, so if your community benefit is not listed, please contact us!

Contribute to the Granite Belt Drought Assist program in aiding them to distribute water in our community during the worst drought on record to Family’s in need.



Residents can also seek funding for bills & grocery relief with a

CWA Public Crisis Rural Fund application

Keep appraised of our dam levels here:

SDRC Council Website Dam Levels

Get assistance with drought relief and more by contacting Rotary


Find out how you can be WaterWise with a variety of tools offered by Council.

WaterWise Tools

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See what the Southern Downs can offer you..

Our Community Portal aims to provide access to everything in our region in one place, community groups, recreational places, businesses, personal blog spots and information on the region to visitors as well as new and existing residents alike. We hope you find that our region is a beautiful place, and that you enjoy your stay.

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