Council Notices

17
Oct

Hay Bales for Farmers in Drought 2018

Community organisations will deliver hay bales to provide drought relief to farmers on the Southern Downs. Rural Aid, Purple Dove, Stanthorpe Agricultural Society, and the Granite Belt Brewery will deliver hay bales along with other farming supplies to Stanthorpe Showgrounds  October 31st with Southern Downs Regional Council helping coordinate efforts. Road trains will deliver 240 large hay bales to the

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10
Oct

The Amiens Legacy Centre Sunday 11th November 2018

    Date(s) – 11/11/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location Amiens Legacy Centre Cnr Amiens Rd and Goldfields Rds Amiens, Qld, 4380                                                                There will be a re-enactment of

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3
Oct

Fact and Stats about Skin Cancer in Australia

Skin cancer is often labelled Australia’s national cancer but it is also described as the most preventable. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation,  sun protective clothing, sun hats, sunglasses and sunscreen are the best ways to help prevent skin cancer. At least 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer before the age of 70.  The risk is higher in

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3
Oct

Saddle up! The John Dee Warwick Rodeo Street Parade Saturday 27 October 9:00am

Saddle up! The John Dee Warwick Rodeo Street Parade is returning on Saturday 27 October 2018 Warwick’s CBD will come alive with vibrant colours and community spirit as floats inspired by this year’s theme, Rose and Rodeo, take to the streets for the spectacular. Be early to grab a good viewing spot along the route, as hundreds of people are

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28
Sep

Be aware of requests to make tax payments via unusual methods

  The ATO will never threaten you with arrest if you don’t pay a debt immediately. Call your financial institution immediately if you have given your bank or credit card details to a scammer. Most big banks will cover any loss if someone makes an unauthorised transaction on your account, as long as you have protected your client number and

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21
Sep

Restorations on the Stanthorpe World War I Soldiers Memorial 2018

THE legacy of the Granite Belt’s World War I soldiers will live on thanks to restorations on the Stanthorpe Soldiers Memorial. Southern Downs Regional Council, supported by the Queensland Government and jointly funded by the Stanthorpe RSL Sub Branch, have made the restoration works possible. Queensland Government’s Queensland Anzac Centenary grants program provided $34,000 in funding. The memorial was built

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14
Sep

Fundraiser to aid Farmers in NSW and Queensland September 21st

Rotary, Zonta and Lions will be holding a Fundraising  Friday night, September 21, to provide assistance to Queensland and NSW farmers affected by drought. It will be held at the Exhibition Centre of the Stanthorpe Showgounds from 6pm till late. The Ringmaster’s Cafe will be providing food and refreshments with all profits being donated back to the cause. As well,

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12
Sep

Bikers suit up for Distinguished Spectacle September 30th 8am

      The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, started in 2012, is a global motorcycle fund-raising event to raise awareness of prostate cancer and male suicide prevention. Stanthorpe locals got in on the cause in 2014 and a few rides later they’re still helping raise funds and awareness for the cause. Shaun Cox is leading the way, initiating the first local

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7
Sep

A Gruesome Flesh-Eating Bug

THE story of a young Queenslander’s brush with death after contracting a gruesome flesh-eating bug from a paper cut shocked the country this week but – but such cases are not as rare as you might expect. Ryan Taylor, 26, developed necrotising fasciitis after sustaining the seemingly insignificant injury at his office on July 25. The Southport marketing manager knew

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7
Sep

A CONFIDENCE-boosting fashion show for Disability Action Week 2018

A CONFIDENCE-boosting fashion show is set to be the centrepiece of this year’s Disability Action Week. The annual initiative runs from September 6-22 raising awareness for people living with disabilities. Endeavour Foundation Stanthorpe is helping to organise a Past, Present and Future Fashion Parade with the support of Vinnies. Stanthorpe Endeavour Learning and Lifestyle members have been busy preparing for

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