Fund Raising

13
Feb

Council urgently seeking support for youth based events for Youth Week 2019

Council is currently planning a major event for Youth Week for 13, 14 and 15 April 2019 which is an initiative of our Youth Council, and despite ongoing promotion of the call for listings from the community through several email networks, the SDRC Facebook Page & website, the Southern Downs Youth Facebook Page and media release, we have only received

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12
Feb

New “Strengthening Rural Communities” Grants available to support local Not-for-profits.

Strengthening Rural Communities  (Will open mid February)   The Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program aims to give the thousands of small rural, regional and remote communities across Australia an opportunity to apply for funding that can support broad community needs. This program is an evolution of the long-running Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) program that FRRR ran for 34

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16
Jan

Carbal Community Reconciliation Choir is calling for members of the community to SING!

Carbal Community Reconciliation Choir which is open to all residents.  Commences Wed 16th January.  Full details on the flyer. If you are, or know of anyone in the community whom would be interested with assisting in the construction of indigenous content for the Southern Downs Region on our website, we would love to hear from you! contact@mysoutherndowns.com.au | MySouthernDowns.com.au is

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16
Jan

2019 ShowGirls ~ Cocktails on the Green

The bi-annual Showgirls event will be a COCKTAIL party this year. It will be held under the big white marquee in the main ring at the Stanthorpe Showgrounds. Please find all the details below: What: Cocktails on the Green Where: Main Ring, Stanthorpe Showgrounds When: Saturday 19 January 2019, from 4pm to 11pm Tickets: available online through trybooking or at

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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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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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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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5
Sep

MONSTER MARKET SEPTEMBER 2018 15TH 7AM – 1PM

GBWC – Granite Belt Wildlife Carers Inc. Non-profit organisation · Stanthorpe, Queensland GBWC Inc rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes sick, orphaned, displaced and injured native animals in and around Stanthorpe. Rescue hotline 0418 144 073 One of our major fundraisers for foodstuffs for our orphaned native animals.

31
Aug

Southern Downs Community to share ideas on $1M in funding at Drought Relief Forums

The community is being called upon to put forward its ideas on how $1 million in Federal Government funding is best spent to benefit the Southern Downs in the face of drought. Drought Relief Forums will be hosted by Southern Downs Regional Council at Warwick Town Hall on 11 September and Stanthorpe Civic Centre on 14 September 2018. Earlier this month, the Federal Government

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