General Knowledge

27
Feb

Celebrate the upcoming Bunya Festival family day, learn the truth about Aboriginal history in the region. March 30th

A 2-day event in the bush on Githabul country, (the festival is located in Maryvale) celebrating and learning the truth about Aboriginal history. A family day on Saturday with food, music, stalls, native animals, discussions, creek-side walk etc, all around Aboriginal cultures. Sunday is two seminars Being Aboriginal today and Cultural Burning for Healthy Country. Camping is permitted for a

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27
Feb

Craft n’ Creations – Wellness Weekend for women in rural areas who need a bit of ‘me’ time..

Get away from the drought for a moment, put in some time for you at the wellness weekend ‘Craft n’ Creations’ which is offered to women working on farms or that are living in rural areas in south-east/south-west Queensland, and may be something to consider if you like to potter around the garden or enjoy creating something beautiful, particularly if

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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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5
Feb

Carbal Community Centre Weekly Events Warwick

Carbal Community Centre Warwick 67 Guy Street, Warwick.  Phone 07 4548 9500 Day           Group Monday 10.00 am start 67 Guy Street ·        Women’s Group   Women only Group 16 + age group   Tuesday 11.00 am – 2.00 pm 67 Guy Street ·        Men’s Group (Peter)   Men only group 16 + age group   Wednesday 10.30 am –

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19
Jan

Celebrate Australia Day at Great Australian Bites – 2019 Region Events

Great Australian Bites Celebrate Australia Day at Great Australian Bites with home-grown music legend Ash Grunwald. Come together with family and friends in Warwick with free entry, pop-up food stalls serving local produce and a live entertainment program guaranteed to get your toes tapping while soaking up the summer atmosphere. Aussie blues star Ash Grunwald will headline the day with

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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

Clifton Railway Station Celebrates 150 years! | SATURDAY 9th MARCH 2019

Its on for young and old, with the arrival of the Steam Train as it rolls in from Warwick with the Town Crier to celebrate 150 Years of the Clifton Railway Station.  There will be demonstrations, displays, markets, fun for the children and much more.  SATURDAY 9th MARCH 2019. *Featured image credit to QLD state libraries (title for details)

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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5
Oct

50 Million Facebook accounts hacked on 28th September – Change your password NOW!

It’s time to change your password again! The shocking report comes as Facebook is in the grips of a major identity theft crisis in which criminals exploited a bug giving them access to 50 million user accounts. The latest attack hasn’t just impacted the social network, but many other sites as well. On Friday evening, Facebook revealed that hackers had gained access

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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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