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Council awarded National Trust Heritage Silver Award for William Mitchner Shelter

Southern Downs Regional Council has been recognised with a National Trust Heritage Silver Award for its conservation planning and work on Warwick Cemetery’s William Mitchner Shelter. Southern Downs Councillor for Planning and Property, Neil Meiklejohn said the award is fantastic recognition for all Council staff involved in the project. The William Mitchner Shelter is the most substantial memorial […]

Council to work with community towards bigger and better Stanthorpe Library

Southern Downs Regional Council will undertake community consultation on the expansion of Stanthorpe Library after Council resolved to receive a recently undertaken feasibility study at its July General Meeting. Southern Downs Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Governance, Finance and New Projects, Jo McNally said engaging with the community on Stanthorpe Library is about working towards the best […]

Council’s Parks and Gardens team get Southern Downs ready to bloom

Warwick residents may spot Council’s officers hard at work pruning the city’s trees during the month of August in preparation for the warmer months. Southern Downs Regional Council’s Parks and Garden team will undertake pruning on Warwick’s Crepe Myrtles and will also select prune remaining species where required. The pruning will begin on 30 July […]

Connolly Dam online during routine maintenance works at Leslie Dam

Southern Downs Regional Council is set to bring Connolly Dam back online while maintenance works are undertaken at Warwick’s Leslie Dam. Located about 15km west of Warwick, Connolly Dam’s water supply has not been used for an extended period of time and Council’s Water and Wastewater Team are working to adjust Warwick’s water treatment process. […]