Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Articles from July 26, 2011

ACCC Slammed for Coles' Milk Call
A LEADING consumer advocate has slammed a decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to give the green light to Coles' milk pricing practices. Professor Frank Zumbo Co who was last quoted in the Daily News on fuel price...
Aussie Singer Diesel Ready to Rock Warwick; ARIA Winner Pays Homage to the Musicians Who Inspire His Tunes
Byline: SHANNON NEWLEY FEW performers can boast a 25-year career, 10 top 10 albums, a swag of ARIA Awards and songs which have made their way into every jukebox in the country. But Diesel can Co and Warwickites will get to see the man in the...
Billy Carts, Goats and Tourism. A Few Mind Games Involved in Training, as Part of Preserving Our History
Byline: TONI SOMES HOW does a sheep -ountry bloke from out Tambo way, who grew up playing polocrosse and riding rodeo, end up working goats? In answer, Andrew Perry laughs. C[pounds sterling]I have always been interested in billycarts and...
Bright Outlook for Sunstate; Increased Demand for Angus This Season
Byline: TONI SOMES Details of the sale Angus bull sale this Friday at Warwick saleyards Auction starts at 1pm Catalogue includes 70 bulls from 15 Queensland studs For more details contact George and Fuhrmann or TopX Roma ALLORA cattlewoman...
Businesses Not Happy with ,Cytemporary Fix'
ROADWORK on Warwick's Fitzroy St irked local business owners yesterday, who complained they were given no notice and access to their premises was blocked. The scheduled roadwork, which had been delayed due to emergency works in Killarney last week,...
Call It a Family Thing; Auctioneer Is Right at Home in Cattle Yards
Byline: SHANNON NEWLEY TWENTY-SIX year-old Maugan Benn may be the youngest auctioneer at the cattle yards but he is certainly not the new kid on the block. Despite his youth, Mr Benn said he had been around cattle yards most of his life and doesn't...
Drivers Support Tough Drink-Driving Changes; Motorists Who Choose to Drink and Drive Face New Regulations
Byline: EMMA CHANNON NEW regulations to curb drink-drivers have been met with approval from local motorists. This month heralded the start of tougher conditions for motorists who choose to drink and drive. Now, a licence will be suspended...
Ekka Duty for Young Judge; Ex-WHS Student to Be Chief Steward of Angora Section
Byline: EMMA CHANNON EMMA Thompson is paving the way for young people to enter show stewarding, one ribbon at a time. The former Warwick State High school student, now studying at Emerald agricultural college, has travelled the country and won...
Evans Inspires Next Wave of Cycling Stars
Byline: GERARD WALSH JACK van Hoof reckons the experience of Tour de France winner Cadel Evans as a mountain bike rider helped him claim the yellow jersey on Sunday night. After taking the lead with a great performance in the individual time...
Facebook about Feedback
I WAS interested to read last week that Southern Downs Regional Council (SDRC) officers had recommended council make use of Facebook and Twitter. Great idea, until I read that councillors wanted to ensure no one could comment on the posts, and the...
Find the Right Training for Your Career Path
CHOOSING a career path is an interesting adventure and usually there is something that acts as a trigger. Take my granddaughter Ally. She enrolled in the Jackereoo/Jillaroo Certificate II , mainly because her friend Helen was enrolling in the course....
Fireproof Home Wins; Thulimbah Design Claims Innovation Award
Byline: EMMA CHANNON NOW IS the time when landowners and firefighters plan for the upcoming fire season. Burning off and clearing properties are two methods to combat bushfires but an architecture firm has come up with a new way to fend off fires....
Firms Fight to Claim Payments; Contractors Say They're Owed Thousands from Gold Coast Developer
Byline: EMMA CHANNON AT LEAST two local contractors claim to be waiting for payments from an out-of-town company involved in a local housing development. In Saturday's paper concerns were raised about the project from local sub-contractors working...
How Do You like Them Rare Apples?
Byline: SHANNON NEWLEY Rare apples Akane Alexander Baldwin Slack Stayman Black Winsap Black Ben Davis Blue Pearmain Bonza Bramley Cox Orange Pippin Crofton Crow Egg Democrat Dougherty Early Joes Early...
Like Vegemite, Jazz Is Acquired Taste We've Grown to Love
YOU'D have to be drunk or high to enjoy this, my husband said several years ago. We'd stumbled across a jazz bar in Adelaide relatively early one Sunday evening and thought we may as well mosey on in ... because just about everything else in the...
Rate Rise Unnecessary; Commercial Properties to Be Hit Hard by Budget
THE Warwick Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been at the forefront of the debate over this year's council rate increase of 9.6%, but more importantly the 40 TO 60% increase on commercial properties. We believe we have outlined a case against...
Scam Targets Business; Warwick Residents Urged to Be Vigilant against Fake Magazine Advertising Scheme
Byline: KERRI BURNS-TAYLOR FOLLOWING a number of scams being reported throughout the area over the past few months, Warwick residents are being urged to remain cautious and alert after reports another one is circulating in the area. It appears...
Send in Your Paddock Photos; Competition to Highlight Role of Our Iconic Trees
Tree snaps... Take a photo of an impressive paddock tree and enter the Condamine Alliance competition for a chance to win $250. Entry forms available at www.condaminealliance.com.au HAVE you ever driven around the bush and admired a particular...
State Is to Blame for Increase in Taxi Fares
Byline: SHANNON NEWLEY WARWICK taxi fares will be among the highest in the country but local cab company owner Nancy Miller said the decision to raise fares was not hers. C[pounds sterling]We have no control over what the fees are,C[yen] she...
Top Heifers Sell for 245c/kg at Warwick
NUMBERS declined after light rainfall of around 15-20mm across a number of districts. However, overall supply at physical markets covered by MLA NLRS experienced a small lift of 6%, and this was mainly due to the return of Longreach into the selling...
Warwick in Country Carnival
THE impact of Kayla Hausfeld off the bench was one of many high points for the Warwick open netball team which finished fourth in open division 3 at the Country Carnival at Graceville at the weekend. Hausfeld come on in various centre court positions....
Your Letters
Church turns 50 I WOULD like to inform readers that the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Killarney will be celebrating 50 years of service on September 18th 2011. Father Rod Lynch, the parish priest, at the time, decided the old original church...
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