Country Lifestyle, City Convenience
Our locals enjoy the benefits of a rural lifestyle with the reassurance of high quality infrastructure, medical facilities, professional services, national brands and shopping centres, public transport and nbn™. There are also major cities on our doorstep, with Toowoomba only 60 minutes away and both Brisbane and the Gold Coast around two hours away.
Health and Aged Care Services
The Southern Downs offers a range of health services and aged care facilities. The region enjoys outstanding medical facilities and practitioners, whether in Warwick and Stanthorpe or within a short drive to nearby Toowoomba. The region is serviced by large hospitals in both Warwick and Stanthorpe with additional medical facilities, including general practitioners, allied health, x-ray services and more, readily available with the availability and attention you would expect from a close knit community.
Boasting a vibrant and growing retail sector, the Southern Downs offers a range of shopping options including exclusive shopfronts you won’t find anywhere else. For those who prefer national brands, the region has a large modern shopping centre in Warwick, Rose City Shoppingworld, as well as national retailers in Stanthorpe and Allora. From fashion to farm equipment – the Southern Downs has it all.
Things to do
The Southern Downs offers a busy events calendar, along with a huge variety of activities for locals and visitors to enjoy. From outdoor adventures to arts and culture, food and wine, there are plenty of ways to pack your weekend! Visit Council's Southern Downs and Granite Belt tourism website for events, things to do and more.