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People power wins

The company which had been looking into the possible creation of a wind farm in the Goomburra district, east of Allora, has abandoned further action on the matter. Wind Prospect Pty Ltd’s Regional Development Manager, Michael Sale, told The Clifton Courier this week of the decision.

Fletcher Griffin biography receives top award

Fletcher, who is a student at the Allora P-10 State School completed a biography on Aunty Flo Watson (OAM) in the "Yarning with our Elders" competition ... Over the 2023 Christmas holidays, QATSIF and their partners at the Australian Catholic University invited Queensland’s First Nation secondary students to have a yarn with an Elder and Fletcher selected Aunty Flo ... Fletcher’s biography was awarded first place ...

National record for Matthew

Matthew Denny thrilled the crowds at the Australian Athletics Championships held in Adelaide over the weekend. Producing his best effort, Matthew threw a huge 69.35 metres which added over one metre to his previous top throw and creating a National Record.

Earlier articles

Allora local launches novel

Georgia Harper invites you to delve into her fascinating journey from psychologist to debut author. From her paddock in Allora and under the watchful supervision of her horse, Georgia penned her first novel What I Would Do to You.

Goomburra now has a helipad

After three years of fundraising by Brad and Teresa Badgery a helipad has been built for emergency use at the Goomburra Valley Campground. It ensures visitors enjoying the picturesque Goomburra Valley Campground and surrounding campsites will now have easy access to the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter services, if needed.

Mayor Melissa Hamilton inducted

In her opening address, Mayor Melissa Hamilton promised to foster a team environment with the new Council for the benefit of the region "... To the press. Not many places in regional Australia have managed to maintain local press. I hope our newspapers and radio stations continue to thrive and provide the accountability that we as a chamber benefit from as well as our democracy generally."

$2.3m flood resilience works to begin at Wheatvale

Major works are underway on Connells Bridge Road with upcoming works to commence on Wheatvale Plains Road ... Southern Downs Council’s Chief Executive Officer Dave Burges said "Both Connells Bridge Road and Wheatvale Plains Road are susceptible to prolonged closures during floods and they sustained major damage in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 events which left the roads closed for multiple weeks.

Another newsagency closes

On Saturday The Clifton Newsagency closed its doors for the final time. This has been a major blow for both Clifton and Allora as it leaves empty shops in the main streets of the towns.

Allora Photography Group share their creative shots

The first topic in the Group’s 2024 competition was "Reflections" and entries were of a very high standard. So readers grab a coffee, sit down and study these creative photos.

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First published in 1935, the Allora Advertiser is a free weekly A4 gloss newspaper distributed around Allora and district as well as Warwick.

The Allora Advertiser is one of the suite of local independent papers circulating in the Darling Downs region published by Our News,
the others being The Clifton Courier, Pittsworth Sentinel, Oakey Sentinel and On Our Selection News.

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