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Stanwell Not For Sale: Labor

Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk has pledged that Stanwell – operators of the Tarong power stations and Meandu coal mine – will not be sold by Labor if she becomes Premier after the next State election.

Driver Injured As 4WD Hits Tree

Driver Injured As 4WD Hits Tree

A 21-year-old Brisbane man has been flown to hospital with multiple injuries after his 4WD hit a tree this afternoon.

Pumpkin Festival Nominated

Pumpkin Festival Nominated

The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2014 Queensland Regional Achievement & Community Awards.

Campaign Backs Woolies For Blackbutt

Campaign Backs Woolies For Blackbutt

An anonymous group in Blackbutt has launched an online campaign to invite Woolworths to open a store in Blackbutt rather than IGA – the franchise most mentioned in recent supermarket discussions.

Lock The Gate Alliance<br /> Welcomes Senate Inquiry

Lock The Gate Alliance
Welcomes Senate Inquiry

Lock The Gate Alliance has welcomed the formation of a Federal Select Senate Inquiry to explore the approval of coal and gas projects in Queensland.

Check Rego Online

Check Rego Online

The State Government has released an online tool and an app to allow Queensland drivers to check if cars are registered.

Jodi’s Spreading Her Wings

Jodi’s Spreading Her Wings

Kingaroy businesswoman Jodi Cornell has been selling her wares online for the past six years … now she’s hoping to convert that success into a bricks-and-mortar business.

Arts At The Heart Of Mardi Gras

Arts At The Heart Of Mardi Gras

Nanango’s annual Mardi Gras will be held on Saturday, October 4. But for several days either side of it – and on the big day itself – the town will also get to enjoy an arts festival.

Coroner Begins Phase 2
Of Quad Bikes Inquest

Phase 1 of an inquest into the deaths of nine Queenslanders in quad bike accidents over the past two years wound up last week with Queensland Deputy Coroner John Lock making some basic findings into the circumstances of each fatality.

Folk Will Flock To Maidenwell

Folk Will Flock To Maidenwell

Maidenwell is gearing up for an influx of acoustic folk music fans on the October long weekend when it stages one of its biggest annual events of the year: the Maidenwell Folk Gathering.

Lock It Or Lose It

Kingaroy Police are warning residents that break-ins can occur at any time of the day and night.

Helen’s In<br /> The Top Three

Helen’s In
The Top Three

Kumbia resident Helen Kilpatrick won a bronze medal earlier this month at the national WorldSkills competition

Fire, Power Lines<br /> Block D’Aguilar Highway

Fire, Power Lines
Block D’Aguilar Highway

A fire and fallen powerline closed the D’Aguilar Highway for several hours on Tuesday

$1.2m Boost For Schools

$1.2m Boost For Schools

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says students in the South Burnett are set to benefit from even more funding through the second round of State Government’s Great Results Guarantee funding.

Tour Historic Taabinga Homestead

Tour Historic Taabinga Homestead

Taabinga Homestead will be holding an Open Day during the October long weekend, providing a rare opportunity for visitors and locals alike to view this historically significant property.

Councils Get Road Funding – At Last

Local councils should start breathing a little easier with the release today of the funding amounts they will receive from the Federal Government’s Roads To Recovery program.

Rape Trial Aborted

The trial of a man charged with rape and three counts of indecent treatment of a child under the age of 16 was aborted in the District Court in Kingaroy today.

Exhibition Showcases Region’s Best

Exhibition Showcases Region’s Best

Visitors who drop into the Kingaroy Art Gallery during the South Burnett and Cherbourg On Show long weekend will be able to see a wide and varied exhibition from some of the region’s best artists.

Another Warning About Button Batteries

Another Warning About Button Batteries

Parents are again being warned of the dangers of button batteries after RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a toddler who reportedly swallowed one yesterday.

Police Pause To Remember

Police Pause To Remember

Police officers from throughout the South Burnett gathered in Nanango on Monday afternoon to honour former colleagues who have been killed in the line of duty.

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