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Local Electors Back LNP

Local Electors Back LNP

The two local LNP candidates – Deb Frecklington (Nanango) and Jeff Seeney (Callide) – have been safely re-elected at Saturday’s Queensland election, defying a statewide trend which has seen a massive swing to the ALP.

Slow Week For Bowls

Slow Week For Bowls

With consistent light rain, the threat of a tree-falling thunderstorm, commitments to Australia Day functions and other social requirements, the South Burnett’s Games Directors had their hands full completing their own Australia Day program this week.

Richardson’s Ride Rolls On . . .

Richardson’s Ride Rolls On . . .

Marc Alexander and Nanango’s Glenn Richardson have profitably played with some of the earnings of Canid

MP’s Plan For Mental Health

MP’s Plan For Mental Health

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has unveiled a key election promise … $250,000 funding to establish a South Burnett “Clubhouse” in Kingaroy to help improve the lives of people with mental illness.

Senator Props PUP Campaign

Senator Props PUP Campaign

Palmer United Senate leader Glenn Lazarus dropped into Kingaroy and Nanango on Thursday to throw his weight behind local party candidate Jason Ford at Saturday’s State election.

Cricketers Plan Reunion

The Murgon District Cricket Club has put a call out for all Murgon cricketers – past and present – to attend a reunion to be held in March.

Union Fears Depots Will Close

Union Fears Depots Will Close

The Electrical Trades Union claimed on Thursday three Ergon Energy depots in the South Burnett could still be earmarked for closure

Councillor Pushes<BR> For More Irrigation

Councillor Pushes
For More Irrigation

Cr Keith Campbell wants to see the Hope Dairies project create more irrigated farming areas in the region

LGAQ Warns Against Hung Parliament

LGAQ Warns Against Hung Parliament

The Local Government Association of Queensland has warned voters against electing a hung Parliament at Saturday’s State election.

45 Applicants<BR> For CEO Position

45 Applicants
For CEO Position

The South Burnett Regional Council has received 45 applications for its vacant CEO position

All The Candidates … In Their Own Words

All The Candidates … In Their Own Words

South Burnett Online invited each of the candidates in our two electorates – Nanango and Callide – to explain in their own words why we should vote for them at Saturday’s State election.

Small Group Quizzes Candidates

Small Group Quizzes Candidates

Election exhaustion was clearly in evidence on Wednesday night when a pre-election “Meet The Candidates” forum held at the Nanango Darts Club was only able to attract about 50 attendees.

Council Bans Coal Mining, CSG

Council Bans Coal Mining, CSG

A Queensland council today unanimously passed a motion prohibiting coal-related mining exploration on council land.

Pound St Gets ‘All Clear’

Pound St Gets ‘All Clear’

The former Kingaroy Shire Council works depot site in Pound Street was officially removed from the State Contaminated Land Register on December 23.

Two Bridges Face Temporary Closure

Two Bridges Face Temporary Closure

Two more bridges will be closed temporarily in early February to allow the South Burnett Regional Council to run geotechnical tests.

Rum Stolen From Pub

Kingaroy police are investigating the theft of two bottles of rum from the Carrollee Hotel bottle shop on Australia Day.

Crash Causes Blackout

A string of minor traffic crashes has kept Kingaroy police busy over the past few days.

What A Way To Celebrate!

What A Way To Celebrate!

What could be Aussie than eating a pie? Perhaps scoffing a lamington, or damper and golden syrup? How about reciting bush poetry, watching dog jumping, playing bush cricket or even “betting” on cane toad racing …

Fletch Crowned<br /> King Of Kingaroy

Fletch Crowned
King Of Kingaroy

Nothing could stop the massive Kings Royal speedway meeting being a huge success over the long weekend

New Faces At Wide Bay Burnett RDA

A new Chairman and Deputy Chairman have been appointed to the Regional Development Australia Wide Bay-Burnett (RDA WBB) committee.

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