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A Girl Can Do That!

A Girl Can Do That!

 Cherie Baldacchino’s father would often say, “a girl can’t do that” … but he had a cheeky grin and an ulterior motive.

Catches Unaffected By Rising Water Levels

Catches Unaffected By Rising Water Levels

Water levels in the South Burnett’s dams have seen a much-needed increase over the past month due to some consistent storm activity through the area

Farmers Discuss Dairy Industry Changes

Farmers Discuss Dairy Industry Changes

The weather has been blamed for a disappointing turnout at a Queensland Dairy Organisation workshop held in Kingaroy this week.

Constable Shaves For A Cure

Constable Shaves For A Cure

It’s that time of year again … when perfectly sensible people start shaving off or colouring their hair.

Nanango Man<br> Dies In Hospital

Nanango Man
Dies In Hospital

A 41-year-old Nanango man allegedly assaulted by his older brother has died in hospital

Work Continues On Footpaths

Work Continues On Footpaths

South Burnett Regional Council has released an updated work schedule for the $1.24 million upgrade of Murgon’s footpaths.

Plan Unveiled To<br> Improve Health Services

Plan Unveiled To
Improve Health Services

A new plan to improve access to drug, alcohol and mental health services has been developed

Two Face Drugs Charges

Two Face Drugs Charges

Two people have been charged with drug offences after police searched a house in Cherbourg on Monday afternoon.

Snake Bite At Tarong

Snake Bite At Tarong

Ambulance paramedics were called to a house near Tarong on Thursday night after a reported snake bite.

A Centenary Of History On Display

A Centenary Of History On Display

The modern fleet of ambulances that are called to Kingaroy emergencies in 2020 bares no resemblance to the first vehicles that came to residents’ aid back in 1920.

Colourful Fundraiser Hits The Mark

Colourful Fundraiser Hits The Mark

St Mary’s Catholic College’s P&F launched their fundraising drive for the school’s new air-conditioning system on the weekend, despite the dark threat of rain clouds looming over Kingaroy.

Work Starts On Road Upgrade

Work Starts On Road Upgrade

The slow process of upgrading Mundubbera-Durong Road is continuing with the Department of Main Roads earmarking another section for “rehabilitation”.

TRC Closes Three Dams

TRC Closes Three Dams

Toowoomba Regional Council has closed Cooby, Cressbrook and Perseverance Dams for water-based activities until further notice.

Rhonda Enters Council Race

Rhonda Enters Council Race

Kingaroy-based disability advocate Rhonda Trivett is the latest candidate to put up their hand for a seat around the South Burnett Regional Council table

Man Charged With Assaulting Brother

Man Charged With Assaulting Brother

A 47-year-old Nanango man has been charged after an incident on Monday which has left his younger brother in a critical condition in hospital.

Volunteers With A Generous Heart

Volunteers With A Generous Heart

A bright idea and fundraising by two Council volunteers will make life a little bit safer for visitors to Kingaroy

Cooyar Had Lots To Smile About!

Cooyar Had Lots To Smile About!

The 71st Cooyar Show had something for everyone … including lots of smiles because the grass was so green!

Meeting Aims To Restart QCWA

Meeting Aims To Restart QCWA

A public meeting will be held in Murgon next month to look at reopening the town’s QCWA branch.

Bunya Nut Cookbook Unveiled

Bunya Nut Cookbook Unveiled

A new recipe book showcasing tried and tested Bunya nut recipes from mountain residents was launched last week.

Prices Stay Firm And Numbers Rise

Prices Stay Firm And Numbers Rise

Prices stayed high and cattle numbers rose almost 20 per cent at the latest fortnightly cattle sale in Murgon on Tuesday.

QFF Pushes For Ag Land Protection

QFF Pushes For Ag Land Protection

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is pushing for protection for prime agricultural land in the Wide Bay Burnett area as the planning process for the region gets under way

DV Laws Fail Victims: MP

DV Laws Fail Victims: MP

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington says the way the system failed victims of domestic violence in the South Burnett was one of the triggers that made her decide to run for State Parliament.

New Tourism Group Launches

New Tourism Group Launches

The immediate future of international tourism in Queensland looks bleak, but South Burnett tourism operators could benefit from a lift in domestic tourism.

Murgon Earns Grand Final Spot

Murgon Earns Grand Final Spot

Murgon Crusaders are through to the Grand Final of the A Grade Gympie cricket competition after a strong performance at the weekend

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