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Added Attractions For Race Programs

Added Attractions For Race Programs

The three South Burnett race meetings that run in the October-December period will all be participating in one or two of the upcoming special series being staged on rural racecourses.

Roundabout Work On Target

Roundabout Work On Target

Work on Kingaroy’s new $1.87 million roundabout at Rogers Drive is proceeding to plan, and should be completed before Christmas.

Tenpin Team Brings Home Glory

Tenpin Team Brings Home Glory

A squad of 18 tenpin bowlers did the region proud earlier this month at the 2018 Queensland Disability Championships, bringing home a swag of medals.

Producers Urged To Have A Say

Producers Urged To Have A Say

Farmers are being urged to have their say about the effectiveness of Queensland drought support measures by completing an AgForce survey as well as taking part in an independent State Government review.

Big Weekend<BR> Of Junior Footy

Big Weekend
Of Junior Footy

South Burnett will be fielding two teams in the big U12s Mustangs Challenge in Murgon this weekend

QFF Says ‘Be Ready For Waste Levy’

QFF Says ‘Be Ready For Waste Levy’

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation is urging farmers and rural communities to get ready for Queensland’s new Waste Levy.

Fire Heading Towards Taromeo

Fire Heading Towards Taromeo

QFES has issued an alert in regards to a fire which broke out near Moore on Thursday.

Fire On Barker Creek Flat

Fire On Barker Creek Flat

QFES has issued an alert about a grass fire on Barker Creek Flat, near Nanango.

Woolooga Fire: Alert Updated

Woolooga Fire: Alert Updated

Firefighters were continuing to monitor a large fire burning in the Woolooga / Sexton areas on Thursday night.

Two Hurt In Crash

Two Hurt In Crash

Two females were taken to Kingaroy Hospital with minor injuries after a water truck and a car collided on the Bunya Highway near Kingaroy on Thursday night.

Bushfire Cuts Brisbane Valley Highway

Bushfire Cuts Brisbane Valley Highway

A large and fast-moving fire which broke out near Toogoolawah early on Thursday afternoon led to the closure of the Brisbane Valley Highway.

Historic Church<BR> Goes On The Market

Historic Church
Goes On The Market

Proston’s former Shepherd Memorial Church of St Peter has been put on the market by the Anglican Church

Drought Levy <BR> ‘A Good Start’: QDO

Drought Levy
‘A Good Start’: QDO

QDO says a decision by Woolworths and Coles to back a milk “Drought Levy” is a good start

Aust Post Joins Drought Campaign

Aust Post Joins Drought Campaign

Australia Post has released a special edition Drought Relief stamp to help raise funds for Rural Aid, the charity behind the Buy a Bale campaign

Fires At Glan Devon, Booie

Fires At Glan Devon, Booie

Fire crews in the South Burnett were stretched on Thursday with major fires breaking out at Glan Devon and Booie within two hours of each other.

Four Exhibitions Dazzle And Delight

Four Exhibitions Dazzle And Delight

Guests at the official opening of this month’s exhibition at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery were treated to bush poetry and songs, thanks to local school children.

Champions In Action In Kingaroy

Champions In Action In Kingaroy

Some of Australia’s best young speedway riders were in action in Kingaroy on Saturday for the Queensland State Titles of the Under 16 125cc Solos and Best Pairs.

Proposal To Honour Nanango Couple

Proposal To Honour Nanango Couple

A proposal to rename an al fresco area next to the Little Drayton Street laneway in Nanango “Barry and Mary Green Place” will be turned over to the Nanango community for a final decision.

Georgie On FHA Review Panel

Georgie On FHA Review Panel

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset – who will take over as General President AgForce Queensland in November – has been appointed to the Review Panel examining the Federal Government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA) scheme.

ACCC Warning To Milk Processors

ACCC Warning To Milk Processors

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned dairy processors against misleading farmers about milk prices.

Man Critically Injured In Crash

Man Critically Injured In Crash

A man, aged in his 20s, has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a single-vehicle crash on the Murgon-Gayndah Road near Windera on Wednesday afternoon.

Council Bridge On Private Property

Council Bridge On Private Property

The surprise discovery that a timber bridge across Boughyard Creek near Ironpot isn’t on a Council road reserve may force the South Burnett Regional Council to compulsorily acquire land from neighbouring properties.

Celebration Salutes Everything Italian

Celebration Salutes Everything Italian

Moffatdale Ridge’s annual Italian Festival had a lot of competition this year – rugby league grand finals, Nanango Muster, Nanango Races, Avocado Festival etc – but still about 1200 people turned up to celebrate la dolce vita.

Drought Area Extended

Drought Area Extended

Agriculture Minister Mark Furner announced on Wednesday that portions of the Western Downs Regional Council area – including the region around Bell and Jandowae – have been drought declared.

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