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Photographers Put To The Test

Interested in photography? Here’s a great way to pick up some ideas …

Obituary:<br /> A Life That Mattered

Obituary:
A Life That Mattered

The death of Sr Philomene Tiernan has shocked family members and friends … both in Australia and overseas

Boondooma Estate Conditions Eased

Boondooma Estate Conditions Eased

The South Burnett Regional Council will lift a number of “onerous” development conditions that apply to 19 blocks of land it owns at Boondooma Dam in an effort to make them more attractive to buyers.

Gympie’s Gripping Grandstand Finish

Gympie’s Gripping Grandstand Finish

Saturday’s season-ending fixture at Gympie is the platform for a rousing race for one of the South East Country Racing Association premiership titles.

Rate Rise ‘Lowest Since Amalgamation’

Rate Rise ‘Lowest Since Amalgamation’

South Burnett general rates will rise 2.75 per cent in 2014-15 … the lowest increase since Council amalgamation in 2008.

Mayor’s Budget Speech In Full

Mayor’s Budget Speech In Full

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann delivered the Council’s 2014-15 Budget this morning.

New Angle On<br /> Nanango Parking Woes

New Angle On
Nanango Parking Woes

Enterprising Nanango residents this week decided to paint in their own angled parking bays outside shops

Moreton Triples Coal Estimates

Moreton Triples Coal Estimates

Moreton Resources’ coals reserves at Coolabunia have the quality and tonnage “to sustain a substantial, long-term mining operation”, the ASX was told today.

Club Rallies To Help

The Kingaroy Red Ants rugby league club will be doubling its gate fees to $4 this weekend to help raise funds to assist the family of senior coach Darren Geiger.

Lions Art Union Winners

Lions Art Union Winners

The Kingaroy Lions Club would like to thank all the South Burnett residents who supported the recent 2014 Lions Medical Research Foundation art union.

‘Just Luck’ Saves Six
In Spectacular Crash

Police say it was just luck that no one was seriously injured in a spectacular three-car collision at the corner of Industrial Avenue and Kingaroy-Cooyar Road in Kingaroy about 9:30am today.

Trail Of Poppies Leads Back Home

Trail Of Poppies Leads Back Home

The trail of little red poppies left by South Burnett residents on graves and memorials around Europe – and the sacrifices they represent – will never be forgotten following the launch of a special book of memories.

Ekka Holiday Won’t Change

Ekka Holiday Won’t Change

The South Burnett Regional Council has set Monday, August 10, as the region’s 2015 Ekka public holiday to avoid reigniting a debate that erupted last year when it was suggested the Ekka long weekend needed to be “reassessed”.

Minister Pays Surprise Visit

Minister Pays Surprise Visit

Local Government Minister David Crisafulli paid a surprise visit to the South Burnett today.

Multi-Visit Pool<BR>Ticket Prices To Rise

Multi-Visit Pool
Ticket Prices To Rise

The prices of 10 and 20-visit season tickets to the region’s public swimming pools will rise this year

Training<br /> Course Pays Off

Training
Course Pays Off

South Burnett CTC has marked the completion of a special 20-week training program

More Help For Anzac Book

More Help For Anzac Book

Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd has advised that he has secured $4000 funding for Wondai RSL to ensure Year 9 Students in his electorate can take part in a special World War I publishing project.

Community Grants Round Opens

Community Grants Round Opens

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging South Burnett community organisations to apply for a “Caring For Our Community” grant, with Round 3 of the funding program now open.

Frosts Cause Ceiling To Collapse

Frosts Cause Ceiling To Collapse

The recent frosts have made life uncomfortable for many South Burnett residents, but for one Nanango landlord, they have also caused thousands of dollars damage.

Charge Moved To Brisbane

A woman facing a fraud charge laid after a police investigation at Wondai Kindergarten has successfully applied to transfer the case to Brisbane Magistrates Court.

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