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South Burnett May Leave<BR> SQC Regional Tourism Board

South Burnett May Leave
SQC Regional Tourism Board

The SBRC may break away from the Southern Queensland Country regional tourism board

Virtual Workshop With Real Benefits

Virtual Workshop With Real Benefits

It’s not every day that “students” are encouraged to play with their mobile phones while the teacher is talking …

Group Launches Digital Bridal Magazine

Group Launches Digital Bridal Magazine

Kingaroy’s Glendon Street forecourt took on a festive look for a few hours on Saturday night to help launch the South Burnett’s first digital bridal magazine and website.

Cyclist ‘Hit By Car’

Cyclist ‘Hit By Car’

A young boy was taken to hospital on Monday afternoon after his bicycle was allegedly hit by a car in the Kingaroy CBD.

Action-Packed Calendar For Speedway

Action-Packed Calendar For Speedway

The South Burnett Speedway Club has released its calendar for the 2017-18 racing season, which will kick off in October.

Pontoon Stolen From Dam

Pontoon Stolen From Dam

Police are seeking help from the public to locate a pontoon boat and trailer stolen on Saturday from Boondooma Dam.

$24m For<BR> Road Projects

$24m For
Road Projects

The SBRC will spend $24 million on road maintenance and capital works in 2017-18

Mayor’s Budget Speech

Mayor’s Budget Speech

The full-text of Mayor Keith Campbell’s address to the special Budget Meeting of the South Burnett Regional Council on Monday morning

Injuries Force Ballin To Quit NRL

Injuries Force Ballin To Quit NRL

Former Kingaroy Red Ant Matt Ballin announced his retirement from the NRL on Monday, effective immediately.

South Burnett Rates Rise 2.5pc

South Burnett Rates Rise 2.5pc

South Burnett ratepayers will face an average 2.5 per cent rate rise after the South Burnett Regional Council handed down its 2017-18 Budget on Monday morning.

CTC Celebrates Another Big Year

CTC Celebrates Another Big Year

South Burnett CTC – one of the region’s largest employers – held its annual CTC Day at Wooroolin recently to celebrate another 12 months of achievements, and consider some of the likely changes that lie ahead.

Three Charged With Drug Driving

Three Charged With Drug Driving

The Kingaroy Road Policing Unit has detected three alleged drug drivers in Kingaroy in just two days.

Audit Report Finds APVMA Flaws

Audit Report Finds APVMA Flaws

A scathing audit of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority has found the agency failed to consider the risks that its relocation to Armidale would pose to staffing.

Art Workshop ‘First Of Its Kind’

Art Workshop ‘First Of Its Kind’

Love horses? Want to learn how to draw or paint them? An art workshop for adults and children in Blackbutt on Saturday, July 1 could be the answer.

Rail Trail Sealing Completed

Rail Trail Sealing Completed

A year-long effort to seal the South Burnett Rail Trail between Kingaroy and Murgon has now come to an end.

Looking To The Nursery

Looking To The Nursery

Two Brisbane carnival results and this Saturday’s final Group One of the season draw attention to theme of nurturing.

Crash Sparks Blackout

Crash Sparks Blackout

About 300 Ergon Energy customers lost power for four hours on Friday after a motor vehicle accident

Detectives Lay 78 Charges

Detectives Lay 78 Charges

Detectives from Murgon and Kingaroy have joined colleagues from Dalby, Toowoomba, Roma, St George and Charleville in a blitz targeting various offences.

Students Learn Driving Survival Skills

Students Learn Driving Survival Skills

Nanango State High School students learned a very valuable life lesson this week: how to survive on the South Burnett’s roads.

Youth Unemployment Hits 24pc

Youth Unemployment Hits 24pc

Unemployment in the Wide Bay region – which includes the South Burnett – dropped 0.3 per cent last month, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released by the State Government on Thursday.

Panthers Take Most Of The Points

Panthers Take Most Of The Points

Panthers notched up a narrow win against their 1st Division arch-rivals Gunners when the two teams met on the Panthers home turf at the Burnett Street sports grounds on Saturday

Polaris Recalls Youth Quads

Polaris Recalls Youth Quads

Australian quad bike supplier Polaris is recalling 12 models in its “youth” range of quad bikes due to the presence of asbestos.

Festival Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Festival Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Organisers of this Saturday’s Wondai Country Festival are very excited, because the brand new event just seems to keep getting bigger.

Online Bullying More Common In Regions

Online Bullying More Common In Regions

People in regional Australia are more likely to have witnessed bullying or harassment on social media than their metropolitan counterparts and are more than twice as likely to have been bullied themselves, according to a new report.

Ulysses Seek Help<BR> For Christmas Toy Run

Ulysses Seek Help
For Christmas Toy Run

The Ulysses club wants to spread the joy of Christmas to needy South Burnett families this December

Farm Debt Mediation Starts July 1

Farm Debt Mediation Starts July 1

Queensland farmers in financial difficulty will have more protection from July 1 when mandatory farm business debt mediation comes into effect.

Fairytale Performance By Students

Fairytale Performance By Students

Once upon a time about 50 students dazzled parents and friends in Kingaroy with musical renditions of the traditional tale of Beauty and the Beast.

Community Hospital Gets Two Cheques

Community Hospital Gets Two Cheques

The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital Foundation is now $57,902 better off thanks to two events – one big, one smaller – that ran in Kingaroy last month.

Saints Hunt Down Cougars

Saints Hunt Down Cougars

Darling Downs AFL’s “game of the round” last weekend proved to be just that with the resurgent South Burnett Saints teaching the unbeaten University Cougars a lesson at Lyle Vidler Oval.

Hospital Staff Sock It To Mental Health

Hospital Staff Sock It To Mental Health

Kingaroy Health Service staff put their best foot forward for a good cause earlier this month to mark “Socks4Docs” Day.

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