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Man Hurt In Bike Fall

Man Hurt In Bike Fall

A man aged in his 40s was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after a motorbike accident at Cherbourg on Sunday.

KCCG Calls For Coal Permit Buy-Back

KCCG Calls For Coal Permit Buy-Back

The State Government has been asked to buy back a mining exploration permit held by Moreton Resources to ensure a proposed coal mine near Kingaroy is never built.

It Was Dougall Day At Nanango

It Was Dougall Day At Nanango

Three generations of Toowoomba’s Dougall family had a hand in the first two winners on Nanango’s Heritage Bank program last Saturday.

Artwork To Encourage<br /> Parents To Register Births

Artwork To Encourage
Parents To Register Births

Artwork by former Cherbourg resident Charlie Chambers features on a new limited edition birth certificate

Lodge … Gone But Not Forgotten

Lodge … Gone But Not Forgotten

In a week’s time, Freemason Lodge 134 in Nanango – one of the oldest lodges in Queensland – will officially close its doors for the last time.

Welcome, New Aussies!

Welcome, New Aussies!

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud paid a flying visit to the South Burnett on Wednesday to take part in one of the largest citizenship ceremonies ever seen in the region.

Rally Pulls In Crowd Of Enthusiasts

Rally Pulls In Crowd Of Enthusiasts

Kingaroy & District Vintage Machinery Club members are already thinking about how they can top this year’s rally

Council Gives RSL A Break On Rates

Council Gives RSL A Break On Rates

The South Burnett Regional Council has given Nanango RSL Memorial Services Club a three-year moratorium on its rates.

Drug ‘Too Big A Risk’ To Exports

Drug ‘Too Big A Risk’ To Exports

A tick-borne parasite which can kill both beef and dairy cattle still has no registered remedy available in Australia, although a drug has been identified for years which could be “highly effective”.

Wide Bay-Burnett Unemployment Drops

Wide Bay-Burnett Unemployment Drops

Australian Bureau of Statistics data released on Thursday shows unemployment in the Wide Bay-Burnett was down 2.4 percent over the same period last year – one of the largest declines in Queensland.

Last Chance For Census

Last Chance For Census

If you haven’t filled in your Census form yet, this is now the last chance to do so or risk being fined.

Swimming Pool<BR> Openings Delayed

Swimming Pool
Openings Delayed

Four of the SBRC’s five seasonal swimming pools will have a later start to this year’s swimming season

Mat Casts A<br /> Spell At The Shed

Mat Casts A
Spell At The Shed

Guitarist Mat Brooker kept a packed house enthralled with his mix of Latin fusion music on Wednesday night

Rural Roads Getting Better: Jones

Rural Roads Getting Better: Jones

The South Burnett’s rural roads are steadily improving, Cr Spud Jones told Wednesday’s South Burnett Regional Council meeting.

Hospital Buildings On The Move

Hospital Buildings On The Move

A campaign by the Nanango Historical Society to save two historic buildings at Nanango Hospital from demolition has paid off, with the Nanango Show Society able to put the buildings to good use.

Driver Blew 0.282: Police

Driver Blew 0.282: Police

A 51-year-old Kingaroy man has been charged with a high-range drink-driving offence after an incident in Fisher Street, Kingaroy, on Wednesday afternoon.

Local Heritage Register Released

Local Heritage Register Released

The South Burnett Regional Council has voted to include 69 sites on the Local Heritage Register … but nine other properties won’t be included to allow more discussions with the affected owners

Another 9km Of Rail Trail Sealed

Another 9km Of Rail Trail Sealed

Another 20 per cent of the South Burnett Rail Trail has been sealed.

Coopers Gap EIS To<br /> Open For Comment

Coopers Gap EIS To
Open For Comment

AGL Energy is encouraging South Burnett residents to have their say on the Coopers Gap Wind Farm

Council Happy With Rail Trail Arrangements

Council Happy With Rail Trail Arrangements

The South Burnett Regional Council is happy to receive $30,000 a year from the Department Of Transport for maintaining the Blackbutt-Linville Rail Trail, and would like it to continue.

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