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South Burnett Properties Sell For $6.7m

South Burnett Properties Sell For $6.7m

Two South Burnett cattle properties fetched a total of $6.7 million when they were sold at auction in Brisbane on Friday.

Glittering Night At Showgrounds

Glittering Night At Showgrounds

The South Burnett Show Society stayed close to home for their annual Show Dinner on Friday night … electing to hold the glittering event in the Kucks Pavilion at Kingaroy Showground.

Government To Review<BR> NBN Complaints Process

Government To Review
NBN Complaints Process

The Federal Government aims to strengthen consumer protections because of NBN roll-out problems

Recycling Crisis Spurs Waste Levy

Recycling Crisis Spurs Waste Levy

A decision by Ipswich Council to scrap its recycling program will see a new State waste levy introduced

Nanango Stakes An Early Claim

Nanango Stakes An Early Claim

Nanango Stags look to be the team to be reckoned with in the 2018 South Burnett rugby league competition after a convincing 30-12 win over Cherbourg last Saturday night.

More Funding For Bunya Rangers

More Funding For Bunya Rangers

The State Government has announced funding for four new positions at the Bunya Murri Rangers.

Another Huge Weekend Of Sport

Another Huge Weekend Of Sport

There’s a big weekend of sport coming up in the South Burnett … with speedway, junior and senior soccer and rugby league, and AFL all coming back to life.

Tourism Season Is Ready To Roll

Tourism Season Is Ready To Roll

The frosts start arriving after Anzac Day … and so do the tourists, especially the grey nomads from down south searching for warmer climes.

MX Rider Hurt At Manar Park

MX Rider Hurt At Manar Park

A rider suffered upper body injuries after coming off his motorbike at the Manar Park off-road park near Boondooma on Thursday.

Council Subsidises Pumpkin Festival

Council Subsidises Pumpkin Festival

The South Burnett Regional Council has given the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival a $6000 subsidy to attend an event marketing course run by Toowoomba consultants.

Free Flu Shots Now Available

Free Flu Shots Now Available

Free flu shots are now available for community members most at risk of getting sick during this year’s flu season.

Wallaby Sends Ute Spinning

Wallaby Sends Ute Spinning

A wallaby sparked a chain reaction at Haly Creek on Wednesday night which resulted in a learner driver being taken to hospital, and a Falcon ute being badly damaged

Blackbutt Greets Its New Supermarket

Blackbutt Greets Its New Supermarket

Blackbutt’s Coulson Street was a hive of activity on Wednesday morning as eager Timbertowners rushed to take a look inside the town’s long-awaited – and much-debated – new supermarket for the first time.

Shed Men Share At Men’s Shed

Shed Men Share At Men’s Shed

There was a bigger crowd than usual at the Murgon Men’s Shed on Saturday … another group of “shed men” dropped in for a visit.

Record Bid Becomes Fun For All

Record Bid Becomes Fun For All

They didn’t break a record but they had a lot of fun … the attempt to break the world record for disco dancing fell short but the organisers haven’t given up hope of making it happen

Missing Plan Derails Trail Improvements

Missing Plan Derails Trail Improvements

The lack of a Master Plan for the future development of the South Burnett Rail Trail is causing difficulties for the South Burnett Regional Council.

Police Hunt For Shooter

Police Hunt For Shooter

A 31-year-old man wounded by a mystery shotgun blast has links to the Kilkivan area.

Deferred Road Projects Now Underway

Deferred Road Projects Now Underway

The need to obtain cultural heritage approval to realign a section of Memerambi Barkers Creek Road had thrown that project’s schedule into disarray, Roads portfolio chair Cr Gavin Jones told Wednesday’s Council meeting.

Shed, Containers Destroyed In Fire

Shed, Containers Destroyed In Fire

A garden shed and a number of shipping containers being used for storage were destroyed in a grass fire at Ellesmere on Tuesday afternoon.

FRRR Extends Grants Program

FRRR Extends Grants Program

Community groups in drought-affected areas in regional Queensland can now apply for grants to bring people together, strengthen community resilience and plan for the future, whenever they need it.

Kumbia Celebrates 25 Years Of Trivia

Kumbia Celebrates 25 Years Of Trivia

The organisers of the 2018 Kumbia Drain are gearing up for a big celebration this year … the 25th anniversary of the extremely popular annual trivia night fundraiser for the Kumbia State School P&C.

Local Tourism Marketing Falls Flat

Local Tourism Marketing Falls Flat

A new Council study has found the number of visitors from regions surrounding the South Burnett has fallen over the past decade.