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Qld Tops Phone Complaints List

Qld Tops Phone Complaints List

Complaints by Queenslanders about the quality of telecommunications services has risen almost 40 per cent, according to the latest report by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.

$6800 Upgrade For Men’s Shed

$6800 Upgrade For Men’s Shed

The Kingaroy Men’s Shed has been given a $6824 grant from the Federal Government to upgrade its facilities at the former Burnett War Museum premises near Kingaroy Airport.

Bell Ambassador Off To Ekka

Bell Ambassador Off To Ekka

Bell Show Rural Ambassador Brooke Cuddihy will be representing the Darling Downs Sub-Chamber at this year’s Ekka in August.

Sunshine Brings Out The Crowd

Sunshine Brings Out The Crowd

There was plenty of excitement both on and off the track at the third annual Wondai Sprints held at the weekend.

Olivia Wants Your Ideas ASAP

Olivia Wants Your Ideas ASAP

South Burnett artist Olivia Everitt is planning another mural project in Murgon – and she’s seeking feedback from the local community about the project.

TRC Supports Community Groups

TRC Supports Community Groups

Fifty-seven groups across the Toowoomba region have received a total of $248,000 for future projects thanks to the latest round of community funding from Toowoomba Regional Council.

Sarah Celebrates Another Success

Sarah Celebrates Another Success

Murgon student Sarah Jensen, 23, was one of 600 Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts students who received their graduation certificates at USQ Toowoomba on Friday.

Belinda’s Heading Off To Parliament

Belinda’s Heading Off To Parliament

Maidenwell student Belinda Spencer has been selected to represent the Nanango Electorate at the 2018 YMCA Youth Parliament.

Union Calls For Social Media Regulation

Union Calls For Social Media Regulation

The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance – the union that covers Australian journalists – has called for digital giants such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to be regulated in Australia just like other broadcast companies.

Farmers Urged To Apply For Energy Audit

Farmers Urged To Apply For Energy Audit

The State Government has extended a program which allows Queensland farmers to apply to receive a free energy efficiency audit to help cut power bills.

Grant To Help Hospital Auxiliary

Grant To Help Hospital Auxiliary

Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary has received a $250 “Local Hero” grant from Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington, one of four groups to be supported in the latest round of the local scheme.

Mayor Provides More Detail About Cuts

Mayor Provides More Detail About Cuts

Further details about how proposed cuts to the South Burnett Regional Council’s community support program will affect community groups were released by Mayor Keith Campbell on Tuesday.

RL President ‘Gutted’ By Council Plan

RL President ‘Gutted’ By Council Plan

South Burnett Rugby League president Greg Pomfret has joined a chorus of protests following an announcement by the South Burnett Regional Council on Monday that it is planning to cut subsidies to community groups.

Councillors To Fight Cutbacks

Councillors To Fight Cutbacks

southburnett.com.au got wind of the proposed cutbacks to community groups at the weekend and invited all South Burnett councillors to share their opinion.

Council To Cut Community Funds … Again

Council To Cut Community Funds … Again

The South Burnett Regional Council has announced plans to make even deeper cuts to community funding in a bid to find more money for road maintenance.

Ashley’s Off To The USA

Ashley’s Off To The USA

Goomeri resident Ashley Knight will be flying to the United States on Tuesday (April 17) to fulfil a life-long dream.

Firies Contain Scrub Fire

Firies Contain Scrub Fire

Rural fire crews have contained a forest fire burning in the South Nanango area.

Lucky Escape For Firefighters

Lucky Escape For Firefighters

Cherbourg firefighters narrowly escaped injury when called to a car fire on Sunday night.

Stanwell Expands Tarong Workforce

Stanwell Expands Tarong Workforce

The Tarong power stations have increased their workforce, welcoming 16 new mechanical trades and electrical employees to the team.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Wondai businessman Owen Blamires and two young passengers had a lucky escape on Saturday when a fuel issue led to their Cessna 172 making a forced landing in Wondai.

Gympie Gold Proves Elusive

Gympie Gold Proves Elusive

South Burnett competitors collected silver and bronze at Gympie last Saturday, but a victory was twice a touch away.

Woolly Rally Draws A Crowd

Woolly Rally Draws A Crowd

Wooroolin got to experience the benefits of motorcycle tourism at first hand over the weekend when more than 100 bikers camped out in the town centre.