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Hoopert’s Back in Action

Hoopert’s Back in Action

Sunshine Coast jockey Jason Hoopert – whose career kicked off in Wondai – has a clearance to return to the saddle

Mum To Be Recommended For Award

Mum To Be Recommended For Award

The South Burnett mother who used her body to shield her baby from dangerous hail on Thursday will be recommended for a bravery award.

BlazeAid’s On The Way!

BlazeAid’s On The Way!

BlazeAid volunteers will be heading to the South Burnett this week to help local farmers clean up after Thursday’s storms.

Forum Answers NDIS Queries

Forum Answers NDIS Queries

A small group of local residents attended a community forum in Kingaroy on Friday to learn more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Ag Minister Urges Supermarket Boycott

Ag Minister Urges Supermarket Boycott

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has told supermarket chain Aldi to “take a running jump” and has suggested shoppers avoid Coles and Woolworths supermarkets altogether.

$2m Storm Loss At Orchard

$2m Storm Loss At Orchard

Kumbia stonefruit growers Teresa and Lindsay Francis are the face of Thursday’s wild storms in the South Burnett … losing more than $2 million worth of crops in the matter of just a few minutes.

Enchanting Tale Comes To Life

Enchanting Tale Comes To Life

South Burnett Musical Comedy Society’s massive production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” cast a spell on audiences at the new Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre on Friday night

Semi-Trailer Jackknifes On Range

Semi-Trailer Jackknifes On Range

A truck driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after his semi-trailer jackknifed near the Cooyar Range on Thursday afternoon.

Storm Damages Saleyards

Storm Damages Saleyards

The Coolabunia Saleyards have been closed to the public in the wake of Thursday’s wild storm.

Relay For Life Ducks For Cover

Relay For Life Ducks For Cover

For the second year in a row, the South Burnett’s annual Relay For Life has been forced to take cover due to wet weather.

Hail Victims Back Home

Hail Victims Back Home

A young Kingaroy mother and her daughter are recovering at home after being pelted by hail during Thursday’s storm.

Boy Struck By Falling Tree

Boy Struck By Falling Tree

An 11-year-old boy was airlifted to Brisbane in a critical condition on Friday afternoon after he was pinned under a fallen tree at Coolabunia.

Nine Injured In Highway Crash

Nine Injured In Highway Crash

Nine people were injured – three critically – in a head-on crash on the D’Aguilar Highway near Wamuran on Thursday night

Wild Storms Lash South Burnett

Wild Storms Lash South Burnett

South Burnett farmers and property owners have been left counting the cost of a series of storms which crossed the region on Thursday.

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Find Out More About The NDIS

Find Out More About The NDIS

Are you feeling confused about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, ie. the NDIS?

Logan Street’s Long Wait Is Over

Logan Street’s Long Wait Is Over

It’s not every day that ratepayers break out into spontaneous applause when councillors discuss roadworks … but it’s been a long wait for Logan Street residents.

Last Chance To Comment On Parks Plan

Last Chance To Comment On Parks Plan

South Burnett Regional Council has opened a small window of opportunity for residents to have a final say on its controversial Draft Sport and Recreation Infrastructure and Strategic Plan.

Two Spots Nominated For Towers

Two Spots Nominated For Towers

South Burnett Regional Council has nominated Mt Mowbullum, on the Bunya Mountains, and Boondooma as priority locations for new mobile phone towers.

‘Rural Services’ Focus For Council

‘Rural Services’ Focus For Council

South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff had her portfolio responsibilities tweaked at Wednesday’s council meeting.

Police Looking For Volunteers

Police Looking For Volunteers

Have you ever thought you’d like to help make the local community a safer place for everyone to enjoy?

$580,000 Grant Reboots Radio

$580,000 Grant Reboots Radio

Cherbourg Council has taken over responsibility for the town’s radio station following a $580,000 investment by the Federal Government.

Grand Finalists Start Strongly

Grand Finalists Start Strongly

Last year’s grand finalists – Cherbourg and Blackbutt – both chalked up wins in Round 1 of the South Burnett cricket competition on Saturday.

Fun Day At Blackbutt Course

Fun Day At Blackbutt Course

Blackbutt District Community Organisation held its inaugural Putt-a-Putt event at the Blackbutt Golf Club on Sunday.

Safety Upgrade At Durong

Safety Upgrade At Durong

Transport and Main Roads Department has begun work to “rehabilitate” a 3.2km stretch of Chinchilla-Wondai Road by removing trees and stabilising and strengthening the road.