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Roundabout Work On Target

Roundabout Work On Target

Work on Kingaroy’s new $1.87 million roundabout at Rogers Drive is proceeding to plan, and should be completed before Christmas.

Fires At Glan Devon, Booie

Fires At Glan Devon, Booie

Fire crews in the South Burnett were stretched on Thursday with major fires breaking out at Glan Devon and Booie within two hours of each other.

Champions In Action In Kingaroy

Champions In Action In Kingaroy

Some of Australia’s best young speedway riders were in action in Kingaroy on Saturday for the Queensland State Titles of the Under 16 125cc Solos and Best Pairs.

Shorter, Safer Swimming Season

Shorter, Safer Swimming Season

The South Burnett Regional Council will reduce the swimming season at Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon swimming pools slightly this season so that patrons can be safer.

Celebration Of Hospital’s History

Celebration Of Hospital’s History

Nanango Hospital’s 120th birthday was celebrated on Saturday with a Spring Fete held in the grounds of the town’s former maternity home, Ringsfield House.

Moreton Weighs Up Sale Of Mine

Moreton Weighs Up Sale Of Mine

The future of Moreton Resources’ proposed Kingaroy coal mine is in doubt following the company’s failure this week to shake off an $8.1 million tax debt.

Ava Go At This Event!

Ava Go At This Event!

Grey skies and a small shower in the morning had the organisers of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival a little worried on Saturday … but despite the gloomy start, the crowds “rolled” in.

$4.9m Arts Centre Makes Debut

$4.9m Arts Centre Makes Debut

It’s taken more than a decade – and many twists and turns along the way – but the curtain has finally lifted for the new Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre (KPAC) on Saturday.

Stags Show Kingaroy No Mercy

Stags Show Kingaroy No Mercy

The home crowd couldn’t have been happier as the Stags stomped on the Red Ants in the A Grade South Burnett Rugby League Grand Final played in Nanango on Saturday.

Colleagues Salute Sergeant Brown

Colleagues Salute Sergeant Brown

Local police officers turned out in force on Friday to salute the career of retiring Wondai Officer-in-Charge, Sergeant Gary Brown.

How Your Rates Have Doubled

How Your Rates Have Doubled

Average rate bills in the South Burnett have doubled in the decade since the 2008 council amalgamations while CPI over the same period has risen by just 24 per cent.

Learn How To Spread Your Message

Learn How To Spread Your Message

Are you angry with Council? Do you want to stop a coal mine? Maybe you want to agitate FOR a coal mine … or maybe you just belong to a not-for-profit group planning an event, or a service club holding a fundraiser?

Wondai Show Was A Roaring Success!

Wondai Show Was A Roaring Success!

A record number of stud beef entries, the return of the bull ride, gleaming trucks … the 101st Wondai Show had it all at the weekend.

Single Point Separates Premiers

Single Point Separates Premiers

Barambah and Wests have taken out this year’s local football premierships after both teams narrowly won Saturday’s Grand Finals.

Season Builds To An Exciting Climax

Season Builds To An Exciting Climax

South Burnett rugby league is reaching a crescendo after a huge weekend of Major and Minor Semi-Finals played at Cherbourg last Saturday, plus success for the South Burnett Eagles U16s women’s team at Maroochydore.

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

The confusion in Canberra has created confusion in the power industry, and this frustration was apparent on Thursday morning at Stanwell’s regular community update held at Tarong Power Station.

Fire Forces Hospital Evacuation

Fire Forces Hospital Evacuation

A fast-moving bushfire that broke out on Wednesday afternoon forced the evacuation of Nanango Hospital as a precautionary measure

Nanango Reaches Out To Farmers

Nanango Reaches Out To Farmers

Farming families in drought-stricken parts of Queensland are being given a helping hand thanks to the efforts of a Nanango resident and the local Lions Club.

Kingaroy Enjoys A Pig Time

Kingaroy Enjoys A Pig Time

The threat of wet weather on the weekend caused some headaches for Kingaroy’s inaugural BaconFest but not enough to stop the main day sizzling.

KCCG Unveils Coal Rail Maps

KCCG Unveils Coal Rail Maps

The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group says 174 South Burnett landholders – and 323 parcels of land – would be directly affected if Moreton Resources’ proposed coal rail line goes ahead.

Wondai Applies For CCTV Grant

Wondai Applies For CCTV Grant

Wondai could soon be the third town in the South Burnett region to get a CCTV security camera system to deter crime.

Scottish Festival Keeps On Growing

Scottish Festival Keeps On Growing

Boondooma Homestead was awash with tartans and bagpipes over the weekend as 300 caravanners and 800 guests gathered to celebrate all things Scottish.

League Salutes Past And Future

League Salutes Past And Future

The South Burnett’s rugby league family gathered together on Saturday night to salute the sports stars of the past as well as the up-and-coming stars of the future.

Fun Day Fosters Community Spirit

Fun Day Fosters Community Spirit

The second annual LifeFlight Community Fun Day – held in Kingaroy on Saturday – has raised about $17,600 for the rescue helicopter service.

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