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.
South Burnett artist Olivia Everitt is planning another mural project in Murgon – and she’s seeking feedback from the local community about the project.
The State Government has announced a new $100,000 funding opportunity that will help more Queensland communities celebrate National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3).
Murgon needs a funding boost for crime prevention, not a massive 85 per cent funding cut in Neighbourhood Watch services, Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said on Wednesday.
Murgon showgoers were treated to the perfect rural show at the weekend … beautiful weather, a spruced up showground and plenty of top-class exhibits.
The Queensland Police Service has responded to suggestions a recent rise in youth crime in the Murgon area could be linked to staffing shortages caused by the Commonwealth Games.
Murgon residents have no chance of getting extra police until after the Commonwealth Games, Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington warned on local radio on Friday morning.
A man has been airlifted to Toowoomba Hospital in a stable condition on Thursday after a multi-vehicle crash on the corner of the Bunya Highway and Silverleaf Road at Murgon.
Applications have now opened for Federal Government funding to support 2018 NAIDOC Week celebrations.
The Grand Final of the South Burnett’s local senior cricket competition will be played on Saturday at Murgon State High School.
Murgon Leather is set to receive a half a million dollar expansion, thanks to assistance from the Federal Government.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington will be holding a second mobile office in Murgon after her last visit was quickly booked out.
A Nissan X-Trail has allegedly been stolen twice in Murgon in recent days, although police don’t believe the same person was responsible for both thefts.
The safety of the road surface on the Bunya Highway near the Moffatdale turn-off has again been called into question after the third serious truck incident on the short stretch since the New Year.
The memorial service for Bill Roberts – “a Murgon man through and through” – attracted a large crowd of family members, friends and former council and political colleagues to Murgon Town Hall on Monday.
The South Burnett has lost another towering figure in local government with the death on Sunday night of former Murgon Shire Chairman and then Mayor, Bill Roberts OBE.
A dinner will be held in Murgon on Friday night to thank the last of the BlazeAid volunteers who have been helping local properties clean up after the Boxing Day storms.
The team behind the colourful mural on the main auditorium wall of the Murgon PCYC is at it again … this time creating a mural on an exterior wall of the Telstra substation in Murgon.
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington will be visiting Murgon, Goomeri and Kilkivan on Thursday (February 8) and she is encouraging local residents to come along and have a chat.
The South Burnett PCYC in Murgon will be running an art workshop for children aged 10-plus next Tuesday (February 6).
Brisbane nurse Micaela Conroy helped to spread Christmas cheer in the South Burnett this year with the help of some local volunteers.
Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien will be bringing his mobile office to the South Burnett at the end of the month for another round of interviews with local residents.