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Talk To Truss

Talk To Truss

Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss will be holding more of his regular “constituent interviews” in the South Burnett over the next few weeks.

Taromeo Cemetery Escapes Damage

Taromeo Cemetery Escapes Damage

The South Burnett Regional Council reports that the recently restored Taromeo Cemetery has stood tall and steady during the Australia Day weekend floods.

Soccer 7s – Round 2

Results from the second night of Summer 7s soccer:

Please Don’t Forget Us!

Please Don’t Forget Us!

The farmers around Byee and Silverleaf are hurting … their crops, and more importantly, their topsoil was washed away during the Australia Day weekend floods.

Two Art Exhibitions Opening In Kingaroy

Two art exhibitions will be opening in Kingaroy this weekend.

All-Indigenous Initiative Pays Off

All-Indigenous Initiative Pays Off

Indigenous people teaching indigenous culture and history to indigenous kids … makes sense, doesn’t it? No wonder the initiative has taken off at Cherbourg State School.

QDO Presses For South<br> Burnett To Join Category C

QDO Presses For South
Burnett To Join Category C

The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation (QDO) has welcomed news that the State and Federal Governments have escalated disaster relief arrangements for Gympie Shire, but says the South Burnett needs to be added to the list.

Man Jailed For Duct Tape Rape

A Kingaroy man, found guilty of raping a 20-year-old woman after tying her wrists to the bedhead with duct tape, has been sentenced to six years’ jail.

Facelift For A Grand Old Pub

Facelift For A Grand Old Pub

Wondai’s iconic “bottom” pub, the Wondai Hotel, is undergoing a major refurbishment which will see it emerge at Easter rechristened as the “Wondai Hotel and Cellars”.

Artist Braves Floods For Exhibition

Artist Braves Floods For Exhibition

North Burnett artist Sue Lederhose has braved the floods to bring her latest exhibition “Bites Of The Burnett” to the South Burnett.

Ferling Makes Impressive Debut

Ferling Makes Impressive Debut

Kingaroy cricketer Holly Ferling has made an impressive debut for Australia, taking two wickets against Pakistan at the ICC Women’s World Cup being played in India.

Ready To Lead

Ready To Lead

St Mary’s Catholic College officially kicked off its 2013 school year this morning with a special celebration to welcome the school’s new senior leaders.

A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home

It’s a long way to travel from New York to Kingaroy just to do your prac work, but that’s exactly what 12 student teachers currently in the South Burnett have done.

Kingaroy Forecasting Service Faces Axe

Kingaroy Forecasting Service Faces Axe

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott is concerned the Federal Government will put lives at risk with its proposal to axe the Bureau of Meteorology Aerodrome Forecasting Service at Kingaroy.

Choppers Kept Busy

Choppers Kept Busy

The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter team was kept busy around Bundaberg and the North Burnett during last week’s flood emergency, but it still had time to make two emergency calls into the South Burnett to assist local residents who had become stranded.

Rain Brings Some Smiles

Rain Brings Some Smiles

There’s no doubt that last weekend’s rain caused millions of dollars damage, and brought pain and grief to many Queenslanders … but even the darkest clouds can have a silver lining.

Past, Present and Future

Past, Present and Future

Artist Jandamarra Cadd’s gran had an enormous influence on his life, and that’s why her image is featured at this month’s Wondai Art Gallery exhibition

Agforce Says Damage Is ‘Devastating’

Agforce Says Damage Is ‘Devastating’

AgForce General President Ian Burnett is saddened and concerned by the extent of damage to rural properties and communities across Queensland as a result of the 2013 flood event.

Can You Help?

As the scale of the flood devastation that hit Gayndah, Mundubbera and Eidsvold becomes even more apparent, a number of local groups have rallied to lend a hand.

Cricketers In The Pink

Cricketers In The Pink

Teams of pink-attired “cricketers” and a loyal band of supporters descended on Kingaroy’s TJ O’Neill Oval on Sunday

Going Potty For Bundy

Going Potty For Bundy

Dimities Cafe chef (and well-known Wondai garden lover) Graham Mitchell has come up with a unique way to help flood victims in the Bundaberg area … pot plants.

Flyer To Explain Available Aid

South Burnett Regional Council says there may be financial assistance and other support available to people who are experiencing difficulties because of the recent floods.

Jury Dismisses ‘Glassing’ Charge

A Cherbourg man charged with “glassing” his former girlfriend on February 4 last year has been cleared by a Kingaroy jury.

Two More Appointed
To Oversee Recovery

The State Government has appointed two more Disaster Recovery Co-ordinators, making a total of three to oversee the recovery and rebuilding of Queensland following the Australia Day weekend floods.