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$1.5m Trials Test Fire Risk Strategy

$1.5m Trials Test Fire Risk Strategy

Forest managers will have a better understanding of mechanical fuel load reduction as a tool to reduce bushfire risks once the results of a $1.5 million trial are analysed.

Woman Charged After Windows Smashed

Woman Charged After Windows Smashed

A 24-year-old Murgon woman has been charged with wilful damage after multiple windows were broke at a residence in Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, about midnight on November 30.

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

The Teys Australia cattle hide processing plant at Murgon plans to lift production by 20 per cent recent – and hire a dozen more staff – over the next two years.

$146,000 To Restore Tennis Courts

$146,000 To Restore Tennis Courts

Kumbia tennis players will be celebrating following the announcement on Thursday that the Federal Government has released more than $146,000 to restore the Kumbia courts.

Federal Corruption Watchdog Set Up

Federal Corruption Watchdog Set Up

Pressure from Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien – who threatened to cross the floor – and crossbench MPs has paid off with the announcement on Thursday that a new Federal anti-corruption commission will be established.

Aussie Avocados Now In Japan

Aussie Avocados Now In Japan

Avocados are the latest premium fresh fruit product to be exported to Japan, cementing new trade relations and market opportunities for Australia’s horticultural products.

Driver Dies At The Wheel

Driver Dies At The Wheel

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a 49-year-old Durong man who died at the wheel of his car on Wednesday evening.

Premier Challenged To Visit Murgon

Premier Challenged To Visit Murgon

Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has challenged Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to come to Murgon and sit in on a juvenile justice conference.

$3m Boost To Council Jobs Program

$3m Boost To Council Jobs Program

The State Government, in partnership with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), will spend $3 million to extend a successful training program which has been running in Indigenous communities in Queensland.

Police Seek Witnesses To Brawl

Police Seek Witnesses To Brawl

Police are examining CCTV footage following a large brawl which occurred in Haly Street, Kingaroy, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Bail Granted After Blackbutt Stabbing

Bail Granted After Blackbutt Stabbing

A 30-year-old Blackbutt man charged with unlawful wounding after a stabbing incident in Blackbutt on Tuesday afternoon has been granted bail.

Think Tank To Research Towns

Think Tank To Research Towns

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) plans to launch an inquiry in 2019 into Mid-Sized Towns, ie. Australian towns with populations between 10,000 and 50,000.