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Emergency Help For Shoppers

Emergency Help For Shoppers

Shoppers in Kingaroy’s Markwell Street area should feel a little bit safer thanks to a generous donation to the community by Anderssons Fruit Market.

Grants Help To Tackle Tough Times

Grants Help To Tackle Tough Times

Two South Burnett community groups will be “tackling tough times” a little bit easier after a visit by local MP David Littleproud to Kingaroy on Thursday.

TRC To Begin Reopening Libraries

TRC To Begin Reopening Libraries

Toowoomba Regional Council will begin re-opening library services from next Monday (May 25) with reduced hours and a new “Reserve and Collect” process.

Boost For Murgon Volunteers

Boost For Murgon Volunteers

Murgon Men’s Shed and Graham House will be sharing $7500 in funding under the Federal Government’s Volunteers Grants Program.

Solar Panels For Schools

Solar Panels For Schools

Work to begin installing solar panels on 14 South Burnett State schools is scheduled to start later this year under Phase 2 of the State Government’s Advancing Clean Energy Schools (ACES) program.

Horan Reappointed To Health Board

Horan Reappointed To Health Board

Former Health Minister Mike Horan AM has been reappointed chair of the  Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.

Mine Bosses Face Jail If Negligent

Mine Bosses Face Jail If Negligent

Mining executives could face up to 20 years in jail if workers die because of their criminal negligence under new laws passed in State Parliament this week.

Board Appointed To Hospital Foundation

Board Appointed To Hospital Foundation

South Burnett Regional Council has appointed seven directors to the Board of the South Burnett Community Hospital Foundation Limited, meaning there are two vacant spots still left to fill.

$800,000 Boost For Recycling Centre

$800,000 Boost For Recycling Centre

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council will receive just over $800,000 from the State Government to develop the next stage of its recycling centre.

Wondai Markets Ready For Action

Wondai Markets Ready For Action

It’s a small step along the pathway back to normal life … but the Wondai Markets say they will be back in action this weekend!

Work Starts On Draft Disaster Plan

Work Starts On Draft Disaster Plan

A joint Local Disaster Management sub-plan will be developed for the Bunya Mountains following a meeting between local residents and Council representatives.

$5m Upgrade To Power Towers

$5m Upgrade To Power Towers

Work on a $5 million upgrade to power transmission towers has begun between Tarong and Wivenhoe Dam

COVID-19 Grants For Small Businesses

COVID-19 Grants For Small Businesses

Eligible small businesses in Queensland can now apply for a up to $10,000 under a new $100 million package to help them counter the impact of COVID-19.

Grants For Driver Reviver Sites

Grants For Driver Reviver Sites

Operators of Driver Reviver sites can now apply for a share of $3 million in Federal Government funding to upgrade their life-saving rest sites.

Two New COVID-19 Cases

Two New COVID-19 Cases

Two new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Queensland during the past 24 hours, taking the State’s total since the pandemic began to 1057.

Push For Bunyas Helipad

Push For Bunyas Helipad

The Bunya Mountains Community Association (BMCAI) plans to lobby for the construction of a marked helipad on the mountains in the wake of a recent accident in which a resident was injured.

Do You Recognise Him?

Do You Recognise Him?

Kingaroy police have released a security camera image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to the theft of a backpack at Kingaroy Shoppingworld last week.

Video Spotlights South Burnett

Video Spotlights South Burnett

South Burnett food and tourism businesses will be eager to welcome back visitors once COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have been lifted.

Rocky Case Sparks Concern

Rocky Case Sparks Concern

No further cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at a Rockhampton aged care facility where a nurse tested positive to the disease during the past 24 hours.

Bursaries Open For Local Women

Bursaries Open For Local Women

South Burnett women have been invited to look over the criteria for a string of bursaries being offered by the National Council of Women in Queensland.

Schools Back On May 25

Schools Back On May 25

Students at Qld schools – public, independent and Catholic – will return to on-site learning on May 25

Three Injured In Horse Falls

Three Injured In Horse Falls

Three people were injured in falls from horses in the South Burnett on Thursday.

Playgrounds, Parks To Reopen

Playgrounds, Parks To Reopen

South Burnett Regional Council will begin a staged reopening of facilities this weekend.

$25,500 Fines For Tick Breaches

$25,500 Fines For Tick Breaches

A Queensland transport company has been fined $25,000 and a truck driver $5000 for moving cattle from a ticky area through a cattle tick-free zone.