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Power Prices Forecast To Fall Again

Power Prices Forecast To Fall Again

Power bills for Ergon’s regional Queensland customers are set to drop by $75 a year for a typical household, and $116 a year for a small business, from July 1 this year.

Who Will You Be Choosing?

Who Will You Be Choosing?

Who will be leading the South Burnett on Monday?¬†It’s all up to you!

Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Some things are less predictable than they used to be … the weather immediately springs to mind.

All Local Race Meetings Cancelled

All Local Race Meetings Cancelled

South Burnett race clubs will be taking an enforced break over the next two months – and possibly longer – due to COVID-19.

Damien Picked For Leadership Course

Damien Picked For Leadership Course

Former South Burnett councillor Damien Tessmann will be developing his leadership skills even more after being selected for a spot in the elite Australian Rural Leadership Program.

$457,000 Boost For Local Groups

$457,000 Boost For Local Groups

The latest round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund will tip $457,800 in State Government grants into the region’s communities.

Unions Push For School Closures

Unions Push For School Closures

Queensland schools will remain open for the foreseeable future, Education Queensland repeated on Monday, although union officials are hopeful this position could change soon.

Gympie Suspends Volunteer-Run Services

Gympie Suspends Volunteer-Run Services

Gympie Regional Council will suspend all volunteer activities in an effort to safeguard health and help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Reunions Draw Crowds To Ringsfield

Reunions Draw Crowds To Ringsfield

Nanango enjoyed what could well be the town’s last carefree day for awhile last Saturday when two reunions were celebrated in the grounds of Ringsfield House.

Cattle Sale Notches Up $1m

Cattle Sale Notches Up $1m

The Coolabunia Saleyards held a million dollar sale at the end of February.

Shoppingworld Locks Out Media

Shoppingworld Locks Out Media

Kingaroy Shoppingworld has imposed a ban on media in the wake of last week’s revelation that a Woolworths employee had tested positive to COVID-19.

Phyllis Shows Pumpkin Pride

Phyllis Shows Pumpkin Pride

Tourists who drive through Goomeri now have a new option for a selfie .. with a difference!

Nanango Races To Be ‘Patron-Free’

Nanango Races To Be ‘Patron-Free’

Nanango will be holding a patron-free race meeting on Easter Saturday as Queensland struggles to keep its racing industry alive during the COVID-19 crisis.

VSB Fears Tourism Meltdown

VSB Fears Tourism Meltdown

The Visit South Burnett (VSB) local tourism organisation is concerned event cancellations due to COVID-19 could devastate the region’s tourism operators.

Gallery A Major Tourist Attraction

Gallery A Major Tourist Attraction

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery is now the second-biggest volunteer-run tourist attraction in Wondai.

Motorbike Rider Killed In Crash

Motorbike Rider Killed In Crash

A motorcycle rider has died after a crash on Memerambi-Barkers Creek Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Numbers Dip But Prices Steady

Numbers Dip But Prices Steady

Good local rainfall reduced numbers to just over 500 at the latest Murgon fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday.

Rain Pushes Back Wind Farm Date

Rain Pushes Back Wind Farm Date

Recent wet weather and some quality issues with a small number of turbine components have extended the completion date for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm from June to September.

Inquiry Examines Livestock Transport Safety

Inquiry Examines Livestock Transport Safety

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is calling for public feedback on safety reforms for livestock transport.

Numbers Up At Proston Show

Numbers Up At Proston Show

Numbers were up at Proston’s 62nd annual show on Saturday … more horse entries, more cattle, more politicians and most importantly, more people through the gate.

Thresher To Get A Makeover

Thresher To Get A Makeover

An old Stolzenberg thresher behind Kingaroy’s Visitor Information Centre is about to get a new lease of life

Nanango To Host Candidates Forum

Nanango To Host Candidates Forum

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association will hold a candidates forum in Nanango next Tuesday night so voters can meet candidates for the March 28 council elections

63 Charged After Drug Raids

63 Charged After Drug Raids

Sixty-three people have been charged with drug offences after five-month police investigation in Blackbutt, Yarraman, Nanango and Kingaroy.

Colourful Fundraiser Hits The Mark

Colourful Fundraiser Hits The Mark

St Mary’s Catholic College’s P&F launched their fundraising drive for the school’s new air-conditioning system on the weekend, despite the dark threat of rain clouds looming over Kingaroy.

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