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Rural Aid Gives Gift Of Music

Rural Aid Gives Gift Of Music

Seven South Burnett schools shared in a surprise $50,000 gift of musical instruments and Lego on Friday.

Workshop Looks At A Renewable Future

Workshop Looks At A Renewable Future

The future of coal-fired power stations and the thermal coal mines that feed them looks bleak, guests at a Kingaroy workshop heard on Wednesday night.

Meeting To<BR> Explore Kumbia’s Future

Meeting To
Explore Kumbia’s Future

Kumbia residents will be holding a public meeting next week to draw up plans for the town’s revitalisation

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Wondai Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup race meeting – always one of its biggest meetings of the year – at the Wondai Racecourse in Baynes Street on Saturday (October 19)

Mayor Says Future Looks Bright

Mayor Says Future Looks Bright

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has acknowledged the closure of the Tarong Power Stations in 10-20 years poses a challenge for the region, but believes the future provides more opportunity than downsides.

Learn The Art Of Speaking … For Free!

Learn The Art Of Speaking … For Free!

Ever needed to persuade a workmate to your point of view and not sure about the best way to do it?

It’s Time To Get Serious About Jobs

It’s Time To Get Serious About Jobs

I don’t want to talk our region down but I think it’s time to be honest with ourselves: the South Burnett is in strife. Real strife.

Gympie Trail To Get $230k Facelift

Gympie Trail To Get $230k Facelift

Gympie Regional Council will spend $230,000 upgrading its section of the Rail Trail to address complaints about the trail’s walking surface.

Class Of ’99 Celebrates

Class Of ’99 Celebrates

Some ex-students travelled hundreds of kilometres for the recent reunion of Kingaroy State High School’s graduating class of 1999.

Forum Looks At A Future Without Tarong

Forum Looks At A Future Without Tarong

A forum being held in Kingaroy next week will look at how the South Burnett’s economy can survive after the Tarong Power Stations close down

Can You Spot Locals In 1927 Film?

Can You Spot Locals In 1927 Film?

An Australian film shot in Murgon and Cherbourg in 1927 using local residents as extras will get a rare public screening at Barambah Station next month.

Trail Feasibility To Be Examined

Trail Feasibility To Be Examined

The South Burnett Regional Council will conduct a feasibility study into extending the South Burnett Rail Trail from Murgon to Proston.

Local Property Prices Buoyant

Local Property Prices Buoyant

Several South Burnett towns enjoyed a buoyant real estate year, according to research company CoreLogic.

Relay Riders Prepare For Third Year

Relay Riders Prepare For Third Year

The South Burnett’s most unusual cycling group is busy preparing for their third outing … and it looks like being its most successful to date.

Dogless Doorknock Raises $3300

Dogless Doorknock Raises $3300

A “Dogless Doorknock Appeal” held at Kingaroy Shoppingworld in June this year has helped improve the lives of Canowindra Residential Care patients.

Snake Bite At Inverlaw

Snake Bite At Inverlaw

Paramedics transported a snakebite victim to Kingaroy Hospital on Friday morning.

Paradise Dam ‘A Golden Opportunity’

Paradise Dam ‘A Golden Opportunity’

Lowering the capacity of Paradise Dam could provide a golden opportunity for more water to be retained for use in the South Burnett

Crowd Bowls Up For Autism Challenge

Crowd Bowls Up For Autism Challenge

Kingaroy Bowls Club’s greens were abuzz on Sunday afternoon for the annual Autism Bowls Challenge.

Restocker Prices Continue To Slide

Restocker Prices Continue To Slide

Agents yarded 850 head at the Murgon saleyards last Tuesday for the fortnightly cattle sale, up 20 per cent on the previous sale.

Farmers Urged To See Centrelink

Farmers Urged To See Centrelink

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell is urging more South Burnett farmers to apply for the Farm Household Allowance.

Council Acts On Rail Trail Magpies

Council Acts On Rail Trail Magpies

The South Burnett Regional Council has acted quickly to alert Rail Trail users to swooping magpies.

Group Seeks Magpie Warning Signs

Group Seeks Magpie Warning Signs

The South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association (SBRTUA) will ask South Burnett Regional Council to erect signs on the Rail Trail next year warning users about swooping magpies.

No Wine & Food Festival In 2020

No Wine & Food Festival In 2020

The South Burnett’s popular Wine and Food In The Park festival in Kingaroy will not be held next year.

Town Loses One Store, Gains Another

Town Loses One Store, Gains Another

Fans of Proston’s NB Inspirations Department Store were saddened last month when they learned the highly regarded nine-year-old business was closing down.

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