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Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding Lee Park’s popular annual Easter race meeting on Saturday, April 20

Animals, Water Top Complaints

Animals, Water Top Complaints

Problems with animals and water supplies still top the list of things people phone the South Burnett Regional Council about

Council To Vote On Murgon Footpaths

Council To Vote On Murgon Footpaths

The South Burnett Regional Council is expected to approve the design that will be used on a $1.24 million upgrade of Murgon’s CBD footpaths at its monthly meeting on Wednesday (April 17)

Kingaroy Show Gets Ready To Roll

Kingaroy Show Gets Ready To Roll

A journalist and a farmer were sashed as this year’s Kingaroy Miss Showgirl and Rural Ambassador at a special show dinner at Kingaroy Showgrounds on Friday night

Missing Link Creates 305km Trail

Missing Link Creates 305km Trail

The South Burnett and Brisbane Valley Rail Trails are now connected, thanks to a joint initiative by Nanango’s Heritage Bank and local cyclists.

Unemployment Drops For Third Year

Unemployment Drops For Third Year

Unemployment in the Wide Bay-Burnett region has fallen for the third year in a row, according to the latest Small Area Labour Markets (SALM) data compiled by the Department of Jobs and Small Business

Murgon Plans Second Community Meeting

Murgon Plans Second Community Meeting

The communities of Murgon and Cherbourg will be holding a follow-up public meeting this week to discuss solutions to youth crime in both towns.

Social Media Posts Are ‘On The Record’

Social Media Posts Are ‘On The Record’

A new set of guidelines explaining the “do’s and don’ts” of how Councillors manage their social media accounts has been issued by the State Government.

Art Ushers In Autumn Garden Expo

Art Ushers In Autumn Garden Expo

The annual Wondai Garden Expo Art Competition always features plenty of bunches of flowers, but this year it was a bunch of carrots that caught the judge’s eye.

Charity Riders Tour The Region

Charity Riders Tour The Region

Thirty-five cyclists, accompanied by a support crew of 20, have been calling the South Burnett home this week … and it’s all for a good cause.

Scots Plot Not-So-Secret Society

Scots Plot Not-So-Secret Society

Anyone who enjoys playing the bagpipes, snacking on shortbread or maybe enjoys a Highland fling should mark Thursday, April 11, in their diary.

South Burnett Population Drops … Again

South Burnett Population Drops … Again

The South Burnett’s population has dropped to its lowest level since 2013, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Iron Lady Wins $7000 Prize

Iron Lady Wins $7000 Prize

A metal mesh model of a nude has taken out the top prize in the $10,000 Kingaroy Sculpture Competition.

Mayor Defends $2m Council Upgrade

Mayor Defends $2m Council Upgrade

The $2 million refurbishment of the former Nanango Shire Council chambers is the cheapest option open to the South Burnett Regional Council, Mayor Keith Campbell says.

Crime, Drugs ‘Will Never Go Away’

Crime, Drugs ‘Will Never Go Away’

The South Burnett – and society at large – will never be free of crime or drug problems, the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry heard last week.

Local Groups Get $251,000 In Grants

Local Groups Get $251,000 In Grants

Eleven South Burnett community groups will share $251,106 grants from the latest round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

It’s Our 7th Birthday!

It’s Our 7th Birthday!

southburnett.com.au celebrated a milestone this week: our seventh year since we swapped to a daily news format as well as our 19th year as a 100 per cent locally owned South Burnett business.

Sun Smiles On 40th Celebration

Sun Smiles On 40th Celebration

Organisers of the fourth annual Power Up Show & Shine breathed a huge sigh of relief when Sunday dawned bright and sunny. 

Get Ready For Flu Season

Get Ready For Flu Season

South Burnett residents who want to avoid the flu this year should get vaccinated between mid-April and the end of May.

Council Backs Crime-Fighting Plan

Council Backs Crime-Fighting Plan

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has backed plans by the South Burnett PCYC to trial opening late on Saturday nights in an effort to reduce youth crime in Murgon and Cherbourg.

Reunion Dinner Will Explore The Past

Reunion Dinner Will Explore The Past

Many people are surprised to hear soccer has been played in the South Burnett for almost a century … and many are even more surprised to discover the biggest teams once came from the region’s rural areas.

New Look For Nanango Chambers

New Look For Nanango Chambers

Nanango residents had the opportunity on Wednesday night to see a preview of the $2 million upgrade of the former Shire Chambers building on the corner or Henry and Drayton streets.

Sculpture Winners To Be Unveiled

Sculpture Winners To Be Unveiled

The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery will be announcing the winners of its biennial $10,000 Kingaroy Sculpture Prize on Saturday (April 6).

St John’s Celebrates 30 Years In Style

St John’s Celebrates 30 Years In Style

A wet Saturday failed to dampen enthusiasm at St John’s Lutheran School’s 30th birthday party in Kingaroy on the weekend, although it did require a few last-minute changes.

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