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Acland Expansion Moves Closer

Acland Expansion Moves Closer

New Hope Corporation – the company behind the Stage 3 expansion at New Acland Coal Mine – has been granted approval to amend the Environmental Authority for the project

Police Hunt Would-Be Thieves

Police Hunt Would-Be Thieves

Police are investigating a bizarre failed robbery attempt at a service station in Kilcoy where the would-be thieves eventually fled empty-handed along the D’Aguilar Highway.

No Free TV In Jail Cells

No Free TV In Jail Cells

Police Minister Mark Ryan has responded to a widely shared TV report about Queensland prisoners smashing TV sets in their cells.

Aidan Crowned King Of Kingaroy

Aidan Crowned King Of Kingaroy

The Kingaroy Speedway’s biggest weekend of the year – the Kings Royal – was massive in every way … record crowds, almost 200 nominations all up, and plenty of awesome action.

Invitation To Regional Businesses

Invitation To Regional Businesses

A Federal Parliamentary committee is keen to hear from regional businesses as part of its inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional economies.

Two Escape Fiery Crash

Two Escape Fiery Crash

Two men escaped with minor injuries after their Holden Statesman sedan crashed and caught on fire on the Blackbutt Range on Thursday afternoon.

Young Boxers Test Their Skills

Young Boxers Test Their Skills

A team of young South Burnett boxers made their debut in the ring last month at Hervey Bay.

Warwick Bites Back Against Saints

Warwick Bites Back Against Saints

The tables were turned in AFL games at the weekend, with the South Burnett Saints’ women’s team chalking up a rare win, while the men’s side suffered a rare loss.

More Police To Tackle Crime

More Police To Tackle Crime

The State Government has despatched a senior police officer to the Murgon / Cherbourg area and has promised more police on the ground following a recent crime spike in the towns.

Plant Cutting Seized At Airport

Plant Cutting Seized At Airport

Biosecurity officers have seized a cumquat cutting at Brisbane Airport which had allegedly been hidden inside the innertube of a tyre.

Break-In At Nanango

Break-In At Nanango

Nanango Police are investigating a break-in which occurred between May 10-11 in South Street, Nanango.

Firies Monitor Goomeri Blaze

Firies Monitor Goomeri Blaze

Firefighters have completed backburning operations at a grass fire burning near Goomeri.

Boy Injured In Horse Fall

Boy Injured In Horse Fall

A teenage boy was airlifted to Brisbane on Tuesday following a serious fall from a horse in the Mundubbera region.

Thieves Target House … Twice

Thieves Target House … Twice

A man is assisting police following a double break-in at Nanango on Friday.

AgForce Seeks Extension To Deadline

AgForce Seeks Extension To Deadline

AgForce is calling for more time for rural landholders to have their say on proposed new Queensland vegetation management laws.

Anthrax Case Sparks Reminder

Anthrax Case Sparks Reminder

A recent outbreak of anthrax on a cattle property near St George has prompted the State Government to remind farmers to vaccinate cattle and sheep against the killer disease.

LNP Seeks Nominations

LNP Seeks Nominations

The LNP is calling for nominations from party members to contest the seat of Blair at the next Federal Election.

Mining Postives Outweigh Negatives: Poll

Mining Postives Outweigh Negatives: Poll

A CSIRO national survey on attitudes toward mining shows that three-quarters of Australians think mining companies should gain consent from local communities before development.

Proston Blessed With Another Great Show

Proston Blessed With Another Great Show

The Proston Show was “blessed with kind weather, green grass and a good range of exhibits” … these words from Federal MP Ken O’Dowd at the official opening summed up Saturday’s 60th annual show very nicely.

Busy Week For Kingaroy Police

Busy Week For Kingaroy Police

Vandals have struck at the Kingaroy Swimming Pool twice in two weekends.

Fifteen Charged With Drug-Driving

Fifteen Charged With Drug-Driving

Police are astounded that 15 alleged drug drivers have been detected in the South Burnett since last Thursday.

Boys Charged Over Mini-Bus Theft

Boys Charged Over Mini-Bus Theft

Three young boys have been charged after a mini-bus was allegedly stolen from a government property in Murgon on Sunday night and crashed into a fence in Cherbourg.

MP Calls For School Ban On Eureka Flag

MP Calls For School Ban On Eureka Flag

A suggestion by the Queensland Teachers’ Union that teachers place Eureka Flag stickers on their private property in schools has raised the ire of Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington.

Cherbourg Aims To Go One Better

Cherbourg Aims To Go One Better

The Grand Final of the South Burnett’s local senior cricket competition will be played on Saturday at Murgon State High School.