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Avocados Are A Winner For Sam

Avocados Are A Winner For Sam

Blackbutt digital artist Sam Blanch’s winning design will feature on this year Blackbutt Avocado Festival poster.

Georgie Honoured With AM

Georgie Honoured With AM

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset is on the ABC Board, is the General President of AgForce … and is now also a Member of the Order of Australia.

What Unites Us, What Divides Us

What Unites Us, What Divides Us

Australia Day has become a day to remember what unites us and what divides us … but it is also a day to salute all the people in our communities that go above and beyond any divisions.

$14m ‘Phase 2’ Supports Unveiled

$14m ‘Phase 2’ Supports Unveiled

A $14 million Phase 2 Community Recovery Package has been announced to help communities in the local government areas hit by the Southern Queensland Bushfires (Sept 6-12) and the Eastern Queensland Bushfires (Nov 8-Dec 19).

E-Petition Backs Maleny Dairies

E-Petition Backs Maleny Dairies

An official E-Petition has been lodged with the State Government in support of Maleny Dairies.

How To Have Fun This Australia Day

How To Have Fun This Australia Day

There’s probably nothing more Australian than enjoying a long weekend … and we’re all getting an extra one this year because January 26 falls on Sunday, pushing the Australia Day public holiday to Monday

Callout For Clinicians

Callout For Clinicians

Are you a clinician providing support services in the South Burnett?

Bunya Rainforest Lookout Officially Opens

Bunya Rainforest Lookout Officially Opens

The State Government is encouraging visitors to take a look at $600,000 worth of Works For Queensland upgrades completed recently at the Bunya Mountains.

Don’t Forget About Somerset

Don’t Forget About Somerset

Somerset Regional Council is pleading not to be left high and dry following the Federal Government’s announcement it was supporting communities affected by bushfire.

Sunwater<BR> ‘Squeezing Farmers Dry’

Sunwater
‘Squeezing Farmers Dry’

The Opposition has accused Sunwater of “squeezing farmers dry” after it reported a massive revenue jump

Fatal Hit-And-Run On Highway

Fatal Hit-And-Run On Highway

Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that occurred on the New England Highway on Thursday evening.

Nanango’s $2.3m Council Centre Opens

Nanango’s $2.3m Council Centre Opens

The $2.37 million spent on refurbishing the Nanango Customer Service Centre and Library will have no impact on rates, South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell said on Thursday.

Cherbourg Maps Out Next Five Years

Cherbourg Maps Out Next Five Years

Cherbourg Council has set its goals for the next five years in its new Corporate Plan, passed at its January meeting.

Boost For Emergency Relief

Boost For Emergency Relief

Families doing it tough in the South Burnett will be a little bit better off thanks to the generosity of a local motor vehicle dealer.

‘Pointless Xenophobia’ In Dairy Debate

‘Pointless Xenophobia’ In Dairy Debate

Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation president – and Coolabunia dairy farmer – Brian Tessmann has weighed into the debate over the Metro North Hospital dairy contract, highlighting “pointless xenophobia”.

Don’t Be A Prawn When Fishing

Don’t Be A Prawn When Fishing

Heading out to do some fishing over the long weekend? Then don’t use your supermarket prawns as bait!

Three Days<BR> Of Speedway Action!

Three Days
Of Speedway Action!

The next King of Kingaroy will be known after Sunday night’s speedway racing at Kingaroy Showgrounds

Woman Charged With Trafficking

Woman Charged With Trafficking

Police have charged a 60-year-old woman with multiple drug offences following a police operation in Blackbutt.

Police To Create CCTV Database

Police To Create CCTV Database

Murgon police are setting up a database of private CCTV cameras throughout the local area.

$20,000 Grant To Cherbourg Group

$20,000 Grant To Cherbourg Group

Cherbourg Wellbeing is one of of four groups in the Wide Bay electorate which will receive funding under a Federal Government program aimed at helping businesses transition to the NDIS.

Expo To Provide Info On Drugs, Alcohol

Expo To Provide Info On Drugs, Alcohol

Graham House in Murgon will be hosting a DrugARM family and community expo on February 5 designed to provide information to people who are supporting others with drug or alcohol problems.

Residents Push For New Pool

Residents Push For New Pool

It is “highly unlikely” the beleaguered Goomeri Pool – currently closed – will reopen before September.

Tourism Group Starts Membership Drive

Tourism Group Starts Membership Drive

The Visit South Burnett Local Tourism Organisation will launch a membership drive over the coming four weeks as part of its plan to reinvigorate local tourism

MP Rejects ALP’s Dairy Claims

MP Rejects ALP’s Dairy Claims

Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has rejected claims she wants to take away business from South Burnett dairy farmers with her campaign to support Maleny Dairies.

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