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‘Cherbourg Is Ready!’

‘Cherbourg Is Ready!’

There’s been huge sacrifices made by local residents in a bid to keep COVID-19 out of Cherbourg. But what if the worst did happen and there were positive cases identified?

Council Centres To Reopen Monday

Council Centres To Reopen Monday

South Burnett Regional Council libraries and Customer Service Centres will reopen on Monday, May 25 – with some changes

Rotary Offers Helping Hand To Homeless

Rotary Offers Helping Hand To Homeless

Feeling a bit chilly these mornings? So how would you like to be sleeping in your car? On a friend’s floor? Or maybe camped out somewhere?

Axe Hangs Over Target Stores

Axe Hangs Over Target Stores

There’s a shadow over the Target Country store in Murgon following an ASX announcement on Friday

Council Updates Roadworks Schedule

Council Updates Roadworks Schedule

South Burnett Regional Council has released its list of roadworks scheduled for the rest of May and June.

$1.6m Boost For SBRC

$1.6m Boost For SBRC

SBRC has secured more than $1.6 million through a new Federal Government program

Faulty Beacons Spark Searches

Faulty Beacons Spark Searches

RACQ LifeFlight is reminding Queenslanders to check their emergency beacons after false activations accounted for 25 per cent of all searches this year.

Drought Status Remains Unchanged

Drought Status Remains Unchanged

More than 67 per cent of Queensland remains in drought after a disappointing start to the wet season.

Scientists Solve Peanut Riddle

Scientists Solve Peanut Riddle

Scientists believe they have settled a debate about the origins of the peanut … did the first modern plants arise 10,000 or 450,000 years ago?

Emergency Help For Shoppers

Emergency Help For Shoppers

Shoppers in Kingaroy’s Markwell Street area should feel a little bit safer thanks to a generous donation to the community by Anderssons Fruit Market.

GPs Warn Against COVID ‘Cures’

GPs Warn Against COVID ‘Cures’

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has urged Australians not to seek out or use hydroxychloroquine to “cure” or “prevent” COVID-19.

Grants Help To Tackle Tough Times

Grants Help To Tackle Tough Times

Two South Burnett community groups will be “tackling tough times” a little bit easier after a visit by local MP David Littleproud to Kingaroy on Thursday.

TRC To Begin Reopening Libraries

TRC To Begin Reopening Libraries

Toowoomba Regional Council will begin re-opening library services from next Monday (May 25) with reduced hours and a new “Reserve and Collect” process.

Kraft To Appeal Peanut Butter Decision

Kraft To Appeal Peanut Butter Decision

Kraft-Heinz has announced it will try to appeal a Federal Court decision which awarded Bega Cheese rights to the “trade dress” of its peanut butter products.

Council Writes Off Bad Debts

Council Writes Off Bad Debts

South Burnett Regional Council will write off almost $159,000 in debts and fines because most are unrecoverable.

Boost For Murgon Volunteers

Boost For Murgon Volunteers

Murgon Men’s Shed and Graham House will be sharing $7500 in funding under the Federal Government’s Volunteers Grants Program.

Solar Panels For Schools

Solar Panels For Schools

Work to begin installing solar panels on 14 South Burnett State schools is scheduled to start later this year under Phase 2 of the State Government’s Advancing Clean Energy Schools (ACES) program.

Horan Reappointed To Health Board

Horan Reappointed To Health Board

Former Health Minister Mike Horan AM has been reappointed chair of the  Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.

Mine Bosses Face Jail If Negligent

Mine Bosses Face Jail If Negligent

Mining executives could face up to 20 years in jail if workers die because of their criminal negligence under new laws passed in State Parliament this week.

Board Appointed To Hospital Foundation

Board Appointed To Hospital Foundation

South Burnett Regional Council has appointed seven directors to the Board of the South Burnett Community Hospital Foundation Limited, meaning there are two vacant spots still left to fill.

Council Adopts Car Park Plan

Council Adopts Car Park Plan

South Burnett Regional Council has given staff the go-ahead to proceed with a major upgrade of Kingaroy’s Alford Street car park

$800,000 Boost For Recycling Centre

$800,000 Boost For Recycling Centre

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council will receive just over $800,000 from the State Government to develop the next stage of its recycling centre.

Brochure Lists COVID-19 Supports

Brochure Lists COVID-19 Supports

South Burnett Regional Council is mailing out a brochure with information about where to get help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wondai Markets Ready For Action

Wondai Markets Ready For Action

It’s a small step along the pathway back to normal life … but the Wondai Markets say they will be back in action this weekend!

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