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Huge Weekend Of Sport

Huge Weekend Of Sport

There’s a big weekend of sport coming up in the South Burnett, with the first round of the local soccer and rugby league competitions plus a sudden death final in the cricket.

Minister Questioned About Police Shortage

Minister Questioned About Police Shortage

After being contacted by concerned community members across the South Burnett, I have submitted a Question on Notice to the Minister for Police, Mark Ryan, about police staffing levels in our region.

Subbies Sought For Hospital Project

Subbies Sought For Hospital Project

Two of the companies shortlisted to build the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital are actively seeking expressions of interest from South Burnett sub-contractors and suppliers

Police To Host<br> KCCI Meet’n’Greet

Police To Host
KCCI Meet’n’Greet

Kingaroy Police Station will be the venue for the next Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce meet’n’greet

Christian Rally Coming To Murgon

Christian Rally Coming To Murgon

Australian evangelist Bill Newman has attracted thousands of people to his rallies overseas … now he’s bringing his message to Murgon.

Grassfire Under Control

Grassfire Under Control

Six fire crews rapidly brought a grassfire burning on the outskirts of Kingaroy under control on Friday morning.

MPs Identify Keys To Poverty Trap

MPs Identify Keys To Poverty Trap

Housing costs, welfare payments and short-term funding cycles have been identified as key issues linked to intergenerational welfare dependence in Australia.

‘God Came Looking<BR> For Me … In A Pub’

‘God Came Looking
For Me … In A Pub’

Major Allan Kerr officially retired at the end of last month as a Salvation Army officer

USQ Welcomes Incentive Package

USQ Welcomes Incentive Package

The University of Southern Queensland’s has welcomed new Federal Government incentives to attract more international students to study outside the big cities.

Show Glamour Overcomes Grey Skies

Show Glamour Overcomes Grey Skies

No one in a rural area ever begrudges the rain, but Murgon Show Society probably would have been a little happier if the skies had stayed blue on Saturday.

Rain Can’t Stop 58th Reunion

Rain Can’t Stop 58th Reunion

A much-loved annual reunion of past and present Nanango residents quietly celebrated its 58th birthday on Saturday.

SBRC Joins Grants Campaign

SBRC Joins Grants Campaign

The South Burnett Regional Council will join a national campaign to pressure the Federal Government into raising Financial Assistance Grant funding.

Iris Is Reaching Out To Youth

Iris Is Reaching Out To Youth

Iris-Jean Blow is the latest voice to be heard on Cherbourg Radio … and she has heaps of local knowledge to share with listeners.

Groups Share $84,297 In Grants

Groups Share $84,297 In Grants

South Burnett Regional Council will give $84,297 to 42 community groups in the latest round of its twice-yearly Community Grants Program.

Deadline Looms To Object To Valuations

Deadline Looms To Object To Valuations

Residents who feel they have received an unfair valuation on their properties have just over six weeks to lodge an objection.

Council Misses Out On $4m Grant

Council Misses Out On $4m Grant

South Burnett Regional Council has missed out again on funding for the multi-million dollar Kingaroy CBD Revitalisation project.

Dogs  Sniff Out Biosecurity Risks

Dogs Sniff Out Biosecurity Risks

Izzy a good dog? You bet … biosecurity detector dog Izzy recently located more than 10 ten kilos of illegally imported fruit and meat products in a passenger’s bag at an Australian airport.

Rail Link Offers Huge Savings

Rail Link Offers Huge Savings

CSIRO research into the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project has determined that shifting horticulture and processed agriculture from road to rail could reduce transport costs for the agricultural industry by an estimated $70 million per year.

Ex-PM Visits Cherbourg’s Recycling Plant

Ex-PM Visits Cherbourg’s Recycling Plant

Federal MP Tony Abbott has urged Cherbourg Council to put together a business case for a new $380,000 baling machine after visiting Cherbourg’s recycling plant on Wednesday.

Road Freight Rises 5pc

Road Freight Rises 5pc

Trucks carried an estimated 214,789 million tonne-kilometres (tkm) of freight across Australian roads in 2017-18, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

$60m For Rural Digital ‘Hub’

$60m For Rural Digital ‘Hub’

AgForce has praised a Federal Government announcement on Wednesday that it will provide $60 million towards improving digital literacy in rural and regional areas.

Feedback Sought On Fuel Cell

Feedback Sought On Fuel Cell

South Burnett Regional Council is seeking public feedback on a proposal to locate a fuel cell at Durong

Kindy Snags A New Barbie

Kindy Snags A New Barbie

Nanango and District Kindergarten have been cooking up a storm thanks to a new barbecue sponsored by Heritage Bank Nanango.

Helping Hand For Nanango Heroes

Helping Hand For Nanango Heroes

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has presented a Local Hero grant to the Nanango State School P&C so they can continue to help families who may not be able to afford uniforms.

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