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Committee To Focus On Regions

Committee To Focus On Regions

A Select Committee launched on Friday by Federal Parliament will focus on the future of regional Australia.

Local Student Wins Calendar Prize

Local Student Wins Calendar Prize

A talented young Kingaroy artist is the latest in a string of local students who have had their works featured on Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s annual farm safety calendar.

One Hurt In Crash

One Hurt In Crash

One person was taken to Kingaroy Hospital with suspected head injuries after a crash on the Bunya Highway in Kingaroy on Friday morning.

Summer Steps Out For Qld

Summer Steps Out For Qld

Nanango State High School student Summer Millard is striding out ahead of the pack … literally.

Grappling With The Gender Gap

Grappling With The Gender Gap

An ideal script to promote a new racing movie presented itself nationally last weekend

Woolies Launches Drought Appeal

Woolies Launches Drought Appeal

Woolworths has joined several leading charities to launch the STAND (Support Through Australian Natural Disasters) Drought Action Appeal.

Irrigators To Meet In Murgon

Irrigators To Meet In Murgon

The Queensland Competition Authority has confirmed the date and venue for its workshops with South Burnett irrigators affected by its draft recommendations on water pricing.

Public Holiday<BR> For Christmas Eve

Public Holiday
For Christmas Eve

That State Government is pressing ahead with a proposal to make Christmas Eve a public holiday

Dozen Charged With Drug Offences

Dozen Charged With Drug Offences

Twelve people have been charged with drug offences in the Murgon, Cherbourg and Wondai areas after recent police searches.

Swickers<BR> Finalist In Awards

Swickers
Finalist In Awards

Swickers has been named as a finalist in the 2019 Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

Local Fire Bans Extended

Local Fire Bans Extended

QFES has extended fire bans in the South and North Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and Toowoomba council areas.

Third Try For Streetscape Grant

Third Try For Streetscape Grant

South Burnett Regional Council will lodge its third application to the Building Better Regions Fund in a bid to get the Federal Government to contribute to Kingaroy’s $8 million streetscape project.

Council Backs FASD Awareness

Council Backs FASD Awareness

South Burnett Regional Council has launched a campaign to raise awareness about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the local community.

Council Roads Schedule ‘On Track’

Council Roads Schedule ‘On Track’

South Burnett Regional Council seems to be on track to make good on its promise to grade every unsealed road in the region at least once a year.

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Almost two years after it was officially opened, the South Burnett Rail Trail still does not appear to have reliable traffic counters in operation.

Bill To Speed Up Agvet Approvals

Bill To Speed Up Agvet Approvals

The Federal Coalition introduced a new law into Parliament on Wednesday aimed at streamlining the regulation of agvet chemicals.

‘Stolen Wages’ Update

‘Stolen Wages’ Update

A legal firm which launched a class action over “stolen wages” will be holding an information session in Cherbourg next week.

Kingaroy Signs Will Be Pork-Free

Kingaroy Signs Will Be Pork-Free

Kingaroy’s new entry signs will be pork-free because the town is better known for peanuts.

Charity Bowls Day This Sunday

Charity Bowls Day This Sunday

A special lawns bowls day has been scheduled this Sunday (September 22) in Kingaroy to raise funds for the South Burnett Autism Support Group.

Holiday Fun At Free Art Project

Holiday Fun At Free Art Project

South Burnett artist Olivia Everitt is co-ordinating a free youth public art project in Murgon during the school holidays and she’s issued an invitation to local youngsters to come along

Crowd Blossoms At Spring Races

Crowd Blossoms At Spring Races

Nanango Race Club president Andrew Green was pleased with attendance numbers at Saturday’s Spring meeting … despite so many competing events being held on the same day.

Big Weekend For Small Club

Big Weekend For Small Club

The Kingaroy Junior Motorcycle Speedway Club has come a long way in just five years … from just an idea and no track, to hosting the Under 16s Queensland Titles

Astill’s Wins State Award

Astill’s Wins State Award

Astill’s Electrical Services has celebrated its 10th birthday by taking out the Queensland Medium Employer of the Year trophy at the Queensland Training Awards in Brisbane.

Cyclist Taken To Hospital

Cyclist Taken To Hospital

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with minor head injuries after an incident at the Haly and Glendon streets intersection in Kingaroy on Tuesday afternoon.

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