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Dam To Be ‘Lowered Not Demolished’

Dam To Be ‘Lowered Not Demolished’

Sunwater has responded to claims work will begin soon to “demolish” Paradise Dam.

O’Brien To Remain In Joint Room

O’Brien To Remain In Joint Room

Member For Wide Bay Llew O’Brien will remain in the Liberal and Nationals Joint Party Room, he confirmed on Monday morning,

O’Brien Quits Nats Party Room

O’Brien Quits Nats Party Room

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has quit the Nationals’ party room but will remain a member of the LNP unless the State party decides otherwise.

QFF Welcomes New Laws

QFF Welcomes New Laws

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the State Parliament’s bipartisan support of new laws imposing greater penalties for animal activists trespassing on farmers’ properties.

Winning Team Ready For Show

Winning Team Ready For Show

The annual show season is just around the corner … and Cooyar has kicked it off again with a special High Tea to select its showgirls.

AgForce Welcomes New Roles For MPs

AgForce Welcomes New Roles For MPs

AgForce has congratulated Queensland MPs David Littleproud and Keith Pitt on their new portfolios following this week’s Ministerial reshuffle in Canberra.

Farmer Wins Cotton Prize

Farmer Wins Cotton Prize

Byee cotton grower Brett Enkelmann has won a trip to Western Australia to observe farming practices at Kununurra, thanks to the FastStart Cotton Program.

Soccer 7s On This Weekend

Soccer 7s On This Weekend

Organisers of Kingaroy Soccer Club’s big two-day Soccer 7s carnival have inspected the fields and say the carnival is definitely going ahead

Apply Now To Become A Youth MP

Apply Now To Become A Youth MP

Young people from the State Electorate of Nanango are being encouraged to apply to become the Youth Member for Nanango at the upcoming 2020 YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament.

$10,000 Boost For Proston Shops

$10,000 Boost For Proston Shops

The revitalisation of Proston’s CBD moved another step closer on Thursday when the Proston Village Community Group received a $10,000 donation from South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff.

Farm Invaders Face $60,000 Fines

Farm Invaders Face $60,000 Fines

The State Government has passed new laws which threaten animal activists with jail or massive fines if they invade farms.

Crime Rate Remains Steady

Crime Rate Remains Steady

The crime rate in Queensland remained steady during 2018-19, figures released on Thursday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show.

Nominations Sought For Awards

Nominations Sought For Awards

Nominations are now open for 2020 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.

League Legends Ready To Roll Again!

League Legends Ready To Roll Again!

The draw has been released for the big two-day family rugby league carnival at Cherbourg – featuring the International Legends of League – which starts on Friday

Critical Care Doctors Put To The Test

Critical Care Doctors Put To The Test

A new Critical Care Doctor is starting work with RACQ LifeFlight Rescue in Toowoomba, almost 20 years after the helicopter service helped save her sister’s life.

TRC Councillor To Retire

TRC Councillor To Retire

Toowoomba councillor Chris Tait has announced he will not be recontesting his position at the March local government elections.

MP Takes Back Ag Portfolio

MP Takes Back Ag Portfolio

As expected, Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been given back his old job as Agriculture Minister in Thursday’s portfolio reshuffle by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

State Unveils New Rules For Co-Ops

State Unveils New Rules For Co-Ops

Draft laws aimed at reducing red tape and business costs for co-operatives have been introduced in State Parliament.

Fundraiser Fires Up Despite Rain

Fundraiser Fires Up Despite Rain

Rainy weather may have slightly diluted crowd numbers at a Nanango fundraiser for bushfire victims on Wednesday night, but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the hundreds who turned out to support it.

Green Shirts Make Their Voices Heard

Green Shirts Make Their Voices Heard

A rally was held outside the Electorate Office of Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington on Wednesday to press home the point that any incoming conservative government must listen to farmers and fishers.

Applications Open For Scholarship

Applications Open For Scholarship

Applications have opened for one of the South Burnett’s most sought after annual tertiary scholarships.

Hearing Bus Coming To Kingaroy

Hearing Bus Coming To Kingaroy

Hearing Australia is bringing its bright blue bus to Kingaroy this month to raise hearing health awareness in the local community.

South Burnett Schools ‘Missing Out’

South Burnett Schools ‘Missing Out’

Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the State Government has not completed its promised air-conditioning rollout before the first week of the school year, and local students were missing out.

School Shines At Angus Roundup

School Shines At Angus Roundup

Kingaroy State High School’s ag team had a strong presence at the annual Angus Youth Roundup over the school holidays, bringing several ribbons back home.