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Bookarama Turns A New Page

Bookarama Turns A New Page

Book lovers beware! There’ll be more than 10,000 books available for you to buy at the 12th annual Bookarama which will be happening in Kingaroy later this month.

Abbie’s Off To Zone Finals

Abbie’s Off To Zone Finals

Kingaroy State High School captain Abbie Moseling will be representing Kingaroy in the Zone Final of the Lions Youth Of The Year contest.

Students Stretch Their Horizons

Students Stretch Their Horizons

It’s not often that school students get to talk to a Mars One mission astronaut, assess the quality of local waterways and study examples of rainforests all in the one week.

Apply Now For Heritage Grants

Apply Now For Heritage Grants

Community groups and events are being invited to apply for support from the latest round of the Heritage Nanango Community Funding scheme.

Boost For Local Firies

Boost For Local Firies

Six Nanango rural fire brigades – and the communities they serve – have received a welcome boost thanks to Nanango’s Heritage Bank.

Horse Shows Will Kick Off Year

Horse Shows Will Kick Off Year

The public have been invited to come along to watch some equestrian action and inspect the results of an Australia Day working bee at the South Burnett Western Performance Club grounds in Nanango.

New Faces At St John’s

New Faces At St John’s

St John’s Lutheran School Kingaroy has hired several new teachers and extra support staff to keep pace with a surge in student enrolments.

Leos’ Legacy Lives On

Leos’ Legacy Lives On

The former Nanango Leos Club – junior members of Lions International – may be no more, but their legacy will live on.

Art To Be Added To Bins

Art To Be Added To Bins

South Burnett Regional Council has provided a $4000 grant to enable art to be added to the industrial bins in Bunya Avenue on the Bunya Mountains.

Riders Get Back In The Saddle

Riders Get Back In The Saddle

The South Burnett Western Performance Club – a bunch of keen horse owners – is in the process of rebuilding after a year of disruptions to activities caused by COVID restrictions.

Group Turns Screws On Crime

Group Turns Screws On Crime

The last time Kumbia Neighbourhood Watch decided to “Turn The Screws On Crime” in the South Burnett, the Kingaroy event proved very popular.

Horse Riders Hold First Event

Horse Riders Hold First Event

Organisers of an equestrian sport that can trace its roots back to Portugal, Spain and Italy were delighted when they held their first competition at Nanango’s Showgrounds recently and saw it draw 53 competitors from all over south-east Queensland.

Greening Goomeri … A Box At A Time

Greening Goomeri … A Box At A Time

Goomeri’s main streets are looking a little brighter and happier this Spring thanks to an unusual initiative from a small group of volunteers and local businesses.

NaTDA Reflects On A Big Year

NaTDA Reflects On A Big Year

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association re-elected its president and secretary at the group’s Annual General Meeting last week.

Work Continues On Disaster Plan

Work Continues On Disaster Plan

Following last year’s extreme bushfire conditions, the Bunya Mountains community sought ways to ensure that residents and visitors in the Bunya Mountains would be safe should a disaster strike the area.

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