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Win Free Tickets To The
2012 Big Screen Film Festival

Win Free Tickets To The<BR> 2012 Big Screen Film Festival

The 6th annual Big Screen Film Festival will be coming to Nanango and Kingaroy this Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 18-20. And to celebrate it, we have five free double passes to this year’s best films to give away!

Barry Green Wins Division 1

The final make-up if the new South Burnett Regional Council has now been finalised with the official declaration this afternoon of Barry Green as winner of Division 1 (Nanango).

Mark Cooks Up A Storm
In The South Burnett

Mark Cooks Up A Storm<br> In The South Burnett

Celebrity chef Mark Olive – aka “the Black Olive” – demonstrated his skills and shared his knowledge with audiences throughout the South Burnett this week.

Big Cheque For A Big Screen Night

Big Cheque For A Big Screen Night

The Heritage Community Branch in Nanango has provided $5000 to sponsor the opening night of the Big Screen Festival.

Out Becomes In At Kingaroy Tip

If you’re heading out to Kingaroy tip, you’ll notice some changes … the old exit is now the entrance.

PJ Is The Top-Secret Guest
Star Coming To Nanango!

PJ Is The Top-Secret Guest<br> Star Coming To Nanango!

Aussie actor Martin Sacks has been revealed as the guest star who will launch the Big Screen Film Festival in Nanango on Friday, May 18.

How Preferences Will Decide Green’s Fate

Counting in the South Burnett Regional Council’s hotly contested Division 1 election inched forward at a snail’s pace today, with incumbent Barry Green managing to increase his lead slightly to 35.73 per cent of the 2473 votes counted so far…

Disaster Funding Available
For Community Groups

The South Burnett Regional Council has accessed $250,000 in Federal and State Government funding for “community disaster recovery”.

Memerambi Homes ‘Not For Refugees’

South Burnett Regional Council has felt moved to scotch widespread rumours – or conspiracy theories – that have been floating around for some time that new homes being built at Memerambi are intended to house refugees.

Council Targets Wild Dogs

The South Burnett Regional Council, in conjunction with Bio-security Queensland, will be participating in a co-ordinated wild dog baiting program next month.

$22m Contract To Fix Roads

The South Burnett Regional Council has awarded Brisbane-based Civil Mining and Construction Pty Ltd a $22 million contract to restore flood-damaged roads in the region

Gordonbrook Closes … Again

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that Gordonbrook Dam will be temporarily closed from today due to high levels of blue-green algae in the water.

Council Workers Thanked For Loyal Service

Council Workers Thanked For Loyal Service

Council worker Trevor Otto has clocked up an amazing 50 years and two months service in the South Burnett.

Arts Committee Needs You!

The South Burnett Regional Council has invited community residents to nominate to become a member of the Arts, Culture and Heritage Management Advisory Committee.

Expo Puts Spotlight On South Burnett

Expo Puts Spotlight On South Burnett

The South Burnett Regional Council’s second annual business expo – this year dubbed South Burnett Exposed – will be held this weekend at the Kingaroy Town Hall, in conjunction with a home and lifestyle expo.

Work To Fix Deathtrap To Begin Soon

Work To Fix Deathtrap To Begin Soon

Work on repairing Kumbia-Brooklands Road will begin by April 30, SBRC councillor Debra Palmer said today.