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Bush Fire<BR> Warnings: An Explanation

Bush Fire
Warnings: An Explanation

Confused about the bushfire warnings we’ve been publishing lately?¬†We explain what they mean

‘Explosion’ Gets Teams Scrambling

‘Explosion’ Gets Teams Scrambling

A catastrophic “explosion and fire” at a business in Youngman Street, Kingaroy, on a recent Sunday morning had fire, ambulance and SES crews scrambling.

Bumper Crowd At Gallery

Bumper Crowd At Gallery

A bumper crowd packed the Wondai Regional Art Gallery for the opening of its November exhibition

Council To Consider Water Tank Subsidy

Council To Consider Water Tank Subsidy

Toowoomba Regional Council will consider a proposal to subsidise 10,000 litre water tanks in an effort to increase water security in the region.

Man Charged With Burglary

Man Charged With Burglary

A 20-year-old Murgon man has been charged with burglary and entering premises to commit an indictable offence after an alleged incident on October 30.

Medals Come Home To Murgon

Medals Come Home To Murgon

The memory of a former Murgon resident who served in New Guinea during World War II won’t be forgotten, thanks to a generous donation to the Murgon RSL Sub-Branch by his daughter.

Tourism Agreement In Limbo

Tourism Agreement In Limbo

An official agreement between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation is in limbo.

$250,000 Reward Offered

$250,000 Reward Offered

A $250,000 reward is being offered for information to help locate a Rockhampton man who was last seen six years ago near Chinchilla.

Karli’s Among The Best In The World!

Karli’s Among The Best In The World!

Maidenwell barrel racers Michael and Karli Sanford have enjoyed an exciting few days at the National Barrel Horse Association world championships in the United States, with Karli earning a place in the final.

Local Fire Ban Extended

Local Fire Ban Extended

Local fire bans in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas have been extended again.

Huge Solar Farm In Doubt

Huge Solar Farm In Doubt

The future of a huge solar farm project at Harlin looks uncertain following court action

Local Groups<BR> Share $72,000 In Grants

Local Groups
Share $72,000 In Grants

The SBRC will distribute almost $72,000 to 46 community groups from its Community Grants Program

Council Drops Bike Hire Idea

Council Drops Bike Hire Idea

South Burnett Regional Council will give 16 mountain bikes away for free to any community group that wants to start a bicycle hire service in the region.

Caltex Reported PFAS Contamination

Caltex Reported PFAS Contamination

PFAS contamination at the former Caltex Fuel Depot in Kingaroy was first detected during decommissioning work at the site.

‘Flexible’ Tick Line Unveiled

‘Flexible’ Tick Line Unveiled

Property owners either side of the current Queensland tick line can now apply to either opt in or opt out of clean country.

Special Guest At Charity Lunch

Special Guest At Charity Lunch

Tickets will go on sale next week for the annual Mayor’s Community Luncheon at Kingaroy Town Hall … and you’d better get in early as there is a special speaker booked for the occasion.

Councillors Help Injured Rider

Councillors Help Injured Rider

The South Burnett Regional Council’s “Listening Tour” to the Bunya Mountains turned into a medical emergency on Monday afternoon when a motorcycle rider crashed on the Bunya Mountains Road.

Rain Plays Havoc With Cricket … Again

Rain Plays Havoc With Cricket … Again

For the second week in a row, rain played havoc with South Burnett cricket matches at the weekend.

What’s Happening At Wooroolin?

What’s Happening At Wooroolin?

Local MP Deb Frecklington has queried the State Government about what has happened to the proposed replacement of Wooroolin fire station.

Obituary: Sandy Towell

Obituary: Sandy Towell

A graveside funeral service will be held next Thursday (October 24) for well-known Nanango businesswoman Sandy Towell who died aged 67 on Tuesday.

Guest Speaker Pushes CPR Course

Guest Speaker Pushes CPR Course

In 1991, there were just 1100 front-line ambulance staff in Queensland; in 2019 there are 4707.

Tiny School Is Smiling

Tiny School Is Smiling

Taabinga State School’s remarkable effort in collecting used toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes for recycling has paid off … the school has come second in a national competition!

Car Thief Pointed Knife At Man

Car Thief Pointed Knife At Man

A young thief tried to bum a smoke off a man aged in his 60s in Murgon on Monday morning … and when he refused, stole his car instead.

Karl Named As Award Finalist

Karl Named As Award Finalist

Murgon apprentice Karl Berlin has been named as a finalist in the Motor Trades Association of Queensland Apprentice of the Year award.

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