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Work Starts On<BR> $255,000 Kitchen Upgrade

Work Starts On
$255,000 Kitchen Upgrade

Work began on Monday on a $255,000 expansion of the Meals On Wheels kitchen in Kingaroy

New CEO To Head SQCT

New CEO To Head SQCT

The new chief executive officer for Southern Queensland Country Tourism will be announced soon.

State To Speed Up Bill Payments

State To Speed Up Bill Payments

The State Government will reduce the time it takes to settle invoices from small businesses from 30 days to 20 days.

Woman ‘Five Times Over Limit’

Woman ‘Five Times Over Limit’

A 42-year-old Kingaroy woman was allegedly more than five times over the legal limit when police found her sitting in her Ford sedan last week.

Drunk Drivers To Face Charges

Drunk Drivers To Face Charges

Three people will face drink-driving charges after being stopped for roadside breath tests recently by Murgon police.

Wine Industry Pioneer Dies

Wine Industry Pioneer Dies

The South Burnett lost one of its pioneering winemakers last week: Kingaroy’s Mike Berry.

Charity Riders Say G’day

Charity Riders Say G’day

Two groups of cyclists paused briefly in Kingaroy on Friday for morning tea, taking a welcome breather on their 660km charity ride to Brisbane.

ALP Promises To Boost Emergency Relief

ALP Promises To Boost Emergency Relief

The Labor Party has promised to set aside $40 million for emergency welfare relief if it wins Saturday’s Federal Election.

CTC Puts On A Special Treat

CTC Puts On A Special Treat

South Burnett CTC workers put on a special treat in Kingaroy on Tuesday for local residents who have been affected by domestic violence.

Another Big Eisteddfod Winds Up

Another Big Eisteddfod Winds Up

The organisers and volunteers at Kingaroy’s annual Eisteddfod were smiling on Thursday after another big year of competitions drew to a close.

Big Lift Seeks Large Tasks

Big Lift Seeks Large Tasks

A group of 40 university students will be visiting Blackbutt in June to do 160 hours of volunteer work for the town’s community groups in a single morning.

Cyclists Plan Burrandowan Ride

Cyclists Plan Burrandowan Ride

Drivers travelling the long road to Burrandowan usually have to be careful … and this Saturday they’re being asked to take extra care.

Thief Stole Keys From Ignition

Thief Stole Keys From Ignition

Cherbourg police are investigating the theft of a set of car keys … not from a home or a parked car, but while the vehicle was being driven along a street.

Missing Man Located

Missing Man Located

Nanango man Bradley Smith, who went missing from a music festival near Warwick on April 23, has been located at the Bunya Mountains.

Council Plans Tourism Advisory Group

Council Plans Tourism Advisory Group

South Burnett Regional Council is examining the idea of forming a tourism advisory group to help set directions for the region’s tourism marketing.

Temporary Library Opens

Temporary Library Opens

Nanango’s temporary library opened on Wednesday in the Scott car park

Man Trapped In Truck Rollover

Man Trapped In Truck Rollover

A man is recovering in the Princess Alexandra Hospital after he was trapped for several hours in a truck rollover on the Brisbane Valley Highway on Monday morning.

$24m Promise To Replace Bridge

$24m Promise To Replace Bridge

The dangerous John Peterson Bridge on Mundubbera-Durong Road now looks set to get its much-needed upgrade, no matter which party wins the upcoming Federal Election.

AgForce Deletes BMP Data

AgForce Deletes BMP Data

AgForce is deleting a decade’s worth of data collected from more than 3000 farmers during various Best Management Practice (BMP) programs to stop it falling into the hands of the State Government.

$320m Plan For Youth Detention Centres

$320m Plan For Youth Detention Centres

The State Government has announced it will spend more than $320 million to build and expand youth detention centres in Queensland in a bid to stop re-offending.

Winning Art Stars At Festival

Winning Art Stars At Festival

The official opening of Wanderlust, which displays winning artworks from the 2018 Queensland Regional Art Awards, will be the centrepiece of a new half-day arts festival in Toogoolawah.

Robbers Burn Stolen Ute

Robbers Burn Stolen Ute

Police have recovered a stolen Toyota Hilux trayback used in two robberies in Kingaroy last week.

Draws Released For Federal Election

Draws Released For Federal Election

The Australian Electoral Commission completed the draws on Wednesday for the upcoming Federal Election, with a total of 1514 candidates running for office across Australia.

$43,000 Raised For Charity

$43,000 Raised For Charity

The recent Proston Golden Spurs campdraft raised an amazing $43,000 for flood-affected communities