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$450,000 Boost For Local Groups

$450,000 Boost For Local Groups

Almost $450,000 will pour into the local community from the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants.

Cherbourg & Murgon Have Fun

Cherbourg & Murgon Have Fun

Christmas was celebrated in new ways in Cherbourg and Murgon this year, but organisers in both towns made sure the spirit of Christmas was alive and well.

Summer Exhibition ‘A First For Region’

Summer Exhibition ‘A First For Region’

Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s latest exhibition is offering visitors something unique this summer: the first non-metropolitan exhibition from the Pastel Society Of Australia (PSA).

Residents Warned To Boil Water

Residents Warned To Boil Water

Cherbourg Council issued a “boil water alert” on Tuesday following issues with the chlorine dosing at the town’s water treatment plant.

Suspect Evades Police Raid

Suspect Evades Police Raid

A 29-year-old Tara man was the target of a police operation in Kingaroy last Thursday

LGAQ Calls For More Action On Water

LGAQ Calls For More Action On Water

The Local Government Association of Queensland has called on the State and Federal Governments to take more action on water security.

Kingaroy Police In Drug Raids

Kingaroy Police In Drug Raids

Kingaroy police were part of a wide-ranging operation across southern Queensland last month which resulted in 31 people being charged with drug and weapons offences.

Equestrian Centre To Open

Equestrian Centre To Open

The $2.06 million Kilkivan Equestrian Centre will be officially opened on Saturday.

Kilkivan Thieves Steal Cash

Kilkivan Thieves Steal Cash

Kilkivan police are hunting thieves who struck at a home in Pine Street on Sunday morning.

Man Charged After Police Raid

Man Charged After Police Raid

A Kingaroy man is among six Queenslanders charged with child sex offences after a nationally co-ordinated police operation.

Waterbombers Target Chahpingah Fire

Waterbombers Target Chahpingah Fire

Four waterbombing aircraft and a helicopter were called in on Monday afternoon to target a bushfire burning near Chahpingah.

Wind Whips Roofs Off Stables

Wind Whips Roofs Off Stables

A willy willy ripped the metal roofs off horse stables at the Blackbutt Showgrounds on Friday.

Inquiry To Probe Tree<br> Laws Link To Bushfires

Inquiry To Probe Tree
Laws Link To Bushfires

An inquiry into past and current vegetation and land management policy, practice and legislation and their effect on the intensity and frequency of bushfires has begun in Canberra.

Changes To Farm Allowance

Changes To Farm Allowance

Changes passed by Federal Parliament on Thursday should make it easier for more drought-affected farmers and their families to access the Farm Household Allowance.

BOM Warns Of ‘Severe’ Fire Risk

BOM Warns Of ‘Severe’ Fire Risk

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned there is a severe risk of bushfires in the Wide Bay-Burnett and Darling Downs regions on Thursday and Friday.

Business Breakfast Supports Local Family

Business Breakfast Supports Local Family

A breakfast on Tuesday, December 17, will help raise funds for a Kingaroy family whose child suffers from a rare genetic disorder.

End Of An Era For Wondai

End Of An Era For Wondai

The Wondai Community Kindergarten building closed its doors for the final time on Tuesday

Proteco Expansion To Create More Jobs

Proteco Expansion To Create More Jobs

Proteco Oils in Kingaroy will be adding as many as 26 jobs to its local workforce, thanks to a $730,000 investment in new technology.

TRC ‘Not Consulted’ Over Dam Pipeline

TRC ‘Not Consulted’ Over Dam Pipeline

Toowoomba Regional Council was only informed the night before a media release went out about a State Government feasibility study to use its infrastructure to supply water to Warwick, Cr Nancy Sommerfield has claimed.

Booubyjan Couple At Awards

Booubyjan Couple At Awards

Beef producers Russell and Catriona Murdoch say the improvements they have made to their 1900ha property at Booubyjan have paid off  … both financially and ecologically.

Christmas Eve Holiday Proclaimed

Christmas Eve Holiday Proclaimed

Christmas Eve will officially be a part-day public holiday in Queensland this year.

TRC Wants A Say On Pipeline

TRC Wants A Say On Pipeline

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has called for further consultation on a feasibility study to pump water from Wivenhoe Dam to supply towns in the Southern Downs Region.

Bright Future For Kingaroy Football

Bright Future For Kingaroy Football

The future is looking brighter for Kingaroy’s soccer players, thanks to a grant from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund and help from Ergon.

Funding To Encourage Farm Co-Ops

Funding To Encourage Farm Co-Ops

The Federal Government has provided support to help farmers set up co-operatives and build their bargaining strength.