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Wondai Salutes Our Reserves

Wondai Salutes Our Reserves

Wondai’s 14th annual Reserve Forces Day commemoration was held on Sunday with guests again travelling again from across the State for a parade, wreath-laying ceremony and good fellowship.

Fire Badly Damages Home

Fire Badly Damages Home

Fire investigators are examining the cause of a blaze which badly damaged a house in Sorensen Street, Kingaroy, in the early hours of Monday morning.

Mitta Heads Into Hall Of Fame

Mitta Heads Into Hall Of Fame

A special ceremony will be held later this month to induct one of Cherbourg’s sporting greats, Jeffrey “Mitta” Dynevor, into the Queensland Boxing Hall of Fame.

Survey To Assess Gravel Roads

Survey To Assess Gravel Roads

Work to determine the true condition of Gympie Regional Council’s gravel road network began on Tuesday.

Winners Didn’t Put A Foot Wrong

Winners Didn’t Put A Foot Wrong

Fifteen of Australia’s best young speedway riders put their talents to the test at the fourth annual John Titman Golden Steel Shoe Challenge in Kingaroy at the weekend.

Another 14 Face Drug-Driving Charges

Another 14 Face Drug-Driving Charges

Fourteen people will face drug-driving charges after just a week of roadside tests in the Kingaroy area.

MP Escapes Injury In Crash

MP Escapes Injury In Crash

Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien and his chief of staff Simon Kelly were lucky to escape injury when their vehicle was rear-ended in a high-speed highway crash on Thursday morning.

Last Chance For Digital Workshop

Last Chance For Digital Workshop

Time is running out for South Burnett artists to book in for a digital workshop in Kingaroy which will lead to their artworks being projected on to the peanut silos in Haly Street.

Outback Boogie On The Way!

Outback Boogie On The Way!

Kingaroy Library will be hosting an extra special Story Time next Tuesday (July 2) at Kingaroy Town Hall.

AgForce Seeks Input Into Maps

AgForce Seeks Input Into Maps

AgForce has called for producer involvement in a review of the State Government’s new “blue dot” vegetation maps.

Kingaroy Track Wins National Title

Kingaroy Track Wins National Title

Kingaroy Speedway Club members are over the moon that their Kingaroy Showgrounds track has been recognised at national awards.

Plumbing Application Times Halved

Plumbing Application Times Halved

The turn-around time for plumbing work applications to the South Burnett Regional Council will be halved to 10 days from next month.

WIN Closes Wide Bay Newsroom

WIN Closes Wide Bay Newsroom

WIN Corporation announced on Wednesday it will close five regional newsrooms: in Orange, Dubbo, Albury, Wagga Wagga and Wide Bay.

Cracking Time With Mosaics

Cracking Time With Mosaics

Local artists had a smashing time at a mosaic workshop held in the old 1913 Council Chambers building in Kingaroy at the weekend.

Unemployment At Six-Year Low

Unemployment At Six-Year Low

The South Burnett’s unemployment rate has fallen to a six-year low of 7.8 per cent, according to the latest Small Area Labour Markets data released on Monday.

Study Finds Rural Journalism In Decline

Study Finds Rural Journalism In Decline

A new study of the media in regional Australia has found fewer local journalists available to report on councils means communities are less informed.

Kingaroy Gets Ready To Pig Out

Kingaroy Gets Ready To Pig Out

Tickets went on sale online on Friday for some of the main events planned for this year’s Kingaroy BaconFest.

Pilot Program For Budding Leaders

Pilot Program For Budding Leaders

Budding local leaders in the Wide Bay-Burnett region have been invited to take part in the inaugural “Leadership For Our Regions” program.

Speedway Champ Supports Young Riders

Speedway Champ Supports Young Riders

For the fourth year in a row, former Aussie speedway champ John Titman will be sponsoring the Kingaroy Junior Motorcycle Speedway Club’s  “Golden Steel Shoe Challenge”.

Two To Face Drug Charges

Two To Face Drug Charges

Two people have been charged after police searched a house in Victoria Street, Kingaroy, last Thursday morning.

CEO Says Honour Feels ‘Surreal’

CEO Says Honour Feels ‘Surreal’

South Burnett Regional Council chief executive officer Mark Pitt has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday national awards announced on Monday.

Man Dies In Nanango Crash

Man Dies In Nanango Crash

A 21-year-old Kingaroy man has died in a single-vehicle traffic crash on the Burnett Highway, just north of Nanango.

LGAQ Calls For ‘Common Sense’ Reforms

LGAQ Calls For ‘Common Sense’ Reforms

The Local Government Association of Queensland has called on the State Government to exercise ‘common sense’ about its proposed local government reforms.

SEQ Tops House Fire Hotspot List

SEQ Tops House Fire Hotspot List

The State Government is urging householders to pay attention to fire safety risks after new data revealed the State’s south-east is at greater risk of house fires during winter.