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Agforce Condemns ‘Sloppy’ Mapping

Agforce Condemns ‘Sloppy’ Mapping

AgForce is worried there are still large areas of farming land wrongly targeted by the State Government’s “blue dot” protected vegetation maps.

Lifeline Quits Recycling Scheme

Lifeline Quits Recycling Scheme

Kingaroy’s Lifeline shop is still listed on the Re.Turn-It website but the charity store is no longer accepting cans and bottles for 10c payments.

Apprenticeships …  Apply Now!

Apprenticeships … Apply Now!

It’s that time of the year … Stanwell, Ergon and Energex are inviting applications for apprenticeships and traineeships at these government-owned enterprises.

Five Charged After Drug Raids

Five Charged After Drug Raids

Detectives from Taskforce Maxima allegedly seized drugs and firearms when they raided a house in Venman Street, Kingaroy, on Friday.

Big Weekend For Junior League

Big Weekend For Junior League

Wondai Wolves are hosting the annual Mini Mod rugby league carnival again this Saturday at Wondai Sportsground.

Food Festival To Showcase Region

Food Festival To Showcase Region

This weekend four wineries, four local food producers and two chefs will be flying the flag for the South Burnett at Regional Flavours on Brisbane’s South Bank.

GRC To Review Planning Process

GRC To Review Planning Process

Gympie Regional Council will begin a “stakeholder engagement program” next month in a bid to allay local business concerns about its planning processes.

Festival Seeks Ultimate Smoothie

Festival Seeks Ultimate Smoothie

Blackbutt will be holding its second annual Community Expo on Saturday … and this year, there’ll be something new to try.

Slasher Helps Flyers Cut Risks

Slasher Helps Flyers Cut Risks

Members of the Nanango Aeromodellers Club now have extra help to keep the grass at their airfield under control.

Quick Response Stops Grass Blaze

Quick Response Stops Grass Blaze

Swift action by rural and urban fire crews on Saturday stopped a grass fire at Kingsley Grove Winery near Kingaroy turning into a much more serious blaze.

Visit Shares Tales Old And New

Visit Shares Tales Old And New

Representatives from the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation came to Cherbourg recently to visit The Ration Shed and speak to Elders.

Have Your Say On Fishing Rules

Have Your Say On Fishing Rules

Recreational anglers only have eight days to have their say on proposed amendments to fishing laws.

FRRR Offers Mental Health Grants

FRRR Offers Mental Health Grants

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal has announced it has a pool of $100,000 available for projects that improve mental health in rural Australia.

League Legend Remembered At Museum

League Legend Remembered At Museum

A rugby league all-star who grew up in Blackbutt will be remembered on Friday (July 12) at the Roy Emerson Museum in Blackbutt.

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.