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Callout For Clinicians

Callout For Clinicians

Are you a clinician providing support services in the South Burnett?

$20,000 Grant To Cherbourg Group

$20,000 Grant To Cherbourg Group

Cherbourg Wellbeing is one of of four groups in the Wide Bay electorate which will receive funding under a Federal Government program aimed at helping businesses transition to the NDIS.

Expo To Provide Info On Drugs, Alcohol

Expo To Provide Info On Drugs, Alcohol

Graham House in Murgon will be hosting a DrugARM family and community expo on February 5 designed to provide information to people who are supporting others with drug or alcohol problems.

Plan To Target Health ‘Challenges’

Plan To Target Health ‘Challenges’

A new committee has been set up to help solve health service “delivery challenges” in the South Burnett.

Get A Wiggle On . . . CPR Saves Lives

Get A Wiggle On . . . CPR Saves Lives

The much-publicised collapse of “Yellow Wiggle” Greg Page on Friday night in Sydney has emphasised the importance of having basic CPR skills – and defibrillators – out in the community.

Hospital Foundation Seeks Directors

Hospital Foundation Seeks Directors

Nominations are being sought for the Board of Directors for the South Burnett Community Hospital Foundation Limited (SBCHF).

WBBROC Seeks Mosquito Funding

WBBROC Seeks Mosquito Funding

The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils has called on the State Government to fund a campaign to eradicate dengue fever mosquitoes from Murgon, Wondai, Goomeri and Cherbourg

Crane Winners Announced

Crane Winners Announced

The winners of the Name the Crane and colouring-in competition, celebrating the installation of the tower crane at the Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment site, were announced this week

Life-Saving Lessons On Saturday

Life-Saving Lessons On Saturday

Defibrillators are becoming more common around the South Burnett – thanks to the generosity of local organisations such as Rotary – but would you be confident enough to use one in an emergency?

Peer Support Plan For Proston

Peer Support Plan For Proston

A meeting is being held in Proston on Wednesday (December 11) to discuss the possible formation of a mental health peer support group in the town.

Hope For Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Hope For Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Australian researchers say peanut allergies could become a thing of the past if breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically new way to vaccinate people against the potentially life-threatening condition.

Nurse Consultant To Help Families

Nurse Consultant To Help Families

A temporary Child Development Clinical Nurse Consultant has been hired by the Darling Downs Child Health Service.

Disability Parking Fines To Double

Disability Parking Fines To Double

Fines for illegally parking in spaces reserved for people with disabilities will double from $266 to $533 under changes the State Government plans to introduce next year.

Shake-Up Creates Rural Health Office

Shake-Up Creates Rural Health Office

An Office of Rural Health is being set up by the State Government as part of a Queensland Health shake-up to improve health services.

C’mon Kids, Name The Crane!

C’mon Kids, Name The Crane!

Primary school students in the South Burnett have been invited to take part in a “Name The Crane” and colouring-in competition to mark the recent installation of a tower crane at the Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment site.

Qld Health Updates Smoke Alert

Qld Health Updates Smoke Alert

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has withdrawn a whole-of-community smoke warning but has urged people to remain vigilant while fires continue to burn across the State.

Minimise Exposure To Smoke

Minimise Exposure To Smoke

South Burnett residents have been urged to take precautions to minimise their exposure to smoke.

Qld Health Issues Smoke Advice

Qld Health Issues Smoke Advice

The smoke from so many bushfires in southern Queensland has prompted an alert from Queensland Health.

Free Health Workshop In Proston

Free Health Workshop In Proston

Residents from Proston and surrounding areas have been invited to attend a special workshop organised by Darling Downs Health on November 12.

Kingaroy Doctor Nominated For Award

Kingaroy Doctor Nominated For Award

A Kingaroy doctor is in the running to win a prestigious national medical award.

Graham House Celebrates 30 Years

Graham House Celebrates 30 Years

A special rose garden at the front of the new Graham House Community Centre in Murgon has been planted to honour a very important woman in the history of the community organisation.

Kingaroy Reclaims The Night

Kingaroy Reclaims The Night

The South Burnett’s annual “Reclaim The Night” event attracted a good crowd of women, men and children to the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt on Thursday evening.

PFAS Site In Kingaroy On List

PFAS Site In Kingaroy On List

A site in Kingaroy has been named as one of more than 60 PFAS-contaminated places in Queensland.

Recipe For Reaching Out

Recipe For Reaching Out

Speak up, reach out for help … these are the messages that the South Burnett Suicide Prevention Working Group is trying to spread during Mental Health Week.

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