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Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has withdrawn a whole-of-community smoke warning but has urged people to remain vigilant while fires continue to burn across the State.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

Don’t Touch A Dead Or Dying Bat

Don’t Touch A Dead Or Dying Bat

The drought has been blamed for a sharp rise in the number of people coming into contact with dead or dying bats.

Have Your Say On Maternity Care

Have Your Say On Maternity Care

South Burnett residents have been invited to help shape the future of maternity care at the new Kingaroy Hospital.

Charity Bowls Day This Sunday

Charity Bowls Day This Sunday

A special lawns bowls day has been scheduled this Sunday (September 22) in Kingaroy to raise funds for the South Burnett Autism Support Group.

South Burnett’s About To Go Pink

South Burnett’s About To Go Pink

There’s going to be a lot of pink about in the South Burnett in November when a special breast cancer awareness campaign spreads from one end of the region to the other.

It’s Time To Say R U OK?

It’s Time To Say R U OK?

Thursday is R U OK Day, the day when we are reminded of the importance of having meaningful conversations with the people in our lives

Fundraising Helps Patients Thrive

Fundraising Helps Patients Thrive

Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary members had the opportunity on Friday to view the new Optiflow Thrive Machine for anaesthetics which they helped to purchase,

Family Health Day At Cherbourg

Family Health Day At Cherbourg

Cherbourg Health Service is marking Women’s Health Week with a Family Health Day which aims to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD).

Meals On Wheels Kitchen Ready To Roll

Meals On Wheels Kitchen Ready To Roll

South Burnett Care’s new $350,000 Meals On Wheels kitchen was officially opened on Thursday to coincide with the organisation’s annual morning tea for volunteers

‘Patients Go Through Enough Stress …’

‘Patients Go Through Enough Stress …’

Nanango resident Rosemary Hansen can’t understand why she has had to battle with bureaucracy – and haunt her local MP’s office – to get Queensland Health just to reimburse her Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme entitlements

‘Just Ask For Help’

‘Just Ask For Help’

Kingaroy Cinema’s main theatre was packed to overflowing on Monday night for the special charity screening of the Michael Hutchence biopic, “Mystify”.

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