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.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has asked why spending on Kingaroy Hospital’s upgrade is running 53 per cent under budget.
Woolworths shoppers in Kingaroy will be able to feel a little bit safer following the installation of a life-saving defibrillator in the store.
Broad Construction Services, a member of the CIMIC group of companies, has been awarded the contract to construct the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital.
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Centacare will be hosting a “Living Well Longer” free lunch and information session in Kingaroy next week.
Child Safety Minister Di Farmer dropped into Kingaroy briefly on Tuesday to visit local groups providing support to vulnerable South Burnett families
Darling Downs Health has advised parents that a case of whooping cough has been reported in a student attending Murgon State High School.
Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service – the body responsible for all South Burnett hospitals – received a $46 million boost in this week’s State Budget.
A community meeting will be held in Nanango next week to discuss the formation of a mental health peer support group in the town.
Darling Downs Health South Burnett staff at Murgon and Wondai have been promoting healthy smiles to local children.
The State Government had budgeted to spend $6.9 million over four years to tackle mental health issues among Indigenous youth.
Darling Downs Health has created a new job, based in Kingaroy, aimed at identifying and supporting young people at risk of a mental health illness.
A free mental health training workshop will be held in Kingaroy on June 20, part of series being organised by Darling Downs Health in a bid to better equip rural communities facing ongoing pressures associated with the drought.
Darling Downs Health Board members have inspected $135,000 worth of renovations recently completed at Murgon Hospital.
Work began on Monday on a $255,000 expansion of the Meals On Wheels kitchen in Kingaroy
Darling Downs Health – the authority responsible for all South Burnett public hospitals – says it is taking action to address the potential impacts of climate change.
South Burnett CTC workers put on a special treat in Kingaroy on Tuesday for local residents who have been affected by domestic violence.
The Queensland Country Women’s Association is agitating for government support to raise awareness about Q fever.
Free clinics are being held in the South Burnett this week for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents to receive their annual flu shots.
South Burnett nurses hosted local events earlier this month as part of National Advanced Care Planning Week.
Darling Downs Health Service mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting a variety of locations in the South Burnett this month to conduct free health clinics.
South Burnett residents who want to avoid the flu this year should get vaccinated between mid-April and the end of May.
Kingaroy Child Health will be offering three free seminars next month on “positive parenting”.