Regional Queenslanders using equipment for confirmed life-threatening medical conditions are urged to ensure they are registered with Ergon Energy’s Life Support program before the onset of the storm and cyclone season.
The South Burnett, Darling Downs and South West Queensland population are fat … and getting fatter.
Too often a free breakfast in Kingaroy means a sausage sizzle … but at the South Burnett Health & Lifestyle Expo it meant fruit. And lots of it … apples, mandarins and bananas.
Organisations across the South Burnett can benefit from the release of a new Regional Health Atlas.
The South Burnett Regional Council’s Healthy Communities program will be running weekly fitness classes in Durong from Wednesday, October 23, until Wednesday, November 20.
Many Queenslanders live in poverty. Could you live on a tin of food, a couple of pieces of fruit and a slice of bread a day?
The legionella scare in Queensland hospitals earlier this year has led to the release of a number of recommendations to decrease the risk of future outbreaks occurring.
A public / private partnership model being trialled in Inglewood to slash dental waiting times may be introduced to Kingaroy and Murgon.
The re-introduction of a rural generalist surgeon at Kingaroy Hospital has doubled the number of elective surgical procedures done in Kingaroy.
A record number of teams and a record amount of money raised … the organisers of the 2013 South Burnett Relay For Life held in Kingaroy at the weekend couldn’t be much happier.
The South Burnett’s first Depressed Cake Shop may have had some ‘sad” bikkies, cake that was feeling “blue” and quite a few “black dog” lollies, but it has had a happy ending … it was so successful there’s a good chance there’ll be more popping up next year.
The local Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (DDHHS) Board has been praised by Health Minister Lawrence Springborg for its performance against national benchmarks during its first year as an independent body.
South Burnett chef Jason Ford will be demonstrating “healthy fast food cooking” as part of the South Burnett Health and Lifestyle Expo.
The 2103 Mental Health Week Art Competition was officially opened at the Kingaroy Art Gallery on Friday night.
Even when she was 10 years old, Lola Ashurst wanted to be a nurse: “I can remember it now. We would be out travelling about and I would get excited when I saw a hospital. I was just attracted to hospitals …”
Blackbutt GP Dr Daphene Connor says she is about to receive mentorship from one of Australia’s leading acupuncturists.
Murgon’s new, ultra-modern $14 million aged care facility was officially opened on Wednesday by Catholic Bishop Brian Finnigan before a packed room of invited guests.
South Burnett residents have been urged to keep alert for signs of heat-related illnesses as the region heads into the summer months.
Queensland is in the grip of a measles outbreak, with 16 cases reported so far this year.
RU OK? This simple question was on everyone’s lips in the Town Hall Forecourt in Kingaroy this morning.