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BreastScreen Bus In Kingaroy

BreastScreen Bus In Kingaroy

Women aged 50 to 69 years in the Kingaroy area are being urged to take advantage of free breast cancer screening services available from November to February.

RHealth Here Until June

RHealth Here Until June

RHealth in Kingaroy has moved to clear up confusion about why it is still operating despite passing its funding deadline.

Donation Put To Good Use

Donation Put To Good Use

The Kingaroy Local Ambulance committee have put the recent donation of $1000 from the Thiess staff safety program to good use.

Horan Refutes Union Claims

Horan Refutes Union Claims

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board chair Mike Horan has moved to clear up a misunderstanding

Families Consulted Over Farrhome Closure

Families Consulted Over Farrhome Closure

Families likely to be affected by the 2014 closure of Farrhome have met with Health Department officials

Farrhome ‘Earmarked To Close’

A protest meeting organised by the Queensland Nurses Union in Brisbane today has been told Kingaroy’s Farrhome has been earmarked for closure by the State Government.

Expo Spotlight On Services

Expo Spotlight On Services

A steady stream of visitors passed through the Service Providers’ Expo on Wednesday

New Bed Arrives At Hospital

New Bed Arrives At Hospital

A new electric-powered examination bed has been installed at the South Burnett Private Hospital as a result of fund-raising from the inaugural South Burnett Mayoral Charity Breakfast and a generous donation from Swickers.

Service Providers Expo

As part of Carer’s Week, the Steps Group and Department Of Human Services will be a holding a Service Providers Expo at Kingaroy RSL’s Tobruk Room from 10:30am to 4:30pm on Wednesday, October 17.

Care For The Carers

Care For The Carers

Community Kitchen prepared lunch for World Mental Health Day

Algae Closes Dam Again

Algae Closes Dam Again

The South Burnett Regional Council advised today that Gordonbrook Dam has been temporarily closed again due to high levels of blue-green algae.

Axe Falls On Murgon Programs

Axe Falls On Murgon Programs

South Burnett CTC’s Diversionary Services team in Murgon today received the bad news they had been fearing … the State Government has not renewed their funding.

RHealth Hits Funding Deadline

RHealth Hits Funding Deadline

RHealth’s Kingaroy, Chinchilla and Charleville programs have hit crunchtime with funding for their programs running out today.

Rabies Risk Draws Closer

Rabies Risk Draws Closer

Did you know that rabies is now present only 350km from northern Australia? This is a bit closer than Moffatdale is to Stanthorpe …

Healthy Fun At Tingoora

Healthy Fun At Tingoora

Pupils from Crawford and Wooroolin State schools joined with students at Tingoora this morning to celebrate NAIDOC Day.

Locals Fear Budget Cuts

Locals Fear Budget Cuts

Welfare agencies in the South Burnett are in state of shock as the possible ramifications of last week’s State Budget start to sink in. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, industry insiders have told southburnett.com.au they are anxious the knife is being taken to programs that service some of the region’s most vulnerable residents.

Community Kitchen For Blackbutt

Community Kitchen For Blackbutt

A Community Kitchen will be launched at Blackbutt Hall from 10:00am-noon next Wednesday (September 19).

$1.5m In Budget For Ambulance Station

$1.5m In Budget For Ambulance Station

Today’s State Budget has confirmed that Kingaroy’s new multi-million dollar ambulance station will go ahead despite the State Government’s tight strings on the money purse.

RU OK? Like A Free Coffee?

RU OK? Like A Free Coffee?

Residents in the South Burnett are being encouraged to stop for a free coffee and chat on Thursday. Here’s a list of the venues