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‘No Agenda’ To Close Ambulance Stations

‘No Agenda’ To Close Ambulance Stations

QAS Commissioner Russell Bowles quashed rumours the government will close ambulance stations

Support Workers Honoured

Support Workers Honoured

Support workers Libby Leu and Kate Roth were presented with awards at the 2012 Child Protection Week dinner in Wondai

An Opportunity To Empower

An Opportunity To Empower

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is urging South Burnett residents to celebrate Disability Action Week (September 9-15) to highlight the contribution people with a disability make to the community

Handbook Launched For Health Workers

Handbook Launched For Health Workers

A practical handbook especially designed to help Aboriginal health workers dealing with clients with drug and alcohol issues will be launched on September 10.

Heartmoves Comes To Kingaroy

South Burnett PCYC will be delivering the Heart Foundation’s Heartmoves program in Kingaroy as part of the South Burnett Regional Council’s “Discover the Benefits of Healthy Communities” Project.

Drop-In Centre Opens

Drop-In Centre Opens

War veterans now have a “home away from home” in Kingaroy where they can relax, socialise and chat

Children’s Workers To Be
Recognised At Awards Dinner

Children’s Workers To Be<br> Recognised At Awards Dinner

The South Burnett will be marking Child Protection Week with a series of special activities designed to shine a spotlight on the many organisations and individuals working to assist children in the community.

Thiess Safety Pays Off For Ambulance

Thiess Safety Pays Off For Ambulance

An outstanding safety record achieved by the Thiess team at Tarong’s Meandu Mine has resulted in an unexpected windfall for the local Kingaroy Ambulance.

BreastScreen Bus Will Continue To Visit

Rural women worried about recent publicity about the BreastScreen Queensland program have been assured that the service is not being taken away.

LAC Delegates To Meet In Kingaroy

Local Ambulance Committee delegates from across the Sunshine Coast, North, Central and South Burnett will be holding their annual North Coast Region Conference at Kingaroy RSL Club this weekend.

Surgery Boost For Kingaroy Hospital

Surgery Boost For Kingaroy Hospital

More surgical operations will be able to be done in the South Burnett – which means fewer trips to Toowoomba or Brisbane – when a new full-time surgeon’s position is created at Kingaroy Hospital next year.

Christine Humbled By Community Honour

Christine Humbled By Community Honour

Former National Party Minister Mike Horan and Christine Stewart go back a long way … Back in the 1990s, Christine was working for Queensland Health and advocating strongly on behalf of Cherbourg residents to her then-boss Mike, who was Health Minister.

Heartmoves Info Session In Nanango

A free Heartmoves Information Session will be held at Rapid Fitness at 4 Railway Lane in Nanango between between 10:45am and11:45am on Wednesday, August 29.

A Cup Of Coffee Could Save A Life

A Cup Of Coffee Could Save A Life

Residents in the South Burnett are encouraged to stop for a coffee and a chat on Thursday, September 13, to support the health, safety and well-being of the community.

Horan To Open $1.8m Health Centre

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service Board Chairman Mike Horan will be visiting the South Burnett for three days next week to inspect local facilities and officially open the new Cherbourg Community Health Centre.

$2m Upgrade For Kingaroy Hospital

$2m Upgrade For Kingaroy Hospital

Essential fire safety issues at Kingaroy Hospital will be rectified and a master plan prepared for a new main block in a $2m overhaul announced today by the State Government.

Bristow Appointed Health CEO

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board Chair Mike Horan announced yesterday that Toowoomba doctor Peter Bristow has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service.

Free BreastScreens In Nanango

Free BreastScreens In Nanango

Women aged 50 to 69 years in the Nanango area are being urged to take advantage of free breast cancer screening services when BreastScreen Queensland’s state-of-the-art digital mobile service visits Nanango Hospital later this year.

Lighten Up And Get Healthy

RHealth and Queensland Health are presenting a free “Lighten Up” program in Wondai, beginning next Tuesday.