Pupils from Crawford and Wooroolin State schools joined with students at Tingoora this morning to celebrate NAIDOC Day.
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.
A Community Kitchen will be launched at Blackbutt Hall from 10:00am-noon next Wednesday (September 19).
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.
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
The State Government has announced that the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme will be doubled for Queenslanders living in rural and remote areas.
A free community breakfast to mark RU OK? Day will be held outside Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington’s offices at 34A Alford Street in Kingaroy (opposite Kingaroy Shoppingworld) between 6:00am and 9:00am on Thursday, September 13.
QAS Commissioner Russell Bowles quashed rumours the government will close ambulance stations
Support workers Libby Leu and Kate Roth were presented with awards at the 2012 Child Protection Week dinner in Wondai
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
A practical handbook especially designed to help Aboriginal health workers dealing with clients with drug and alcohol issues will be launched on September 10.
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.
War veterans now have a “home away from home” in Kingaroy where they can relax, socialise and chat
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.
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.
Rural women worried about recent publicity about the BreastScreen Queensland program have been assured that the service is not being taken away.
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.
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.
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.
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.