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Woolooga Fire: Alert Updated

Woolooga Fire: Alert Updated

Firefighters were continuing to monitor a large fire burning in the Woolooga / Sexton areas on Thursday night.

Two Hurt In Crash

Two Hurt In Crash

Two females were taken to Kingaroy Hospital with minor injuries after a water truck and a car collided on the Bunya Highway near Kingaroy on Thursday night.

Bushfire Cuts Brisbane Valley Highway

Bushfire Cuts Brisbane Valley Highway

A large and fast-moving fire which broke out near Toogoolawah early on Thursday afternoon led to the closure of the Brisbane Valley Highway.

Historic Church<BR> Goes On The Market

Historic Church
Goes On The Market

Proston’s former Shepherd Memorial Church of St Peter has been put on the market by the Anglican Church

Drought Levy <BR> ‘A Good Start’: QDO

Drought Levy
‘A Good Start’: QDO

QDO says a decision by Woolworths and Coles to back a milk “Drought Levy” is a good start

Aust Post Joins Drought Campaign

Aust Post Joins Drought Campaign

Australia Post has released a special edition Drought Relief stamp to help raise funds for Rural Aid, the charity behind the Buy a Bale campaign

Fires At Glan Devon, Booie

Fires At Glan Devon, Booie

Fire crews in the South Burnett were stretched on Thursday with major fires breaking out at Glan Devon and Booie within two hours of each other.

Four Exhibitions Dazzle And Delight

Four Exhibitions Dazzle And Delight

Guests at the official opening of this month’s exhibition at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery were treated to bush poetry and songs, thanks to local school children.

Champions In Action In Kingaroy

Champions In Action In Kingaroy

Some of Australia’s best young speedway riders were in action in Kingaroy on Saturday for the Queensland State Titles of the Under 16 125cc Solos and Best Pairs.

Proposal To Honour Nanango Couple

Proposal To Honour Nanango Couple

A proposal to rename an al fresco area next to the Little Drayton Street laneway in Nanango “Barry and Mary Green Place” will be turned over to the Nanango community for a final decision.

Georgie On FHA Review Panel

Georgie On FHA Review Panel

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset – who will take over as General President AgForce Queensland in November – has been appointed to the Review Panel examining the Federal Government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA) scheme.

ACCC Warning To Milk Processors

ACCC Warning To Milk Processors

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned dairy processors against misleading farmers about milk prices.

Man Critically<BR> Injured In Crash

Man Critically
Injured In Crash

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after a crash near Windera on Wednesday

Council Bridge On Private Property

Council Bridge On Private Property

The surprise discovery that a timber bridge across Boughyard Creek near Ironpot isn’t on a Council road reserve may force the South Burnett Regional Council to compulsorily acquire land from neighbouring properties.

Celebration Salutes Everything Italian

Celebration Salutes Everything Italian

Moffatdale Ridge’s annual Italian Festival had a lot of competition this year – rugby league grand finals, Nanango Muster, Nanango Races, Avocado Festival etc – but still about 1200 people turned up to celebrate la dolce vita.

Drought Area Extended

Drought Area Extended

Agriculture Minister Mark Furner announced on Wednesday that portions of the Western Downs Regional Council area – including the region around Bell and Jandowae – have been drought declared.

Community Grants Increase By $7000

Community Grants Increase By $7000

The South Burnett Regional Council announced the successful applicants for the first round of its Community Grants program at its monthly meeting on Wednesday.

Woman Charged Over Dog Scam

Woman Charged Over Dog Scam

Goomeri police have warned residents considering buying pets or property online after a recent incident which led to a Gold Coast woman being charged.

‘Dental Dark Age’ In South Burnett

‘Dental Dark Age’ In South Burnett

Medical groups accused the South Burnett Regional Council on Wednesday of condemning residents “to a dental dark age” by failing to fluoridate the local water supply.

Durong Added To Listening Tour

Durong Added To Listening Tour

The South Burnett Regional Council has added an extra meeting to its upcoming Listening Tour after protests from residents living in the Durong and Boondooma areas.

Shorter, Safer Swimming Season

Shorter, Safer Swimming Season

The South Burnett Regional Council will reduce the swimming season at Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon swimming pools slightly this season so that patrons can be safer.

Get Ready To Break The Bank!

Get Ready To Break The Bank!

The thrill of trying to break the bank at the casino – without any of the risks – will be back in Nanango this Saturday night (September 22).

QDO Blames Coles For Dairy Collapse

QDO Blames Coles For Dairy Collapse

The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation has blamed supermarket giant Coles for a $10 billion loss in the Australian dairy industry.

Farm Production Stable At $60bn

Farm Production Stable At $60bn

The value of Australia’s farm production is forecast to remain relatively unchanged in 2018-19 at $60 billion despite the drought in Queensland and NSW.

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