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Nanango Raises $8200 For Fire Victims

Nanango Raises $8200 For Fire Victims

A recent fundraiser organised by the Nanango community to assist bushfire victims in NSW has raised an amazing $8200.

Elderly Man Hurt In Crash

Elderly Man Hurt In Crash

An 80-year-old Wattle Camp man was injured in a collision at the intersection of the D’Aguilar and Brisbane Valley highways on Sunday afternoon.

Investigators To<BR> Probe House Fire

Investigators To
Probe House Fire

Police say a fire which badly damaged a house in Kingaroy is being treated as suspicious

Soccer Sevens Shine In Kingaroy

Soccer Sevens Shine In Kingaroy

The rain gods smiled on Kingaroy’s annual Soccer Sevens tournament last weekend … despite downpours elsewhere in the region, no games were disrupted during the two days of play.

Yellowbelly<BR> Triumphs Over Weather

Yellowbelly
Triumphs Over Weather

Floods meant attendances at this year’s Yellowbelly were the lowest in four years, but organisers are happy

Another Legendary Day Of League!

Another Legendary Day Of League!

Old footballers never die … they just keep on lacing up their boots and having fun on the field.

Midwives Join Health Service

Midwives Join Health Service

A dozen new midwives began their journey with Darling Downs Health this week, starting a graduate program with a week of orientation.

Grants For Local<BR> Sporting Groups

Grants For Local
Sporting Groups

Twenty South Burnett sporting groups will receive small grants from the “Active Clubs” program

Ruby Is Anderson’s New Gem

Ruby Is Anderson’s New Gem

Last year, Hivesville trainer Lindsay Anderson tightened the race day girth for 25 runners, and accrued six wins courtesy of Clouds, Kentford and Momentum Glory, along with six placings

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Nanango Race Club will be holding Lee Park’s first race meeting of the year this Saturday, February 15

Fourth Candidate Enters Mayoral Race

Fourth Candidate Enters Mayoral Race

A fourth candidate has joined South Burnett Regional Council’s race for mayor … Durong resident Toni Ralph.

Diverse Exhibitions Launch New Year

Diverse Exhibitions Launch New Year

Wet weather – or the promise of it – led to a smaller than usual turnout for the opening of the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s first exhibition for 2020 last Friday night.

Work Starts On Murgon Footpaths

Work Starts On Murgon Footpaths

South Burnett Regional Council’s $1.24 million project to replace Murgon kerbs and footpaths began this week.

Ergon Energy Responds To Blackouts

Ergon Energy Responds To Blackouts

Ergon Energy has begun helicopter patrols in the Blackbutt / Benarkin area to check poles and wires after a string of recent blackouts in the region.

Moreton Confirms Withdrawal To ASX

Moreton Confirms Withdrawal To ASX

Moreton Resources informed the ASX on Thursday of the withdrawal of its Mining Lease Application for its proposed Kingaroy coal mine.

Youth Charged Over Break-In

Youth Charged Over Break-In

A 17-year-old Cherbourg youth is being dealt with under the Youth Justice Act after a break-in at Wondai.

Changes To Farm Household Allowance

Changes To Farm Household Allowance

Agriculture Minister and Member for Maranoa David Littleproud says more red tape is being removed from the Farm Household Allowance applications.

Cattle Truck Overturns

Cattle Truck Overturns

A truck driver was transported to hospital after a B-Double carrying cattle overturned on the Wide Bay Highway on Wednesday night.

Megan Wins Inaugural Bursary

Megan Wins Inaugural Bursary

Kingaroy State High School graduate Megan Frohloff has been awarded the inaugural Nanango Electorate Year 12 School Leavers Bursary.

Stamps To Help Disaster Relief

Stamps To Help Disaster Relief

Australia Post is releasing a special edition Disaster Relief stamp pack to raise funds for the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund.

BP Irrigators Face Huge Rise

BP Irrigators Face Huge Rise

Irrigators using the Barker-Barambah Water Supply Scheme could face a 48.5 per cent rise in Part A fixed charges over the next five years if the State Government accepts a recommendation from the Queensland Competition Authority

Free Water From Paradise Dam

Free Water From Paradise Dam

Sunwater announced on Wednesday that water from Paradise Dam will be made available for irrigators and other users at no charge from Thursday (February 13).

Curran To Re-Stand As Gympie Mayor

Curran To Re-Stand As Gympie Mayor

Gympie Mayor Mick Curran announced on Wednesday he will stand for re-election as Mayor at the March 28 local government elections.

Council Unveils $11m CBD Plans

Council Unveils $11m CBD Plans

The South Burnett Regional Council will spend $11.1 million on the transformation of Kingaroy’s CBD if its latest application to the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions fund succeeds.

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