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Samantha Awarded For Caring

Samantha Awarded For Caring

Senior Constable Samantha Giles has done something no other police officer has done before in the South Burnett  . . . been nominated for the prestigious Joy Kite Award.

Chopper Called To Crash

Chopper Called To Crash

A teenage girl was reportedly trapped in her vehicle for more than 30 minutes after it rolled on Silverleaf Road, west of Murgon, on Monday afternoon.

Border Exemption Extended

Border Exemption Extended

Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has extended the class exemption for farmers and agribusiness workers who need to move between Queensland and NSW to perform essential agribusiness services or farming activities, such as tending to livestock or crops.

ANZ Sign Sparks Fears

ANZ Sign Sparks Fears

Kingaroy residents were concerned when they found the doors to the town’s ANZ Bank branch closed last week.

Wondai Races Will Be Patron-Free

Wondai Races Will Be Patron-Free

The South Burnett Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup meeting at Wondai racecourse as planned on Saturday, October 17, but the public won’t be able to attend.

Watchhouse Officer Suspended

Watchhouse Officer Suspended

An assistant watchhouse officer in Brisbane has been suspended from duty following the death in custody of Sherry Fisher Tilberoo.

Saints Survive Elimination Finals

Saints Survive Elimination Finals

Both South Burnett Saints teams are through to Week 2 of the AFL Darling Downs finals after securing wins in low-scoring games at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.

Police Study Videos Of Brawl

Police Study Videos Of Brawl

Police investigations are continuing into a public brawl which occurred outside a house in Alford Street, Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon.

Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad …

Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad …

There was plenty of tight racing – and several spills and broken bikes – when three Under 16s State titles of junior motorcycle speedway racing were contested in Kingaroy recently.

Stylish Night With A Difference

Stylish Night With A Difference

The glittering gowns and stylish suits were there, and the smart cars were there … but COVID-19 meant the crowds were missing at St Mary’s Catholic College’s annual formal.

Show Society Grants Announced

Show Society Grants Announced

The Show Societies Grants Program provides financial support for operating costs associated with conducting annual agricultural shows, and costs towards the construction and maintenance of showground assets.

New Uni Scholarship Opens

New Uni Scholarship Opens

First year uni students from Yarraman and Cooyar will be eligible to apply for a new scholarship next year at the University of Southern Queensland.

Boost For Barambah Irrigators

Boost For Barambah Irrigators

More than 50 farmers along Barambah Creek have been issued with new groundwater licences allowing them to irrigate their crops and water their stock.

Federal MP Resigns

Federal MP Resigns

Member for Groom John McVeigh announced on Friday morning he is resigning from Federal Parliament, effective immediately.

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