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Wondai Celebrates Its Big Wins!

Wondai Celebrates Its Big Wins!

Wondai’s recent Tidy Towns award wins will never be forgotten now that a whole bunch of signs have been presented to the town.

Plan To Make Miners Stump Up More

Plan To Make Miners Stump Up More

The State Government is considering making mining companies pay even more to establish a mine to ensure taxpayers aren’t left to pay the costs of mine rehabilitation.

QFF Renews Calls To Axe Stamp Duty

QFF Renews Calls To Axe Stamp Duty

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has renewed calls to remove stamp duty on crop insurance in Queensland.

$15,000 Holiday Up For Grabs

$15,000 Holiday Up For Grabs

South Burnett residents are being encouraged to get into the festive spirit and enter this year’s Hancock Prospecting Christmas Lights competition.

Fitness Tracker … For Cattle

Fitness Tracker … For Cattle

The CSIRO and an agtech startup, Ceres Tag, have created a smart ear tag to help farmers keep track of where their livestock are and what they’re doing.

$1m In Farm Wages Recovered

$1m In Farm Wages Recovered

An investigation targeting Australia’s Harvest Trail has recovered more than $1 million in unpaid wages for more than 2500 farm workers.

Standpipe Planned For Hivesville

Standpipe Planned For Hivesville

Hivesville will get a standpipe in the near future to assist residents in the district who rely on tank water.

$1.24m For Murgon CBD Footpaths

$1.24m For Murgon CBD Footpaths

The South Burnett Regional Council will spend $1.24 million in 2019-20 on a long-awaited fix for Murgon CBD’s footpaths.

Council Plans Library Upgrade

Council Plans Library Upgrade

The South Burnett Regional Council plans to upgrade Nanango’s library and administration building soon.

Maidenwell Roadworks ‘Not Enough’

Maidenwell Roadworks ‘Not Enough’

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has urged the State Government to do urgent upgrades to the Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road, saying the current works are “nowhere near enough” to make the road safe.

Council To Consult<br> Widely On Water Projects

Council To Consult
Widely On Water Projects

Council intends to capitalise on a $2m grant to fund feasibility studies into water projects

Council Forgives $16,000 Water Bill

Council Forgives $16,000 Water Bill

The South Burnett Regional Council will forgive most of an elderly woman’s $16,142.14 water bill.

Max Forsyth: 1947 – 2018

Max Forsyth: 1947 – 2018

Most Maidenwell residents will remember Max Forsyth – who died recently at age 71 – as a keen exponent of native plants, or for his involvement in the rural fire brigade or Maidenwell Community Group.

Kindy Kids Love Their Adopt-a-Cop

Kindy Kids Love Their Adopt-a-Cop

The foyer of Kingaroy Police Station now boasts a new piece of artwork, courtesy of some of the South Burnett’s youngest budding artists.

Solar Farm Proposal Rejected

Solar Farm Proposal Rejected

A proposal to build a solar farm 3km east of Kingaroy has been rejected by the SBRC

New Faces At<br> Kingaroy Police

New Faces At
Kingaroy Police

Two new 1st Year police constables reported for their first shifts in Kingaroy on Wednesday

MP Wants New Hall At Murgon High

MP Wants New Hall At Murgon High

Education Minister Grace Grace made a low-key visit to Murgon and Cherbourg on Tuesday … but there could be some big news around the corner for Murgon State High School.

Fun Way To Raise Funds

Fun Way To Raise Funds

Murgon teenager Abelee Stanley has been a familiar face around South Burnett rugby league grounds since she was just a youngster.

Croquet Has Become A Big Hit

Croquet Has Become A Big Hit

Every Tuesday morning, the lowest green at the Kingaroy Bowls Club is taken over by a wild bunch wielding wooden mallets and hitting colourful balls.

Atahnee ‘Comes Home’ To Cherbourg

Atahnee ‘Comes Home’ To Cherbourg

Until now Atahnee Simpson has never actually lived in Cherbourg … but when she started work at the local community radio station this week, she felt like she’d come home.

Saints Training To Start Soon

Saints Training To Start Soon

It’s quite a few months until the AFL Darling Downs season begins, but the South Burnett Saints have been wasting no time in making their preparations for 2019

Solar Battery Grants Now Available

Solar Battery Grants Now Available

The State Government is offering grants and interest-free loans for households and small businesses to install batteries to store their solar power.

Waste Levy Delayed, Increased

Waste Levy Delayed, Increased

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has criticised the State Government for delaying the introduction of Queensland’s waste levy until mid-2019.

A Big Thank You To Everyone

A Big Thank You To Everyone

The BlazeAid camp near Kingaroy Airport – which has been operating for a little over a month – will be officially breaking up this week.

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