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Guest Speaker<BR> Pushes CPR Course

Guest Speaker
Pushes CPR Course

In 1991, there were just 1100 front-line ambulance staff in Queensland; in 2019 there are 4707

Learn The Art Of Speaking … For Free!

Learn The Art Of Speaking … For Free!

Ever needed to persuade a workmate to your point of view and not sure about the best way to do it?

New Principals<BR> Heading To Schools

New Principals
Heading To Schools

St Mary’s Catholic College and St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School will have new principals in 2020

Rain Disrupts First Games

Rain Disrupts First Games

Rain disrupted the first round of the South Burnett cricket competition played on Saturday

Push For Dam Inquiry Fails

Push For Dam Inquiry Fails

The State Government has voted against holding an open inquiry into the safety of Paradise Dam in Parliament.

Forum Briefs MP On Pig Fever

Forum Briefs MP On Pig Fever

Agriculture Minister Mark Furner was briefed at a forum in Brisbane on Wednesday about African Swine Fever and the risks it poses to the Queensland pig industry.

Art Award Offers $5000 In Prizes

Art Award Offers $5000 In Prizes

The Kingaroy Arts Team is inviting local artists to start preparing works for the biannual David Bryce Rural Art Award.

Man Charged With Assaulting Police

Man Charged With Assaulting Police

Four people have been charged after an incident in Glendon Street, Kingaroy, on Tuesday night which left a police officer with a split lip.

Kathy Receives Unique Council Award

Kathy Receives Unique Council Award

An extraordinary gift to the people of Proston by South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff has gained Statewide recognition.

Investors Look Over Region

Investors Look Over Region

Forty business migrant investors and migration agents visited the South Burnett recently as part of a tour to explore investment and export opportunities in the Wide Bay-Burnett region.

Young Artists Star At Gallery

Young Artists Star At Gallery

Kingaroy Art Gallery has been overrun by teenagers … the talented young artists from Years 7-12 at Kingaroy State High School.

Drought Bites Into Cattle Numbers

Drought Bites Into Cattle Numbers

Numbers were reduced to 400 in Murgon at the last fortnightly cattle sale on Tuesday, October 1.

Barbecue To Welcome Vets

Barbecue To Welcome Vets

A community barbecue will be held next Tuesday (October 22) to celebrate the start of the annual vet visit to Cherbourg.

Work To Start On Piggery Upgrade

Work To Start On Piggery Upgrade

South Burnett Regional Council will pay half the cost of upgrading Kratzmanns Road at Windera to allay local residents’ fears about the expansion of a local piggery.

Gympie Trail To Get $230k Facelift

Gympie Trail To Get $230k Facelift

Gympie Regional Council will spend $230,000 upgrading its section of the Rail Trail to address complaints about the trail’s walking surface.

State Backs Down Over Council Polls

State Backs Down Over Council Polls

The State Government has backed down on a proposal to introduce compulsory preferential voting (CPV) at the March 2020 Council elections.

Visa Cancelled Over Illegal Pork

Visa Cancelled Over Illegal Pork

A 45-year-old woman visiting from Vietnam was turned back at Sydney International Airport on Saturday under new visa cancellation legislation after Biosecurity officers discovered 4.6kg of uncooked pork in her luggage.

Tiny School Is Smiling

Tiny School Is Smiling

Taabinga State School’s remarkable effort in collecting used toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes for recycling has paid off … the school has come second in a national competition!

Fire Bans Extended Again

Fire Bans Extended Again

Local fire bans in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas have been extended again.

Awesome Effort At Relay For Life!

Awesome Effort At Relay For Life!

The 2019 South Burnett Relay for Life campaign has raised an “awesome” amount for the Cancer Council of Queensland … at least $111,000 and counting

Debaters Shine In Kilkivan

Debaters Shine In Kilkivan

Kingaroy debaters travelled to Kilkivan on Sunday to take part in the Area Finals of the 2019 Apex High School State Debating competition.

New Name For Leadership Program

New Name For Leadership Program

The community leadership program which has been run for the past six years in the South Burnett has undergone a re-branding exercise.

Bridge Closed At Ironpot

Bridge Closed At Ironpot

South Burnett Regional Council has temporarily closed Boughyard Creek Bridge at Ironpot for safety reasons.

More Heatwaves, Fires Predicted

More Heatwaves, Fires Predicted

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning communities there is an increased risk of heatwaves and bushfires during the coming months

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