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Chilly Start To Sunday

Chilly Start To Sunday

Temperatures at Kingaroy Airport dropped to -2.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday morning, officially the coldest morning of the year so far in the region, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Two Treated After Crash

Two Treated After Crash

Paramedics assessed two people after a single-vehicle crash on the Bunya Highway near Murgon in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Deadline Looms For Ag Grants

Deadline Looms For Ag Grants

Rural agricultural businesses have been invited to apply for funding for projects covered by the  State Government’s $10 million Rural Economic Development grants scheme.

Five On Cannabis Charges

Five On Cannabis Charges

Five people have been charged with a number of cannabis-related offences after police searched four houses in Kingaroy this week.

Bike Track Plan Moves Ahead

Bike Track Plan Moves Ahead

A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with Western Downs Regional Council awarding the design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.

Grant To Upgrade Club Kitchen

Grant To Upgrade Club Kitchen

Nanango RSL Sub-Branch – which took over the running of the Nanango RSL Club in May last year – has received a $54,511 grant from the Federal Government to upgrade its kitchen facilities.

Subsidy To Rehire Trainees

Subsidy To Rehire Trainees

Small business apprentices and trainees who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been advised to consider local councils when they want to rejoin the workforce.

Petition Calls For Cancer Nurse

Petition Calls For Cancer Nurse

A petition calling for the appointment of a Specialist Cancer Nurse in the South Burnett is being supported by Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington.

Water Study Highlights Blackbutt

Water Study Highlights Blackbutt

High security agricultural water for Blackbutt is one of five irrigation projects which has been identified as a top priority by the Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF).

Freestays Pay Off For Proston

Freestays Pay Off For Proston

A free 48-hour caravan and RV parking area in Proston which opened a little more than three years ago is starting to pay steady dividends for the town.

Women Wanted For Business Course

Women Wanted For Business Course

At least 10 women living in Kingaroy and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to take part in a year-long business-building program after the South Burnett was selected for the latest round of The Seed Scheme.

Lions Lend A Helping Hand

Lions Lend A Helping Hand

Kingaroy Lions Club’s two major annual fundraising ventures – the Kingaroy Trail Ride and Burrandowan Races – were derailed by COVID-19 but that hasn’t stopped the club from helping out in the local community.

Teen Recommended For Award

Teen Recommended For Award

Kingaroy police will recommend a Gold Coast teenager receive a bravery award after he pushed a nine-year-old girl out of the way of an out-of-control car.

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