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Report Illegal Dumping

Report Illegal Dumping

South Burnett Mayor Kathy Duff has urged residents to contact council if they become aware of illegally dumped materials in the region.

Council Upgrades Dam Info

Council Upgrades Dam Info

South Burnett Regional Council has launched new web pages for the Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma Dam caravan and recreation parks.

MP Queries Missing Bus Service

MP Queries Missing Bus Service

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has written to Health Minister Shannon Fentiman to find out why the bus which has been providing transport for South Burnett patients to Toowoomba Hospital is no longer running.

Woman Faces 66 Drug Charges

Woman Faces 66 Drug Charges

Detectives have charged a 35-year-old woman with 66 drug-related offences after a search of a house in Barber Street, Cherbourg, on Wednesday.

Local Businesses Win Top Awards

Local Businesses Win Top Awards

Two South Burnett businesses took out major awards at the regional finals of the Queensland Training Awards held during a glittering gala dinner at Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday night.

Alleged Robber Stabbed

Alleged Robber Stabbed

Police have charged a 25-year-old man following an alleged attempted armed robbery at Goomeri on Tuesday night.

Powerlink Approves New BESS

Powerlink Approves New BESS

A proposed 200MW Battery Energy Storage System at Lower Wonga has secured approval from Powerlink to be linked to the electricity grid.

Academy Can’t Rule Out SMRs

Academy Can’t Rule Out SMRs

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering believes small modular nuclear reactors could be an option for Australia’s future energy mix but are “unlikely to contribute significantly in the short to medium term”.

Jason Miles – Candidate For Nanango

Jason Miles – Candidate For Nanango

Meet Jason Miles – who describes himself as “a Christian Conservative” – who will be taking on local MP Deb Frecklington at the Queensland State election in October.

Vandals Cause $270,000 Damage

Vandals Cause $270,000 Damage

Ratepayers face a repair bill of “at least” $270,000 after vandals targeted Kingaroy’s Memorial Park and Adermann Park in recent attacks.

Growers Urged To Check Silos

Growers Urged To Check Silos

A series of high-risk incidents involving the collapse of farm silos has prompted industry experts to urge grain growers to assess and either maintain – or decommission – older silos.