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Lions To Donate $1500 To LifeFlight

Lions To Donate $1500 To LifeFlight

Wondai Lions Club’s Christmas raffle has raised more than $800 for the LifeFlight Foundation.

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

The Teys Australia cattle hide processing plant at Murgon plans to lift production by 20 per cent recent – and hire a dozen more staff – over the next two years.

$2.25m Boost For Council

$2.25m Boost For Council

The South Burnett Regional Council’s budget will receive an extra boost next year after the State Government announced it will fast-track its Works For Queensland grant program.

$146,000 To<BR> Restore Tennis Courts

$146,000 To
Restore Tennis Courts

A $146,000 Federal Government grant will help restore Kumbia’s derelict tennis courts

Federal Corruption Watchdog Set Up

Federal Corruption Watchdog Set Up

Pressure from Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien – who threatened to cross the floor – and crossbench MPs has paid off with the announcement on Thursday that a new Federal anti-corruption commission will be established.

Aussie Avocados Now In Japan

Aussie Avocados Now In Japan

Avocados are the latest premium fresh fruit product to be exported to Japan, cementing new trade relations and market opportunities for Australia’s horticultural products.

Extra Race Day At Wondai

Extra Race Day At Wondai

South Burnett Race Club has sprung into action to take up the offer to hold an extra race meeting in 2019.

Vale Colin Ryan: 1938-2018

Vale Colin Ryan: 1938-2018

On countless occasions over the decades, Colin Ryan would return to the enclosure after a race at Nanango and give off the slightest of quirky grins as he approached.

Driver Dies At The Wheel

Driver Dies At The Wheel

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a 49-year-old Durong man who died at the wheel of his car on Wednesday evening.

Murgon Christmas<BR> Carnival Cancelled

Murgon Christmas
Carnival Cancelled

Murgon’s Christmas Carnival – one of the town’s iconic annual events – will not be held this year

Rain Fails To Dampen Christmas Party

Rain Fails To Dampen Christmas Party

Many Christmas Carnival organisers are nervously eyeing the sky this week, worried that Tropical Cyclone Owen could put a dampener on their Friday and Saturday celebrations.

Six Charged With Drug Driving

Six Charged With Drug Driving

Six drivers have been charged in three days with drug driving on Kingaroy roads.

Premier Challenged To Visit Murgon

Premier Challenged To Visit Murgon

Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has challenged Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to come to Murgon and sit in on a juvenile justice conference.

$3m Boost To Council Jobs Program

$3m Boost To Council Jobs Program

The State Government, in partnership with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), will spend $3 million to extend a successful training program which has been running in Indigenous communities in Queensland.

Animal Issues Still Top Complaints

Animal Issues Still Top Complaints

Complaints about animals, gripes about water supply and grumbles about roads still top the list of things residents complain about to the South Burnett Regional Council.

Police Seek Witnesses To Brawl

Police Seek Witnesses To Brawl

Police are examining CCTV footage following a large brawl which occurred in Haly Street, Kingaroy, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Coffee With A Cop Creates A Buzz

Coffee With A Cop Creates A Buzz

“Coffee With A Cop” will become a regular event in Kingaroy following the success of the inaugural event on Wednesday morning.

Council Approves Rail Trail Link

Council Approves Rail Trail Link

The South Burnett Regional Council has given the thumbs up to a plan to connect the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail to the South Burnett Rail Trail via Nanango.

Solar Farm Will Appeal Decision

Solar Farm Will Appeal Decision

A proposal to build a 130ha solar farm on a light grazing property 3km east of Kingaroy is not entirely dead.

Bail Granted After Blackbutt Stabbing

Bail Granted After Blackbutt Stabbing

A 30-year-old Blackbutt man charged with unlawful wounding after a stabbing incident in Blackbutt on Tuesday afternoon has been granted bail.

Last Chance To See Popular Artworks

Last Chance To See Popular Artworks

This summer, fans will have one last chance to see the works of an artist who’s exhibited at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery for more than 25 years.

Think Tank To Research Towns

Think Tank To Research Towns

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) plans to launch an inquiry in 2019 into Mid-Sized Towns, ie. Australian towns with populations between 10,000 and 50,000.

Police ‘Shocked’ By Taser Finds

Police ‘Shocked’ By Taser Finds

In the space of just four hours last week, police seized three illegal tasers in Kingaroy in separate incidents.

Police Hunt Grinch Who Stole Christmas

Police Hunt Grinch Who Stole Christmas

Police are investigating the theft of Christmas decorations from Dalton Place on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin.

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