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Schools On Show At Blackbutt

Schools On Show At Blackbutt

Large crowds rolled up for the 84th Blackbutt Show held on Saturday … and the weather and attractions didn’t disappoint.

Community Backs Playground Plan

Community Backs Playground Plan

A proposal to create a playground in Nanango for children with disabilities took a step forward on Tuesday night

Morning Tea<BR> Raises Almost $1000

Morning Tea
Raises Almost $1000

The South Burnett has been a beehive of morning teas lately … and all for a good cause

Appliance Bonus Rebate Closes Soon

Appliance Bonus Rebate Closes Soon

Bonus rebates from the State Government for buying energy-efficient refrigerators, washing machines and air-conditioners will finish in 12 days.

A Chance To<br> Say ‘Thank You’

A Chance To
Say ‘Thank You’

Rural firefighters and SES members are inviting the public to come along to Pioneer Park on Saturday

Wide Bay Has A Say

Wide Bay Has A Say

South Burnett residents living in the Federal electorate of Wide Bay should keep an eye out for a survey form being distributed this weekend.

Consumers Warned: Be Alert For Scams

Consumers Warned: Be Alert For Scams

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned consumers to be alert after more than $340 million was reported lost to scams in Australia last year.

Running The Path To Reconciliation

Running The Path To Reconciliation

About 450 runners and walkers – old and young – travelled the “Reconciliation Road” between Murgon and Cherbourg on Sunday for the fifth annual Reconciliation Fun Run.

Take The Pledge: Drive Safely!

Take The Pledge: Drive Safely!

Your really don’t want to meet these three when they’re hard at work … if you do, you’re probably trapped, seriously injured or dying out on a local highway.

Fair Laws For Farmers Falls On Deaf Ears

Fair Laws For Farmers Falls On Deaf Ears

I was proud to speak in Parliament this month about how Labor’s proposed changes to Vegetation Management Laws will hurt primary producers.

Cyclists Take Well-Earned Break

Cyclists Take Well-Earned Break

Forty-three cyclists and 12 support staff camped overnight at the Blackbutt Showgrounds on Monday as part of a huge fundraising effort for the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Recycled Water Plants Come At A Cost

Recycled Water Plants Come At A Cost

The South Burnett Regional Council will call tenders later this month for two new recycled water plants in Wondai and Murgon to improve water safety in both towns.

Sporting Greats Help Christmas Carnival

Sporting Greats Help Christmas Carnival

Murgon’s Royal Hotel was packed to the rafters last Thursday night to welcome three NRL legends back to the South Burnett.

Small Delay For Rail Trail

Small Delay For Rail Trail

The completion of a missing section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail between Toogoolawah and Moore has been delayed.

Mercury Drops Below Zero

Mercury Drops Below Zero

The South Burnett shivered through its coldest morning so far this year on Monday, with the mercury dropping to -1.4 degrees in Kingaroy.

Opposition ‘Spray’ Over Weeds

Opposition ‘Spray’ Over Weeds

Opposition agriculture spokesman Tony Perrett has given the State Government a “spray” over delays in releasing a Parliamentary Report on the impact of invasive weeds.

Second Petition Targets Crime

Second Petition Targets Crime

A second petition – which Police Minister Mark Ryan will be obliged to acknowledge – has been launched targeting crime issues in the South Burnett.

Woman ‘Blamed Thieves For Crash’

Woman ‘Blamed Thieves For Crash’

A 45-year-old Kingaroy woman allegedly attempted to blame car thieves after her vehicle was involved in a crash on Kingaroy-Barkers Creek Road on Saturday.

Dylan’s Plumbing For Queensland

Dylan’s Plumbing For Queensland

Kingaroy plumber Dylan Nightingale will be flying the flag for Queensland when he competes at the WorldSkills National Championships in Sydney next month.

Get Ready For A Doggone Good Time!

Get Ready For A Doggone Good Time!

This Sunday (May 20) dogs and their families right around Australia will be taking part in a Million Paws Walk event to help raise money for the many animals living and waiting in RSPCA shelters.

Big Saturday Of League … With A Message

Big Saturday Of League … With A Message

Murgon is getting ready for a huge day of rugby league action on Saturday to help raise awareness about domestic violence in the region.

Parks Consultations Start This Weekend

Parks Consultations Start This Weekend

The South Burnett Regional Council will kick off public consultations this weekend for its controversial draft Sport and Recreation Infrastructure Plan.

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