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Let’s End The Regional Electricity Monopoly

Let’s End The Regional Electricity Monopoly

The LNP has called on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to implement retail competition in regional Queensland in light of the recent findings by the Queensland Competition Authority.

School Unveils Latest Artwork

School Unveils Latest Artwork

There’s a beautiful new piece of artwork gracing a wall at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy, thanks to the work of local artist Niketa Law.

Boost For Mental Health Projects

Boost For Mental Health Projects

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN – the primary health network which covers the South Burnett and south-west Queensland – has secured an extra $187,000 drought-relief funding from the Federal Government.

Tide Turning For Pork Industry?

Tide Turning For Pork Industry?

After two years in a deep slump, the tide could finally be starting to turn for the South Burnett’s struggling pork producers

Builder’s Trailer Stolen

Builder’s Trailer Stolen

Kingaroy Police are investigating the theft of a black builder’s trailer from premises at Peterson Drive at Coolabunia.

Thieves Steal Power Tools

Thieves Steal Power Tools

Thieves have stolen a pushbike and power tools from a shed in Hospital Terrace at Nanango.

Lions Spread AFL Gospel

Lions Spread AFL Gospel

Brisbane Lions Ryan Lester and Tom Joyce dropped into Kingaroy as guests of the South Burnett Saints on Monday to help promote the upcoming Auskick junior AFL program.

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Water levels and registration numbers may have taken a small dip at this year’s Lake Boondooma Yellowbelly Fishing Competition but organisers were still delighted with the weekend’s turnout.

AgForce Seeks Input Into Pest Strategy

AgForce Seeks Input Into Pest Strategy

Representatives from AgForce Queensland met recently with Regional Biosecurity Coordinator Josh Dyke to discuss industry input into the new Regional Biosecurity Strategy which is under development.

Have You Seen David?

Have You Seen David?

Police are searching for an elderly man missing from Kingaroy.

Mayor Refutes Tax Refund Claim

Mayor Refutes Tax Refund Claim

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has refuted suggestions a $767,000 tax refund claim for four years of overpaid fuel credits was caused by Council incompetence.

No Plea To 21 Charges

No Plea To 21 Charges

A 32-year-old Labrador man facing 21 charges was remanded in custody when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

Driver Faces Multiple Charges

Driver Faces Multiple Charges

A 32-year-old Labrador man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on multiple charges following a wild ride to the South Burnett from the Gold Coast via Bribie Island.

Man Dies At Coomba Waterhole

Man Dies At Coomba Waterhole

A 45-year-old man from Benarkin North has died after a diving accident at Coomba Falls on Sunday afternoon.

Police ‘Sever Ice Supply’

Police ‘Sever Ice Supply’

Police have arrested 20 people during Phase 2 of a drug operation code-named Operation Quebec Oklahoma targeting the trafficking of methamphetamine into Murgon and Cherbourg

Cherbourg To Triple Waste Processing

Cherbourg To Triple Waste Processing

A State MP paid a whistlestop visit to the South Burnett on Saturday to announce a major upgrade to Cherbourg’s recycling centre.

Builders Shortlisted For Hospital

Builders Shortlisted For Hospital

Seven construction companies have been shortlisted to build the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital.

Sub-Branch Donates<BR> $2500 To Inclusive Park

Sub-Branch Donates
$2500 To Inclusive Park

Nanango’s drive for an inclusive playground at Butter Factory Park took another leap forward on Friday night

Josie’s Making A Splash For MS

Josie’s Making A Splash For MS

Kingaroy’s amazing Josie Potter will be making another splash in Brisbane on Sunday during MS Queensland’s annual Swimathon.

More Wins For Richardson

More Wins For Richardson

Although Arnwood missed a place in Brisbane last weekend, Bel Seleva (Jason Missen) comfortably continued on her winning ways at Bundaberg for Glenn Richardson’s Nanango yard

$250,000 Reward To Solve Murder

$250,000 Reward To Solve Murder

A $250,000 reward was announced by police on Friday in a bid to solve the murder of  Connie Watcho in Brisbane in September 2018.

Call To Break ‘Cycle’ Of Trauma

Call To Break ‘Cycle’ Of Trauma

The Healing Foundation has called for existing suicide reduction research to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities break the cycle of intergenerational trauma.

Six-Year Wait Almost Over at Linville

Six-Year Wait Almost Over at Linville

A $2 million water treatment plant will be built at Linville to secure a long-term water supply for the community, which has been relying on carted water for the past six years.

Event Funding Closes Soon

Event Funding Closes Soon

Applications from local groups for funding under Round 12 of Tourism and Events Queensland’s Destination Events Program close on February 28.