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NaTDA To Hold Candidates Forum

NaTDA To Hold Candidates Forum

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association (NaTDA) will hold a candidates forum in March so voters can meet candidates for the March 28 council elections.

Police Probe Car Thefts

Police Probe Car Thefts

Police are investigating the theft of two vehicles in the South Burnett region since the weekend.

Tougher Market For Heifers, Weaners

Tougher Market For Heifers, Weaners

Murgon agents yarded just short of 800 head on January 14 in the first fortnightly cattle sale for 2020.

Forum To Focus On Animal Welfare

Forum To Focus On Animal Welfare

Farmers and small landholders have been invited to attend a free public forum in Kingaroy next week which will cover animal welfare issues and drought.

Downer Signs Five-Year Deal

Downer Signs Five-Year Deal

Downer EDI will continue mining coal at Meandu for the next five years after the successful negotiation of a new contract with Stanwell

A Big Win Worth Remembering

A Big Win Worth Remembering

Memories of past glories were shared in Blackbutt on Saturday when veterans of the winning 1973 South Burnett Rugby League grand final team gathered for a special reunion.

TRC Extends Drought Relief

TRC Extends Drought Relief

Toowoomba Regional Council will extend financial relief measures for drought-affected farmers that it introduced last year.

Professor To Be Special Guest

Professor To Be Special Guest

Emeritus Professor Ken Donald AO will be the special guest “Australia Day Ambassador” at this year’s South Burnett Australia Day celebrations.

New Trees For Roundabout

New Trees For Roundabout

South Burnett Regional Council will ask the Department of Transport and Main Roads for permission to substitute different plants on the Rogers Drive roundabout in Kingaroy.

Plan To Target Health ‘Challenges’

Plan To Target Health ‘Challenges’

A new committee has been set up to help solve health service “delivery challenges” in the South Burnett.

Have You Seen Amanda?

Have You Seen Amanda?

Police are continuing to appeal to the public for assistance to help locate a 34-year-old woman reported missing on December 3.

Councillor Criticises Fast-Tracked Pipeline

Councillor Criticises Fast-Tracked Pipeline

Toowoomba councillor Nancy Sommerfield has criticised the State Government’s plan to fast-track the construction of a water pipeline to Warwick via Toowoomba.

Four Wheels Stolen

Four Wheels Stolen

Kingaroy Police are investigating the theft of four wheels from a vehicle in First Avenue last week.

New Fire Shed To Go Ahead

New Fire Shed To Go Ahead

Wooroolin firies shouldn’t give up on dreams of a new station … the State Government has promised construction will occur.

Sports Voucher Applications Open

Sports Voucher Applications Open

Round 2 of the State Government’s “Fair Play” voucher program – which provides $150 vouchers for eligible young people to play sport – opens on Wednesday (January 22).

Bunyas Residents Work On Emergency Plan

Bunyas Residents Work On Emergency Plan

A recent bushfire burning in the foothills of the Bunya Mountains has prompted local residents to develop a “ring-around” plan in the event of an emergency.

Car Park To Get Long-Overdue Upgrade

Car Park To Get Long-Overdue Upgrade

One of the South Burnett’s most decrepit car parks will get a long overdue $600,000 upgrade this year, almost two decades after it was originally promised.

Community Groups Urged To ‘Ask First’

Community Groups Urged To ‘Ask First’

Community groups who want to upgrade buildings or facilities they lease from the South Burnett Regional Council should apply for Council permission before they receive grant funding to carry out the work.

Big Year Of League Ahead

Big Year Of League Ahead

It looks like it’s going to be a year for rugby league in the South Burnett with five teams – including 2018 premiers Nanango – confirmed for the senior competition

Countdown To Council Polls Begins

Countdown To Council Polls Begins

Several more would-be councillors have put their hands up for public roles after the March 28 election.

Fire Bans Lifted

Fire Bans Lifted

The recent rain in the South Burnett has paid off … fire bans due to expire on January 27 have been lifted.

Sprints Join List Of Cancellations

Sprints Join List Of Cancellations

The annual Wondai Street Sprints – scheduled to run on April 4-5 – have joined the growing list of local events cancelled in 2020.

Fantastic Festive Season Fishing

Fantastic Festive Season Fishing

The festive season is a great time of year to be outdoors with family and friends and It’s also the best time of year to be on the water as the temps are hot, and the fishing is accessible to every angler of any ability.

Tragedy Strikes TRC Councillor

Tragedy Strikes TRC Councillor

Roger Taylor – husband of Toowoomba Deputy Mayor Carol Taylor – has died in a Brisbane hospital from complications caused by a snake bite.