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Hope For Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Hope For Peanut Allergy Vaccine

Australian researchers say peanut allergies could become a thing of the past if breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically new way to vaccinate people against the potentially life-threatening condition.

Mt Stanley Bushfire: Update

Mt Stanley Bushfire: Update

A fire which broke out more than a month ago at Mt Stanley, north-east of Nanango, escalated on Friday with authorities telling campers at Landcruiser Mountain Park they should leave now.

Do You Recognise Them?

Do You Recognise Them?

Kingaroy police never forget – or give up – which is why they’re currently trying to identify two women caught on security cameras more than two years ago.

Paradise Dam Inquiry Begins

Paradise Dam Inquiry Begins

The independent inquiry into the structural and stability issues at Paradise Dam has begun.

Booubyjan Bushfire: Advice

Booubyjan Bushfire: Advice

QFES issued an “Advice: Stay Informed” alert to local residents on Friday afternoon for a bushfire at Booubyjan.

Artists Do It For Love

Artists Do It For Love

One of the South Burnett’s oldest painting groups believes it has survived for 11 years because its focus is as much about socialising as it is about art.

Coles Pays $5.25m To End Milk Dispute

Coles Pays $5.25m To End Milk Dispute

A drawn-out legal battle over milk payments to farmers has been avoided after a commitment from Coles to pay processor Norco about $5.25 million

Changes To Farm Allowance

Changes To Farm Allowance

Changes passed by Federal Parliament on Thursday should make it easier for more drought-affected farmers and their families to access the Farm Household Allowance.

Severe Fire Risk Again

Severe Fire Risk Again

A severe fire danger has been forecast for Friday for the Wide Bay / Burnett and Darling Downs / Granite Belt areas.

Fire Crews Contain Blaze

Fire Crews Contain Blaze

Fire crews quickly contained a grassfire which broke out on Thursday afternoon near River Road in Kingaroy.

South Burnett Fire Bans Extended

South Burnett Fire Bans Extended

The local fire ban in place in the South Burnett Regional Council area has been extended again.

Teenager Hurt In Buggy Crash

Teenager Hurt In Buggy Crash

A teenager has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an incident on a private property at Bells Bridge on Wednesday evening.

Mungbean Scientist Gets Rare Award

Mungbean Scientist Gets Rare Award

A State Government scientist has been made a life member of the Australian Mungbean Association (AMA) to recognise his outstanding contribution to the mungbean industry.

Plaque Marks End Of Naming Saga

Plaque Marks End Of Naming Saga

A small plaque attached to a bench in Drayton Street, Nanango has marked the end of one of the South Burnett Regional Council’s most extraordinary infrastructure naming decisions.

BOM Warns Of ‘Severe’ Fire Risk

BOM Warns Of ‘Severe’ Fire Risk

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned there is a severe risk of bushfires in the Wide Bay-Burnett and Darling Downs regions on Thursday and Friday.

Warm Water Fires Up The Fish!

Warm Water Fires Up The Fish!

The hot weather and potential afternoon storm build-ups are creating some great opportunities for big Bass and Yellowbelly

Police Reach Out To Community

Police Reach Out To Community

Kingaroy police have two more community outreach events happening next week … another of their popular “Coffee With a Cop” sessions and a free “Under The Bonnet” workshop.

Fire Ban Extended

Fire Ban Extended

The local fire ban in place in the Toowoomba Regional Council area – due to expire on Friday – has been extended again.

Police Seek Witnesses

Police Seek Witnesses

Police investigations are continuing into the alleged assault of a 12-year-old Tarong girl in Nanango last Tuesday (November 26).

Watchdog To Fact Check Poll Claims

Watchdog To Fact Check Poll Claims

The Local Government Association of Queensland is funding an independent fact-checking watchdog in a bid to expose fake news in the lead-up to the March Council elections.

Woolooga Bushfire: Update

Woolooga Bushfire: Update

Firefighters were called just after noon on Tuesday to a bushfire burning near Brooweena-Woolooga Road, north of Woolooga.

$1.9m To Promote Farm Safety

$1.9m To Promote Farm Safety

Farmsafe Australia has been given $1.9 million by the Federal Government for awareness and education campaigns.

Business Breakfast Supports Local Family

Business Breakfast Supports Local Family

A breakfast on Tuesday, December 17, will help raise funds for a Kingaroy family whose child suffers from a rare genetic disorder.

Rocky Journey For Old School

Rocky Journey For Old School

These days Rocky Hill is just a small rise beside Rocky Creek on the highway between Nanango and Yarraman … but in 1924 it was the site of the Rocky Hill School.