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Unemployment Drops For Third Year

Unemployment Drops For Third Year

Unemployment in the Wide Bay-Burnett region has fallen for the third year in a row, according to the latest Small Area Labour Markets (SALM) data compiled by the Department of Jobs and Small Business

Event Permits Needed For BVRT

Event Permits Needed For BVRT

Department of Transport and Main Roads has introduced a permit system for events on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.

TV Stolen From Caravan

TV Stolen From Caravan

Thieves have targeted a house and caravan in Maidenwell, smashing a window and stealing a television.

Barbecue To Support ‘Aspies’

Barbecue To Support ‘Aspies’

A barbecue lunch is being held in the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt on Wednesday (April 17) to help raise funds for the South Burnett Autism Support Group (SBASG).

Stags To Host TV Game

Stags To Host TV Game

It’s now official … Nanango Stags will be hosting a round of the InTrust Super Cup in July.

Murgon Plans Second Community Meeting

Murgon Plans Second Community Meeting

The communities of Murgon and Cherbourg will be holding a follow-up public meeting this week to discuss solutions to youth crime in both towns.

Social Media Posts Are ‘On The Record’

Social Media Posts Are ‘On The Record’

A new set of guidelines explaining the “do’s and don’ts” of how Councillors manage their social media accounts has been issued by the State Government.

Protesters Face $652 Fines

Protesters Face $652 Fines

Animal rights activists who invade farms and meatworks in Queensland will face $652.75 fines.

Art Ushers In Autumn Garden Expo

Art Ushers In Autumn Garden Expo

The annual Wondai Garden Expo Art Competition always features plenty of bunches of flowers, but this year it was a bunch of carrots that caught the judge’s eye.

Taskforce Wants To Hear From Tradies

Taskforce Wants To Hear From Tradies

 The Special Joint Taskforce investigating allegations of fraud in Queensland’s building industry will be holding a face-to-face session for local tradies in Toowoomba next month.

Governor Thanks Murgon Man

Governor Thanks Murgon Man

Former Murgon resident Waverley Stanley – founder of the Yalari educational foundation – was presented with his Member of the Order of Australia (AM) medal in a ceremony at Government House in Brisbane on Thursday.

Two Big Feature Days Approaching

Two Big Feature Days Approaching

Two key race days for Nanango and Wondai are only week or so away.

Six ‘Local Heroes’ Get Grants

Six ‘Local Heroes’ Get Grants

The South Burnett Mountain Bike Club is one of six local groups which will receive a Local Hero grant from Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington.

League Takes A Short Break

League Takes A Short Break

After a big round of games played last Saturday, rugby league is taking a two-week break in the South Burnett due to the school holidays and Easter

May Opening For Bunnings

May Opening For Bunnings

The $17 million Bunnings Warehouse in Kingaroy will officially open late next month.

PCYC Trial To Start Soon

PCYC Trial To Start Soon

The South Burnett PCYC in Murgon will begin an eight-week trial on May 11 of a Saturday night program which aims to cut youth crime in the area.

Van Celebrates Fifty Years Of Going Nuts

Van Celebrates Fifty Years Of Going Nuts

South Burnett Food Ambassador Jason Food took a stroll along memory lane on Friday morning as part of The Peanut Van’s 50th birthday celebrations.

Charity Riders Tour The Region

Charity Riders Tour The Region

Thirty-five cyclists, accompanied by a support crew of 20, have been calling the South Burnett home this week … and it’s all for a good cause.

Mobile Clinics For Women

Mobile Clinics For Women

Darling Downs Health Service mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting a variety of locations in the South Burnett this month to conduct free health clinics.

Rebate Offered For Desilting

Rebate Offered For Desilting

Queensland primary producers can now claim up to 25 per cent of the cost of a private contractor to desilt a dam on their drought-declared property.

Plan To Start Wheelchair Sports

Plan To Start Wheelchair Sports

South Burnett disability advocate Rhonda Trivett has plans to set up wheelchair basketball and wheelchair table tennis teams in the South Burnett.

Bookies Tip Nats To Lose Flynn

Bookies Tip Nats To Lose Flynn

In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a Federal Election on the way … and bookmakers are already tipping likely winners and losers

New Rules For Solar Farms

New Rules For Solar Farms

A new Code of Practice and electrical safety regulations will begin next month to enhance safety in the growing commercial solar farm industry. 

Directory Aims To Beat Wine Fraud

Directory Aims To Beat Wine Fraud

Australia’s valuable wine industry will be better protected from copycat exporters thanks to a new Wine Label Intellectual Property Directory.