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Council To Discuss Tourism Marketing

Council To Discuss Tourism Marketing

The South Burnett Regional Council may call in a consultant to examine its tourism marketing activities.

Driver Injured In Crash

Driver Injured In Crash

A man, aged in his 20s, has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after his sedan and a truck collided head-on on the D’Aguilar Highway near Benarkin on Tuesday afternoon.

Man Questioned Over Alleged Stabbing

Man Questioned Over Alleged Stabbing

A Blackbutt man is being treated for stab wounds – and a 30-year-old man is being questioned by police – following an incident in Blackbutt on Tuesday afternoon

Christmas Toy Run Delivers For Salvos

Christmas Toy Run Delivers For Salvos

The organisers of the South Burnett Christmas Toy Run have thanked residents who contributed soft toys and other gifts to this year’s “Baskets Of Hope” collection.

Stolen Ute In Drive-Off

Stolen Ute In Drive-Off

Police are seeking assistance to locate a stolen 2011 white Mazda BT-50 involved in a fuel drive-off from the Shell service station in Moore Street, Goomeri.

Goomeri Gets That Festive Feeling

Goomeri Gets That Festive Feeling

There were dark skies but the rain clouds held off for Goomeri’s annual Christmas Carnival on Saturday night.

Cherbourg Legends Team Selected

Cherbourg Legends Team Selected

The Cherbourg Hornets Legends team has been announced for the Australian Legends of League game which will be played at Cherbourg on February 9

LNP Urges PM To Slash Power Bills

LNP Urges PM To Slash Power Bills

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has told Prime Minister Scott Morrison that if the Coalition wants to win Queensland at the upcoming Federal Election, he should slash Queenslanders’ power bills.

Shorter ‘Grain-Fed’ Definition Added

Shorter ‘Grain-Fed’ Definition Added

Beef producers will now be able to market their cattle as “Grain Fed Finished” after feeding them grain for 35 days before sale or export – and will be able to ask a premium for these animals.

Clumsy Thief Drops Stolen Liquor

Clumsy Thief Drops Stolen Liquor

Nanango Police are reviewing CCTV footage to identify a pushbike rider who stole alcohol from a drive-thru bottleshop in Fitzroy Street.

Have A Very Cherry Christmas!

Have A Very Cherry Christmas!

Christmas is cherry season, and representatives from the Brisbane Produce Market paid a visit to Kingaroy on Monday to remind shoppers the best cherries can be obtained right now at their local fruit shop.

Nicole’s Starting Her Dream Career

Nicole’s Starting Her Dream Career

Nanango’s Nicole Knott has some big dreams – including travelling the world as a cruise ship dancer – and she’s working hard to turn them into reality.

Two Taken To Hospital

Two Taken To Hospital

Rumours of a large brawl outside a Kingaroy hotel in the early hours of Saturday morning have been widely exaggerated.

Tourism Operators Want A Say

Tourism Operators Want A Say

Tourism operators have urged the South Burnett Regional Council to consult with them before spending any more ratepayers’ money on tourism promotion.

Tenders Close For Equestrian Centre

Tenders Close For Equestrian Centre

Tenders closed this week for construction of Gympie Regional Council’s proposed $2 million equestrian centre at Kilkivan.

Major Milestone For Range Crossing

Major Milestone For Range Crossing

The western section of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has opened to traffic for the first time, marking a major milestone for one of the State’s largest infrastructure projects.

Pine Tree Salutes Anzac Sacrifices

Pine Tree Salutes Anzac Sacrifices

St Patrick’s Catholic School at Nanango now has a tangible reminder of the lives lost more than 100 years ago at Gallipoli following the planting of an Aleppo pine sapling at the school on Friday morning.

Barnaby Joyce Plans Murgon Visit

Barnaby Joyce Plans Murgon Visit

The Federal Government’s “Special Envoy For Drought Assistance and Recovery”, former National Party leader and Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, will be visiting Murgon later this month.

MP Unveils TAFE Rural Training

MP Unveils TAFE Rural Training

The State Government has announced it will invest $2.2 million in rural support training programs … just days after it broke the news that Queensland’s last two agricultural colleges would be axed.

Future Champs Earn Grants

Future Champs Earn Grants

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has announced the latest round of successful applicants from the Federal Government’s popular Local Sporting Champions program.

Local Artists Take Over Gallery

Local Artists Take Over Gallery

If you’d like to get a feel for just how talented South Burnett artists really are, you should pop in to the Kingaroy Art Gallery over the Christmas break to take a look at the latest exhibition.

Lightning Title Up For Grabs

Lightning Title Up For Grabs

The last speedway meeting for 2018 will get under way at 5:00pm on Saturday at the Kingaroy Showgrounds track.

Runners Celebrate Their 100th

Runners Celebrate Their 100th

Wondai’s parkrun group will be celebrating its 100th weekly run on Saturday morning.

Toowoomba Mayor May Appeal Fine

Toowoomba Mayor May Appeal Fine

Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio may appeal a Local Government Regional Conduct Review Panel finding that he engaged in misconduct in his dealings with the Melbourne-to-Brisbane Inland Railway project.