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Thief Targets Elderly Hospital Patient

Thief Targets Elderly Hospital Patient

An elderly woman has been targeted by a callous thief while a patient at Nanango Hospital.

Council Receives Rail Trail Report

Council Receives Rail Trail Report

A 13.4km rail trail between Proston and Hivesville could cost an estimated $2.2 million to build but would inject about $786,000 a year in the Proston-Hivesville economy, according to a new study

Official Opening Of $2m Upgrade

Official Opening Of $2m Upgrade

Residents have been invited to attend the official opening of the refurbished Nanango Library and Council building on Thursday (January 23).

Water Interruptions In Kingaroy

Water Interruptions In Kingaroy

The water supply to parts of Kingaroy will be interrupted on Tuesday and Wednesday (January 21-22) to allow the South Burnett Regional Council to do routine maintenance.

Upgrades At Town Hall

Upgrades At Town Hall

South Burnett Regional Council has finished installing new audio-visual equipment as part of a major equipment upgrade at Murgon Town Hall.

$450,000 Boost For Local Groups

$450,000 Boost For Local Groups

Almost $450,000 will pour into the local community from the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants.

Get A Wiggle On . . . CPR Saves Lives

Get A Wiggle On . . . CPR Saves Lives

The much-publicised collapse of “Yellow Wiggle” Greg Page on Friday night in Sydney has emphasised the importance of having basic CPR skills – and defibrillators – out in the community.

Do You Have Water For Sale?

Do You Have Water For Sale?

Toowoomba Regional Council is looking for irrigators with unused water allocations which they might be interested in selling.

Loans To Support Rural Businesses

Loans To Support Rural Businesses

“Farm-dependent” small businesses affected by the drought will be eligible for new 10-year Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) loans from Monday (January 20).

Cow Causes Pile-Up

Cow Causes Pile-Up

A cow has been blamed for a collision involving two vehicles – one pulling a caravan – on the Burnett Highway on Friday night.

Hospital Foundation Seeks Directors

Hospital Foundation Seeks Directors

Nominations are being sought for the Board of Directors for the South Burnett Community Hospital Foundation Limited (SBCHF).

Pacing To Get Shows Racing

Pacing To Get Shows Racing

Competitive harness racing is returning to the South Burnett with events planned at this year’s Nanango and Kingaroy shows as part of a $20,000 Racing Queensland promotion.

AgForce Slams Drought Response

AgForce Slams Drought Response

AgForce claims the State Government has failed to appreciate the seriousness of the drought, and is unwilling accept advice from people on the ground.

RADF, Grants Rounds To Open

RADF, Grants Rounds To Open

Artists and not-for-profit community groups should mark their calendars … the latest round of funding under the South Burnett Regional Council’s Community Grants Program will open on February 1.

Youth Dies After Ute Fall

Youth Dies After Ute Fall

A 16-year-old Meringandan boy critically injured after falling from a ute at Bowenville in the early hours of January 12 has died in hospital.

Work Starts On $38m Upgrade

Work Starts On $38m Upgrade

Preliminary work has begun on a $13 million upgrade by Powerlink of the 38-year-old Tarong Substation.

Local Fire Bans Extended

Local Fire Bans Extended

QFES has again extended a local fire ban in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas.

Man Hurt In Crash

Man Hurt In Crash

An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital following a single-vehicle crash on  Friday morning at Elgin Vale.

Two Charged Over Break-Ins

Two Charged Over Break-Ins

Police have charged a 20-year-old Wondai man and a 24-year-old Murgon man after alleged break-and-enters at businesses in Wondai and Kingaroy.

Kitchen Fire Damages House

Kitchen Fire Damages House

A house in Parkside Drive in Kingaroy was badly damaged by fire late on Thursday night.

Act Aims To Enforce Human Rights

Act Aims To Enforce Human Rights

New human rights legislation came into force in Queensland on January 1.

Charges After Police Station Visit

Charges After Police Station Visit

A 62-year-old man who drove to Nanango police station on December 23 may now be regretting his decision … he has ended up facing multiple charges and will appear in Nanango Magistrates Court.

Local Fire Bans Extended

Local Fire Bans Extended

QFES has again extended a local fire ban in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas.

Merry Christmas To All Our Readers

Merry Christmas To All Our Readers

South Burnett Online will be taking a short break between Monday, December 23, and Sunday, January 19.