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Ag Export Values Drop $45b

Ag Export Values Drop $45b

Australia’s¬†agricultural export earnings have been forecast to fall by $45 billion in 2019-20.

Nanango’s Classic Connection

Nanango’s Classic Connection

With the 2019 Queensland Derby going to Mr Quickie on Stradbroke Day, it is timely to recall that the Burnett had a slice of the early classics staged in colonial days.

Man Faces Drug Charges

Man Faces Drug Charges

A 22-year-old Murgon man has been charged with drug offences after a police search on June 2.

Work Ethic Drives Natalia

Work Ethic Drives Natalia

Meet our 2019 Youth Member for Nanango – Natalia Hutchison.

Fierce Blaze Destroys Home

Fierce Blaze Destroys Home

No one was injured but a house in Douglas Street, Cherbourg, was gutted by fire early on Monday evening.

Risky Habits Are Actually Illegal

Risky Habits Are Actually Illegal

Department of Transport and Main Roads data analysed by the RACQ has revealed some of the more obscure road rules that Queensland drivers have been fined for breaking over the past 12 months.

Fons van de Vijver – 1952-2019

Fons van de Vijver – 1952-2019

A special service will be held in Maidenwell on Saturday (June 22) to celebrate the extraordinary life of a local resident who suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage recently while cycling

Exhibition Salutes Navy At War

Exhibition Salutes Navy At War

Wondai Regional Art Gallery is looking back on aspects of Australia’s contribution to World War I this month.

One-Off Payment For Power Bills

One-Off Payment For Power Bills

More than five million people receiving income support are about to receive one-off payment from the Federal Government to help with their next energy bill.

Police Hunt Escapee

Police Hunt Escapee

Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 39-year-old man who escaped from police custody on Friday.

Study Finds Rural Journalism In Decline

Study Finds Rural Journalism In Decline

A new study of the media in regional Australia has found fewer local journalists available to report on councils means communities are less informed.

Council Offers Lease-To-Buy On Land

Council Offers Lease-To-Buy On Land

A large block of land in the Taabinga industrial estate in Kingaroy has been offered to potential developers under a special two-year lease arrangement which could lead to eventual ownership.

CTC Looks Back On Another Year

CTC Looks Back On Another Year

South Burnett CTC held its annual CTC Day at Wondai Town Hall last week to look back over the past 12 months and prepare for the next year.

$40,000+ Raised At Ball

$40,000+ Raised At Ball

Mayor Keith Campbell says more than $40,000 was raised to support the Red Earth Community Foundation at his recent charity ball.

School Wall To Honour Veterans

School Wall To Honour Veterans

Kingaroy State High School principal Ashley Roediger is seeking information about past students of either the high school or primary school who died in conflict.

Steers Top $1238 At Murgon Sale

Steers Top $1238 At Murgon Sale

Murgon’s Fat and Store Sale last Tuesday, June 11, yarded 797 head according to TopX Murgon owner and agent Jason Wicks.

Two Hurt During Rally

Two Hurt During Rally

Two people have been flown to hospital with suspected spinal injuries following separate crashes during the Manumbar Rally on Saturday.

TRC Plans To Sell 65 Properties

TRC Plans To Sell 65 Properties

Sixty-five properties in the Toowoomba region – including three in Yarraman – will be offered for sale to help recover more than $1.1 million in unpaid rates and charges.

New Quarries Hit With Extra Costs

New Quarries Hit With Extra Costs

Five new quarries in the South Burnett will be hit with special rates and charges to help pay for the upkeep of nearby roads.

Kingaroy Gets Ready To Pig Out

Kingaroy Gets Ready To Pig Out

Tickets went on sale online on Friday for some of the main events planned for this year’s Kingaroy BaconFest.

Wind Farm Ready To Power Up

Wind Farm Ready To Power Up

Coopers Gap Wind Farm is expected to begin producing its first electricity next month.

Pilot Program For Budding Leaders

Pilot Program For Budding Leaders

Budding local leaders in the Wide Bay-Burnett region have been invited to take part in the inaugural “Leadership For Our Regions” program.

Have You Seen Tamika?

Have You Seen Tamika?

Police are appealing for community assistance to help locate a 26-year-old Fernvale woman who was reported missing on Thursday morning.

Alford St To Close Temporarily

Alford St To Close Temporarily

South Burnett Regional Council has apologised in advance for any inconvenience caused by a planned road closure this weekend.