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RAAF To Conduct Night Exercises

RAAF To Conduct Night Exercises

South Burnett residents shouldn’t be alarmed if they hear more aircraft than usual flying about at night over the next few days.

Free Oil Recycling For Farms

Free Oil Recycling For Farms

Farmers are being encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to recycle their used oil.

Inquiry To Examine Vegetation Policies

Inquiry To Examine Vegetation Policies

A day after the State LNP called for an inquiry into Queensland’s bushfires, its Federal colleagues have announced one will be held – but it will include vegetation management policies across Australia.

Defendants To Receive SMS Reminders

Defendants To Receive SMS Reminders

Defendants on bail around Queensland will now receive an SMS reminder 24 hours before their next court appearance as part of a regional pilot project that has been expanded statewide.

Cricketers Beat The Heat

Cricketers Beat The Heat

The South Burnett’s two A Grade cricket teams – playing at home in scorching conditions – both notched up wins in the Gympie cricket competition last weekend.

Christmas Diners Dig Deep For Charity

Christmas Diners Dig Deep For Charity

The annual South Burnett Mayor’s Christmas Charity Lunch attracted about 160 diners to the Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday, all eager to help the region’s disadvantaged

State To Review Fire Response

State To Review Fire Response

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has confirmed a review will be done after the devastating bushfires that swept through the State.

Applications Open For Events Funding

Applications Open For Events Funding

Applications are now open from events organisers for funding for under the State Government’s Queensland Destination Events Program.

LNP Calls For Bushfires Inquiry

LNP Calls For Bushfires Inquiry

The Liberal National Party is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry following the devastating Queensland bushfires.

$1m Upgrade Creates Women’s Centre

$1m Upgrade Creates Women’s Centre

The site of the former Girls Dormitory in Cherbourg – which burned down in 1988 – has become the new home for a million-dollar facility to help the women and children of today.

Red Earth Pitches A New Way

Red Earth Pitches A New Way

If you missed the inaugural Red Pitch event in Kingaroy of Tuesday night, you missed a few odd sights … such as South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell and Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff hopping about like kangaroos.

Feeders, Weaners In Demand

Feeders, Weaners In Demand

950 head were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday, December 4 for the fortnightly liveweight sale, where export cattle were easier across the board.

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

After breaking the $10 billion mark for the first time last year, the Toowoomba Region’s economy grew to $10.81 billion as of June 30, 2018.

Council Unveils New Tourism ‘Structure’

Council Unveils New Tourism ‘Structure’

South Burnett Regional Council has detailed new “industry engagement opportunities” ahead of Thursday night’s tourism “crisis meeting” at Wooroolin Hall.

Family Celebrates Its Kumbia Connection

Family Celebrates Its Kumbia Connection

Exactly 100 years ago on Tuesday, two local residents tied the knot at the then-Methodist Church in Kumbia.

AgForce ‘Furious’ At Closures

AgForce ‘Furious’ At Closures

AgForce is furious it has been ignored by the State Government about the closure of Queensland’s two agricultural colleges.

Glass, Metal Spark Recalls

Glass, Metal Spark Recalls

Nanna’s Apple Pies sold in supermarkets across Australia have been recalled due to the potential presence of glass.

Ag College Closures ‘Betraying The Bush’

Ag College Closures ‘Betraying The Bush’

A State Government decision to close Queensland’s remaining agricultural colleges at the end of 2019 has drawn an angry response from Opposition leader Deb Frecklington.

Three Lone Pines To Be Planted

Three Lone Pines To Be Planted

Lone Pines – descendants of the original trees from the famous World War I battlefield at Gallipoli – are to be planted at three locations in Nanango.

Main Replacement In Reen Street

Main Replacement In Reen Street

South Burnett Regional Council has scheduled work to begin this week on the replacement of a water main in Reen Street, Kingaroy.

First Turbines Erected At Wind Farm

First Turbines Erected At Wind Farm

The first two turbines have been erected at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm, and the project is expected to begin generating electricity by March or April next year.

NaTDA Elects New President

NaTDA Elects New President

Nanango Tourism and Development Association has elected a new president for 2018-19

Police Touch Base With Businesses

Police Touch Base With Businesses

Kingaroy Police are seeking help from local businesses to update their records.

NAIDOC Poster Competition Opens

NAIDOC Poster Competition Opens

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have been invited to submit artworks for the 2019 National NAIDOC Poster Competition.