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$68,500 Boost For Centre

$68,500 Boost For Centre

The Little Peanuts Early Learning Centre in Kingaroy will receive $68,522 through the Federal Government’s Community Child Care Fund, Member for Maranoa David Littleproud announced on Wednesday.

Driver Fined After Rego Fail

Driver Fined After Rego Fail

A driver pulled over by police on the Wide Bay Highway has been fined for failing to transfer the registration of her vehicle.

$1.3m Upgrade For Saleyards

$1.3m Upgrade For Saleyards

The State Government has invested more than $1.3 million into upgrades at the Roma Saleyards, the largest livestock selling centre in Australia.

Enjoy A Cuppa With A Cop

Enjoy A Cuppa With A Cop

Murgon police are inviting the public to join them for a “Coffee With A Cop” on Monday, August 26.

Free Concert In Cooyar

Free Concert In Cooyar

Toowoomba Regional Council is inviting Yarraman and Cooyar residents to celebrate Senior’s Week with a free concert.

Winds Whip Up Two Fires

Winds Whip Up Two Fires

A quick response by fire crews helped contain a potentially dangerous fire whipped up by wind at Redgate on Thursday afternoon.

Work Starts On Qantas Academy

Work Starts On Qantas Academy

The first sod was officially turned on Wednesday at the site of the new Qantas Group Pilot Academy at Wellcamp Airport.

ACCC Sets Up ‘Dairy Voice’

ACCC Sets Up ‘Dairy Voice’

A Dairy Consultative Committee is being set up by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to provide a voice for the industry during the implementation of a mandatory code of conduct.

Businesses Get Tips On NBN

Businesses Get Tips On NBN

The first thing businesses who want to migrate to the NBN should do is to assess their telecommunications use and take an educated guess about what they would like to do in the future.

Inquiry Opens Into Nuclear Future

Inquiry Opens Into Nuclear Future

A push by some Federal LNP politicians for nuclear power to be put back on the table as a possible solution for Australia’s energy needs has paid off.

Have You Seen Maxwell?

Have You Seen Maxwell?

Police are seeking urgent public assistance to help locate an elderly man who is missing from Samford.

Stamps Look Set To Rise

Stamps Look Set To Rise

Australia Post has lodged a draft notification with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission seeking an increase in the basic postage rate from $1 to $1.10 from January.

Trio Charged Over Thefts

Trio Charged Over Thefts

Police have arrested three people in relation to a number of thefts in the Kingaroy area.

Upgrade At Moore

Upgrade At Moore

The police residence at Moore has been upgraded by the State Government.

Truckie In Sticky Situation

Truckie In Sticky Situation

A truck driver escaped injury when his rig flipped on its side and hit a tree on the Burnett Highway north of Nanango on Tuesday night.

Gift Turns Crazy Idea Into Reality

Gift Turns Crazy Idea Into Reality

A “crazy idea” to buy a large slice of Proston’s CBD became reality last week when a community group acquired ownership of seven shops in Blake Street

Derby Tops Off Cup Day

Derby Tops Off Cup Day

Saturday’s Nanango Cup race meeting drew the biggest crowd seen at Lee Park so far this year … and also one of the most unusual.

Nanango Takes Out Challenge

Nanango Takes Out Challenge

Nanango State High School has won the Open grand final of the Wide Bay Southern Broncos Challenge after overpowering Murgon State High School at Nanango on Tuesday afternoon.

Be Careful Around Power Poles

Be Careful Around Power Poles

Firefighters and Ergon Energy have urged property owners to take extra precautions when conducting controlled burns near the electricity network.

Speeding Driver Fined $1245

Speeding Driver Fined $1245

A 20-year-old Yarraman man has been fined $1245 and lost his licence for six months after he was pulled over for speeding on the D’Aguilar Highway on Sunday morning.

League Stands United In Grief

League Stands United In Grief

A very important message was shared at the end of the senior rugby league game played in Cherbourg on Saturday, and it wasn’t the final score

Council Unveils Major Sewerage Program

Council Unveils Major Sewerage Program

South Burnett Regional Council is planning to survey and reline all the region’s sewer systems over the next eight months.

Arts Workshop Lights Up Silos

Arts Workshop Lights Up Silos

If you’re wondering what was happening at the Kingaroy peanut silos on Sunday night, the light show was all in the name of art

Highway Crash Blocks Traffic

Highway Crash Blocks Traffic

A medevac helicopter was called to a crash on the New England Highway at Glenaven, 11km north of Crows Nest, on Sunday afternoon.