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Ex-Judge To Head Dam Inquiry

Ex-Judge To Head Dam Inquiry

An independent inquiry will be held into Paradise Dam following the release on Friday of technical reports which detail structural issues with the dam.

Mayor Defends Swickers’ Discount

Mayor Defends Swickers’ Discount

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has defended a decision by Council to charge Swickers’ a lesser rate for water used at their Kingaroy abattoir.

Drivers Face $1000 Phone Fines

Drivers Face $1000 Phone Fines

The State Government is bringing in the toughest laws in Australia to stop people using their mobile phones while driving.

TRC To Answer Water Queries

TRC To Answer Water Queries

Toowoomba Regional Council’s water team will be visiting 11 communities across the region during December and January to explain the current water restrictions.

Woman Hurt In Crash

Woman Hurt In Crash

A woman aged in her 60s was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway on Thursday.

Tourism Meeting At Wooroolin

Tourism Meeting At Wooroolin

The South Burnett Regional Council will hold a public meeting at Wooroolin Hall in early December to unveil its plans for tourism promotion in 2020

Booubyjan Couple At Awards

Booubyjan Couple At Awards

Beef producers Russell and Catriona Murdoch say the improvements they have made to their 1900ha property at Booubyjan have paid off  … both financially and ecologically.

BOM Predicts More Dry Weather

BOM Predicts More Dry Weather

The Bureau of Meteorology has no good news for farmers in its 2019-20 Summer Outlook released on Thursday … there’s more dry weather ahead.

Supermarkets Asked To Explain Milk Prices

Supermarkets Asked To Explain Milk Prices

LNP Senator Susan McDonald has urged Coles and Woolworths – and the milk processing companies that supply them – to explain publicly why Queensland farmers are paid less for their milk than it costs to produce.

Five Charged After Goomeri Raids

Five Charged After Goomeri Raids

Five people have been charged after a series of drugs raids in Goomeri on Wednesday morning.

South Burnett Says Thank You!

South Burnett Says Thank You!

Most people in the South Burnett wouldn’t recognise her name … but Jenny Gregg has touched the lives of thousands of local residents.

Christmas Eve Holiday Proclaimed

Christmas Eve Holiday Proclaimed

Christmas Eve will officially be a part-day public holiday in Queensland this year.

Three Lifestyle TV Shows Axed

Three Lifestyle TV Shows Axed

The South Burnett’s frequent appearances on TV will be reduced after Channel 7 announced on Wednesday it will axe three popular Queensland lifestyle shows

Disability Parking Fines To Double

Disability Parking Fines To Double

Fines for illegally parking in spaces reserved for people with disabilities will double from $266 to $533 under changes the State Government plans to introduce next year.

Widgee Fire: Update

Widgee Fire: Update

A bushfire broke out late on Wednesday afternoon near Golden Hills and Reinke roads at Widgee.

Industry Group To<br> Provide Biosecurity Advice

Industry Group To
Provide Biosecurity Advice

The Federal Government has set up a new group, Biosecurity Futures, to provide strategic industry advice to the Agriculture Minister on biosecurity.

Shake-Up Creates Rural Health Office

Shake-Up Creates Rural Health Office

An Office of Rural Health is being set up by the State Government as part of a Queensland Health shake-up to improve health services.

Teachers Vote To Lift Work Bans

Teachers Vote To Lift Work Bans

Union members have voted to lift work bans in place in 196 Catholic schools across Queensland – including two in the South Burnett.

Mayor, CEO To Lobby MPs

Mayor, CEO To Lobby MPs

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell and CEO Mark Pitt have an intense week of political lobbying planned in Brisbane and Canberra.

New Faces For Kingaroy Chamber

New Faces For Kingaroy Chamber

The Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry will have four new faces on its executive in 2020.

Astill’s Brings Home National Trophy

Astill’s Brings Home National Trophy

Astill’s Electrical Service has done it again … this time taking out a national Australian Training Award

Union Sticks To Lockout Claim

Union Sticks To Lockout Claim

The union representing teachers in Queensland Catholic schools has doubled down on its allegation that staff involved in an ongoing enterprise bargaining dispute face lockouts at their schools.

Police Target Plate Thefts

Police Target Plate Thefts

Blackbutt Police are looking for a community group interested in taking part in a “Turn The Screws On Crime” event to help stop number plate thefts in the area.

TRC Wants A Say On Pipeline

TRC Wants A Say On Pipeline

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has called for further consultation on a feasibility study to pump water from Wivenhoe Dam to supply towns in the Southern Downs Region.