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It’s Cool To Be At School!

It’s Cool To Be At School!

Students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy were excited to return to school this year and discover several primary and secondary classrooms have been air-conditioned.

Councils Open Grant Rounds

Councils Open Grant Rounds

The second – and final – round of the South Burnett Regional Council’s 2019-20 Community Grants Program opened this week.

Nanango Gets Stuck Into It

Nanango Gets Stuck Into It

More than 100 stamp enthusiasts converged on the Nanango State High School Hall on Saturday for the 28th annual Nanango Stamp Fair.

Heritage Grants Round Opens

Heritage Grants Round Opens

Community groups are being invited to apply for support from the latest round of grants under the Heritage Nanango Community Funding scheme

Pig Farmers Invited To Review

Pig Farmers Invited To Review

A meeting for pig producers has been scheduled to be held in Murgon later this month as part of a review of the Australian pork industry’s national quality assurance program.

Woman Hurt In Crash

Woman Hurt In Crash

A woman was taken to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition following a two-car collision in Duke Street, Kingaroy, on Tuesday afternoon.

Key Updates For Rural Producers

Key Updates For Rural Producers

Cattle producers rubbed shoulders with hobby farmers in Kingaroy on Saturday at a workshop targeting animal welfare issues during drought.

Funding Success For Local Groups

Funding Success For Local Groups

Ten South Burnett community groups who have been successful in the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants.

LNP ‘Strong And United’

LNP ‘Strong And United’

The LNP is a “strong and united party”, Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington reaffirmed on Tuesday morning.

Council Changes Rate Payments

Council Changes Rate Payments

South Burnett Regional Council is changing the way it will receive rates payments in future.

Littleproud Elected Deputy

Littleproud Elected Deputy

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been elected to fill the vacant spot of Deputy Leader of the National Party during a much-anticipated party room meeting in Canberra on Tuesday morning.

Hendra Treatment Passes Trial

Hendra Treatment Passes Trial

A clinical safety trial has successfully tested a Hendra virus treatment on 40 human volunteers, according to Queensland Health.

Nanango Reaches Out To Fire Victims

Nanango Reaches Out To Fire Victims

A fun evening to raise funds to help the southern NSW town of Cobargo will be held in Nanango on Wednesday (February 5).

Senator Quits Cabinet Over Spill

Senator Quits Cabinet Over Spill

Queensland Senator Matt Canavan has thrown his weight behind a push for a leadership change in the National Party.

Tragedy Shadows Birthday Celebration

Tragedy Shadows Birthday Celebration

A special 96th birthday celebration organised by friends and family in Kingaroy at the weekend took a tragic twist with the death of Doug Farmer’s wife on the morning of the big day.

Show Societies Seek Next Generation

Show Societies Seek Next Generation

The South Burnett will be hosting its next round of agricultural shows in the next few months, and the search has begun for the young men and women who’ll become the public faces of our Shows in 2020.

Man Charged Over Dumped Cats

Man Charged Over Dumped Cats

A man has been charged after he was spotted allegedly dumping a cat and about nine kittens on Mt Wooroolin Road in Kingaroy on Wednesday night.

Local Man Wins Gold Lotto

Local Man Wins Gold Lotto

A South Burnett man will be quitting his job after winning more than $690,000 in Saturday night’s Gold Lotto.

New CEO At Energy Qld

New CEO At Energy Qld

Former Gladstone LNG project CEO Rod Duke has taken over the top role at Energy Queensland, parent company of Energex and Ergon.

Algae Alert At Dam

Algae Alert At Dam

Sunwater has issued an Early Warning Alert for blue-green algae at Bjelke-Petersen Dam.

Peace Of Mind Comes To Wondai

Peace Of Mind Comes To Wondai

The South Burnett Peace Of Mind peer-to-peer support group was officially relaunched in Wondai on Friday night.

Four Charged After Roundabout Crash

Four Charged After Roundabout Crash

A bungled attempt to steal electrical goods from Big W allegedly triggered a chain of events which ended in a minor crash on a Kingaroy roundabout last week.

Meetings To Discuss Water Plans

Meetings To Discuss Water Plans

A series of public meetings and workshops will be held across the South Burnett over the next few weeks as part of the $2 million Burnett Water Feasibility Study.

Nats To Meet On Tuesday

Nats To Meet On Tuesday

The National Party will hold a party meeting in Canberra on Tuesday (February 4) to elect a new Deputy Leader following the resignation of Senator Bridget McKenzie at the weekend.