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Equestrian Centre Honours ‘A Top Bloke’

Equestrian Centre Honours ‘A Top Bloke’

Kilkivan’s long-awaited $2.06 million undercover equestrian centre was officially opened on Saturday at Kilkivan Showgrounds.

Life-Saving Lessons On Saturday

Life-Saving Lessons On Saturday

Defibrillators are becoming more common around the South Burnett – thanks to the generosity of local organisations such as Rotary – but would you be confident enough to use one in an emergency?

Wind Farm Celebrates A Milestone

Wind Farm Celebrates A Milestone

Workers at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm have celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the final wind farm component to the Cooranga North site.

Grants To Aid Small Exporters

Grants To Aid Small Exporters

Farmers and small agribusinesses finding it difficult to tap into overseas markets can seek help from a $6.1 million four-year extension of the Federal Government’s Package Assisting Small Exporters grants program.

Fire Bans Extended

Fire Bans Extended

The local fire ban for the South Burnett and Cherbourg council areas has been extended again

Suspect Evades Police Raid

Suspect Evades Police Raid

A 29-year-old Tara man was the target of a police operation in Kingaroy last Thursday

Hay Truck Overturns

Hay Truck Overturns

A driver suffered minor injuries when a truck carrying hay overturned on the Burnett Highway just before 6:00am on Tuesday.

Super Night For Aussie Champ

Super Night For Aussie Champ

Super Sedans superstar Mathew Pascoe added another Queensland title to his trophy shelf on Saturday night after a dominating performance at the Kingaroy Speedway.

MX Rider Injured

MX Rider Injured

A 21-year-old motocross rider was flown to hospital with leg injuries after he lost control of his bike and crashed into a tree on Saturday.

LGAQ Calls For More Action On Water

LGAQ Calls For More Action On Water

The Local Government Association of Queensland has called on the State and Federal Governments to take more action on water security.

Hannah’s Treble Trick At Bundaberg

Hannah’s Treble Trick At Bundaberg

Racing on the first Saturday of this month produced an extra bonus for South Burnett jockey Hannah Phillips.

Toy Run Delivers Christmas Gifts

Toy Run Delivers Christmas Gifts

The annual “Basket Of Hope” Christmas toy run by local bikers delivered a mini-mountain of gifts to the Salvation Army in Kingaroy on Saturday morning.

Another Legendary Weekend Coming Up

Another Legendary Weekend Coming Up

There’s going to be a huge weekend of rugby league coming up in February with Cherbourg hosting its first two-day carnival since 1988 and former NRL greats returning to show off their skills.

Mandatory Dairy Code Launched

Mandatory Dairy Code Launched

The long-awaited Dairy Code Of Conduct, which aims to build a better relationship between dairy farmers and milk processors, was officially launched on Friday morning.

KCCI Surveys Local Businesses

KCCI Surveys Local Businesses

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry is surveying its members about economic conditions in the town.

Ex-MP Appointed To Stanwell

Ex-MP Appointed To Stanwell

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan has been appointed to the Board of Stanwell.

Wondai Wins Christmas Lights Competition

Wondai Wins Christmas Lights Competition

Amaroo Drive in Wondai received a bright new addition to its street sign on Friday: a second, red sign that declares the road is now also “Santa Claus Lane”

Kingaroy Police In Drug Raids

Kingaroy Police In Drug Raids

Kingaroy police were part of a wide-ranging operation across southern Queensland last month which resulted in 31 people being charged with drug and weapons offences.

Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Bendigo Bank’s Blackbutt community branch celebrated its 10th birthday on Friday morning, but the organisation made sure it was the local community which received the present.

Campbell To Stand Again

Campbell To Stand Again

Recycling could become a reality in the South Burnett if Mayor Keith Campbell is re-elected at the March local government election.

Pound Charges Under Scrutiny

Pound Charges Under Scrutiny

A complaint from a resident who had to pay $1890 to recover six impounded cattle may lead to a cheaper option next year.

Equestrian Centre To Open

Equestrian Centre To Open

The $2.06 million Kilkivan Equestrian Centre will be officially opened on Saturday.

Council To Enter Tourism Partnership

Council To Enter Tourism Partnership

After several months of negotiations, South Burnett Regional Council will enter into a partnership arrangement with the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation.

Boaties Urged To Take Care

Boaties Urged To Take Care

Sunwater is urging boaties to take care when using Boondooma and Bjelke-Petersen dams because of the lower-than-usual dam levels and possible submerged hazards.