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MP Takes Back Ag Portfolio

MP Takes Back Ag Portfolio

As expected, Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been given back his old job as Agriculture Minister in Thursday’s portfolio reshuffle by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

State Unveils New Rules For Co-Ops

State Unveils New Rules For Co-Ops

Draft laws aimed at reducing red tape and business costs for co-operatives have been introduced in State Parliament.

Fundraiser Fires Up Despite Rain

Fundraiser Fires Up Despite Rain

Rainy weather may have slightly diluted crowd numbers at a Nanango fundraiser for bushfire victims on Wednesday night, but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the hundreds who turned out to support it.

Green Shirts Make Their Voices Heard

Green Shirts Make Their Voices Heard

A rally was held outside the Electorate Office of Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington on Wednesday to press home the point that any incoming conservative government must listen to farmers and fishers.

Applications Open For Scholarship

Applications Open For Scholarship

Applications have opened for one of the South Burnett’s most sought after annual tertiary scholarships.

Hearing Bus Coming To Kingaroy

Hearing Bus Coming To Kingaroy

Hearing Australia is bringing its bright blue bus to Kingaroy this month to raise hearing health awareness in the local community.

South Burnett Schools ‘Missing Out’

South Burnett Schools ‘Missing Out’

Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the State Government has not completed its promised air-conditioning rollout before the first week of the school year, and local students were missing out.

School Shines At Angus Roundup

School Shines At Angus Roundup

Kingaroy State High School’s ag team had a strong presence at the annual Angus Youth Roundup over the school holidays, bringing several ribbons back home.

New Constable Hits The Streets

New Constable Hits The Streets

There’s a new face at Kingaroy Police Station … First Year Constable Tyler Henderson went out on his first job on Tuesday morning.

Festival To Showcase Many Cultures

Festival To Showcase Many Cultures

The many cultures that call the South Burnett home will be on show in April when the inaugural Festival Of Cultures is held in Kingaroy.

Summer Fishing’s At Its Best!

Summer Fishing’s At Its Best!

The Christmas and New Year crowds have all but disappeared at the South Burnett dams but the fishing has remained fantastic

Turning Red For A Healthy Future

Turning Red For A Healthy Future

The South Burnett is turning red this week for a very important cause … the health of our future generations.

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.