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Support Workers Honoured

Support Workers Honoured

Support workers Libby Leu and Kate Roth were presented with awards at the 2012 Child Protection Week dinner in Wondai

Second Practice Night Scheduled

Second Practice Night Scheduled

The Kingaroy Speedway’s first official practice session on Saturday night proved so popular that the South Burnett Speedway Club is going to do it all over again.

Judgment Day Arrives For Tractors

Judgment Day Arrives For Tractors

A “Gathering Of The Tractors” occurred in Kingaroy this afternoon when Tractor Tattoo judges Chris “Corky” Corcoran from CROW-FM, Nicole Connolly from Stanwell and Deputy Mayor Keith Campbell found themselves surrounded by 50 hand-decorated wooden tractors.

Roads, Health, Education<br> Dominate MP’s Survey

Roads, Health, Education
Dominate MP’s Survey

Earlier this year Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss invited voters in his electorate of Wide Bay to have their say in his 2012 Community Survey

Man Charged Over Handgun

A 30-year-old Kingaroy man will face trial in the District Court on three weapons charges following a brief hearing in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

Youth Paroled For Break-Ins

A 19-year-old charged with a string of offences, including breaking into the Proston Bowls Club and the theft of a rifle and ammunition from a Kingaroy residence, was sentenced to six months’ jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.

More Lane Closures On Range

More Lane Closures On Range

Further lane closures will occur on the D’Aguilar Highway next week at the Blackbutt Range to allow work to progress.

An Opportunity To Empower

An Opportunity To Empower

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is urging South Burnett residents to celebrate Disability Action Week (September 9-15) to highlight the contribution people with a disability make to the community

Handbook Launched For Health Workers

Handbook Launched For Health Workers

A practical handbook especially designed to help Aboriginal health workers dealing with clients with drug and alcohol issues will be launched on September 10.

BIEDO Proud Of $27m Grant Record

BIEDO Proud Of $27m Grant Record

The Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation says it has helped to inject $27 million in grant funding into the Inland Burnett over the past 10 years, including $2.3 million over the past six months alone.

Former MP Dies

Former farmer and long-serving National Party Member for Gympie Len Stephan died on Sunday, aged 77

Bloomin’ Big Weekend Ahead In Blackbutt

Bloomin’ Big Weekend Ahead In Blackbutt

There’s a big weekend of events coming up for this year’s Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival

John Threatens Seeney Challenge

John Threatens Seeney Challenge

Former National Party candidate for Nanango John Bjelke-Petersen is peeved with the LNP State Government … so peeved, in fact, that he wants to challenge Member for Callide – and Deputy Premier – Jeff Seeney at the next State election.

Heartmoves Comes To Kingaroy

South Burnett PCYC will be delivering the Heart Foundation’s Heartmoves program in Kingaroy as part of the South Burnett Regional Council’s “Discover the Benefits of Healthy Communities” Project.

Drop-In Centre Opens

Drop-In Centre Opens

War veterans now have a “home away from home” in Kingaroy where they can relax, socialise and chat

Cheaper To Rent Than Buy

Cheaper To Rent Than Buy

A new study into housing affordability by RPData has found that it’s cheaper to rent housing in the South Burnett than it is to buy it.

‘Business As Usual’ At Dalby College

The State Government shake-up of the Australian Agricultual College Corporation will not affect the operations of the Dalby Training Centre, a State Government spokesman said today.

Water Supply Off

The South Burnett Regional Council has notified that the water supply has been turned off in Reen Street to allow repairs to take place.

Flood Repair Works Gaining Momentum

Flood Repair Works Gaining Momentum

The South Burnett Regional Council Flood Restoration Program is gaining momentum with up to 10 crews currently deployed on repairs to roads, drainage and floodways, the Council said today.

4WDs Collide On Highway

4WDs Collide On Highway

Three people are believed to have sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on the Brisbane Valley Highway at Wivenhoe Pocket this morning.

St Mary’s Staff Vote To Strike

St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy is one of 169 Catholic schools throughout Queensland that will affected tomorrow by a 24-hour strike called by teachers and other staff as part of a wage campaign.

Visitors Flock To Muster

The Nanango Showground is playing host to hundreds of caravanners and campers over the next few days.

Which Tractor Will Win $1000?

Which Tractor Will Win $1000?

Which tractor is going to win $1000? The excitement’s building as the judging of the Stanwell Gathering Of The Tractors competition draws closer.

2012 Manumbar Campdraft Results

It was a case of third time lucky for the 2012 Manumbar Campdraft at the weekend …