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Holly To Debut With Fire

Holly To Debut With Fire

Kingaroy teenager Holly Ferling will make her debut tomorrow with the Queensland Fire when they take on South Australia in a T20 cricket match at Allan Border Field in Brisbane.

Union Shock As Jobs Axed At Tarong

Union Shock As Jobs Axed At Tarong

The Electrical Trades Union has reacted with anger to the announcement that two of the four generating units at Tarong Power Station are to be mothballed

Businessmen Believe In Kingaroy

Businessmen Believe In Kingaroy

It’s rare these days for a new motel to be built from scratch anywhere in Australia; the cost is usually prohibitive.

Care For The Carers

Care For The Carers

Community Kitchen prepared lunch for World Mental Health Day

Plan To Create Iconic Food Region

Plan To Create Iconic Food Region

The new Southern Queensland Country Food and Wine Development Plan aims to establish Southern Queensland Country as an iconic Australian food regions.

Frustration Over Wind Farm Limbo

Frustration Over Wind Farm Limbo

State Government or Council? Who will assess the Coopers Gap wind farm

Workshop In Gympie For
Redundant Public Servants

The Federal Government has is holding a Jobs and Information workshop in Gympie for Queensland public servants made redundant because of Budget cuts.

End To Dental Scheme Causes Pain

End To Dental Scheme Causes Pain

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has spoken out against the Federal Government’s closure of the Medicare Chronic Disease Dental Scheme (CDDS) by sharing harrowing stories in Parliament from South Burnett residents battling chronic pain and tooth decay.

MP To Head Rural Fire Service Review

MP To Head Rural Fire Service Review

Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has released the Terms of Reference for the review into the Rural Fire Service.

Search Stretches Chopper’s Budget

Search Stretches Chopper’s Budget

Last week’s aerial search for the missing Dragon bi-plane cost the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter about $200,000, CEO David Donaldson revealed today.

Jared Debuts At Age 12

Jared Debuts At Age 12

An exciting young cricketer made his A Grade debut for Murgon Crusaders on Saturday in Kingaroy … at the grand old age of 12.

Madison’s A Model Country Girl

Madison’s A Model Country Girl

Kingaroy teenager Madison Kilgour has high hopes of becoming Australia’s next modelling sensation.

Scott Elected Deputy Speaker

Scott Elected Deputy Speaker

LNP Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has been elected Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in the wake of the sudden resignation of Member for Fisher Peter Slipper from the Speaker’s role this evening.

Young Eagles Soar In Brisbane

Young Eagles Soar In Brisbane

Young Murgon rugby league player Karl Berlin was named “Best on Day” after the South Burnett put on a strong performance in the Broncos Cup Challenge on Saturday.

Man Injured In Highway Crash

A 25-year-old man has been taken to hospital with suspected internal injuries after a two-car collision on the Wide Bay Highway this morning.

Learn More About Agritourism

Learn More About Agritourism

South Burnett farmers and land owners have been invited to learn more about opportunities to diversify their businesses at an Agritourism Field Day to be held at Kingaroy on Monday, October 29.

Cemetery Rising From Ruins

Cemetery Rising From Ruins

South Burnett Regional Council says work is progressing extremely well on the restoration of the historic Taromeo Cemetery, which was severely damaged during the 2011 floods.

Police Tips For Tradies

Kingaroy police are worried that tradesman and DIYers could be making it easy for criminals.

Updated Age Pension Guide Available

Updated Age Pension Guide Available

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Warren Truss, has released an updated edition of his Age Pension Guide.

Greens Question LNP<br> On CSG and Rail Sale

Greens Question LNP
On CSG and Rail Sale

The Queensland Greens claim little has changed since the election of the LNP State Government as “community concerns about Queensland’s coal seam gas industry remain unaddressed”.

Girls Clean Up For Cancer

Girls Clean Up For Cancer

It’s not unusual to see fund-raising groups around the South Burnett offering to wash your car on a Saturday morning but this particular effort at the weekend was a little bit special …

Cricket Starts With A Victory

Cricket Starts With A Victory

The South Burnett’s cricket season roared into action at the weekend with a victory in the opening Goodchild Shield match and a round of T20 matches played at Murgon, Wondai and Kingaroy.

Choir Back Home

Choir Back Home

The South Burnett Youth Choir returned home at the weekend after a successful visit to Adelaide alongside the Voices of Birralee choir from Brisbane.

Skaters Have A Right Royal Time

Skaters Have A Right Royal Time

The 2nd annual “King Of Roy” skateboarding competition in Kingaroy was a big success on Saturday.