The rare “Reading Bug Egg” found at Meandu Mine has been relocated to Nanango State School
The South Burnett Regional Council has awarded $12,236.30 to nine community groups and two athletes.
A steady stream of visitors passed through the Service Providers’ Expo on Wednesday
Western Downs Mayor Ray Brown is saddened that misinformation has split the community over the proposed Coopers Gap wind farm.
St John’s Lutheran School’s Parents and Friends committee has launched an online petition and is urging supporters of the school’s planned Adermann Park expansion to sign it.
Queensland community and volunteer groups who help others can now apply for a share of $1.35 million to buy essential items to help their local communities.
Dates have been set for Football South Burnett’s Evolution Solar Football Sevens competition.
Soon-to-be retired Queensland Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson was welcomed back to Kingaroy this evening by a large crowd gathered at the Town Hall for Kingaroy State High School’s annual Speech Night.
The annual Wondai Caulfield Cup Race Day will be held at Wondai Race Course in Cadell Street, Wondai on Saturday
Cr Barry Green has congratulated Nanango on its support for last Saturday’s annual Mardi Gras, saying he was “overwhelmed” by the positive comments the 43-year-old Festival has received.
A meeting was held at the Western Downs Regional Council offices today to discuss the proposed AGL wind farm project at Coopers Gap.
The Murgon Neighbourhood Watch group had reason to celebrate recently with the presentation of two Neighbourhood Watch gold lapel award badges.
The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that there will be some temporary lane closures over the next two months to allow roadworks to be carried out in Haly Street, Kingaroy.
A new electric-powered examination bed has been installed at the South Burnett Private Hospital as a result of fund-raising from the inaugural South Burnett Mayoral Charity Breakfast and a generous donation from Swickers.
Queensland Police issued a reminder to all campdrafters today not to become complacent with the security of their valuable items, either at campdrafting venues or on their own property.
Large areas of the South Burnett could be at greater risk in an emergency because of mobile phone blackspots and weak radio transmissions.
More than 250 farmers, agribusinesses and government representatives will converge on Canberra next week for the National Farmers’ Federation 2012 National Congress.
Cars, girls, polka dots and rock’n’roll music … the 50s are coming to Nanango!
A witness stormed out of Kingaroy Magistrates Court today, momentarily disrupting the hearing of a murder charge against a 38-year-old Nanango man.
There’s no word as yet whether today’s announcement of 500 job losses at Ergon Energy will affect the five depots in the South Burnett. But local employees are worried.
The South Burnett Regional Council will “name and shame” 43 ratepayers next month prior to seizing their properties – and in some cases, their homes – and putting them on the market to recover overdue rates.
A select team of Queensland police dogs are ready to take to the air after some special training with the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter crew this morning.
General surgery is now available again at Kingaroy Hospital, using doctors trained under a rural generalist program.
The State Government will hold a series of meetings with Rural Fire Service volunteers across Queensland in coming weeks as part of a special Ministerial review.