It’s a long way to travel from New York to Kingaroy just to do your prac work, but that’s exactly what 12 student teachers currently in the South Burnett have done.
Australia Post isn’t budging on its decision to close the counter at the Kingaroy Delivery Centre in Kingaroy Street despite howls of protest from the local business community.
Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott is concerned the Federal Government will put lives at risk with its proposal to axe the Bureau of Meteorology Aerodrome Forecasting Service at Kingaroy.
The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter team was kept busy around Bundaberg and the North Burnett during last week’s flood emergency, but it still had time to make two emergency calls into the South Burnett to assist local residents who had become stranded.
There’s no doubt that last weekend’s rain caused millions of dollars damage, and brought pain and grief to many Queenslanders … but even the darkest clouds can have a silver lining.
Artist Jandamarra Cadd’s gran had an enormous influence on his life, and that’s why her image is featured at this month’s Wondai Art Gallery exhibition
AgForce General President Ian Burnett is saddened and concerned by the extent of damage to rural properties and communities across Queensland as a result of the 2013 flood event.
As the scale of the flood devastation that hit Gayndah, Mundubbera and Eidsvold becomes even more apparent, a number of local groups have rallied to lend a hand.
Teams of pink-attired “cricketers” and a loyal band of supporters descended on Kingaroy’s TJ O’Neill Oval on Sunday
Dimities Cafe chef (and well-known Wondai garden lover) Graham Mitchell has come up with a unique way to help flood victims in the Bundaberg area … pot plants.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says it was heavy local rainfall rather than the overflow from Gordonbrook Dam which sent a torrent through a Wilkesdale woman’s house last Sunday.
South Burnett Regional Council says there may be financial assistance and other support available to people who are experiencing difficulties because of the recent floods.
South Burnett Regional Council is urging residents to be on the lookout to reduce mosquito breeding in their backyards in the wake of the recent floods.
A protest against Australia’s Post decision to close the Kingaroy Street counter has been organised
A Cherbourg man charged with “glassing” his former girlfriend on February 4 last year has been cleared by a Kingaroy jury.
The South Burnett Regional Council is considering introducing a kerbside recycling scheme as part of the development of a Strategic Waste Plan.
A Wilkesdale woman and her disabled daughter are lucky to be alive after a torrent swept through their home last Sunday.
The mysterious Reading Bug Egg. which has had children around Nanango spellbound for the past few months, triggered a “medical emergency” at Nanango Showgrounds on Saturday morning.
The State Government has appointed two more Disaster Recovery Co-ordinators, making a total of three to oversee the recovery and rebuilding of Queensland following the Australia Day weekend floods.
The anger over the proposed closure of the Kingaroy Street post office has stepped up a notch
There’s country hospitality, and then there’s beyond-the-call-of-duty country hospitality …
Road repairs scheduled in the Yarraman area as part of the 2010-11 flood recovery are still on course to be completed this year, although a Toowoomba Regional Council spokesman says the exact timing may have been effected by the latest round of flooding.
The floods have had a positive result for at least one local South Burnett-based service.
So you think you could never draw? Well Jumping Ant Arts is keen to prove otherwise.