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Mystery Egg’s In Safe Hands

Mystery Egg’s In Safe Hands

The rare “Reading Bug Egg” found at Meandu Mine has been relocated to Nanango State School

Council Gives $12,236 To Local Groups

Council Gives $12,236 To Local Groups

The South Burnett Regional Council has awarded $12,236.30 to nine community groups and two athletes.

Expo Spotlight On Services

Expo Spotlight On Services

A steady stream of visitors passed through the Service Providers’ Expo on Wednesday

Mayor Upset By Wind Farm ‘Misinformation’

Mayor Upset By Wind Farm ‘Misinformation’

Western Downs Mayor Ray Brown is saddened that misinformation has split the community over the proposed Coopers Gap wind farm.

St John’s Launches Its Own Petition

St John’s Launches Its Own Petition

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.

Small Grants Available For Community Groups

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 Fixed For Soccer 7s

Dates have been set for Football South Burnett’s Evolution Solar Football Sevens competition.

Be The Best You Can Be …

Be The Best You Can Be …

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.

Full Fields For Wondai Races

Full Fields For Wondai Races

The annual Wondai Caulfield Cup Race Day will be held at Wondai Race Course in Cadell Street, Wondai on Saturday

Green Congratulates Nanango On Mardi Gras

Green Congratulates Nanango On Mardi Gras

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.

Pro-Wind Farm Group Meets In Dalby

Pro-Wind Farm Group Meets In Dalby

A meeting was held at the Western Downs Regional Council offices today to discuss the proposed AGL wind farm project at Coopers Gap.

Murgon Watchers Earn Gold Badges

Murgon Watchers Earn Gold Badges

The Murgon Neighbourhood Watch group had reason to celebrate recently with the presentation of two Neighbourhood Watch gold lapel award badges.

Haly St Repairs To Begin Soon

Haly St Repairs To Begin Soon

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.

New Bed Arrives At Hospital

New Bed Arrives At Hospital

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.

Police: Secure Your Saddles

Police: Secure Your Saddles

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.

Emergency ‘Black Spots’ Put Residents At Risk

Emergency ‘Black Spots’ Put Residents At Risk

Large areas of the South Burnett could be at greater risk in an emergency because of mobile phone blackspots and weak radio transmissions.

PM To Address NFF Congress

More than 250 farmers, agribusinesses and government representatives will converge on Canberra next week for the National Farmers’ Federation 2012 National Congress.

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Coming On

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Coming On

Cars, girls, polka dots and rock’n’roll music … the 50s are coming to Nanango!

Witness Storms Out Of Court

A witness stormed out of Kingaroy Magistrates Court today, momentarily disrupting the hearing of a murder charge against a 38-year-old Nanango man.

Ergon Energy Axes 500 Jobs

Ergon Energy Axes 500 Jobs

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.

Council To Act On Overdue Rates

Council To Act On Overdue Rates

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.

Dogs Ready For Take-Off

Dogs Ready For Take-Off

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.

Surgery Starts Again in Kingaroy

General surgery is now available again at Kingaroy Hospital, using doctors trained under a rural generalist program.

Firies Review Team Sets Dates

Firies Review Team Sets Dates

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.