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Free Youth Choir Rehearsals

Free Youth Choir Rehearsals

The South Burnett Youth Choir is hosting six free open rehearsals in February for children interested in becoming singers.

Flood Loans Available For Small Business

Flood Loans Available For Small Business

Queensland small businesses affected by flooding are encouraged to check if they are eligible for government financial assistance to help get their business back on track.

No Permits Required To<br> Clean Up Waterways

No Permits Required To
Clean Up Waterways

No special permits will be required to clean up flooded waterways, the State Government assured landholders today.

Boondooma Dam Closed

Boondooma Dam Closed

Due to the recent floods, the Lake Boondooma Camping and Recreation Area will be closed until Tuesday, February 12.

Wondai Plans Two Sign-On Days

Wondai Plans Two Sign-On Days

Wondai Proston Junior Rugby League Football Club will be conducting its Junior and Senior Sign On Day on February 9.

Back To One Lane …

It’s back to one lane again … the Department of Transport and Main Roads has advised that from tomorrow (February 1) there will be single lane closures on the D’Aguilar Highway through the Blackbutt Range.

It’s Time To Update Your Diaries …

There’s been a number of recent changes to the South Burnett’s event program:

Pointing To Oversee Recovery

Pointing To Oversee Recovery

Deputy Police Commissioner Brett Pointing will be appointed to lead the disaster recovery efforts and the rebuilding of Queensland in the wake of this week’s devastating floods.

‘You Won’t Be Forgotten’

‘You Won’t Be Forgotten’

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney and Local Government Minister David Crisafulli made a whistlestop visit to the South Burnett this morning to check out firsthand some of the local damage from the Australia Day weekend floods.

All Schools Open On Thursday

All South Burnett schools will be open for normal classes on Thursday, January 31.

Scott Calls For Swift Action

Scott Calls For Swift Action

Federal Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott today called on the Federal Government not to allow vulnerable people affected by floodwaters in the electorate to “slip through the cracks”.

Miner Granted Permit To Explore

Miner Granted Permit To Explore

Mining Projects Group Limited has been granted a permit to explore for coal on one of the two prospective exploration permits for coal (EPC) it holds in the South Burnett.

Yarraman Spared Major Flood Damage

Yarraman Spared Major Flood Damage

Relieved Yarraman residents say the town has been spared a repeat of the damage suffered in the 2011 floods.

Nanango GP Recognised<br> For 40 Years Of Service

Nanango GP Recognised
For 40 Years Of Service

Long-serving Nanango Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr John Robinson has been recognised at a special ceremony

Mini Hack Back In February

The South Burnett Equestrian Group will be holding its first competition for the year on Sunday, February 24, ie the day after the Cooyar Show.

Support Available For Primary<br>Producers and Small Business

Support Available For Primary
Producers and Small Business

A range of State Government supports, including concessional loans and freight subsidies, are now available for producers and small business operators impacted by the floods.

Food On Its Way To<br> 250 Stranded Tourists

Food On Its Way To
250 Stranded Tourists

A chartered helicopter has delivered three loads of food today to assist 250 people stranded at Manar Park

Flood Aid For Gympie Shire Residents

Flood Aid For Gympie Shire Residents

Immediate Australian Government financial assistance is available to assist people who have been adversely affected by flooding in the Gympie local government area.

Latest Flood Updates

Latest Flood Updates

Latest updates from Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and the South Burnett Disaster Management Committee.

Fight To Save Post Office

Fight To Save Post Office

A decision by Australia Post to stop all counter services at its Kingaroy Delivery Centre has angered local businesspeople.

Aussie Pie In The Sky In Kingaroy

Aussie Pie In The Sky In Kingaroy

Kingaroy’s official Australia Day celebrations were relocated from the Town Hall forecourt to the inside of Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday morning as dark rain clouds gathered over the town.

Ron’s A Top Citizen

Ron’s A Top Citizen

Toowoomba councillor John Gouldson travelled to Yarraman on Saturday to present the town’s Australia Day awards at a community brekkie held at Memorial Hall.

Koys Honoured At Murgon

Koys Honoured At Murgon

Saturday’s rain forced the Queensland Dairy and Heritage Museum team to shift their annual Australia Day event from the museum grounds to the Murgon PCYC … but it didn’t stop the celebrations.

Fun And Games At Nanango

Fun And Games At Nanango

Wet weather failed to dampen spirits at Nanango’s official 2013 Australia Day celebrations on Saturday.