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Nanango Hold On To Win

Nanango Hold On To Win

Nanango held on to win by just two runs in their rain-affected A Grade cricket match against the Murgon Crusaders on Saturday.

Windera Music Muster On This Saturday!

Windera Music Muster On This Saturday!

The annual Windera Music Muster is definitely going ahead this Saturday (February 16) despite many in the local community being hit hard by the recent floods.

Donations Start To Roll In

Donations Start To Roll In

The South Burnett Regional Council is already receiving donations for the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal.

MP Puts Pressure On Aust Post

MP Puts Pressure On Aust Post

Federal LNP Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has backed the Kingaroy community to persuade Australia Post to abandon its plans to change the retail counter at the Kingaroy Delivery Centre.

Category C Funding Approved

Category C Funding Approved

The South Burnett has been granted Category C disaster zone status under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements.

Dominique Needs Help

Dominique Needs Help

Are there any volunteers in the South Burnett who could give Wilkesdale woman Dominique Bellonte a hand?

Colourful Bites Of The Burnett

Colourful Bites Of The Burnett

A dozen “Bites Of The Burnett” were unveiled at the opening of the Kingaroy Art Gallery’s February exhibition on Friday night.

Advice Sought From Ombudsman

Advice Sought From Ombudsman

The Commonwealth Ombudsman has been contacted in relation to the decision to close counter services at the Kingaroy Street Post Office.

Calling Ex-Meandu Workers

Calling Ex-Meandu Workers

Have you worked at Meandu Mine over the past 30 years? For Rio Tinto, Thiess or Downer EDI Mining?

Thank You From MP

Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd has thanked local mayors for their efforts during the recent flood crisis.

Education Pays Off

Education Pays Off

Jeffrey Alberts can’t keep the smile off his face as he speaks about his new life.

Disaster Group Says Thanks

Disaster Group Says Thanks

The South Burnett Local Disaster Management Group met for the last time on Friday to debrief on the recent Australia Day weekend floods.

Qld Events Deadline Looms

Events held in regional Queensland have until 5:00pm on Friday (February 15) to apply for funding under Round 24 of the Tourism and Events Queensland Regional Development Program.

NHW Groups Meet At Gympie

NHW Groups Meet At Gympie

About 20 Neighbourhood Watch members and other community leaders from as far away as Kumbia attended the Gympie Cluster Neighbourhood Watch meeting last Wednesday night.

Pancake Day This Tuesday

Lent starts this week, which means traditional “mardi gras” (“fat Tuesday”) “carnival” (away with meat) or Pancake Day celebrations around the world.

DAFF Defers Fees<br> In Category C Areas

DAFF Defers Fees
In Category C Areas

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has announced fee relief for some primary producers and businesses impacted by the recent floods, but the South Burnett has missed out so far.

Can You Help The Cash Flood In?

Can You Help The Cash Flood In?

An appeal to help South Burnett residents affected by the Australia Day weekend floods has been launched by South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann in conjunction with not-for-profit local community group Red Earth Foundation.

Country Music Tribute

Country Music Tribute

Yarraman community radio station Wild Horse FM held a special dinner at Heritage House on Friday

Holly Stars Against England

Holly Stars Against England

Kingaroy cricketer Holly Ferling was the star player in Australia’s thrilling two-run victory over traditional rivals England in their ICC World Cup Super 6 match in Mumbai on Friday.

4WD Found In Boyne River

The body of a 40-year-old man who was reported missing near Mundubbera on Thursday has been found in a vehicle in the Boyne River.

Post Office Fight Has Just Begun

Post Office Fight Has Just Begun

A delegation of protesters has been elected to meet with South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann on Monday to help prepare an official response to Australia Post’s decision to close the Kingaroy Street business facility.

Flood Recovery Liaison Officer Appointed

Flood Recovery Liaison Officer Appointed

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has established a team of 12 Flood Recovery Liaison Officers to work with local communities as they begin the huge task of rebuilding farming enterprises and associated businesses after the recent floods.

Committee To Advise
On Land Access Issues

Mines Minister Andrew Cripps has named the committee that will oversee the implementation of the State Government’s “Six-Point Action Plan” to address conflicts between farmers and resources company over land access.

Low-Interest Loans Available

Low-Interest Loans Available

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has congratulated the State Government on offering Disaster Support loans for just 1.7 per cent interest.