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Horan Refutes Union Claims

Horan Refutes Union Claims

Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board chair Mike Horan has moved to clear up a misunderstanding

MPs Serve Up A Bonus Race Day For Kumbia

MPs Serve Up A Bonus Race Day For Kumbia

Last year Campbell Newman promised Margaret Golinski that he’d return to Kumbia Races as Premier; he did today, with a present for the race club

An Opportunity To Say Thanks

An Opportunity To Say Thanks

There’s no doubt the South Burnett owes our SES volunteers a “Truck Load Of Thanks” in the wake of last year’s floods, and here’s an opportunity for residents to come along and say it.

Titanic Effort In Nanango

Titanic Effort In Nanango

You just know the cast is going to either sink or swim … or in this case, drown

Lap Records Fall At Speedway

Lap Records Fall At Speedway

Despite threatening clouds, the rain held off for Saturday night’s racing at Kingaroy Speedway with the big crowd enjoying some very fast racing as well as the usual thrills and spills.

New Crop Protection Officer Takes Up Post

New Crop Protection Officer Takes Up Post

The South Burnett’s new Crop Protection Officer Mr Michael Benham was welcomed to the Kingaroy based role today by Agriculture Minister John McVeigh.

$16,000 To Remove Graffiti

South Burnett Regional Council will get a $16,000 grant from the State Government to either rid local areas of graffiti or give a facelift to community facilities.

Bug Fest At Library

Bug Fest At Library

A “Bug Fest” will be happening on Saturday from 10:00am at Nanango Library … but there’s no need to call the pest controllers!

Solar ‘Adding $240 To Electricity Bills’

Rooftop solar costs are projected to add more than $240 per year to average electricity bills within five years, according to research from the Queensland Competition Authority.

Work To Start Soon<br> On $10m Passing Lanes

Work To Start Soon
On $10m Passing Lanes

Work will start in the New Year on long-awaited passing lanes on the D’Aguilar and Brisbane Valley highways

Chocolate Treats To Die For

Chocolate Treats To Die For

There’s fund-raising … and then there’s “fun raising”. And what better way to have fun than eating chocolate?

MPs Mingle Under The Stars

MPs Mingle Under The Stars

Cabinet Ministers mingled with businesspeople, teachers, farmers, rural firefighters – in fact, representatives from all sorts of groups from all over the South Burnett – at an open-air Civic Reception held in Kingaroy tonight.

Six Turns Out To Be A Really Magic Mix

Six Turns Out To Be A Really Magic Mix

Six different artists mounting a joint exhibition isn’t common in the South Burnett – most exhibitions usually feature the works of one to three artists, unless they’re a competition or an acquisitive…

Protesters Greet MPs

Protesters Greet MPs

Having all 19 Cabinet Ministers in one place provides a perfect opportunity for protest groups to make a point which is what happened in Kingaroy this evening.

MPs Keep Busy In Town

MPs Keep Busy In Town

The visiting Cabinet ministers are taking the opportunity of their trip to Kingaroy to visit local government offices and promote various State Government initiatives.

Coalition Says Red Tape ‘Squeezing’ Business

Coalition Says Red Tape ‘Squeezing’ Business

The Coalition will take an axe to Federal Government red tape if it’s elected, Federal Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss said today, with new figures confirming local businesses and community groups are being squeezed by more red tape than ever.

$9m For PCYC Sporting Program

$9m For PCYC Sporting Program

Sport and Recreation Minister Steve Dickson has announced a $9 million funding boost to sport and recreation in Indigenous communities.

Tourism Group Elects Board

Tourism Group Elects Board

The new Southern Queensland Country regional tourism organisation held its inaugural Annual General Meeting in Toowoomba last Thursday.

Free Workshop On Wednesday

South Burnett businesspeople have been invited to attend a free workshop to be held in Kingaroy on Wednesday night to find out how they can benefit from a Federal Government program to assist skills development in the workforce.

Burn-Off Sparks Alarm

Burn-Off Sparks Alarm

Concerned neighbours called 000 when they spotted flames and smoke coming from a property on Malar Road at Booie on Saturday night.

Acclaimed Children’s Author<br> Coming To Nanango Library

Acclaimed Children’s Author
Coming To Nanango Library

Children’s author and illustrator John Danalis will be coming to Nanango Library on Saturday (November 10) to help celebrate the Reading Bug Project.

Nomads Muster At Murgon

Nomads Muster At Murgon

It looks like the Murgon Music Muster has well and truly become part of the grey nomad “circuit” with campervans and caravans packing the Murgon Showgrounds at the weekend for the four-day feast of music.

Old Friends Renew A Happy Acquaintance

Old Friends Renew A Happy Acquaintance

Sunshine Coast artist June McCotter enjoyed a reunion with former Wondai Art Gallery curator Alison Iszlaub on Friday night when the Gallery launched its November exhibition, which features works by June and her friends Sarah Lawson, Patti Henderson and Lyla McLaren.

‘Australia Is Still The Lucky Country’

‘Australia Is Still The Lucky Country’

Senior public servant Michael Manthorpe – a former School Captain at St Mary’s Catholic College – was the guest speaker at the school’s annual Awards Night, held last Thursday.