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Local Girl Wins Study Scholarship

Local Girl Wins Study Scholarship

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has congratulated local resident Claire Mason on receiving one of the State Government’s inaugural “Supporting Women Scholarships”.

Get Active In Wondai Pool

South Burnett Regional Council in partnership with Wondai Swimming Pool will be conducting an Adult Water Fitness and Water Confidence Program during Term 1 of the school year.

Ergon Crews On Standby

Ergon Crews On Standby

Ergon crews are on standby to respond to possible impacts from the wet weather

MP Backs Call For Referendum

MP Backs Call For Referendum

Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd has welcomed the release of the preliminary report of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government which was published today in Canberra.

50,000th Referral Comes From Nanango

50,000th Referral Comes From Nanango

About 12:01am last Thursday, Constable Brett Lowien of Nanango Station made Queensland’s 50,000th referral to SupportLink.

Elderly Driver In Crash

Elderly Driver In Crash

Wet weather may have contributed to two road accidents in the South Burnett this morning.

Bush To The Backbone

Bush To The Backbone

Australia Day visitors to Ringsfield House in Nanango are in for a special treat … they’ll get a chance to enjoy a collection of intricate wooden horses and buggies, wagons and bullockies all hand-carved by local man John Dickfos.

Firearm Amnesty Starts Feb 1

Firearm Amnesty Starts Feb 1

Kingaroy Police are keen to alert people to the upcoming firearms amnesty.

MPs Urge Extra Caution On Roads

Queensland motorists are being urged to take care on the roads in the coming week with thousands of people returning from holidays in time for the start of the school year.

Health Centre Earns Accreditation

Health Centre Earns Accreditation

The Barambah Health Centre at Cherbourg has received accreditation from Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited.

Downs To Play Reds Curtainraiser

A Downs Rugby senior representative team will be taking on the Queensland Police in the curtainraiser to the Queensland Reds game on February 2.

Work / Life Balance Key To FIFO

A five-month study surveying more than 700 fly-in fly-out workers in the Wide Bay Burnett has identified the challenges to expanding this sector of the local economy.

Awards Ceremony At Blackbutt

Awards Ceremony At Blackbutt

South Burnett Regional Council has released the program for the 2013 Australia Day Awards ceremony which will be held at Blackbutt on Friday night.

Hendra Case Near Mackay

Biosecurity Queensland is managing a new Hendra virus case near Mackay after a positive test result was received late last night.

Gumnut’s Looking For Help

Gumnut’s Looking For Help

The Gumnut Place at Murgon is looking for volunteers who’d like to give back to the local community

St John Enrols Former Cadets

Kingaroy’s Emergency Services Cadet program, axed last year by the State Government, has been saved by the St John Ambulance.

Join In On Australia Day!

Join In On Australia Day!

Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss has encouraged all residents and visitors to the region to join in local celebrations for Australia Day on Saturday.

Learn How To Beat Cyberbullies

Two free cyberbullying seminars led by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg are being held in Kingaroy this week.

Lively Socials Just Want To Have Fun

Lively Socials Just Want To Have Fun

Did you know there’s a social group based in the South Burnett just for “singles, young ladies and youthful gentlemen” over the age of 50 and under the age of 70?

Water Tank Stolen

Blackbutt police are investigating the theft of a 5000 gallon water tank and cattleyard panels stolen from a property on Old Esk North Road property.

BJD Meeting In Gympie

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has invited graziers affected by the Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) outbreak to attend a meeting to be held soon in Gympie.

$26,000 For Barambah EEC

The Barambah Environmental Education Centre P&C Association has been awarded $26,100 in the first round of the State Government’s “Everyone’s Environment” grants.

MP To Discuss Water, Power Issues

MP To Discuss Water, Power Issues

Energy and Water Supply Minister Mark McArdle will be visiting South Burnett Regional Council and Toowoomba Regional Council next month to have talks about electricity and water supply issues.

Holly’s Heading To India

Holly’s Heading To India

Kingaroy State High School student Holly Ferling has been selected in the 15-player squad for the ICC Women’s World Cup to be played in India from January 31 to February 17.