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MP To Head Rural Fire Service Review

MP To Head Rural Fire Service Review

Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has released the Terms of Reference for the review into the Rural Fire Service.

Search Stretches Chopper’s Budget

Search Stretches Chopper’s Budget

Last week’s aerial search for the missing Dragon bi-plane cost the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter about $200,000, CEO David Donaldson revealed today.

Jared Debuts At Age 12

Jared Debuts At Age 12

An exciting young cricketer made his A Grade debut for Murgon Crusaders on Saturday in Kingaroy … at the grand old age of 12.

Madison’s A Model Country Girl

Madison’s A Model Country Girl

Kingaroy teenager Madison Kilgour has high hopes of becoming Australia’s next modelling sensation.

Scott Elected Deputy Speaker

Scott Elected Deputy Speaker

LNP Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has been elected Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in the wake of the sudden resignation of Member for Fisher Peter Slipper from the Speaker’s role this evening.

Young Eagles Soar In Brisbane

Young Eagles Soar In Brisbane

Young Murgon rugby league player Karl Berlin was named “Best on Day” after the South Burnett put on a strong performance in the Broncos Cup Challenge on Saturday.

Man Injured In Highway Crash

A 25-year-old man has been taken to hospital with suspected internal injuries after a two-car collision on the Wide Bay Highway this morning.

Learn More About Agritourism

Learn More About Agritourism

South Burnett farmers and land owners have been invited to learn more about opportunities to diversify their businesses at an Agritourism Field Day to be held at Kingaroy on Monday, October 29.

Cemetery Rising From Ruins

Cemetery Rising From Ruins

South Burnett Regional Council says work is progressing extremely well on the restoration of the historic Taromeo Cemetery, which was severely damaged during the 2011 floods.

Police Tips For Tradies

Kingaroy police are worried that tradesman and DIYers could be making it easy for criminals.

Updated Age Pension Guide Available

Updated Age Pension Guide Available

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Warren Truss, has released an updated edition of his Age Pension Guide.

Greens Question LNP<br> On CSG and Rail Sale

Greens Question LNP
On CSG and Rail Sale

The Queensland Greens claim little has changed since the election of the LNP State Government as “community concerns about Queensland’s coal seam gas industry remain unaddressed”.

Girls Clean Up For Cancer

Girls Clean Up For Cancer

It’s not unusual to see fund-raising groups around the South Burnett offering to wash your car on a Saturday morning but this particular effort at the weekend was a little bit special …

Cricket Starts With A Victory

Cricket Starts With A Victory

The South Burnett’s cricket season roared into action at the weekend with a victory in the opening Goodchild Shield match and a round of T20 matches played at Murgon, Wondai and Kingaroy.

Choir Back Home

Choir Back Home

The South Burnett Youth Choir returned home at the weekend after a successful visit to Adelaide alongside the Voices of Birralee choir from Brisbane.

Skaters Have A Right Royal Time

Skaters Have A Right Royal Time

The 2nd annual “King Of Roy” skateboarding competition in Kingaroy was a big success on Saturday.

Artists Open Their Minds To Inspiration

Artists Open Their Minds To Inspiration

The winners of this year’s South Burnett Mental Health Week art competition were announced at a small function at Kingaroy Art Gallery on Friday night.

Countdown To Mardi Gras

Countdown To Mardi Gras

Nanango’s annual town festival is on again next weekend

Nanango Was The Spot To Be!

Nanango Was The Spot To Be!

The crowd at the Heritage Community Branch Nanango races – held as a prelude to next week’s big Mardi Gras festival – enjoyed some exciting finishes as well as the warmest of Spring weather

Clubs Compete For Honours

Clubs Compete For Honours

The South Burnett’s four photography clubs – Blackbutt, Nanango, Kingaroy and Murgon – hosted the 2012 South Burnett Interclub Photographic Competition at the Nanango Cultural Centre

Man Charged Over Salon Robbery

A 42-year-old Kingaroy man has been charged with armed robbery following an incident at a Bundaberg hair salon on Saturday morning.

Firies Kept Busy

Perfect fire weather – hot temperatures, windy conditions and low humidity – kept rural and urban brigades busy across the South Burnett today.

Interested In Softball?

The Burnett Softball Association is looking for players to take part U10, U12, U14, U16 and Senior teams during the upcoming 2012/13 season.

Happy Tails From RSPCA

Happy Tails From RSPCA

The RSPCA parked an EMU at Kingaroy Shoppingworld recently