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Rider Slices Arm

Rider Slices Arm

The RACQ CareFlight helicopter based in Toowoomba evacuated an injured motorbike ride from the Manar Park facility north-west of Kingaroy on Saturday.

Police Pause To Remember

Police Pause To Remember

Police officers from across the South Burnett gathered at the Kumbia Anglican Church this afternoon to honour fallen colleagues on National Police Remembrance Day.

Woman Bailed On 87 Charges

Woman Bailed On 87 Charges

A woman charged with 87 counts of fraud (gaining a benefit as an employee) has been remanded on bail by Kingaroy Magistrates Court.

Anzac Day Pay Abolished

Army Reservists will no longer be paid to parade at commemorative events such as Anzac Day ceremonies.

Mongrel Off To Wondai

Mongrel Off To Wondai

The South Burnett’s very own musical tractor, fondly called the “Mongrel”, will be out and about in Wondai this weekend.

Netballers Ready To Showcase Skills

Netballers Ready To Showcase Skills

Nanango netballers Katelyn Wolski and Portia Jones and Kingaroy’s Taylor Crossley, Kayla Greenslade and Cassandra Firman are getting ready to impress at the Netball Queensland Academy’s “Screening and Development” weekend.

Down It Goes …

Down It Goes …

Construction equipment this morning completed demolishing the old redbrick toilet blocks located on the eastern side of Kingaroy’s Memorial Park.

RHealth Hits Funding Deadline

RHealth Hits Funding Deadline

RHealth’s Kingaroy, Chinchilla and Charleville programs have hit crunchtime with funding for their programs running out today.

Feedback Sought On Cutting Greentape

The State Government is seeking feedback on options to further cut “greentape” for small businesses.

Water Outage Planned For Tuesday

Water Outage Planned For Tuesday

About 90 houses in the area bounded by Knight Street, Railway Terrace and Kingaroy Street, as well as Kingaroy’s industrial estate, will have their water supply turned off from 7:30am to 3:00pm on Tuesday, October 2.

$75,000 Boost For Community Groups

$75,000 Boost For Community Groups

More than $75,000 was presented to South Burnett community groups at Council’s inaugural Community Assistance Funding presentation night.

Council Axes Controversial<br> Glendon St Forecourt Cafe

Council Axes Controversial
Glendon St Forecourt Cafe

Council is planning to move its Economic Development Unit into the controversial forecourt cafe space in Glendon Street

Murgon Info Session On New Sports Grants

Murgon Info Session On New Sports Grants

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed extra funding for grassroots sporting organisations made available in the recent State Budget.

MP Targets Blackbutt’s ‘Unlucky’ Postcode

MP Targets Blackbutt’s ‘Unlucky’ Postcode

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has gone in to bat for the residents of Blackbutt and Benarkin about their very unlucky postcode: 4306.

War Declared On Wild Dogs

War Declared On Wild Dogs

Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has announced a series of measures – including a reinvigoration of the QDOG committee – to tackle the problem of wild dogs in Queensland.

Saints Kicking On

The South Burnett’s fledgling AFL Club, the Saints, is moving ahead, making plans for an upcoming nine-a-side competition.

MP ‘Monitoring’ Gas Supply

A State MP has assured industry he is “monitoring the situation” after widespread concerns about the cost and availability of domestic gas supplies in Queensland.

Huge Weekend Of Speedway

Huge Weekend Of Speedway

Formula 500s will be returning to Kingaroy Speedway on Saturday night after a small rejig to the weekend’s original program.

Young Runners On A Mission

Young Runners On A Mission

A team of young runners on a mission will be heading to Kingaroy next month as the latest stop on a 3000km “baton relay” through 30 rural Australian towns.

Lunch To Help East Timor Women

The Kumbia QCWA will be holding a special International Day Lunch and afternoon tea at the Kumbia QCWA Rooms in Bell Street from noon to around 3:00pm on Tuesday, October 2.

Local Singers Get Ready For Adelaide

Members of the South Burnett Youth Choir will be heading to Brisbane this weekend to prepare with the Voices of Birralee choir for their joint tour to Adelaide.

Free Seminar To Explain New Plumbing Laws

A free seminar will be held in Kingaroy next month to explain new plumbing laws that come into effect in Queensland on November 1.

$1m Boost From Shutdown

$1m Boost From Shutdown

An overhaul of Unit 1 at Tarong Power Station – due to begin on October 5 – will inject more than $1 million into the local economy.

SBRC and CTC Working To Save Cadets

The South Burnett Regional Council and South Burnett CTC are looking at a proposal to save the region’s Emergency Services Cadets unit.