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Newman Extends Recovery Grant Schemes

The Newman Government today announced a four-month extension to the closing date for recovery grants schemes introduced in response to the disasters of 2011 and 2012.

Crushing Solution For Weed Seeds

One of the most anticipated technologies in Australian agriculture, the Harrington Seed Destructor, has progressed to commercial production.

Look Out For Drug Labs

Look Out For Drug Labs

Queensland Police are urging local residents to be on the lookout for suspicious behaviour to help them track down illegal drug labs operating in the region.

Court Rules Against Chaplaincy Funding

Funding arrangements for the National School Chaplaincy Program are “constitutionally invalid” according to decision by the High Court this morning.

Ergon Extends Pool Scheme

Ergon Energy has extended its popular “Save a Bomb” pool program to help more customers save money on their pool running costs.

MP’s Dad Appointed To CSG Role

The South Burnett now has a second connection to the new Gas Fields Commission with the father of Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington being appointed as one of the State Government’s six new commissioners.

Disability Awards Open For Nominations

Disability Awards Open For Nominations

Federal Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss is calling on people to nominate for an award under the 2012 National Disability Awards.

Wild Night Raises $4000 For Kindy

Wild Night Raises $4000 For Kindy

There were no gunfights (fortunately) or bar-room brawls, but about 160 cattle rustlers, outlaws, Injuns and western gals had wagonloads of fun at the Wondai Kindergarten’s Wild West bush dance on Saturday night.

Cherbourg Records Eighth Straight Win

Cherbourg Records Eighth Straight Win

Cherbourg continued their dominance in the South Burnett Premier League on Saturday, claiming their eighth straight victory by thumping Kingaroy 68-24 at Jack O’Chin Oval.

Trivia Teams Make An Olympic Effort

Trivia Teams Make An Olympic Effort

The Kingaroy Town Hall was packed on Saturday night with Olympians … or at least would-be Olympians.

90-Year-Old Freed From Car At Wondai

A 90-year-old Wondai man had to be rescued from his car this afternoon by emergency service crews.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 8

Junior Soccer Results – Round 8

Results from Round 8 of the South Burnett Junior Soccer competition, played at Nanango on Saturday.

$8.5m Contract For Meandu Upgrade

Perth-based engineering and mining industry specialist Logicamms has been awarded an $8.5 million contract with Stanwell Corporation to upgrade the control system of the coal handling preparation plant at the Meandu mine.

Huge Weekend For Kingaroy Rugby Star

It was a massive weekend for former Kingaroy State High school student Berrick Barnes … he became a new Dad and was named Man of the Match in the Wallabies’ hard-fought 25-23 win against Wales at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.

Upgrade At Wondai Museum

Upgrade At Wondai Museum

The Wondai Heritage Museum has recently carried out work in the courtyard display area to improve access for visitors.

Highway Cut To One Lane

Highway Cut To One Lane

The SBRC has advised that the D’Aguilar Hwy at Peterson Dve will be reduced to one lane

Nanango Still Undefeated

Nanango Still Undefeated

A large crowd was on hand to see Nanango defeat a gallant Wests in a 3-0 scoreline that somewhat flattered them. The match started off a hectic pace and didn’t let up until full time.

Woman Dies In Booie Crash

A 24-year-old Kingaroy woman has been killed in a single vehicle traffic crash at Booie early this morning.

Pest & Weed Day In Kingaroy This Friday

A “Targeting Pests & Weeds” information day will be held at the former Kingaroy DPI Research Station in Goodger Road, Kingaroy from 10:00am to 3:00pm this Friday, June 22.

Amber Will Be Wearing Maroon

Amber Will Be Wearing Maroon

Rugby League player Amber Saltner, from Cherbourg, is in training camp in Brisbane after being selected to play for the Queensland Women’s representative side.

Dalby Too Good For Thrashers

The South Burnett Thrashers were defeated 71 points to 17 by fellow cellar dwellers Dalby on Saturday afternoon.

Richard Is Running To Meet Us

Richard Is Running To Meet Us

Most people would think you’d have to be bit crazy to volunteer to run 5330km along the Bicentennial National Trail for charity. But for ultra-distance runner Richard Bowles, it’s a very SANE thing to do …

Future Health Workers Graduate

Students from Kingaroy will be among 51 people who will graduate with health qualifications in Toowoomba on Monday following their successful completion of a six-month training program through RHealth.

No New Tick Officer For Kingaroy

No New Tick Officer For Kingaroy

Kingaroy won’t be getting a new Tick Officer despite a vocal push from local graziers.