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Young Stars Welcome Broncos

Young Stars Welcome Broncos

Nanango hosted a visit today by Brisbane Broncos props Josh McGuire and Scott Anderson who travelled to the South Burnett for the semi-finals of the Anglo American Brisbane Broncos Wide Bay Rugby League Challenge.

Local Government MP Drops In

Local Government MP Drops In

Local Government Minister David Crisafulli stopped off from a tour of the South Burnett today to visit Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington’s “mobile office” while it was in Yarraman.

Rotary Wants Your Books!

Rotary Wants Your Books!

The Taabinga Rotary Club wants your books!

HIV Diagnoses On The Rise

HIV Prevention Officer Bill Rutkin has warned that diagnoses of the disease have risen in the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service region in recent times.

Private Funding May Save Fanfare

Private Funding May Save Fanfare

The State Government looks set to back down on its decision to scrap the popular Fanfare competition

Regional Flavours Attract Local Producers

Regional Flavours Attract Local Producers

More than 72,000 people visited the annual Regional Flavours festival at Brisbane’s Southbank at the weekend, celebrating Queensland’s regional produce and the people who grow it.

Moffatdale Mums Start Swapping

Moffatdale Mums Start Swapping

Moffatdale State School is holding an unusual fundraiser on Friday night … which involves a cocktail party and women swapping their clothes!

Local Cycle Race On SBS

Local Cycle Race On SBS

SBS-TV’s Cycling Central TV show will feature a segment on the recent Queensland Road Teams Series cycle races held in Kingaroy and Maidenwell.

$1000 Prize For Best-Dressed Tractor

$1000 Prize For Best-Dressed Tractor

The South Burnett’s unique arts festival, Tractor Tattoo 2012, is gaining momentum with the unveiling today of the latest way community groups and artists can get involved.

The Cheque’s In The Mail

The Cheque’s In The Mail

Cloyna State School has come up with a fun way to help raise funds for a school excursion to Sydney and Canberra … and they’re hoping the local community will jump on board.

Gala Ball To Help Build Playground

Gala Ball To Help Build Playground

After 12 years of fundraising Kingaroy Community Kindergarten has raised enough money to erect its new building which is now at lock-up stage.

Record Number Of GP Training Places

A record number of General Practitioner training places will be available next year for junior doctors in a bid to ease the chronic shortage of GPs across the country.

Pistons Get Pumping At Kumbia

Pistons Get Pumping At Kumbia

Kumbia State School is inviting locals to “get your backside trackside” for their 19th Annual Brain Drain Trivia Night at Kumbia Memorial Hall.

Looking For Artists In Motion

Looking For Artists In Motion

Nimué Gallery is looking for creative locals to take part in an art competition to be held in conjunction with the Motors in Motion festival which will be held at Kingaroy Airport on October 27.

Agriculture Minister To Visit

Agriculture Minister To Visit

Local graziers, farmers and industry representatives will be given the opportunity to meet with State Agriculture Minister John McVeigh when he visits the South Burnett on Thursday.

MP’s Survey Reveals South Burnett<br> Still Unhappy With Amalgamation

MP’s Survey Reveals South Burnett
Still Unhappy With Amalgamation

A survey has revealed that more than four years after the forced amalgamation of Councils, 76 per cent of respondents in the South Burnett still believe the amalgamation has been unsuccessful

Salute For Cherbourg War Veterans

A $2348 Federal Government grant to the Cherbourg Junior Police Rangers will help fund two honour boards at the Cherbourg War Memorial.

Mini Carnival A Major Success

Mini Carnival A Major Success

The Murgon Mustangs triumphed in the final of the annual Mini Mod Carnival played in Wondai on Saturday.

Local MPs Take A Road Trip

Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss and Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd are among a group of Federal and State Liberal and National MPs who have undertaken a five-day road trip along the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Cairns.

Students Rock On Stage

Students Rock On Stage

St Mary’s students from Prep to Year 12 demonstrated their dancing and musical skills in Kingaroy on Friday night when they rocked on stage in the school’s annual concert.

Don’t Worry … It’s Just A Scam

Police are warning of the resurgence of scam texts and emails that have recently re-emerged and are currently doing the rounds.

Forced Evictions ‘Never Considered’

Minister for Housing and Public Works Bruce Flegg said yesterday forced eviction of Queensland public housing tenants is not – and never was – being considered by the State Government.

Have You Seen These Excavators?

Have You Seen These Excavators?

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate two excavators stolen from a construction site at Esk early this morning.

Relay For Life Team Steps Up

Relay For Life Team Steps Up

Kingaroy businesswoman Cheri Carr has been named the “Face” of the 2012 South Burnett Relay For Life at the official event launch held in Kingaroy on Saturday.