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Register Now For Squirts

Register Now For Squirts

Kingaroy Junior Soccer Club’s popular Squirts program for three to five-year-olds is now taking registrations.

MP Promotes Qld Produce In Asia

MP Promotes Qld Produce In Asia

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott is currently in Asia, leading a delegation to expand trade talks in the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore.

Ergon Unveils Outages Map

Ergon Unveils Outages Map

Ergon Energy has today unveiled a new Outage Finder on its website that will help customers quickly access up-to-date information about any power supply interruptions on the network.

Hacking Charges In Court

Hacking Charges In Court

Fraud and computer hacking charges laid against a Kingaroy man were mentioned briefly in Maryborough Magistrates Court yesterday.

Qld Titles Crowned In Kingaroy

Qld Titles Crowned In Kingaroy

Two Queensland titles were decided at Saturday night’s speedway racing in Kingaroy. In-form Toowoomba driver Scott Genrich – who has won seven feature races this season – walked away with the win in the Lightning Sprints Queensland Title.

Tourism Group Aims
To Double Membership

Tourism Group Aims<br> To Double Membership

The South Burnett Tourism Association plans to launch a membership drive this year to double its numbers.

Wombats Wobble Off From Wondai

Wombats Wobble Off From Wondai

Newly published Wondai author Bronwyn Hales was reading so many books to her two children she was finding it hard to find new stories to share with them, so she decided she’d start writing her own.

Maidenwell Plans New Festival

Maidenwell Plans New Festival

The Maidenwell Hotel could be hosting a new-style music festival on the October long weekend

Upgrade For Haly St Crossing

Upgrade For Haly St Crossing

An intersection and pedestrian crossing which have been identified by local police as one of the most dangerous in Kingaroy looks set to have an upgrade to improve safety.

Red Tape Review Targets Aquaculture

Red Tape Review Targets Aquaculture

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington got up close and personal with some very raw prawns today while announcing a review of the State’s aquaculture industry.

Rare Wombats Seek A Home

Rare Wombats Seek A Home

The State Government is searching for a new home for northern hairy-nosed wombats, with locations for a third colony being investigated to help boost populations of the endangered animal — one of the world’s rarest species.

Ongoing Issues With Mobile Coverage

A Telstra spokesperson confirmed today the company was aware of ongoing issues with mobile phone coverage in Kingaroy.

Garbage Charges Cut
For Small Businesses

Garbage Charges Cut<br> For Small Businesses

The region’s small businesses should see a “substantial” reduction in garbage collection charges when the South Burnett Regional Council brings down its 2014-2015 Budget in July.

Teenager Seriously Hurt
In Cattle Truck Collision

Teenager Seriously Hurt<br> In Cattle Truck Collision

The Brisbane Valley Highway re-opened about 6:30am today after an overnight crash involving a cattle truck near Harlin blocked the road for more than 12 hours.

Union Calls For Referendum

Union Calls For Referendum

The Electrical Trades Union is calling on the State Government to hold a referendum on the proposed sale of government assets, including Tarong Power Station and the Meandu coal mine.

MP Seeks Ideas On Cutting Red Tape

MP Seeks Ideas On Cutting Red Tape

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is urging local residents to put forward suggestions about ways the State Government could slash red tape.

Fundraisers Have A Ball

Fundraisers Have  A Ball

Kingaroy’s first Police Charity Ball for seven years has been hailed a big success with 250 people filling the Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday night for a three-course dinner and charity auction.

Show Society On An Upswing

Show Society On An Upswing

The Kingaroy Show was on the brink of losing its Sideshow Alley in 2011 until things changed

Schools Guarantee Literacy Outcomes

Schools Guarantee Literacy Outcomes

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the literacy and numeracy of school students in the South Burnett will be boosted following the implementation of the Great Results Guarantee initiative.

Qld Debt Forum In Kingaroy

Qld Debt Forum In Kingaroy

The State Government plans to hold a “Strong Choices Community Forum” in Kingaroy on April 30