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2012 Kumbia Campdraft Results

2012 Kumbia Campdraft Results

Results of the 86th annual Kumbia Charity Campdraft, held at the Kumbia Sports Grounds over the Easter weekend.

Big Field For Charity Campdraft

Big Field For Charity Campdraft

Grace and Sean Moloney, from Ironpot, were two of the many competitors who took part in the Kumbia & District Charity Campdraft over the Easter weekend.

Handy Guide To Council Elections

Handy Guide To Council Elections

Confused about the upcoming Council election?

Chris Enjoys A Marathon Challenge

Chris Enjoys A Marathon Challenge

Kingaroy runner Chris Thamm is one of the first South Burnett runners to put up their hands to take part in this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

Google Fixes Road Name Error

Google Fixes Road Name Error

Last year’s floods – and road closures – caused a lot of South Burnett residents to turn to Google Maps to seek information. But what do you do when authorities are also using Google Maps, and the map is wrong?

Work To Fix Deathtrap To Begin Soon

Work To Fix Deathtrap To Begin Soon

Work on repairing Kumbia-Brooklands Road will begin by April 30, SBRC councillor Debra Palmer said today.

Property Agents Welcome Law Changes

Property Agents Welcome Law Changes

South Burnett real estate agents have welcomed an announcement by the State Government that it would scrap the controversial Sustainability Declarations introduced in 2010.

Motorbike Rider Injured Near Cooyar

Motorbike Rider Injured Near Cooyar

A 40-year-old Toowoomba man has been airlifted to hospital in a stable condition after his motorcycle crashed near Cooyar this morning.

Sentence Extended Four Months

A Cherbourg man had a suspended sentence for sexual assault extended for four months when he appeared in the District Court in Kingaroy this morning.

Easter Markets A Success

Easter Markets A Success

The revived markets at Yallakool were a big success on Easter Sunday and they’ll definitely be on again next year.

Football Kicks Off This Weekend

The South Burnett’s senior soccer competition will kick off this Saturday with Barambah United tackling Wests at Murgon.

James’ Off To Norfolk Island

James’ Off To Norfolk Island

Maidenwell Observatory astronomer James Barclay will be leading a tour to Norfolk Island later this year.

$300 Fine For Prank Call

Making a prank call to Triple O in Wondai back in 2010 has finally caught up with a NSW man.

Unforgettable Night For Unforgiven

Unforgettable Night For Unforgiven

Rodeo bull “Unforgiven” had an unforgettable last night in the spotlight at the Maidenwell Wombat Weekend Bull Ride on Easter Sunday evening.

New Tourism Structure Known Next Month

New Tourism Structure Known Next Month

The final form that a new regional tourism organisation covering Toowoomba, the South Burnett, the Southern Downs and the Granite Belt will take should be known by next month.

Comments Sought On Contract Law Reforms

The Federal Government has invited business and individuals to comment on discussion paper exploring the scope for reform of Australian contract law.

Visitors Enjoy Sunshine At Nanango

Visitors Enjoy Sunshine At Nanango

Brisbane visitors Elizabeth Donnelly, Annaliese Duncan, Jessica Blees and Kara Gadischke were part of the good crowd which turned out to enjoy the Easter Saturday races at Nanango.

Quad Bike Rider Injured

Quad Bike Rider Injured

A 47-year-old man has been airlifted to Royal Brisbane Hospital in a stable condition after crashing his quad bike while mustering cattle at Sunny Nook, near Cloyna.

Punters Flock To Nanango Races

Punters Flock To Nanango Races

A good crowd turned out to enjoy the sunshine and racing at Lee Park, Nanango, this afternoon.

Snake Bite Victim Ok

Snake Bite Victim Ok

A 36-year-old Wondai woman was released from hospital this morning after apparently being bitten by a snake yesterday afternoon.

New Bus Service To Gympie

A trial of a new bus service connecting the South Burnett to Gympie will begin on April 30.

Electricians Fined $2000 For Single Invoices

Electricians Fined $2000 For Single Invoices

Master Electricians Australia has blasted “bureaucracy gone mad” after electricians were fined for performing work they were qualified and authorised to do.

Motorists Urged To Compare Fuel Prices

The RACQ is urging motorists to shop around for the best fuel prices when filling up at Easter.

Future Plans For Fibre-Optic Broadband

Maps on the NBNCo website suggest that the largest South Burnett towns will eventually get access to fibre-optic broadband although this will not occur within the next three years.