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Website Blackouts Caused By Leap Second

Website Blackouts Caused By Leap Second

southburnett.com.au and a number of other South Burnett websites were briefly off air for about 20 minutes this morning when we fell victim to a leap second.

Orana Is Open For Business

Orana Is Open For Business

The Orana Lutheran Complex in Kingaroy is inviting local businesses to take up office space

Website Tracks Bushfires

Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has officially launched a new website to help Queenslanders keep up-to-date about bushfires in the local area.

Newman In Car Crash

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has escaped serious injury after being a passenger in a car involved in an accident on the Sunshine Coast this morning.

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

The best of the South Burnett’s many show winners were selected on Saturday to represent the region at the Brisbane Exhibition next month.

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

The Goomeri Beef Bonanza was held in conjunction with the 2012 South Burnett Sub-Chamber Finals – hosted by the Goomeri Show Society – at the Goomeri Showgrounds on Saturday.

$269,000 Grants To Local Groups

South Burnett community groups have received more than $269,000 in Community Benefit grants announced today by the State Government.

Toowoomba Council To
Get Mining Boom Boost

Toowoomba Regional Council will receive a cash injection from the State Government’s new Royalties to the Regions program.

MP Celebrates First 100 Days

MP Celebrates First 100 Days

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is celebrating the first 100 days of the LNP State Government

Could You Be Farmer Of The Year?

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their contribution to Australian farming?

Chopper Winches Out Injured Man

Chopper Winches Out Injured Man

A 35-year-old man with serious injuries was winched out of the bush by the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter this afternoon after he fell from a cliff in the Brooyar State Forest, south of Bells Bridge.

Gordonbrook Dam Re-Opens

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that Gordonbrook Dam re-opened to the public on Monday.

$5000 For Motors In Motion

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed news that Kingaroy’s Motors in Motion event will receive a funding boost this year.

Elderly Man In Crash

An 80-year-old man was briefly trapped in his vehicle after a two cars collided in Edward Street, Kingaroy, about 4:00pm yesterday afternoon.

Eyre Retrospective Opens On Friday

A retrospective of 30 years of work by popular South Burnett artist Garry Eyre will be a highlight of the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s new exhibition when it opens this Friday night, July 6.

Timeline Records History

Timeline Records History

The Ration Shed Museum at Cherbourg has officially opened its latest attraction, an illustrated Timeline

Loan Rates Cut, Farm Debt Rises

Interest rates for the State Government’s First Start and Sustainability Loans have been cut with the aim of stimulating further investment and support for Queensland’s agricultural sector.

Tourism Group To Be Wound Up

The next phase of the merger of “Toowoomba Golden West & South Burnett Tourism” with “Southern Downs & Granite Belt Regional Tourism” is about to occur with the calling of a Special General Meeting to wind up the old company.

RHealth Fights To Stay Alive

RHealth Fights To Stay Alive

The South Burnett’s RHealth office in Kingaroy will close and South Burnett healthy living programs cease in three months unless a review brings about a reversal in thinking from the State Government.

Murgon Tests Hornets (for 30 minutes at least)

Murgon Tests Hornets (for 30 minutes at least)

The promised rugby league A Grade triple header at Cherbourg dropped back to a double after Nanango failed to field a team however the other two matches more than made up for this disappointment.

Motocross Rider Airlifted To Hospital

Motocross Rider Airlifted To Hospital

A 19-year-old Dalby man has been airlifted to hospital in a stable condition after he failed to make a jump at a motocross track near Proston today.

Wondai Troops Its Colours

Wondai Troops Its Colours

A small but enthusiastic crowd turned out to watch the South Burnett’s annual Reserve Forces Day parade in Wondai this morning.

Lowndes Comes To The Party

Lowndes Comes To The Party

V8 Supercar driver Craig Lowndes helped Kingaroy’s Ploetz family celebrate on Saturday

Meet The South Burnett Saints

Meet The South Burnett Saints

The South Burnett could again boast an Aussie Rules team if Will Reid’s dream for next season comes true.