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QCWA Celebrates Its 90th Birthday

QCWA Celebrates Its 90th Birthday

Exactly 90 years ago, a meeting was called in Toowoomba to discuss the idea of an association to assist country women in Queensland.

$12m Green Grants Program Unveiled

Community groups across the Nanango electorate have been invited to put in a bid to share in $12 million available through the State Government’s new “Everyone’s Environment” grants program.

Moffatdale School Teaches Harmony

Moffatdale School Teaches Harmony

Moffatdale School celebrated Harmony Day on Thursday … a day to bring cultures together.

Blackbutt Needs Some Bloomin’ Buskers

Blackbutt Needs Some Bloomin’ Buskers

The organiser of Bloomin’ Beautiful are still looking for buskers to perform, entertain, shock and delight at the annual Blackbutt festival next month.

Tarong’s Looking For New Recruits

Tarong’s Looking For New Recruits

Tarong Power Station is looking for 10 new apprentices and trainees to join the 25 who are already gaining valuable skills at the power station.

Weekend Matches Forfeited

Both the Nanango Stags and the Murgon Mustangs have forfeited their Premier League A Grade rugby league matches which had been scheduled for tomorrow afternoon.

Roads Closed For Repairs

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that flood repairs will begin soon on Youngmans Road, south of Kumbia, and Old Taabinga Road, near Goodger.

LPG Price Tipped To Jump

The RACQ has warned motorists whose cars use LPG should fill up now before an expected price jump in the next few days.

Burnett Elected AgForce President

Burnett Elected AgForce President

Emerald grain and beef producer Ian Burnett has been elected president of rural lobby group AgForce.

Goomeri Lays Out The Welcome Mat

Goomeri Lays Out The Welcome Mat

Goomeri is an RV Friendly Town, in fact it’s the only RV Friendly town in the South Burnett

Christmas Carnival Looking For Helpers

The South Burnett Young Leaders Association will be running the Kingaroy Christmas Carnival again this year, and planning for 2012 begins next week.

MP Announces Job Cuts In Agriculture

MP Announces Job Cuts In Agriculture

About 200 “head office” jobs will be cut from the Department of Agriculture – and more jobs will be lost in regional areas – the State Government confirmed today.

Region Heading For A Chilly Weekend

Region Heading For A Chilly Weekend

The South Burnett will be heading into a freezing Friday tomorrow after recording nine consecutive sub-zero mornings – our coldest August start in almost 40 years.

Val’s Happiest With The Blues

Val’s Happiest With The Blues

Valerie Mathews loves the blues … in fact, she’s at her happiest when she sings the blues

Local Netballers All Fired Up

Local Netballers All Fired Up

Queensland Firebirds Chelsea Pitman and Amy Steel drew a big crowd when they came to Nanango

Musical Tractor Makes Its TV Debut

Musical Tractor Makes Its TV Debut

A TV film crew today enjoyed a sneak peek at the mystery star of the South Burnett’s upcoming Tractor Tattoo arts and music festival.

Joyce Won’t Rule Out Maranoa Challenge

Joyce Won’t Rule Out Maranoa Challenge

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott and Queensland Senator Barnaby Joyce have downplayed news reports today claiming Senator Joyce would try to oust Mr Scott from the seat in next month’s LNP preselections.

AgForce Unveils $10,000 Bursary

AgForce Unveils $10,000 Bursary

One of Queensland’s most respected agricultural industry advocates has been remembered with the announcement of the Peter Kenny Bursary in Brisbane last night at the Queensland Red Meat Awards.

Fire Danger Warning For South Burnett

Fire Danger Warning For South Burnett

The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service has warned there is a very high forest fire danger rating for today and tomorrow for residents in the North Coast region – particularly around Kingaroy, Gayndah and Monto.

Celebration Of The Old And The New

Celebration Of The Old And The New

The South Burnett’s second annual combined schools NAIDOC Day celebration – a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture – was hosted by St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy last Friday.

Making Hay In The Sunshine

Making Hay In The Sunshine

Farmers gathered at Ngaire and Ashley Louis’s lucerne property at Moffatdale for a field day

A Good Start To The School Day

A Good Start To The School Day

Maylene Saltner and Clayton Weazel ensure their children get up each morning, have breakfast and head to Cherbourg State School.

$56,000 Upgrade For Nanango Tennis Courts

$56,000 Upgrade For Nanango Tennis Courts

Nanango tennis players can now safely play their sport well into the evening following recent upgrades to the Nanango tennis courts.

South Burnett’s Got Talent

South Burnett’s Got Talent

South Burnett’s got talent? You bet we have … and it was all on display in Wondai at the weekend.