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Trial For Drug Charges

A 30-year-old man will face trial in the District Court later this year on charges of supplying and trafficking cannabis and LSD.

Ron’s Not Ready To Retire Yet

Ron’s Not Ready To Retire Yet

Well-known Kingaroy businessman Ron Oliver may have just sold Ollies Mowing … but he’s not looking at retirement yet!

Fun Activities For Kids

Fun Activities For Kids

There’s a number of vacation activities for school children being held at the Kingaroy Information, Art and Heritage Precinct.

Patient Travel Subsidy Doubles

Patient Travel Subsidy Doubles

Rural and regional Queenslanders seeking medical treatment will welcome the doubling of the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme which comes into effect this month.

Motorists Add To Fire Risk

Motorists are adding to the current bushfire risk, with 17 per cent admitting they had thrown cigarette butts from their car window, according to the latest RACQ Insurance research.

Five Crews At Grass Fire

Five rural fire brigade crews have been called to a large grass fire which broke out near River Road at Gordonbrook this morning.

Jodie Breathes Life Into Old Cottage

Jodie Breathes Life Into Old Cottage

If you’ve been seeing activity around the old Artist’s Cottage complex near Kingaroy Airport recently, you’re not mistaken … the area has been transformed into Belleville’s Cafe and Gifts.

$192,500 Grants To Local Groups

$192,500 Grants To Local Groups

South Burnett community groups have been awarded more than $192,500 in the latest funding rounds of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund and Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund.

$139,000 For Kindy Renovations

Wondai Kindergarten has been awarded $139,000 under the State Government’s $60 million grants program for early childhood services.

Goodchild Shield Final On Feb 10

The Goodchild Shield cricket final between South Burnett and Bundaberg will now be played on Sunday, February 10.

Wildfire Near National Park

Wildfire Near National Park

Queensland Parks and Wildlife staff and one rural fire crew are currently monitoring a slow-burning fire at Wengenville, in the foothills of the Bunya Mountains.

Diesel Prices Up 20c

Motorists paid on average 20 cents per litre more for diesel in December than they did just two years ago.

Selling Liquor On eBay Illegal

The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation has warned that the unlicensed sale of liquor on eBay is illegal, and sellers without the correct licence are likely to face prosecution.

Art From Verandah To Gallery

Art From Verandah To Gallery

Nanango’s coming to Kingaroy … or at least a group of Nanango artists are!

Award For Pest Management

The Burnett District Pest Management Group (BDPMG) has launched an annual award to recognise a South Burnett landholder or community member for their efforts toward enhancing pest management awareness and activities.

Park Petition Given To Council

Park Petition Given To Council

Greens Candidate for Maranoa Grant Newson expects a petition against the proposed sale of Adermann Park in Kingaroy to be presented at the January 16 meeting of the South Burnett Regional Council, after it was not presented at the December meeting.

Man Interviewed Over Police Assault

A Murgon man is believed to be assisting police with their inquiries after a police officer was injured at Redbank Plains on Monday night.

Some Bushfire Basics

Some Bushfire Basics

With more extreme fire weather just around the corner, it’s timely for another look at some Bushfire Basics

Council To ‘Think Local First’

South Burnett Regional Council will officially “Think Local First” following major changes to their procurement policy adopted at the last Council meeting for 2012.

Bell Race Results

Full results from Saturday’s Race Meeting (January 5) at Bell

Learn How To Tender For
State Government Business

The State Government will be holding a workshop in Kingaroy next month for businesses wanting to learn how to tender for government business.

Boxthorn Funding Extended

Boxthorn Funding Extended

South Burnett Regional Council has extended funding to help landowners combat African boxthorn

Take Extra Care In Hot Weather

Take Extra Care In Hot Weather

With temperatures in parts of Queensland predicted to soar to over the next few days, South Burnett residents have been warned to take care.

Stocking Up For The Future

Stocking Up For The Future

South Burnett anglers – and the visitors that flock to our dams – will be in for a tasty treat in a couple of years when the hundreds of thousands of fingerlings released recently into Bjelke-Petersen, Boondooma and Gordonbrook dams reach full-size.