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No Excuse For Rates To Rise: Greens

Greens spokesman Grant Newson has questioned why residents of the South Burnett Regional Council area are facing a probable rate rise in the upcoming Council Budget.

Marathon Ride Raises $3933

Marathon Ride Raises $3933

Kingaroy cyclist Josie Potter and her team successfully completed their Brissie to the Bay fundraiser for MS

Burst Water Main In Nanango

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that due to a burst water main, the water supply is currently off in Gipps Street, Nanango.

Volunteers Dig In For Community Garden

Volunteers Dig In For Community Garden

A team of volunteers turned up on Saturday to help give Kingaroy’s Community Garden in Pound Street a much-needed makeover and find out more information about forming a new group to guide the future direction of the garden.

New Law ‘Helps Kingaroy Hospital’

New Law ‘Helps Kingaroy Hospital’

Kingaroy Hospital, which was left in a “diabolical condition” by the previous State Government, will benefit from new legislation which gives regional hospitals a greater say over their operations, says Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington.

Funding Doubled For Regional Tourism

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has announced a doubling of funding for Regional Tourism Organisations at the inaugural DestinationQ Forum held today in Cairns.

Merger Meeting In Toowoomba

Merger Meeting In Toowoomba

The next round of industry consultations regarding the merger between the “Toowoomba Golden West & South Burnett” and “Southern Downs & Granite Belt” regional tourism organisations have begun.

Chrissy’s Story<br> Of Pride And Hope

Chrissy’s Story
Of Pride And Hope

It’s been a long journey for Cherbourg morning radio announcer Chrissy Bond

Barambah Wins 2nd Div President’s Cup

Barambah Wins 2nd Div President’s Cup

Barambah United have won the 2nd Division President’s Cup after an epic battle against Nanango.

Big Weekend Of League At Cherbourg

Big Weekend Of League At Cherbourg

Cherbourg will host a huge weekend of A Grade league tomorrow with three matches scheduled.

Maidenwell Turns Cents Into Dollars

Maidenwell Turns Cents Into Dollars

Maidenwell Hall was packed on Saturday morning with people and prizes for the Tanduringie State School’s annual cent auction.

Wests Grab a Much-Needed Win

Wests Grab a Much-Needed Win

Wests scored a relieving 2-0 win against Kingaroy rivals, Gunners, and their first win over them this season in the 1st Division game played at Kingaroy on Saturday afternoon.

Fans Turn Out For Home Game

Fans Turn Out For Home Game

The South Burnett Thrashers played only their second home game of the season when they faced the Goondiwindi Emus on Saturday afternoon in Kingaroy.

Event Manager To Run Next Expo?

Event Manager To Run Next Expo?

The South Burnett Regional Council will re-evaluate its role in the South Burnett Exposed Expo after suffering a significant loss on this year’s event.

Fixed Wireless Broadband By 2015

“Fixed wireless” connections to the National Broadband Network should be available across the South Burnett by 2015.

Red Ants Power Home In Last 15 Minutes

Red Ants Power Home In Last 15 Minutes

The Kingaroy Red Ants proved too strong for the Wondai Wolves for the second time this season, defeating them 50-16 in their South Burnett Premier League match at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy

Sleepworking For A Good Cause

Sleepworking For A Good Cause

The staff at Kingaroy’s Commonwealth Bank definitely weren’t sleeping on the job today, despite the fact they were wearing their finest pyjamas while helping customers.

Solar Hot Water Rebate Axed

The State Government has announced its Solar Hot Water Rebate program will cease at close of business today.

Wanted: Potential Foster Parents

Wanted: Potential Foster Parents

South Burnett CTC’s Partners In Foster Care agency is looking for people willing to look after local children.

Eisteddfod Looking For Volunteers

The Kingaroy Eisteddfod is looking for three volunteers to take over important roles for next year’s event.

Drug Diversion Information

The Queensland Police’s Drug and Alcohol Unit has developed a drug diversion information brochure designed to provide information to the Indigenous community.

Hauritz Fails To Gain Contract

Wondai-born cricketer Nathan Hauritz has failed to gain a contract with Cricket Australia for next year.

Council’s Tracking Down Tractor Tales

Council’s Tracking Down Tractor Tales

Do you have a story about a Tractor? An anecdote, a short poem or a comic strip you’d like to draw?

Artists In Motion

Artists In Motion

NimuĂ© Art is organising an art competition to run in conjunction with this year’s Motors In Motion Festival in Kingaroy