southburnett.com.au
What's On In The South Burnett Today?
Home » Archives by category » Latest News (Page 694)
Christmas Lights Winners

Christmas Lights Winners

If you’ve got some spare time (!), how about checking out the winners of council’s Xmas competition

Healthy Tips To Survive Christmas

Healthy Tips To Survive Christmas

With Christmas and summer holidays approaching, the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service has provided some helpful tips for enjoying the festive season, and staying healthy.

Megan’s Skills Are Back Home

Megan’s Skills Are Back Home

Who says young people don’t come back after they head off to uni? Megan Weller, from Wooroolin, graduated from the University of Queensland last Wednesday as a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, and started work in Kingaroy on Monday.

Race Club Thanks Bank

The Nanango Race Club has thanked the Bendigo Bank, which has sponsored a new TV set for the club.

Horan Warns PM Over Health Cuts

Queensland Hospital and Health Boards have written to Prime Minister Julia Gillard to warn against the negative impact of Commonwealth funding cuts – including a threat to Hospital Emergency Department performance.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued at 1:38pm for the Wide Bay and Burnett.

Firies On Alert

Eight fire crews were called to a grass fire in the Ironpot area which erupted in the early hours of this morning.

Charges Adjourned To February

Charges against a Tewantin man over fires in the Durong area have been adjourned again in Murgon Magistrates’ Court.

Ex-Chief Vet In BJD Role

Former Chief Veterinary Officer Ron Glanville has been appointed an Industry Liaison Officer by Biosecurity Queensland as part of the fight against Bovine Johne’s disease (BJD).

Two Lanes To Re-Open On Range

South Burnett residents should receive an early Christmas delivery with two lanes on the Blackbutt Range due to re-open by the end of the week.

Jobseekers Get A Foot In The Door

Jobseekers Get A Foot In The Door

Fourteen unemployed South Burnett residents graduated from a special training program on Friday designed to give them an opportunity to find work in the lucrative resources sector.

Thunderstorm Warning

Thunderstorm Warning

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued this evening for damaging wind, heavy rainfall and large hailstones for people in the Cherbourg Shire and parts of the Gympie, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Somerset and South Burnett council areas.

Bunya Focus For Jillian

Bunya Focus For Jillian

Bushwalking inspires watercolourist Jillian Crick, the latest Artist In Focus at the Bunya Forest Gallery

Water Supply Off Tomorrow

The South Burnett Regional Council will be turning off the water supply in parts of Kingaroy tomorrow (December 18) to connect a new water main.

Water Breakdown Hits Proston

South Burnett Regional Council has imposed temporary emergency water restrictions for the Proston town area.

Christmas Fun CTC-Style

Christmas Fun CTC-Style

Most companies and organisations are holding Christmas break-ups at this time of the year but probably most didn’t go to the trouble that South Burnett CTC did on Friday.

Nanango Wins Inaugural Futsal Cup

Nanango Wins Inaugural Futsal Cup

The inaugural Kingaroy Futsal Cup, played at the Kingaroy High School Sports Auditorium on Saturday, attracted teams from Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Maryborough as well as from all over the South Burnett.

Christmas At Nimue

Christmas At Nimue

Nimue Gallery’s planning changes but visitors will have to wait to find out what they are

We’re Off To The Grand Final!

We’re Off To The Grand Final!

South Burnett has taken revenge for its grand final loss last season, knocking last year’s Goodchild Shield winners Gympie out of the competition with a comprehensive 190-run victory at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy this afternoon.

Hot Racing At Speedway

Hot Racing At Speedway

Lachlan Onley edged out Wayne Randall by centimetres to win an action-packed Round 3 of the National Super Sedan Series at Kingaroy [Photo: Ash Media]

Christmas Thank You To Shoppers

Christmas Thank You To Shoppers

Christmas is a time for giving and in Murgon, this also means giving back … the town’s popular annual Christmas Fair is designed to be a giant “thank you” to local residents from local businesses.

Clubs Raise $9000 For Chopper

Clubs Raise $9000 For Chopper

The Kingaroy and Murgon Quota clubs presented the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter Service with cheques totalling $2150 today.

Premier Unveils Data Portal

The State Government today launched a new website which lists data from every government department.

Quad Bikes Top Cause Of Farm Deaths

With Christmas and summer holidays approaching, Monash University researchers are calling for people in regional and rural areas to think carefully about the potential dangers of quad-bikes.