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Council Seeks State Money For Upgrades

Council Seeks State Money For Upgrades

The South Burnett Regional Council will apply for State Government assistance to carry out $2.483 million of upgrades to the Yallakool Tourist Park and Gordonbrook water treatment plant.

Algae Closes Dam Again

Algae Closes Dam Again

The South Burnett Regional Council advised today that Gordonbrook Dam has been temporarily closed again due to high levels of blue-green algae.

Goodchild Shield Begins

Spin bowler Freddy Davies will captain the South Burnett’s representative XI in their opening Goodchild Shield cricket match against Fraser Coast on Sunday.

Fine Print On Cadet
Deal To Be Finalised Soon

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann confirmed today that he would be meeting with representatives of South Burnett CTC and the current Emergency Services cadet unit soon to work out how the unit can continue to function.

Community To Be Invited To<br> Have A Say On Park’s Future

Community To Be Invited To
Have A Say On Park’s Future

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has asked South Burnett Regional Council to prepare a land management plan before a decision is made whether a portion of Adermann Park in Kingaroy is sold.

Don’t Forget! It’s Back To School On Monday

The final term of the 2012 school year starts on Monday, October 8.

Long Weekend Debuts To Applause

Long Weekend Debuts To Applause

The new South Burnett On Show October long weekend festival looks set to be repeated after a successful debut last weekend.

Anglers Make A Classic Comeback

Anglers Make A Classic Comeback

The BP Dam Family Fishing Classic has made a welcome return after an absence of six years, attracting 220 entries and a full house at Yallakool Tourist Park.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The annual Nanango Heritage Race Day will be held at Lee Park in Racecourse Road, Nanango, on Saturday.

A Rare Find At Meandu Mine

A Rare Find At Meandu Mine

Coal wasn’t the only thing that was dug up at Meandu Mine this week … it seems a very rare “Reading Bug Egg” was also uncovered.

Ten More Weeks Of Lane<br> Closures On D’Aguilar Hwy

Ten More Weeks Of Lane
Closures On D’Aguilar Hwy

South Burnett residents will be happy to hear that the work to rebuild the D’Aguilar Highway through the Blackbutt Range is nearing the final stages.

Local Groups Share $221,404

Local Groups Share $221,404

Twelve local organisations will be sharing a total of $221,404.63 from the latest rounds of the State Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund and Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund.

Joe Found (But Not Saved …)

Joe Found (But Not Saved …)

Poor old Outback Joe is technically still lost in a Kingaroy paddock …

Cloudland Coming To Kingaroy

Cloudland Coming To Kingaroy

Baby boomers will be able to relive the golden days of Cloudland

Why Was Pixie Dumped?

Why Was Pixie Dumped?

We don’t know how many lives Pixie the puss used up today in Kingaroy … but we do know she enjoyed a big dose of luck.

Looking Good For 2013

Looking Good For 2013

Organisers of the 2013 Boondooma Dam Yellowbelly fishing competition are tipping a bumper weekend with fishing conditions looking set to be at their best.

Summer Soccer Suggestion

Kingaroy Senior Soccer Club is planning to hold a Summer Seven-A-Side mid-week soccer competition under lights at Tom Alford Oval in Kingaroy.

AgForce Welcomes New CEO

AgForce Welcomes New CEO

Farming lobby group AgForce Queensland has welcomed the appointment of Charles Burke to the role of chief executive officer.

Axe Falls On Murgon Programs

Axe Falls On Murgon Programs

South Burnett CTC’s Diversionary Services team in Murgon today received the bad news they had been fearing … the State Government has not renewed their funding.

Show Societies Get Funding Boost

The Nanango, Kingaroy, Blackbutt and Cooyar shows will share in a $35,000 funding boost this year through grants administered by the Department of Local Government.

No Survivors From Crash

No Survivors From Crash

It has been confirmed there are no survivors from Monday’s crash of a Dragon bi-plane.

Wondai Spring Garden Expo<br> Horticultural Show Winners

Wondai Spring Garden Expo
Horticultural Show Winners

The Wondai Garden Club’s Horticultural Show was held at the Spring Garden Expo last Saturday and Sunday, and entries were displayed in the Wondai Sportsground’s Lions Pavilion on both days.

Who’ll Be The King Of Roy?

The second annual King of Roy amateur skateboarding competition will be held at the Kingaroy Skate Park on Saturday.

Parish Celebrates A Centenary Of Faith

Parish Celebrates A Centenary Of Faith

The tiny St Faith’s Anglican Church at Mondure celebrated a big anniversary at the weekend with former parishioners travelling from all over the South Burnett and beyond for its centenary.