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Funding Available For Healthy Workplaces

Funding Available For Healthy Workplaces

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging South Burnett businesses to think “outside the lunchbox” and promote a better lifestyle for their workers through the second round of the State Government’s “Working for Wellness” grants program.

New Signs For Towns

Cooyar and Yarraman are to get new entry signs as part of a re-branding of the Toowoomba Regional Council area.

Car Runs Off Highway

Car Runs Off Highway

A 61-year-old Murgon driver was taken to Murgon Hospital with minor injuries after a single-vehicle crash on the Wide Bay Highway this morning.

Murgon Show Brings Smiles

Murgon Show Brings Smiles

“Extremely happy” … that’s the verdict from Murgon Show Society president / secretary Aileen Williams wrapping up the 91st Murgon Show.

Nanango Edged Out Of FFA Cup

Nanango Edged Out Of FFA Cup

Saturday was one of the best days of football ever held in the South Burnett, but sadly for Nanango it didn’t end in triumph.

Conference Looks At Growing Small Towns

Conference Looks At Growing Small Towns

The problems of how to create growth in small towns, how to cope with change and how to turn disadvantage to advantage will be three of the themes of a special conference being held in Mundubbera on Friday, March 21.

Kumbia Turns Purple For A Purpose

Kumbia Turns Purple For A Purpose

Kumbia Memorial Hall became a sea of purple on Friday to help mark International Women’s Day.

Calling All Junior Chefs!

Calling All Junior Chefs!

Nanango’s Copper Country Restaurant is sponsoring a “Junior Chef Award” at this year’s Nanango Show.

$550,000 Tourism Campaign ‘Biggest Ever’

$550,000 Tourism Campaign ‘Biggest Ever’

The change of seasons will be the focus of a new $550,000 tourism marketing campaign designed to showcase Southern Queensland Country (SQC).

Proud Citizens ‘Adopt’ A Highway

Proud Citizens ‘Adopt’ A Highway

It wasn’t Clean Up Australia Day but that didn’t matter to the team of volunteers – all wearing bright orange safety vests – who were scouring the D’Aguilar Highway in Nanango this morning.

Mustangs Take The Cash

Mustangs Take The Cash

The Murgon Mustangs have proven again that they will be a force to be reckoned with this year in the South Burnett rugby league competition with another pre-season victory.

Woodcrafters On Show At Shoppingworld

Woodcrafters On Show At Shoppingworld

The South Burnett Woodcrafters held their monthly general meeting on Saturday, March 8.

Bishop Greeted At Morning Tea

Bishop Greeted At Morning Tea

The Yarraman Anglican community entertained some special visitors this morning, recently retired Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Forces, Bishop Len Eacott, AM, and his wife Sandy.

Stanwell Chairman, 77, Dies

Stanwell Chairman, 77, Dies

Stanwell chairman and former Queensland Senator Warwick Parer, AM, died on Friday night at the age of 77.

Rotary Looking For Tourism Workers

The Rotary Club of Kingaroy is looking to recognise tourism workers in its latest round of its Pride of Workmanship awards.

Man, 63, Charged Over Cannabis Plants

Man, 63, Charged Over Cannabis Plants

A 63-year-old Nanango man will appear in Nanango Magistrates Court on April 22 after police seized a number of cannabis plants in a house on Smith Road at Booie on Wednesday.

Bushwalker Airlifted

A man in 50s has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter from rugged terrain in the Woolooga National Park after suffering severe back pain.

B Grade Final In Kingaroy

The grand final of the South Burnett’s B Grade cricket competition will be played on Saturday at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy.