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$6412 Funding For Kingaroy Art Gallery

The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery has been awarded $6412 from the State Government for a school holidays program featuring a digital artist.

A Golden Year For Local Artist

A Golden Year For Local Artist

The winner of the 2012 Wondai Art Acquisitive is South Burnett artist Trish Erkens who was presented with a $1000 cash prize this evening at the official exhibition opening at the Wondai Gallery.

RADF Round Opens On Monday

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that Round 1 of the 2012 Regional Arts Development Fund program will open on Monday.

AgForce Welcomes New Officers

AgForce has welcomed the announcement by the State Government of the appointment of 15 new pest and weed officers in Queensland, saying it is a positive first step.

Lorrie’s A Favourite With Kids

Congratulations to Lorrie Pegrem, from Coolabunia State School, who has won a “My Favourite Teacher” award as part of State Education Week.

Aged Care Homes Get Big Tick

Aged Care Homes Get Big Tick

The South Burnett has fared well in an audit of fire safety standards released today by Housing and Public Works Minister Bruce Flegg.

$1.6m Boost To Protect Biodiversity

$1.6m Boost To Protect Biodiversity

South Burnett Regional Council will receive $1.6 million over the next six years to implement biodiversity and climate change programs across the region.

Powerlink Helps Out Taabinga SS

Powerlink Helps Out Taabinga SS

Children at Taabinga State School will soon be enjoying a new sand pit thanks to a $4811.23 donation from Powerlink Queensland.

Tribunal Registers Two Native Title Claims

Two native title claims covering a total of 18,679 sq km south-east Queensland have been lodged with the National Native Title Tribunal on behalf of Wakka Wakka groups.

Visitors Urged To See Our Natural Wonders

Visitors Urged To See Our Natural Wonders

Toowoomba Golden West and South Burnett Tourism have launched a $68,000 multi-media campaign to entice visitors to take a “Cool Country Escape” in the region.

Driver Crashes Into Parked Truck

A 77-year-old Kilkivan man suffered severe head and chest injuries after his 4WD crashed into a semi-trailer on the Wide Bay Highway on Wednesday afternoon.

Open Day To Revive Interest
In Pound St Community Garden

Kingaroy’s on-again off-again community garden in Pound Street is about to have another attempt to kick start it into life with an Open Day aimed at establishing a Kingaroy Community Garden Group to run the venue.

Grace Dips Her Toe In … And Loves It!

Grace Dips Her Toe In … And Loves It!

Orana resident Grace Singleton could hardly be described as a water baby. In fact the 92-year-old can’t swim and is afraid of water … but that hasn’t stopped her for taking up hydrotherapy with a passion.

Gallery Ready To Buy Another Winner

Gallery Ready To Buy Another Winner

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery is getting ready to buy another great artwork, although they don’t yet know which one it’s going to be.

Crop Protection Officer
Appointed For Kingaroy

A new Crop Protection Officer will be stationed in Kingaroy – one of the 15 new biosecurity officers promised by the LNP in the lead-up to the State Election and announced by the government today.

Get Ready For A Wild Time

Get Ready For A Wild Time

Cowboys and cowgirls will be moseying on down to the Wondai Memorial Hall on Saturday

Agnes Is Mentoring Success

Agnes Is Mentoring Success

Agnes Dynevor loves mentoring Cherbourg State School’s students.

Blackbutt’s Got Talent … Have You?

Blackbutt’s Got Talent … Have You?

The Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival is searching the South Burnett for creative people

Local Grazier On Q&A Panel

Local Grazier On Q&A Panel

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset will be offering a South Burnett perspective when she’s a guest on the ABC’s popular Q & A TV panel show on Monday.

Double The Fun At Wondai Markets

Double The Fun At Wondai Markets

The Wondai Markets were a special super-size event on Saturday, held in conjunction with the annual Wondai Hospital Auxiliary Fete.

Council Must Borrow To
Replace Sewage Plants

The South Burnett’s ageing sewage treatment plants have “long passed their use-by dates” and must be replaced, Council announced today.

New MP Delivers Maiden Speech

New MP Delivers Maiden Speech

Recently elected Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington delivered her maiden speech in State Parliament on Tuesday.

Health Workers Ordered To Repay $91m

Health workers who were overpaid because of the bungled payroll system will now have to start repaying the government following the lifting of a moratorium granted by the former State Government.

Would You Like Fries<br> With Your Donation?

Would You Like Fries
With Your Donation?

McDonald’s restaurant has donated just over $1000 to the Chaplaincy Program at Kingaroy SHS