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Local Clubs Register For Funding

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is reminding all sport and recreation clubs that time is almost up to apply for funding in the first round of the State Government’s new “Get in the Game” initiative.

Trio Charged With Attempted Arson

Three people were remanded in custody when they appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court this afternoon on charges linked to an alleged firebombing attempt on a Kingaroy house.

Spotlight On Local Skills

Spotlight On Local Skills

Christmas shoppers had the opportunity of purchasing some unique local gifts at the Kingaroy Information, Art and Heritage Precinct markets

Farmers Urge Rethink On<br> Native Title Funding Change

Farmers Urge Rethink On
Native Title Funding Change

AgForce Queensland has been angered by a Federal Government announcement that funding for part of the native title claims process will be axed from January 1.

Summer 7s Results – Round 4

Results from the fourth night of Summer 7s soccer:

Piano Students Shine

Piano Students Shine

The air was filled with the sounds of ragtime jazz, blues, minuets and even the occasional nursery rhyme when students of the Chrissa Brown Music Studio put on their annual Piano Concert on Sunday afternoon.

Jacinta’s Playing To Win

Jacinta’s Playing To Win

Hours of playing computer games instilled a dream within Year 12 student Jacinta Bligh …

Recognition For Women’s Land Army

Recognition For Women’s Land Army

Former members of the Australian Women’s Land Army are being encouraged to apply for special recognition for their contribution to the Australian effort during World War II.

State Gains Power To Seize Assets

Drug traffickers will be forced to forfeit all of their property to the State Government under tough new laws to be introduced in Parliament today.

Crackdown On Illegal Firearms

The Queensland Parliament last night passed legislation to impose tough new mandatory penalties for illegal firearm use.

Big Night Out In Kingaroy

A Big Night Out fundraiser for the World’s Greatest Shave (ie the Leukaemia Foundation) will be held at the Kingaroy Sports Club at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy – just next to Beangrowers – from 6:00pm on Saturday, December 1.

Bootload Of Kindness For Families

Bootload Of Kindness For Families

Christmas can be a difficult time for families … stretching some relationships to breaking point.

Woman Jailed For Driving Offences

Woman Jailed For Driving Offences

A 40-year-old woman with a tragic life story of physical and sexual abuse has been jailed for drink driving and driving while disqualified.

Save Time … Apply Online

Did you know that you can now apply online for weapons licences and permits to acquire?

Have You Seen Sandrine?

Have You Seen Sandrine?

Police are hoping someone in the South Burnett region may know the whereabouts of Sandrine Jourdan who was reported missing from the Caboolture area in July.

Emergency Phone Alerts Upgraded

Emergency Phone Alerts Upgraded

New technology that will alert Queenslanders to nearby emergencies based on their location is now in service.

Ergon Offers Cash
Back To Swap Tariffs

Ergon Energy is offering residential customers in the South Burnett two cash-back incentives to connect their pool pump or hot water system to an economy tariff.

Grant For Young Rugby Player

Barwoo Fisher, from Murgon, has been congratulated by Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss for his successful application to the Federal Government’s Local Sporting Champions program.

Dogs Can Die In Just Six Minutes

Dogs Can Die In Just Six Minutes

This week’s expected soaring temperatures have prompted the RSPCA to warn pet owners about the dangers of heat stress.

Fatal Argument ‘Started Over Pool Game’

An argument over “a stupid game pool” led to a fight during which a man died, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told today.

Cent Auction Raises Big Dollars

Cent Auction Raises Big Dollars

A cent auction held on Saturday to raise funds for the Chaplaincy program at Taabinga State School has been hailed a success.

Chorale Sings In The Festive Season

Chorale Sings In The Festive Season

The South Burnett Chorale heralded the festive season at the weekend with the first round of their popular annual Christmas Charity Concerts – one at Nanango’s Uniting Church in Gipps Street on Sunday afternoon, and a second at Kingaroy’s Church Of Christ Hall later that evening.

‘Wild West’ Punch-Up Ends In Court

A 37-year-old man has narrowly escaped going to jail after a “wild west”-style brawl in a mining camp left two men nursing minor injuries.

Finally A Perfect Day For A Campdraft

Finally A Perfect Day For A Campdraft

After rain forced its postponement a fortnight ago, the organisers could not have been more pleased with the conditions for the annual Yarraman Campdraft