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Boonara Birthday Draws A Huge Crowd

Boonara Birthday Draws A Huge Crowd

Boonara Homestead’s Lorraine and Rob Goodchild have been left stunned by the success of the 150th celebrations at the historic homestead north of Goomeri on Saturday.

Awards To Recognise
Regional Success Stories

The Queensland Regional Achievement and Community Awards are now calling for nominations and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging community groups to nominate.

A Small Thank You For<br> A Lifetime Of Service

A Small Thank You For
A Lifetime Of Service

Former Murgon Mayor Bill Roberts has been honoured with the official naming of a footbridge in Murgon

New Planning Scheme Moves Closer

The South Burnett Regional Council is about to start work on the next stage of developing a South Burnett Planning Scheme.

Choir Helps Proston Give Thanks

Choir Helps Proston Give Thanks

The South Burnett Youth Choir sent a small group of singers to perform at the National Thanksgiving Day ceremony at Proston State School on Saturday

Thrashers Fail To Score

South Burnett Thrashers’ horror run in the Downs Rugby B Grade competition this season continued on the weekend.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 6

Junior Soccer Results – Round 6

Results from Round 6 of the South Burnett Junior Soccer competition, played at Nanango on Saturday.

Crowds Bowled Over By Festival Fun

Crowds Bowled Over By Festival Fun

The 2012 Goomeri Pumpkin Festival may have got off to a coolish start this morning – we’ve been told there was ice on the ground – but by the time the pumpkins started rolling, the large crowd had been well and truly warmed up!

Murgon High Celebrates Success

Murgon High Celebrates Success

Murgon State High School celebrated it successes with an Education Week breakfast and activities on Wednesday.

Red Tape Reductions For Homeowners

Red Tape Reductions For Homeowners

The State Government is taking action to reduce red tape for property owners and real estate agents, Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said today.

Police Warn Of Fake ATO Email Scam

Police Warn Of Fake ATO Email Scam

Police are warning the public regarding a fraudulent email purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office offering recipients a tax refund of $210.75.

Orana Could Become A<br>‘Tele Hub’ In Kingaroy

Orana Could Become A
‘Tele Hub’ In Kingaroy

Orana Lutheran Complex in Kingaroy could one day become a hub for “TeleHealth”, offering remote consultations with specialists via video consultations.

Prep Boost For Local Schools

Prep Boost For Local Schools

South Burnett schools are among the first to receive a boost in prep teacher aides under a new State Government initiative.

Hangovers End Up In Court

Two Burrandowan racegoers appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today after they fell foul of the law when they believed they were sober after having a night’s sleep at the bushtrack and enjoying breakfast.

New Channels As Austar Fades Away

The merger of Austar and Foxtel will mean some new channels for pay-TV subscribers in rural and regional areas.

20-Year Plan To Fix Tourism Industry

20-Year Plan To Fix Tourism Industry

The State Government announced today it has a 20-year plan to revitalise Queensland tourism.

Committee Formed To Discuss Wind Farm

Committee Formed To Discuss Wind Farm

A community consultative committee has been formed to improve communications between local local landholders and energy company AGL over the proposed Coopers Gap wind farm.

Pair Remanded In Custody

Two men charged over shop hold-ups at Bribie Island and Nanango appeared in Murgon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday afternoon.

CareFlight Supporters Will Have A Ball

CareFlight Supporters Will Have A Ball

RACQ CareFlight will be holding its annual fund-raising ball on Saturday night at the Clive Berghofer Events Centre, Toowoomba Showgrounds.

Speedway Rider Cleared Of Assault

Speedway Rider Cleared Of Assault

Nanango-born speedway rider Darcy Ward, 20, has been found not guilty by a British jury of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

Cougar Energy CEO Resigns

Cougar Energy CEO Resigns

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cougar Energy – the company behind the suspended underground coal gasification project at Coolabunia – has called it quits.

$136,000 To Help Young
People Get Set For Work

The State Government has allocated $136,610 to South Burnett CTC to help 25 young people find a job, get into training or return to education.

$26m Channel To Protect Dam

$26m Channel To Protect Dam

Construction of a $26 million diversionary channel to protect the Tarong power stations’ ash dam from flood damage is expected to begin in either April or May next year.

Yarraman, Goomeri Out In The Cold

Yarraman, Goomeri Out In The Cold

Hopes that the South Burnett Regional Council’s borders could be expanded to include Yarraman and Goomeri were dashed by the State Government yesterday.