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Eline Tops The State

Eline Tops The State

A Kingaroy student has earned an important award from the Brisbane School of Distance Education.

Egg Update: Cracks Are Starting To Appear!

Egg Update: Cracks Are Starting To Appear!

The rare “Reading Bug Egg” which landed at Under 8s Day at Nanango State School and Nanango Library recently, is currently resting at St Patrick’s Schoo in Nanango.

Local Netballers Selected For Thundercats

Two Kingaroy netballers have been selected to play for the Wide Bay Thundercats in the Queensland State Netball League after intensive trials held at Bundaberg and Hervey Bay.

MP Backs Christmas Appeal

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging people to help bring a smile to the face of an abused or neglected child living away from home by donating to the Kids in Care Christmas Appeal.

Bird Strike Causes Power Outage

Ergon Energy has reported that a black swan flew into high-voltage powerlines at Brooklands on Saturday morning, causing a power supply interruption to about 600 customers between Nanango and Maidenwell.

Councillors Now Have Discretionary Funds

The SBRC has adopted a Councillor Discretionary Fund Policy to help community organisations and events get Council funding more easily, and reduce red tape.

Pottering About For Art’s Sake

Pottering About For Art’s Sake

Sometimes artists like to just potter around … with clay, of course! The Nimué Art Gallery in Kingaroy held its first clay modelling workshop on Saturday for people interested in learning how to work with modelling clay.

Kingaroy RSL Bowls Out Warriors

Kingaroy RSL Bowls Out Warriors

Kingaroy RSL carried a lead of more than 200 runs into Day 2 of their A Grade match against the Warriors played at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday

New Food Licence For Markets?

New Food Licence For Markets?

People who sell food at any of the South Burnett’s markets may need to apply for a new type of food vendor’s licence next year.

A Month To Christmas…

A Month To Christmas…

It seems we’re a crafty lot … shoppers looking for Christmas ideas had the choice of two expos

Softball Looking For Volunteers

Softball Looking For Volunteers

The Burnett Softball Association will be holding a Special General Meeting on January 19 to elect a new President and Secretary.

CTC Reflects On ‘A Challenging Year’

CTC Reflects On ‘A Challenging Year’

South Burnett CTC held its annual general meeting at the South Burnett Enterprise Centre in Kingaroy last week.

Internet Security Tips For Parents

Internet Security Tips For Parents

Murgon State High School Technical Officer Farhad Kamal provides ICT support for his school and a number of other cluster schools in the South Burnett region. He has prepared advice for parents concerned about their children’s use of the Internet.

Unions Threaten Campaign<br> Against Electricity Asset Sales

Unions Threaten Campaign
Against Electricity Asset Sales

Unions have warned they will campaign against any move by the LNP to put electricity privatisation back on the political agenda.

Nanango Storm – Reader’s Photo

Nanango Storm – Reader’s Photo

Did you notice the weird, yellow sky late on Thursday afternoon when the latest round of storms came through the region?

$393,000 For Kindergartens

$393,000 For Kindergartens

.Ten kindergartens and childcare centres in the Nanango electorate – including seven in the South Burnett – will share in more than $393,000 to complete renovation projects and support the ongoing delivery or expansion of their kindergarten programs.

Raelene’s In The Pink

Raelene’s In The Pink

Champion athlete Raelene Boyle enjoyed going for gold for Australia … but these days she’s also a big fan of pink.

Regional Roadworks Update

Regional Roadworks Update

Roads portfolio chairman Cr Damien Tessmann reported on the progress of a number of major roadworks projects at this week’s South Burnett Regional Council meetin

$170,177 For Autumn Campaign

$170,177 For Autumn Campaign

Southern Queensland Country – the new amalgamated tourism organisation that represents the South Burnett, Toowoomba, the Darling Downs and Granite Belt – has been awarded $170,177 to conduct its Autumn marketing campaign.

Meet Murgon’s War Hero

Meet Murgon’s War Hero

Meet Patrick Edward Thomas Tiernan, the Murgon hero buried in the Netherlands

Calendar Sales To Help Vincent

Calendar Sales To Help Vincent

Kingaroy photographer Aleesha Webb has put together a calendar full of photos of local new-born babies to help raise money for baby Vincent.

Ergon To Build New Substation

Ergon To Build New Substation

A new electricity substation is planned for industrial land in River Road, Kingaroy, with construction due to begin in 2018.

Government Slashes Red Tape For Graziers

Government Slashes Red Tape For Graziers

A streamlined State Rural Leasehold Land Strategy promises to cut red tape for Queensland graziers hoping to renew their leases.

Community Bank Deadline Nears

Community Bank Deadline Nears

Bendigo Bank’s new Nanango Community Bank could be just weeks away … providing it gets enough shareholders.