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Nanango Thumps Wests In The Wet

Nanango Thumps Wests In The Wet

The Nanango v Wests soccer matches in Nanango went ahead on Saturday afternoon amid a raft of cancellations

Thrashers Notch Up First Victory

Thrashers Notch Up First Victory

The South Burnett Thrashers overpowered their much more fancied opposition to record their first win of the season in Kingaroy on Saturday and keep union fans happy on a weekend when little football was played in the region because of the weather.

SBRC Meeting On Wednesday

The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 18.

Five In Head-On Crash

Five people have been taken to Kingaroy Hospital after a head-on smash this evening on Kingaroy-Barkers Creek Road.

Local Talent On Display

Local Talent On Display

A large crowd turned out for the official opening of the latest exhibition at the Wondai Art Gallery

Riders Test Their Skills At Yeppoon

Riders Test Their Skills At Yeppoon

A team of eight riders from pony clubs across the South Burnett travelled to Yeppoon last week for the Pony Club Association of Queensland Combined Training and Horse Trials Championships.

Wanted: UGLY Bartenders

Wanted: UGLY Bartenders

The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is looking for big-hearted bartenders in the South Burnett

FIFO Role To Link Job Seekers With Mines

Regional Development Australia Wide Bay Burnett has announced that a Fly-In Fly-Out co-ordinator will be appointed to link job seekers in the local region with the mining industry.

More Weekend Sport Cancellations …

More Weekend Sport Cancellations …

All junior and senior rugby league games scheduled to be played in the South Burnett tomorrow have been cancelled due to the rain.

Police Urge Businesses To Use CCTV

Police Urge Businesses To Use CCTV

Kingaroy police have begun a program to alert local businesses to the benefits of using closed circuit TVs (CCTV) correctly to enhance their security.

Volunteer Workshop At Cherbourg

A not-for-profit group which works with indigenous communities on shared projects is looking for local volunteers to work at Cherbourg.

Junior Soccer Round 9 Cancelled

All junior soccer matches scheduled to be played in the South Burnett tomorrow have been cancelled due to the wet weather.

Neil Elected Lions President

Neil Elected Lions President

Neil Edmunds has been inducted as the new president of the Kingaroy Lions Club.

Community To Manage Units

Community To Manage Units

Members of the Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association met recently with Council representatives to discuss opportunities for the association to take over the management of the “Scott” Haven Units.

Name Of New Tourism Group Confirmed

Local tourism leader Mary-Clare Power has confirmed that the name of the new tourism organisation that will cover the South Burnett will be “Southern Queensland Country Tourism Incorporated”.

Fridays Unluckiest On The Roads

Did you survive unlucky Friday 13th without having a bingle? If so, you’re actually very lucky because new research shows the last day of the working week is the most common for car crashes.

Triple Celebration For Centenarians

Triple Celebration For Centenarians

Three was the magic number on Wednesday when Orana residents Catherine Kidd, Clive Black and Jessie Woodrow were joined by friends, family and staff to celebrate their 100th birthdays.

Fun Day To Help Wondai Kindy

Wondai Kindergarten will be holding its annual Golf & Barefoot Bowls Fun Day on Saturday, August 11.

Work Starts On 30-Year Plan For Agriculture

The Queensland Government will begin consultations on a 30-year strategic plan for agriculture as part of a “Six Month Action Plan” announced today.

Railway Memories Sought For Display

Railway Memories Sought For Display

The organisers of the 2012 Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival are looking for your help!

Second Race Meeting For Bell

Second Race Meeting For Bell

Bell Race Club will receive an extra annual race meeting under a new State Government program announced today.

Driver Hurt In Rollover

A man has been taken to hospital after a car rolled on the D’Aguilar Highway near Blackbutt this morning.

Vaccines Combine To Create New Bird Diseases

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have shown that two different veterinary vaccines Рused simultaneously to control the same condition in chickens Рhave combined to produce new infectious viruses, prompting action from Australia’s veterinary medicines regulator.

Opportunity Of A Lifetime

Opportunity Of A Lifetime

Ten young Indigenous trainees are now combining work with school in an innovative project organised by Kingaroy-based apprenticeships company MRAEL with the backing of Stanwell Corporation and the local Wakka Wakka people.