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Parents Patch Up Damage Caused By Hoons

Parents Patch Up Damage Caused By Hoons

Soccer mums and dads have been working hard this week to repair damage to the Kingaroy Junior Soccer fields caused by car hoons on Friday night.

Kingaroy’s New Bus Timetables Unveiled

Kingaroy’s new town bus service – part of the South Burnett Regional Council’s “Enhancing Passenger Transport Project” – will be officially launched next Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Glendon Street bus stop.

Pork Slaughter Levy Rise No ‘Bacon Tax’

Pork Slaughter Levy Rise No ‘Bacon Tax’

An increase in the slaughter levy paid by pork producers that was flagged in last night’s Federal Budget isn’t a secret ‘Bacon Tax’ and will have no effect on the prices that consumers pay in the shops, Australian Pork Limited’s CEO Andrew Spencer said today.

Ex-Boxing Champ Has A Happy Future Planned

Ex-Boxing Champ Has A Happy Future Planned

Former Australian boxing champion Jim Stanley, 36, has told how life nearly flattened him for the count.

New Budget ‘A Major Disappointment’

New Budget ‘A Major Disappointment’

The Gillard Government has delivered a Budget of confusion that fails households, businesses and community groups, but adds $40 billion to net debt, Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss said today.

Police Can Take Action Over Signs

Political candidates – and their supporters – who deface or remove the roadside signs of their opponents could face criminal charges if caught.

Farmers Dismayed By Budget<br> Decision To Scrap FarmReady

Farmers Dismayed By Budget
Decision To Scrap FarmReady

The National Farmers’ Federation says it’s pleased by the Federal Government’s recognition in the Budget of agriculture’s strong growth prospects, but it’s dismayed by the decision to scrap funding for the FarmReady program.

2012 Widgee Campdraft Results

2012 Widgee Campdraft Results

The Widgee Hall and Recreation Association’s Widgee Campdraft – part of the annual Widgee Bushman’s Carnival – had more than 560 nominations at the weekend.

Cordell’s Off To Tamworth

Cordell’s Off To Tamworth

The Rogerson family of Coolabunia could soon have a new speedway star in their midst … young Cordell, 9, is having fun and making a name for himself on motorcycle circuits in Queensland and NSW.

Free Course For Small Business Owners

Would you like to make more money in less time with less stress? Then an upcoming Small Business course being presented in Nanango on behalf of the South Burnett Regional Council could be just the thing for you!

PCA’s Dodge Takes Trophy

PCA’s Dodge Takes Trophy

The Peanut Company of Australia’s fully restored KC30 Dodge took out first place in the “30 years & over” category at the Truck Show’n’Shine held as part of the annual Kingaroy Show at the weekend.

Reforms To Aid Subbies

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the recently announced examination of reforms for the construction industry by the State Government should help to ensure sub-contractors in the South Burnett receive payment for their work.

Non-Voters Face Fines

Voter turnout at the recent Local Government elections was extremely low … but “election fatigue” won’t be a valid excuse to avoid a fine.

Fatal Accident At Durong

Workplace Health and Safety investigators have been called to attend an incident at Durong where a man has died in an accident.

Prices Down, Numbers Up and<br> Sun Shines On Kingaroy Show

Prices Down, Numbers Up and
Sun Shines On Kingaroy Show

Was this the best Kingaroy Show ever? The thousands of people who attended the two-day event probably think so … and the organisers are thrilled!

Sausage Sizzle Was Bloomin’ Beautiful!

Sausage Sizzle Was Bloomin’ Beautiful!

The Saturday morning sausage sizzle made a welcome return to Blackbutt’s CBD last weekend after an absence of almost eight months.

Junior Rugby League Results

Junior Rugby League Results

There was no senior Rugby League played in the South Burnett at the weekend but there was a full round of junior matches played at Kingaroy and Cherbourg:

Volunteers Help Drivers<br> To Revive And Survive

Volunteers Help Drivers
To Revive And Survive

Every holiday break, local residents volunteer their time and energy to help keep our highways safer.

Local Hero Wins Feature<br> At Kingaroy Speedway

Local Hero Wins Feature
At Kingaroy Speedway

An amazing Kingaroy Show was topped off by an amazing South Burnett Speedway meeting last night.

4WD Rolls On Highway

A 19-year-old man from Hidden Valley was taken by ambulance to Cherbourg Hospital for observation on Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 3

Junior Soccer Results – Round 3

With no senior football played in the South Burnett over the weekend, fans got their fix with a full round of junior fixtures played at Wondai yesterday.

Thrashers Go Down To USQ

The South Burnett Thrashers rugby union side were defeated by USQ Saints 33 to 13 yesterday in their Round 5 match of the 2012 Downs Rugby B Grade competition.

‘Golden Opportunity’ For Tourism

‘Golden Opportunity’ For Tourism

Former South Burnett Mayor David Carter says the formation of a greater regional tourism organisation to market Toowoomba, the Darling Downs, Southern Downs, Granite Belt, Western Downs and South Burnett is a “golden opportunity” for the region.

Barry Green Wins Division 1

The final make-up if the new South Burnett Regional Council has now been finalised with the official declaration this afternoon of Barry Green as winner of Division 1 (Nanango).