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Fewer Rates In Arrears

Fewer Rates In Arrears

The South Burnett Regional Council says the decision to introduced quarterly rates notices has been a success.

RHealth Here Until June

RHealth Here Until June

RHealth in Kingaroy has moved to clear up confusion about why it is still operating despite passing its funding deadline.

Saleyards Celebrate 30th Birthday

Coolabunia Saleyards will be celebrating 30 years of operation on Friday (November 16).

MP Issues ‘Buy Local’<br> Christmas Challenge

MP Issues ‘Buy Local’
Christmas Challenge

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is challenging residents to shop locally and purchase 100 per cent of their Christmas needs from small businesses to help bolster sales and support local jobs

Have Your Say On Power Costs

Have Your Say On Power Costs

Regional Queenslanders have been invited to have their say on the determination of 2013-14 electricity prices at a series of workshops to be held across the State later this month.

$1.2b Solar Project Scrapped

$1.2b Solar Project Scrapped

The $1.2 billion solar power project that was to be built near Chinchilla has been officially scrapped.

Cadet Unit Seeking Members

Are you aged between 12½ or 18 and running out of ideas of what to do on the weekend or holidays? Then the Australian Army Cadet Unit at Nanango would love to hear from you …

Overcoming Life’s Hurdles

Overcoming Life’s Hurdles

Olympic legend Raelene Boyle is used to overcoming life’s hurdles – on the track or cancer

Newspaper Contradicts
Itself Over High School

A newspaper report at the weekend that lists Kingaroy State High School as being “over capacity” with students also has buried in the same report a statement that the school has “sufficient capacity to meet student enrolment”.

School Chaplain For Kilkivan

Kilkivan State School will receive funding from the State Government to employ a school chaplain next year.

Summer 7s Results – Round 1

Results from the first night of Summer 7s soccer.

Kingaroy Remembers The Fallen

Kingaroy Remembers The Fallen

About 300 people braved cold, overcast weather to attend a special Remembrance Day combined church service and commemoration at Kingaroy Town Hall.

Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Wet weather wasn’t enough to stop a community rally against job cuts at Tarong Power Station and Meandu Mine from going ahead in Kingaroy’s O’Neill Square on Saturday morning.

Say Thanks To The SES

This week is 2012 SES Week, and the South Burnett’s SES groups will be marking it with a “Truck Load Of Thanks” tour through our region’s major towns.

It’s The Month For Moustaches

It’s The Month For Moustaches

It’s Movember! The time of year when many men choose to grow hair on their top lip.  But this year, there’s going to be quite a few high school students in Kingaroy aiming to join them …

Crash Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

Queensland Police have notified southburnett.com.au that the D’Aguilar Highway is closed in both directions due to a crash at Woodford.

Cherbourg Gets Ready

Cherbourg Gets Ready

Cherbourg schoolchildren and their parents took the opportunity today to remember last year’s floods

School Music Programs Return In 2013

Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek is encouraging State School students to nominate to take part in next year’s Creative Generation (CGEN) program and the MOST instrumental music program.

Christmas Spirit At Gumnut

To celebrate Christmas, The Gumnut Place at Murgon has released a special range of home-baked treats.

Donation Put To Good Use

Donation Put To Good Use

The Kingaroy Local Ambulance committee have put the recent donation of $1000 from the Thiess staff safety program to good use.

St Patrick’s Celebrates 100 Years

St Patrick’s Catholic School in Nanango will be celebrating its 100th anniversary next week with a string of activities culminating in a High Tea in the school hall on Saturday, November 17.

Conference To Discuss Tourism Plans

Planning for the new Southern Queensland Country Tourism region – which covers the South Burnett – will be discussed at an upcoming tourism conference in Toowoomba.

Firies Kept Busy At Ballogie

A slow-burning bushfire on McLucas Road at Ballogie has been keeping rural fire crews in the area busy over the past few days.

Union Fears Job ‘Outsourcing’

The Electrical Trades Union believes recent comments by Premier Campbell Newman at a business lunch show that the State Government plans to “outsource” electricity workers’ jobs to the private sector.