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Rangers Walk A Straight Line

Rangers Walk A Straight Line

Young Cherbourg Police Rangers struggled to walk a straight line last week. They had lost their co-ordination and kept bumping into each other.

MP Welcomes New Building Code

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed new laws passed through Parliament last week which could save households looking to build a new home or shed on their property thousands of dollars.

Mayors Gather In Townsville

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and CEO Ken McLoughlin are in Townsville today to attend the first ever Regional Round Table called by the State Government.

Farming Is A Special Caper

Farming Is A Special Caper

Kingaroy is the peanut capital of Australia. And navy beans still get mentioned on local signs … but capers?

Volunteer Grants Help Local Groups

Volunteer Grants Help Local Groups

More than $160,000 worth of grants have been provided to South Burnett organisations from the Federal Government’s Volunteer Grants program.

Plaque Unveiled At School

Plaque Unveiled At School

St Mary’s Catholic College has hosted its annual NAIDOC Day celebration of Aboriginal and Islander culture

Council Targets Wild Dogs

South Burnett Regional Council, in conjunction with Biosecurity Queensland, will be conducting another round of wild dog baiting in the South Burnett next month.

Scottish Festival At Boondooma

Boondooma Homestead will be hosting the three-day Scots In The Bush Scottish and Celtic Festival from Friday to Sunday.

Schools Come Together For NAIDOC

Schools Come Together For NAIDOC

Moffatdale, Cloyna and Cherbourg state schools’ students, parents and community members were urged to work together for a better future when they came together for NAIDOC celebrations last week.

$2000 Boost For Flood Appeal

$2000 Boost For Flood Appeal

Blackbutt Singers and the Blackbutt Benarkin Lions Club have donated $2000 to the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal.

Remember The Fatal Five

Remember The Fatal Five

Kingaroy Police are urging drivers to remember the “Fatal Five” after a number of offences have been detected on local roads recently.

Circles Help To Build Strength

Circles Help To Build Strength

Barambah PaCE is bringing its Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) facilitator, Michell Forster, back to town later thiss month to host “Circles of Wellbeing” for women as a way to help women, heal, de-stress and unload their burdens.

More Smoke From Burn-Off

More Smoke From Burn-Off

Residents in the Wondai, Tingoora and Cherbourg areas will be seeing more smoke around over the next few days, but there’s no need to panic.

South Burnett On Show At Ekka

South Burnett On Show At Ekka

South Burnett cattlemen and women have done the region proud again with a strong showing at this year’s Brisbane Exhibition.

The Best Season Ever!

The Best Season Ever!

The South Burnett Thrashers’ 2013 rugby union campaign has come to a close after a bruising encounter against a strong Condamine side in Kingaroy on Saturday afternoon.

Clubs To Evaluate Trial

Clubs To Evaluate Trial

Junior rugby league will return to its regular format this weekend after last weekend’s trial at TJ O’Neill Oval of holding all games in the one location

Young Champions Excel

Young Champions Excel

Kingaroy State High School held its inter-house athletics carnival last week.

Witnesses Sought To Fatal Crash

Witnesses Sought To Fatal Crash

A Blackbutt woman is seeking assistance from the public in the wake of a road crash near Kingaroy in April in which her father was killed and her mother badly hurt.

Council Seeking Quotes On Recycling

Council Seeking Quotes On Recycling

The South Burnett Regional Council will seek quotes on the true cost of operating a recycling program after a recent survey indicated a majority of respondents were in favour of the idea.

Adopt-A-Snake Trial Program

Adopt-A-Snake Trial Program

Queensland animal lovers will be able to adopt a range of native snakes and other wildlife in a new partnership between the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and RSPCA Queensland.