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Work Starts On Street Art

Work Starts On Street Art

Artist Mr Willie Nelson has started work to refresh the street murals in Nanango.

Feedback Sought On ‘Roadmap’

Feedback Sought On ‘Roadmap’

Regional Development Australia Wide Bay Burnett (RDA WBB) has released an updated version of it draft regional “Roadmap” for feedback from stakeholders and the community.

Kingaroy Writers Association News

The Kingaroy Writers Association held a workshop on Tuesday, September 17.

Awards For SES Volunteers

Awards For SES Volunteers

Two Yarraman SES volunteers were presented with awards last night for their committed service to the SES.

Proston Park Renamed

Proston Park Renamed

Proston Park in Rodney Street, Proston will be renamed “Railway Park” at the request of the local community.

Former Councillor To Head Grants Body

Former Councillor To Head Grants Body

Former South Burnett Division 6 Cr Cheryl Dalton will be taking up a new role in public life shortly.

Qld Health Issues Measles Warning

Qld Health Issues Measles Warning

Queensland is in the grip of a measles outbreak, with 16 cases reported so far this year.

Kingaroy Ambo Wins State Award

Kingaroy Ambo Wins State Award

Kingaroy-based ambulance officer David Bruce was presented with a Queensland Star Care award by Police and Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey this morning in a ceremony at the Kedron Park Emergency Services Facility in Brisbane.

SQIT Wins State Training Award

SQIT Wins State Training Award

The Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE is celebrating after winning the Best Large Training Provider of the Year category at the annual Queensland Training Awards in Brisbane last Friday.

ETU Braces For Fight Over Jobs

ETU Braces For Fight Over Jobs

The Electrical Trades Union says the release of internal Ergon Energy documents has confirmed that 525 jobs have been axed – including frontline staff – at the State Government-owned corporation since last year.

Enjoy A Lazy Weekend BBQ In Booie

Enjoy A Lazy Weekend BBQ In Booie

Some people say the long, lazy lunch died in the 1990s. And that may be true – but only in the cities. In the South Burnett, the long, lazy lunch proudly lives on.

Storm Season Starts With A Bang

Storm Season Starts With A Bang

Monday night’s wild storms – the first of the season – unroofed a house, downed powerlines and caused widespread blackouts in the South Burnett.

Kindy Volunteer Charged

Kindy Volunteer Charged

A former committee member has been charged with one count of fraud following a police investigation at the Wondai Community Kindergarten.

Developer Snaps Up Sunnyvale Estate

Developer Snaps Up Sunnyvale Estate

A developer who has purchased Kingaroy’s troubled Sunnyvale Estate housing project says he is “absolutely confident” in the future economic strength of the area.

Truss Named Deputy PM

Truss Named Deputy PM

Member for Wide Bay and Leader of the Nationals Warren Truss will be Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development in the incoming Coalition Federal Government, Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott announced today.

Once Upon A Time …

Once Upon A Time …

You’d better get in quick for the next Kumbia Brain Drain, almost half the tables are booked!

Storms Black Out 4000 Homes

The first major storms of the season have caused power supply interruptions to about 3900 Ergon Energy customers in the South Burnett tonight.

Extra Races Boost Club

Extra Races Boost Club

Saturday’s Bell Races was one of the “extra” meetings announced last year by the State Government and local trainers took full advantage of the bonus.

‘Birds Of A Feather’ Host Charity Shoot

The Kingaroy Clay Target Club will be holding a “Come and Try” shoot later this month for newcomers to the sport.