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Artists Show What They Love

Artists Show What They Love

About 60 friends, family members and art lovers attended the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s August exhibition opening on Friday night.

Netball Semi-Final Draw

The semi-final draw for Inter District Netball competition for August 16

A ‘Shot In The Arm’

A ‘Shot In The Arm’

Blackbutt’s medical centre complex on the corner of Pine and Coulson streets has been officially opened

MP Opens New Studio

MP Opens New Studio

A new recording studio at Wild Horse FM’s headquarters at Heritage House in Yarraman was officially opened today by Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott.

Former Teacher Honoured

Former Teacher Honoured

A room in the new $1.27m Performing Arts Block at Kingaroy SHS will honour former teacher Laurie Case

Unions To Develop ‘Action Plan’

A public forum to be held in Nanango on Thursday aims to develop an action plan “to hold local MPs to account” and draw attention to the “real hurt that is occurring in the South Burnett as a direct result of decisions made by the Brisbane-centric LNP”.

Old Apexians Gather Every Year

Old Apexians Gather Every Year

Apart from the thousands of service hours put in by the Kingaroy Apex club since 1954 in support of the community, there has always been a healthy social aspect to the club.

Council Looking For Local Suppliers

The South Burnett Regional Council will be holding two meetings this week to encourage local businesses to join its preferred supplier list.

$35,000 Plus Raised At Dinner

$35,000 Plus Raised At Dinner

Kingaroy Town Hall was packed with 440 people and more than $35,000 was raised … so by any measure, Saturday night’s Relay For Life “Dinner With The Captains” was a great success.

Cherbourg Joins Promotion

Cherbourg Joins Promotion

Cherbourg Council will be joining forces with the South Burnett to promote South Burnett On Show

Oliver’s On Its Way!

Oliver’s On Its Way!

South Burnett Musical Comedy Society members are practising hard ahead of their opening night on August 16

Meandu Mine Marks Milestone

Meandu Mine Marks Milestone

An amazing 150 million tonnes of coal have been mined from Stanwell’s Meandu Mine over the past 30 years.

Thrashers Back In Top 5

The South Burnett Thrashers are hoping for a big roll-up of fans at their match against the Condamine Cods on Saturday to help the boys “over the line” and into the semi-finals of the Darling Downs B Grade rugby union competition for the first time.

Junior League Tests New Format

Junior League Tests New Format

The South Burnett Junior Rugby League will be testing a new trial format for junior games this weekend with all matches scheduled to be played at T.J. O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy.

Blackbutt Dogs Euthanased

Three dogs who attacked a toddler and his mother in Blackbutt at the weekend have been put down.

$18,000 To Ration Shed

$18,000 To Ration Shed

The Cherbourg Historical Precinct Group – operators of The Ration Shed Museum and the Yidding Artists Studio – will receive $18,000 under the latest round of funding from the State Government’s Indigenous Regional Arts Development Fund.

New Date For Council By-Election

The Electoral Commission of Queensland confirmed today that the by-election for Division 6 of the South Burnett Regional Council will be pushed back a week due to the Federal Election.

Malfunction Causes Blackout

An equipment malfunction on a high-voltage feeder line resulted in 875 Ergon Energy customers in parts of Kingaroy and areas east of town – including Booie, Coolabunia and Wattle Camp – having their power supply interrupted at 6:15pm on Saturday.

A Big Day In Black And White

A Big Day In Black And White

Nanango Race Club’s annual “Cup” day is always big … but Saturday’s meeting was huge with crowd numbers boosted by visitors in town for the evening centenary celebrations of the Nanango rugby league team.