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Nanango Celebrates Christmas On Skates

Nanango Celebrates Christmas On Skates

The Blue Light Hall in George Street was the place to be to celebrate Christmas in Nanango

Life Expectancy In The South
Burnett: How We Measure Up

If South Burnett residents want to live longer – and have a smaller chance of suffering a potentially avoidable death – they should pack their bags and head to Sydney or Melbourne … or at least to the Sunshine Coast.

Study Now, Pay Later

Study Now, Pay Later

Kingaroy and Nurunderi TAFE students can now access a new student loan system, providing a “study now, pay later” arrangement.

Group To Fight To Save Bus

Group To Fight To Save Bus

A working group to fight for the retention of the Brisbane-Murgon-Brisbane bus route will be formed following a meeting next month of interested parties.

Futsal Results – December 5

Futsal Results – December 5

Results from futsal games played in Kingaroy on December 5.

Couple Wins Super Meat Tray

Couple Wins Super Meat Tray

John and Irene Flegg, from Murgon, have received an early Christmas Gift after winning a month’s worth of meet from a local butchershop.

Snap, Send And Solve

Snap, Send And Solve

Toowoomba Regional Council is urging Yarraman and Cooyar residents to “snap, send and solve” if they see any problems in their local area.

Police Unite Against Drunken Violence

Police Unite Against Drunken Violence

Drinkers beware … police across the South Burnett will be taking part in an integrated Australia / New Zealand-wide blitz against alcohol-fuelled violence this weekend as part of a special crackdown dubbed “Operation Unite” .

Police Still Hunting Maccas Bandit

Police Still Hunting Maccas Bandit

Police are still hunting an armed man who attempted to hold up the Kingaroy McDonald’s store on Monday night.

‘Fattening Pigs For Market’: ETU

The Electrical Trades Union says the State Government has been “fattening pigs for market”, preparing Stanwell and CS Energy for privatisation.

Young Mums Have A Say

Young Mums Have A Say

A group of young mothers – and their babies and toddlers – gathered at the Kingaroy RSL Club this week to share their experiences about giving birth at Kingaroy Hospital.

Resources Sector
Worth $142m To Region

Resources Sector<BR>Worth $142m To Region

The resources sector contributed $142 million to the South Burnett’s regional economy in 2012-13

Push To Alter Piggery Fees

Push To Alter Piggery Fees

Former Swickers managing director John Coward – a director of producer group Australian Pork Limited – is pressing the State Government to adjust piggery licence fees.

Emergency App For Phones

Emergency App For Phones

Emergency services have launched a new smartphone app to help people call the right number for help in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Leadership Program Is Taking Applications

Leadership Program Is Taking Applications

The dates have been set for the first joint Vision 21 / Red Earth Community Foundation leadership training program in the South Burnett.

Tourism ‘Think Tank’ To Plan Future

Tourism ‘Think Tank’ To Plan Future

South Burnett tourism operators and small business owners have been invited to take part in a tourism industry “think tank” being organised by Southern Queensland Country.