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Visitors Urged To See Our Natural Wonders

Visitors Urged To See Our Natural Wonders

Toowoomba Golden West and South Burnett Tourism have launched a $68,000 multi-media campaign to entice visitors to take a “Cool Country Escape” in the region.

Driver Crashes Into Parked Truck

A 77-year-old Kilkivan man suffered severe head and chest injuries after his 4WD crashed into a semi-trailer on the Wide Bay Highway on Wednesday afternoon.

Open Day To Revive Interest
In Pound St Community Garden

Kingaroy’s on-again off-again community garden in Pound Street is about to have another attempt to kick start it into life with an Open Day aimed at establishing a Kingaroy Community Garden Group to run the venue.

Grace Dips Her Toe In … And Loves It!

Grace Dips Her Toe In … And Loves It!

Orana resident Grace Singleton could hardly be described as a water baby. In fact the 92-year-old can’t swim and is afraid of water … but that hasn’t stopped her for taking up hydrotherapy with a passion.

Gallery Ready To Buy Another Winner

Gallery Ready To Buy Another Winner

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery is getting ready to buy another great artwork, although they don’t yet know which one it’s going to be.

Crop Protection Officer
Appointed For Kingaroy

A new Crop Protection Officer will be stationed in Kingaroy – one of the 15 new biosecurity officers promised by the LNP in the lead-up to the State Election and announced by the government today.

Get Ready For A Wild Time

Get Ready For A Wild Time

Cowboys and cowgirls will be moseying on down to the Wondai Memorial Hall on Saturday

Grow, Cook … And Enjoy Eating

RHealth and the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) have organised a series of “Grow Cook Eat” workshops to promote healthy eating.

Agnes Is Mentoring Success

Agnes Is Mentoring Success

Agnes Dynevor loves mentoring Cherbourg State School’s students.

Blackbutt’s Got Talent … Have You?

Blackbutt’s Got Talent … Have You?

The Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival is searching the South Burnett for creative people

Local Grazier On Q&A Panel

Local Grazier On Q&A Panel

Durong grazier Georgie Somerset will be offering a South Burnett perspective when she’s a guest on the ABC’s popular Q & A TV panel show on Monday.

Double The Fun At Wondai Markets

Double The Fun At Wondai Markets

The Wondai Markets were a special super-size event on Saturday, held in conjunction with the annual Wondai Hospital Auxiliary Fete.

New MP Delivers Maiden Speech

New MP Delivers Maiden Speech

Recently elected Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington delivered her maiden speech in State Parliament on Tuesday.

Health Workers Ordered To Repay $91m

Health workers who were overpaid because of the bungled payroll system will now have to start repaying the government following the lifting of a moratorium granted by the former State Government.

Would You Like Fries
With Your Donation?

Would You Like Fries<br> With Your Donation?

McDonald’s restaurant has donated just over $1000 to the Chaplaincy Program at Kingaroy SHS

Accident Blocks Burnett Highway

Police have advised that the Burnett Highway is currently (1:45pm) closed in both directions 30km north of Monto.

Council Forges Relationship With Swickers

Council Forges Relationship With Swickers

The South Burnett Regional Council is forming a “working partnership” with Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory to ensure the survival of this important local enterprise.