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$70m Road Repairs Underway

$70m Road Repairs Underway

Despite an allocation of $70 million in the last Budget, the South Burnett Regional Council admits road repairs in the local region will take some time to be completed.

South Burnett Is Open For Business

South Burnett Is Open For Business

The decision to vote in favour of a $3.7 million funding grant for the construction of the Link Road in the Sunnyvale Development sends a message that “Council is open for business”, Mayor Wayne Kratzmann said today.

Students Get To Horse Around …

Students Get To Horse Around …

The students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy got an opportunity to horse around a bit last week …

Compact Art At Blackbutt

Compact Art At Blackbutt

Blackbutt’s council office is currently hosting a display of contemporary art prints housed in CD jewel cases presented by Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts from Townsville.

Council Community Grants Round Opens

Council Community Grants Round Opens

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the first round of funding offered under its Community Assistance Grant program for 2012/2013 is now open.

Watch Out For Potholes: RACQ

Watch Out For Potholes: RACQ

The RACQ is warning motorists to be wary of potholes and to keep their tyres adequately maintained after receiving almost 41,000 callouts to help motorists with flat tyres across Queensland so far this year.

Kumbia’s Celebrating Its Centenary

Kumbia’s big Centenary celebrations will get underway from 9:00am tomorrow (July 28).

Students Take Over Wondai Gallery

The Wondai Art Gallery will be featuring the best of local students’ artwork with the opening next Friday night (August 3) of the biennial South Burnett High School Students art competition, sponsored by Stanwell Corporation.

Choirs Performing At Wondai Art Gallery

Choirs Performing At Wondai Art Gallery

Wondai Regional Art Gallery will be hosting an afternoon concert of choral singing on Sunday, August 5.

APN Share Slump Sparks ASX Query

APN News and Media – publishers of the South Burnett Times newspaper – has been quizzed by the ASX over why its shares have dropped in value, alongside an increase in the volume of share trading.

Man Mugged At Wivenhoe Dam

Police are asking for public help after a man was mugged at the Branch Creek Recreational Area at Lake Wivenhoe last night.

Water Off In Nanango Today

The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the water supply in parts of Nanango will be shut off between 8:00am and 3:00pm today to allow repair work to take place.

Young Stars Welcome Broncos

Young Stars Welcome Broncos

Nanango hosted a visit today by Brisbane Broncos props Josh McGuire and Scott Anderson who travelled to the South Burnett for the semi-finals of the Anglo American Brisbane Broncos Wide Bay Rugby League Challenge.

Local Government MP Drops In

Local Government MP Drops In

Local Government Minister David Crisafulli stopped off from a tour of the South Burnett today to visit Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington’s “mobile office” while it was in Yarraman.

Rotary Wants Your Books!

Rotary Wants Your Books!

The Taabinga Rotary Club wants your books!

HIV Diagnoses On The Rise

HIV Prevention Officer Bill Rutkin has warned that diagnoses of the disease have risen in the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service region in recent times.

Private Funding May Save Fanfare

Private Funding May Save Fanfare

The State Government looks set to back down on its decision to scrap the popular Fanfare competition

Regional Flavours Attract Local Producers

Regional Flavours Attract Local Producers

More than 72,000 people visited the annual Regional Flavours festival at Brisbane’s Southbank at the weekend, celebrating Queensland’s regional produce and the people who grow it.