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Conference To Keep Farmers
On The Straight And Narrow

Conference To Keep Farmers<br> On The Straight And Narrow

Controlled Traffic Farming – a system that uses satellites to improve soil health and minimise compaction – has become very popular in the South Burnett over the past 15 years or so.

Mayor Supports Water Tanks

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has praised the State Government for allowing individual councils to decide whether water tanks should remain compulsory in new developments in their areas.

PM Offers Her Support

PM Offers Her Support

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has received a letter of support from Prime Minister Julia Gillard assuring him that the Federal Government is “absolutely committed” to supporting the South Burnett after the Australia Day weekend floods.

Test Star Will Be Guest At Fundraiser

Test Star Will Be Guest At Fundraiser

Fundraising for the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal is starting to ramp up.

Dates Set For Flood Information Meetings

Dates Set For Flood Information Meetings

Were you or someone you know affected by the Australia Day weekend floods? The South Burnett Recovery Team has organised a series of public meetings to be held throughout the region to provide information on assistance available.

Flood Breakfast At Wondai

A breakfast to help raise money to support victims of the Australia Day floods will be held at Dimities Cottage in Wondai on Sunday, February 24.

Working Bee At Kilkivan

Kilkivan Show and Campdraft Association will be holding a Community Working Bee on February 23-24 to assist with the clean-up and repairs to the showgrounds in the wake of the latest floods.

Good & Bad News On BJD

Movement restrictions will be removed from at least 20 Queensland cattle properties over the next week, while another trace forward property has tested positive with Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD).

Solar Power ‘Doubles’

Solar Power ‘Doubles’

Regional Queensland’s love affair with solar energy reached record heights last year with 31,990 new solar systems connected to Ergon Energy’s network under the State Government’s Solar Bonus Scheme.

School Leaders Receive Badges

School Leaders Receive Badges

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says she’s been pleased to attend several “Leadership Badge” ceremonies at local schools recently … and she’s looking forward to several more over the next couple of weeks.

New Life For A Country Tradition

New Life For A Country Tradition

A group of local women are breathing new life into a country tradition, experimenting with Twilight meetings to help attract new members to the Queensland Country Women’s Association

Flood Washes Away Income

Flood Washes Away Income

Despite a massive clean-up, Goomeri Swimming Pool will remain closed for the rest of the season

45 Teams For Soccer Sevens

45 Teams For Soccer Sevens

This year’s Evolution Solar South Burnett Football Sevens Carnival could draw as many as 600 players, managers, referees and fans to the South Burnett.

Samuel’s Off To Uni

Samuel’s Off To Uni

Nanango resident Samuel Tonkin’s academic dreams will become a reality thanks to a Bendigo scholarship

Help Is On Its Way

Help Is On Its Way

Students at St John’s Lutheran school in Kingaroy recently held a Free Dress Day to raise funds for a sister school in Bundaberg badly affected by the recent floods

Students Sharpen Their Skills

Students Sharpen Their Skills

Cherbourg State School’s new commercial kitchen hosted a special “knife skills” course recently

Treasurer ‘Cooked Books’: Springborg

State Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says a phantom army of more than 100,000 Queenslanders was deducted from the State’s population growth figures to justify federal cuts to hospital and health services and endanger up to 2000 health jobs.

FiFos Blamed For Rise In Disease

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has blamed fly-in, fly-out mining workers for an increase in sexually transmitted diseases in his electorate.

Councils To Decide On Tanks

Councils To Decide On Tanks

Local councils will be able to opt to retain mandatory rainwater tank requirements where they can prove a net benefit to the community despite new laws passed by the State Government.

Bill Clears Way For Land Tenure Reforms

Legislation passed last night in State Parliament is designed to fix long-standing anomalies in land tenure in some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities.

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