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Farmers Dismayed By Budget
Decision To Scrap FarmReady

Farmers Dismayed By Budget<br> Decision To Scrap FarmReady

The National Farmers’ Federation says it’s pleased by the Federal Government’s recognition in the Budget of agriculture’s strong growth prospects, but it’s dismayed by the decision to scrap funding for the FarmReady program.

2012 Widgee Campdraft Results

2012 Widgee Campdraft Results

The Widgee Hall and Recreation Association’s Widgee Campdraft – part of the annual Widgee Bushman’s Carnival – had more than 560 nominations at the weekend.

Cordell’s Off To Tamworth

Cordell’s Off To Tamworth

The Rogerson family of Coolabunia could soon have a new speedway star in their midst … young Cordell, 9, is having fun and making a name for himself on motorcycle circuits in Queensland and NSW.

Free Course For Small Business Owners

Would you like to make more money in less time with less stress? Then an upcoming Small Business course being presented in Nanango on behalf of the South Burnett Regional Council could be just the thing for you!

PCA’s Dodge Takes Trophy

PCA’s Dodge Takes Trophy

The Peanut Company of Australia’s fully restored KC30 Dodge took out first place in the “30 years & over” category at the Truck Show’n’Shine held as part of the annual Kingaroy Show at the weekend.

Reforms To Aid Subbies

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the recently announced examination of reforms for the construction industry by the State Government should help to ensure sub-contractors in the South Burnett receive payment for their work.

Non-Voters Face Fines

Voter turnout at the recent Local Government elections was extremely low … but “election fatigue” won’t be a valid excuse to avoid a fine.

Fatal Accident At Durong

Workplace Health and Safety investigators have been called to attend an incident at Durong where a man has died in an accident.

Prices Down, Numbers Up

Prices Down, Numbers Up

Was this the best Kingaroy Show ever? The thousands of people who attended the two-day event probably think so … and the organisers are thrilled!

Sausage Sizzle Was Bloomin’ Beautiful!

Sausage Sizzle Was Bloomin’ Beautiful!

The Saturday morning sausage sizzle made a welcome return to Blackbutt’s CBD last weekend after an absence of almost eight months.

Junior Rugby League Results

Junior Rugby League Results

There was no senior Rugby League played in the South Burnett at the weekend but there was a full round of junior matches played at Kingaroy and Cherbourg:

Win Free Tickets To The
2012 Big Screen Film Festival

Win Free Tickets To The<BR> 2012 Big Screen Film Festival

The 6th annual Big Screen Film Festival will be coming to Nanango and Kingaroy this Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 18-20. And to celebrate it, we have five free double passes to this year’s best films to give away!

Wooroolin Focus At Wondai Art Gallery

Wooroolin Focus At Wondai Art Gallery

Newly elected South Burnett Regional Mayor Wayne Kratzmann officially opened the latest exhibition at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery on Friday night … one of his first official duties since taking over as mayor.

Morning Tea To Fight Cancer

The Cancer Council of Queensland’s Kingaroy branch is inviting local residents to attend the “Biggest Morning Tea” to be held on May 15 at the Anglican Church Hall.

Local Hero Wins Feature

Local Hero Wins Feature

An amazing Kingaroy Show was topped off by an amazing South Burnett Speedway meeting on Sunday night.

4WD Rolls On Highway

A 19-year-old man from Hidden Valley was taken by ambulance to Cherbourg Hospital for observation on Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 3

Junior Soccer Results – Round 3

With no senior football played in the South Burnett over the weekend, fans got their fix with a full round of junior fixtures played at Wondai yesterday.

Thrashers Go Down To USQ

The South Burnett Thrashers rugby union side were defeated by USQ Saints 33 to 13 yesterday in their Round 5 match of the 2012 Downs Rugby B Grade competition.

‘Golden Opportunity’ For Tourism

‘Golden Opportunity’ For Tourism

Former South Burnett Mayor David Carter says the formation of a greater regional tourism organisation to market Toowoomba, the Darling Downs, Southern Downs, Granite Belt, Western Downs and South Burnett is a “golden opportunity” for the region.