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Farmers Call For Register
Of Foreign Land Holdings

Farmers Call For Register<br> Of Foreign Land Holdings

The National Farmers’ Federation has called for the establishment of a foreign land register to achieve “greater transparency” about investments made by foreign interests in Australia.

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

Three Hurt In Second Crash (Near Goomeri)

AGL Action Rescue’s Bundaberg and Maroochydore helicopters were called out to the South Burnett again this afternoon … this time to attend a two-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway, south-east of Goomeri.

QFF Says New Electricity Tariffs
Could Cause Farm Costs To Soar

QFF Says New Electricity Tariffs<br> Could Cause Farm Costs To Soar

Queensland Farmers Federation President Joanne Grainger says flaws in the electricity tariff reforms being proposed by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) could be dire Queensland farmers.

Accident Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

Accident Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

A smash on the D’Aguilar Highway between Kingaroy and Nanango, which occurred about 8:20am, closed the highway to traffic this morning.

Wests & Nanango Put
On An Exciting Display

Wests & Nanango Put<br> On An Exciting Display

The 1st Division match between Wests and Nanango on Saturday evening was the game everyone was waiting for … and the two sides did not disappoint.

Top Award For Local Sportswoman

Top Award For Local Sportswoman

Impressive 16-year-old Kingaroy fast bowler Holly Ferling has made history by becoming the first female to win the Ken Mackay Trophy for the Queensland Junior Cricketer of the Year.

Barambah Wines Mothballs Cellar Door

Barambah Wines Mothballs Cellar Door

Barambah Wines at Redgate has mothballed its cellar door for the next two years. However the company says it will continue to produce wines from its Redgate vineyards and retail them through the firm’s Brisbane office; their website; and existing cellar door, restaurant and hotel outlets.

Council Targets Wild Dogs

The South Burnett Regional Council, in conjunction with Bio-security Queensland, will be participating in a co-ordinated wild dog baiting program next month.

2012 Golden Spurs Campdraft Results

Karen McNamara, from Charleville, has a very special link to the 50th anniversary of Proston’s famous Golden Spurs Campdraft.

Cods Reel In Thrashers

Cods Reel In Thrashers

The South Burnett Thrashers’ run of bad luck in the Downs Rugby B Grade comp continued at the weekend, going down 38-12 against the Condamine Cods at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy.

Local Radio Station In Media Spotlight

South Burnett radio station 4SB (1071) has been tipped to become a part of an “Australian Mining Radio Network”.

Hornets Too Strong At Home

Hornets Too Strong At Home

The Cherbourg Hornets were just too strong at home for the Murgon Mustangs in Round 2 of the South Burnett Premier Rugby League played on Saturday afternoon.

Orchid Lovers Gather
At The Wondai Diggers

Orchid Lovers Gather<br> At The Wondai Diggers

Wondai’s “other” flower show at the weekend, the Orchid Show, also attracted busloads of visitors.

Crowds Enjoy A Bloomin’ Good Time

Crowds Enjoy A Bloomin’ Good Time

The 19th Autumn Garden Expo in Wondai attracted busloads of tourists to the South Burnett at the weekend as well as almost 120 exhibitors and thousands of local gardeners.

RAAF To Buzz Wondai on Anzac Day

RAAF To Buzz Wondai on Anzac Day

Participants in the annual Wondai Anzac Day march will get an added thrill this year when an RAAF Hornet does a low pass across the parade.

Tourism Marketer Resigns

Toowoomba Golden West and South Burnett Tourism marketing manager Geoff Thompson has resigned.

‘Sasha’ Steals The Show

‘Sasha’ Steals The Show

There was some traditional – and not so traditional – dancing at Cherbourg on Friday afternoon to mark the official launch of the Moo’Roo Moo’Roo Youth Group

Ex-Patient Gives Back To CareFlight

Ex-Patient Gives Back To CareFlight

Just three years ago, it wasn’t certain that Jeff Still would survive. He was airlifted to hospital after a motorcycle crash at Cooyar where he suffered life-threatening injuries including a crushed windpipe, a punctured bladder and broken bones.

$22m Contract To Fix Roads

The South Burnett Regional Council has awarded Brisbane-based Civil Mining and Construction Pty Ltd a $22 million contract to restore flood-damaged roads in the region