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Local Cycle Race On SBS

Local Cycle Race On SBS

SBS-TV’s Cycling Central TV show will feature a segment on the recent Queensland Road Teams Series cycle races held in Kingaroy and Maidenwell.

$1000 Prize For Best-Dressed Tractor

$1000 Prize For Best-Dressed Tractor

The South Burnett’s unique arts festival, Tractor Tattoo 2012, is gaining momentum with the unveiling today of the latest way community groups and artists can get involved.

Orienteers Map Their Way To Blackbutt

Orienteers Map Their Way To Blackbutt

Orienteers from all over Queensland as well as some from interstate will be heading to Blackbutt next month to compete in the Queensland Orienteering Championships.

The Cheque’s In The Mail

The Cheque’s In The Mail

Cloyna State School has come up with a fun way to help raise funds for a school excursion to Sydney and Canberra … and they’re hoping the local community will jump on board.

Kindy Is Racing To Raise Funds

Kindy Is Racing To Raise Funds

Kingaroy Community Kindergarten will be hosting a special private marquee at the Nanango Cup races next month

Gala Ball To Help Build Playground

Gala Ball To Help Build Playground

After 12 years of fundraising Kingaroy Community Kindergarten has raised enough money to erect its new building which is now at lock-up stage.

Record Number Of GP Training Places

A record number of General Practitioner training places will be available next year for junior doctors in a bid to ease the chronic shortage of GPs across the country.

Pistons Get Pumping At Kumbia

Pistons Get Pumping At Kumbia

Kumbia State School is inviting locals to “get your backside trackside” for their 19th Annual Brain Drain Trivia Night at Kumbia Memorial Hall.

Wine Expert To Host Dinner

Wine Expert To Host Dinner

Kingaroy’s Accents Restaurant & Cafe will be holding an evening with Master of Wine Peter Scudamore-Smith on Friday (July 27).

Looking For Artists In Motion

Looking For Artists In Motion

Nimué Gallery is looking for creative locals to take part in an art competition to be held in conjunction with the Motors in Motion festival which will be held at Kingaroy Airport on October 27.

Agriculture Minister To Visit

Agriculture Minister To Visit

Local graziers, farmers and industry representatives will be given the opportunity to meet with State Agriculture Minister John McVeigh when he visits the South Burnett on Thursday.

MP’s Survey Reveals South Burnett
Still Unhappy With Amalgamation

MP’s Survey Reveals South Burnett<br> Still Unhappy With Amalgamation

A survey has revealed that more than four years after the forced amalgamation of Councils, 76 per cent of respondents in the South Burnett still believe the amalgamation has been unsuccessful

Salute For Cherbourg War Veterans

A $2348 Federal Government grant to the Cherbourg Junior Police Rangers will help fund two honour boards at the Cherbourg War Memorial.

Mini Carnival A Major Success

Mini Carnival A Major Success

The Murgon Mustangs triumphed in the final of the annual Mini Mod Carnival played in Wondai on Saturday.

Local MPs Take A Road Trip

Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss and Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd are among a group of Federal and State Liberal and National MPs who have undertaken a five-day road trip along the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Cairns.

Have Breakfast With The Mayor

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann is hosting a Community Breakfast on Friday to help raise funds for the South Burnett Private Hospital.

Students Rock On Stage

Students Rock On Stage

St Mary’s students from Prep to Year 12 demonstrated their dancing and musical skills in Kingaroy on Friday night when they rocked on stage in the school’s annual concert.

Don’t Worry … It’s Just A Scam

Police are warning of the resurgence of scam texts and emails that have recently re-emerged and are currently doing the rounds.

Forced Evictions ‘Never Considered’

Minister for Housing and Public Works Bruce Flegg said yesterday forced eviction of Queensland public housing tenants is not – and never was – being considered by the State Government.

Have You Seen These Excavators?

Have You Seen These Excavators?

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate two excavators stolen from a construction site at Esk early this morning.