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Local Artists Feature At Gallery

Local Artists Feature At Gallery

Four talented South Burnett artists are being featured in the July exhibition which opens tomorrow night (Friday) at the Wondai Art Gallery.

Motorists Being Ripped Off, Says RACQ

Fuel retailers are reaping the benefits of plummeting international oil prices by pocketing the profits rather than passing on the savings to motorists, says motoring body RACQ.

Miner Says Drilling Program Will Begin ASAP

Mining Projects Group Ltd has completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of the issued capital of Delcarmen Energy Ltd, which holds two applications for Exploration Permits for Coal north and east of Kingaroy.

Woman Hurt As Car Rolls

Woman Hurt As Car Rolls

A 65-year-old Caboolture woman was airlifted to hospital this morning after the vehicle in which was travelling rolled on the D’Aguilar Highway at Stoney Creek, just east of Kilcoy.

Big Weekend Coming Up For Car Fans In Maidenwell

The Maidenwell Sportsgrounds will play host a big Show & Shine featuring hot rods, street machines, pre-1975 customs and a vintage caravan show this Saturday, July 7.

Ration Shed Celebrates NAIDOC

Ration Shed Celebrates NAIDOC

Cherbourg’s Ration Shed Museum hosted a very busy Open Day on Tuesday as part of the town’s annual NAIDOC celebrations.

Fatal Crash Blocks Burnett Highway

Fatal Crash Blocks Burnett Highway

Police are currently at the scene of a serious two-vehicle traffic crash on the Burnett Highway about 10km south of Gayndah.

Where’s Wally?

Where’s Wally?

Orana resident Walter Thamm has been storytelling most of his life, sharing trials and tribulations

Website Blackouts Caused By Leap Second

Website Blackouts Caused By Leap Second

southburnett.com.au and a number of other South Burnett websites were briefly off air for about 20 minutes this morning when we fell victim to a leap second.

Orana Is Open For Business

Orana Is Open For Business

The Orana Lutheran Complex in Kingaroy is inviting local businesses to take up office space

Website Tracks Bushfires

Queensland Community Safety Minister Jack Dempsey has officially launched a new website to help Queenslanders keep up-to-date about bushfires in the local area.

Newman In Car Crash

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has escaped serious injury after being a passenger in a car involved in an accident on the Sunshine Coast this morning.

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

We’re Heading To The Ekka!

The best of the South Burnett’s many show winners were selected on Saturday to represent the region at the Brisbane Exhibition next month.

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

Bonanza Of Beef At Goomeri

The Goomeri Beef Bonanza was held in conjunction with the 2012 South Burnett Sub-Chamber Finals – hosted by the Goomeri Show Society – at the Goomeri Showgrounds on Saturday.

$269,000 Grants To Local Groups

South Burnett community groups have received more than $269,000 in Community Benefit grants announced today by the State Government.

Toowoomba Council To
Get Mining Boom Boost

Toowoomba Regional Council will receive a cash injection from the State Government’s new Royalties to the Regions program.

MP Celebrates First 100 Days

MP Celebrates First 100 Days

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is celebrating the first 100 days of the LNP State Government

Working Bee At Community Garden

A second working bee and planning meeting have been organised for later this month at the Pound Street Community Garden site in Kingaroy.

Could You Be Farmer Of The Year?

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their contribution to Australian farming?