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‘Last Chance’ To Get Vaccinated

‘Last Chance’ To Get Vaccinated

Cherbourg Mayor Elvie Sandow and fellow councillors have almost begged residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the community going back into lockdown.

Another Big Year For Kingaroy High

Another Big Year For Kingaroy High

After “dodging and weaving the COVID-19 minefield” throughout 2021, Kingaroy State High School teachers and students could finally breathe a sigh of relief on Monday night …

Desperate Plea To Save Festival

Desperate Plea To Save Festival

How could a festival that just celebrated its biggest year – and boosted the South Burnett economy by an estimated $2.3 million – be contemplating winding up?

$126,500 Boost For Local Projects

$126,500 Boost For Local Projects

A hand-me-down toilet block at Goomeri Showgrounds will be replaced thanks to a $93,500 Federal Government grant announced by Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien.

Major Upgrade Proposed For Hospital

Major Upgrade Proposed For Hospital

The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy could become a medical hub for the region if exciting plans from operators South Bank Medical Group come to fruition.

Relay Celebrates 15 Years and $1.7m

Relay Celebrates 15 Years and $1.7m

The 2021 South Burnett Relay For Life fundraising campaign has so far raised just over $72,500 for cancer research … an amazing effort considering the popular Dinner With The Captains had to be cancelled due to lockdowns.

Local Cricket Ready For Action

Local Cricket Ready For Action

The local cricket competition roars into life this weekend with players from the South Burnett’s junior and senior competitions hitting the pitch for the first time in the 2021-22 season.

Mayor Seeks Bipartisan Housing Fix

Mayor Seeks Bipartisan Housing Fix

The complex problems of homelessness, the demand for public housing and the construction of affordable housing have been issues at the forefront of recent South Burnett Regional Council discussions.

Anzac Day Portrait Wins Top Prize

Anzac Day Portrait Wins Top Prize

A stunning photographic portrait of Wakka Wakka elder Elgan Leedie at this year’s Anzac Day Dawn Service in Kingaroy will be added to the South Burnett Regional Council’s official art collection.

Federal MPs Called To Crisis Meeting

Federal MPs Called To Crisis Meeting

Four Federal MPs were told they must “do something” to address the tragic suicide rate in Cherbourg at a crisis meeting held in the Cherbourg Council Chambers on Friday.

Bridal Show Helps Booie Hall

Bridal Show Helps Booie Hall

COVID-19 restrictions over the past 18 months have badly hit the Booie Hall, with events – including its planned 90th anniversary dance last November – cancelled.

Service Salutes Fallen Officers

Service Salutes Fallen Officers

Police officers from across the South Burnett, their family members and supporters gathered in Nanango on Wednesday to mark National Police Remembrance Day.

Spring Turns On At Wondai

Spring Turns On At Wondai

Wondai’s annual Spring Garden Expo sprang into life again at the weekend, welcoming visitors with perfect Spring weather.

Wicked’s Magic Hits Kingaroy

Wicked’s Magic Hits Kingaroy

The musical “Wicked” is one of Broadway’s longest running shows – it’s been in constant production since 2003 – but you’d better hurry if you want to catch it in Kingaroy!

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