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‘Clock Ticking’ For Private Hospital

‘Clock Ticking’ For Private Hospital

The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.

Road Projects Identified In Budget

Road Projects Identified In Budget

The State Budget has confirmed funding for a number of road projects in the South Burnett region, although some of the dollars have been allocated simply for preliminary planning.

Grassroots Actions To Grow Linville

Grassroots Actions To Grow Linville

The small village of Linville marked two milestones last Saturday … the 110th anniversary of the first train to arrive in town, and the official opening of a new community garden.

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Big Peanut” committee met South Burnett Regional councillors and Council staff on Thursday morning to discuss possible locations for a planned sculpture.

Auction Action On Friday Morning!

Auction Action On Friday Morning!

Relay For Life has hundreds of supporters in the South Burnett … and the organisers of this year’s Dinner With The Captains are hoping they’ll all be cashed up and tuned into the radio on Friday morning.

Kingaroy Project Hits $13.9m

Kingaroy Project Hits $13.9m

South Burnett Regional Council has voted to go ahead with a controversial expansion of the Kingaroy Transformation Project despite fears of a budget blowout.

Gina Urges Rural Voices To Speak Up

Gina Urges Rural Voices To Speak Up

Country music’s Dean Perrett and Mick Lindsay took to the stage at ‘Bethany’ on Saturday night to celebrate the fourth annual National Agriculture & Related Industries Day …

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.

Historic Day As Murgon Hoists Flag

Historic Day As Murgon Hoists Flag

An historic moment occurred in Murgon on Thursday morning when the Aboriginal flag was hoisted for the first time in a small park near the Murgon RSL Club.

We Remember Their Sacrifices

We Remember Their Sacrifices

The sacrifices of veterans from all wars – but in particular World Wars I and II – were commemorated at Remembrance Day services across the South Burnett on Wednesday morning.

Council Sues Over Water Plant

Council Sues Over Water Plant

South Burnett Regional Council has launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the company which built the Gordonbrook Water Treatment Plant.

Mural Plan For Rail Trail

Mural Plan For Rail Trail

A fundraising event is being held on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail on November 29 as part of a project to create eye-catching murals on a concrete underpass near Colinton.

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Diners at the KCCI breakfast in Kingaroy on Thursday morning had the opportunity to preview copies of local chef Roberta Schablon’s new cookbook, “The Saucy Fork”.