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New Bridge Just Needs Funding

New Bridge Just Needs Funding

DTMR have prepared plans for a replacement of the Running Creek Bridge at Woolooga, all it needs now is for the State Government to commit to funding it.

Greening Goomeri … A Box At A Time

Greening Goomeri … A Box At A Time

Goomeri’s main streets are looking a little brighter and happier this Spring thanks to an unusual initiative from a small group of volunteers and local businesses.

Sneak Peek At Playground Plans

Sneak Peek At Playground Plans

A heart-breaking plea from a South Burnett mother about the need for a safe playground for children with disabilities will reach a happy conclusion soon.

LNP Unveils Paediatrician Promise

LNP Unveils Paediatrician Promise

If the LNP wins the upcoming State Election, a full-time paediatrician will be based in the South Burnett, Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington pledged on Friday.

Tourism Numbers Boom

Tourism Numbers Boom

A new tourism partnership between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation already appears to be bearing fruit.

$1.5m Fire Station Opens

$1.5m Fire Station Opens

After sharing digs with the local ambos for the past 27 years, Yarraman firefighters finally have their own base, right in the heart of town.

Samantha Awarded For Caring

Samantha Awarded For Caring

Senior Constable Samantha Giles has done something no other police officer has done before in the South Burnett  . . . been nominated for the prestigious Joy Kite Award.

Stylish Night With A Difference

Stylish Night With A Difference

The glittering gowns and stylish suits were there, and the smart cars were there … but COVID-19 meant the crowds were missing at St Mary’s Catholic College’s annual formal.

Standpipe Prices Trimmed … For Now

Standpipe Prices Trimmed … For Now

South Burnett Regional Council will reduce its standpipe water prices from $10 to $6 per kilolitre for potable water – and $5 per kilolitre for non-potable water – until December 31.

Crowds Flock To Nanango

Crowds Flock To Nanango

Nanango Race Club’s Spring race meeting on Saturday was full or surprises … and one of the biggest was the size of the crowd that packed Lee Park.

Sarah Blossoms With Flowers

Sarah Blossoms With Flowers

Shoppers who have popped into Linard’s Floral and Bridal Centre in Kingaroy over the past eight years would have noticed Sarah Butcher working away busily in the background.

Red Carpet Welcomes Year 12s

Red Carpet Welcomes Year 12s

The South Burnett’s formal season kicked off in style on Friday night with Nanango State High School students rolling up to the school auditorium for their special night.

RU OK? It Ain’t Weak To Speak!

RU OK? It Ain’t Weak To Speak!

RU OK Day was marked with less activities than usual in the South Burnett on Thursday because of COVID-19 … but the important message was still front and centre.

Protest Song Targets Water Hike

Protest Song Targets Water Hike

Nanango businesswoman Jane Erkens has released a video protesting the South Burnett Regional Council’s recent decision to lift standpipe water charges by 150 per cent.

Riders ‘Pedal’ A Message Of Hope

Riders ‘Pedal’ A Message Of Hope

Who would have thought that simply riding a pushbike – admittedly for a gruelling five days – could eventually raise $65,000 for the fight to find a cure for cancer?

Artwork Tracks Social Changes

Artwork Tracks Social Changes

Kingaroy Art Gallery’s big open day on Saturday has been cancelled but the Kingaroy Arts Team is keen to let everyone know you can still drop by on any weekday.