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Making Halloween A Little Less Scary

The Queensland Police have issued some tips to help make Halloween are bit safer …

Man Jailed For Spitting On Housemate

A 43-year-old Murgon man struck his 62-year-old housemate with a pedestal fan and repeatedly spat on her after a dispute over the collection of the narcotic oxycontin from a pharmacy, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told on Monday afternoon.

11 Charged Over Alleged
Attack At Police Station

Eleven people have been charged with a total of 27 offences following an alleged attack on a family seeking shelter at Murgon Police Station on Sunday night.

Charges After Drug Raids

Kingaroy Police conducted a series of raids last week which have resulted in a number of people being charged with drug offences.

Driver Issued With Ticket

Driver Issued With Ticket

A 14-year-old girl suffered bruised ribs in a two-vehicle traffic accident on the corner of Avoca and Kingaroy streets about 1:30pm on Sunday.

Help Yourself (And Help The SES)

The State Emergency Service is urging residents to assist emergency volunteers by taking responsibility for their own recovery following natural disasters.

Home Destroyed By Fire

Home Destroyed By Fire

A 53-year-old woman was taken to Murgon Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after fire destroyed a highset timber home at Windera on Sunday morning.

Man With ‘Appalling Record’ Jailed

A 34-year-old Cherbourg man with an “appalling” record of domestic violence was sentenced to 12 months jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today.

Murder Charge In Brisbane

A  man charged with murder after a death at an engagement party in Nanango appeared briefly this week in the Brisbane Supreme Court.

Fire Damages Kingaroy House

Fire Damages Kingaroy House

A fire at Fairview Drive in Kingaroy around lunch-time caused damage to the roof space of a house and its attached garage.

Fire Bans Ordered

A local Fire Ban will come into force from midnight on Wednesday, October 23, until midnight on Tuesday, November 5, in parts of the South Burnett.

Firefighter Treated By Ambos

Firefighter Treated By Ambos

Fire crews were called to Shellytop and McLean roads near Durong about 3:00pm today after a fire broke out in bushland.

Cattle Duffers Face New Fines

Cattle Duffers Face New Fines

The State Government has strengthened Queensland’s stock laws in a bid to stamp out cattle stealing.

Car Runs Off Highway

Car Runs Off Highway

A male driver has been taken to Kingaroy Hospital after a single-vehicle incident on the D’Aguilar Highway near Nanango this evening.

Vehicle Runs Off Highway

Vehicle Runs Off Highway

The occupants of a red Hyundai have been transported to Kingaroy Hospital for treatment after a single-vehicle accident just north of Tingoora this afternoon.

Focus On Building Resilience

Focus On Building Resilience

Summer is just around the corner which means the threat of bushfires, storms, blackouts and floods

500 Pigs Die In Fire

About 500 pigs have died in a fire that broke out at a piggery on the Mundubbera-Durong Road just before noon today.

Vandals Target Park

South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has urged the public to dob in vandals after a spree in Nanango’s Pioneer Park.

Man Burned In Accident

Man Burned In Accident

A Pimpimbudgee man is being treated for second degree burns in Brisbane after an accident at his home on Middle Creek-Cooyar Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Break-In At Hall

Yarraman police are investigating a break-in at the town’s Community Hall.