Research To Spotlight Parenting

Research To Spotlight Parenting

Research into positive parenting in Indigenous communities is one of 14 health programs to receive funding under Round 2 of the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship program.

Health Summit Aims For Change

Health Summit Aims For Change

A Health Summit which aimed to bring agencies and the people they serve face-to-face to thrash out solutions to entrenched issues has been hosted by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.

Nurunderi Graduates Beat 2020!

Nurunderi Graduates Beat 2020!

A special celebration to mark the graduation of students from Nurunderi TAFE College has become a new tradition over the past five years at Cherbourg … and one that always brings smiles to plenty of faces.

Podcast Explores Death In Custody

Podcast Explores Death In Custody

A six-part ABC podcast, prepared by Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist Allan Clarke, is exploring the events surrounding the tragic death in custody of Wakka Wakka dancer Daniel Yock in November 1993.

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.

Another Pink Fundraiser In The Can!

Another Pink Fundraiser In The Can!

The “Pinking Up the South Burnett” promotion to promote the McGrath Foundation received a helping hand earlier this week through the generosity of local residents’ efforts to recycle.

Salon Experience For Students

Salon Experience For Students

A new teaching space which aims to give hairdressing students a genuine salon-like experience was officially opened at the Nurunderi TAFE campus at Cherbourg on Tuesday morning.

Christine Wins State Award

Christine Wins State Award

The crew members from Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council’s Containers For Change recycling depots are celebrating after they picked up two major awards on Friday.

A Day For Healing

A Day For Healing

Cherbourg residents will be marking Mental Health Week with a special “community healing event” on Wednesday.

Funding For Emergency Power

Funding For Emergency Power

Cherbourg Council is one of 17 councils across Queensland that will receive State Government funding to help “disaster-proof” the community.

Mayors Back Border Closures

Mayors Back Border Closures

The Cherbourg and South Burnett mayors joined forces on Monday morning to urge caution before any easing of Queensland’s COVID-19 border restrictions.

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

Toowoomba Regional Council took out the “Large Employer Of The Year Award” at the Queensland Training Awards (Darling Downs South West Region) announced on Friday morning.

No Lockdown For Cherbourg

No Lockdown For Cherbourg

COVID-19 restrictions introduced on Monday will not see the Cherbourg community go into lockdown again, but visitors from pandemic hot spots are not being encouraged.

‘Eye Opening’ Visit For WBBROC

‘Eye Opening’ Visit For WBBROC

The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils met in Cherbourg on Thursday – the first time the organisation has held an official gathering in the town.

Police Pride Shines In Murgon

Police Pride Shines In Murgon

The South Burnett PCYC was a sea of blue on Friday for the annual Queensland Police Service Dalby Burnett Patrol medals and awards ceremony.

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