What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Are You Okay? Really Okay?

Are You Okay? Really Okay?

Are you okay? Are you REALLY okay? If not, that’s okay, too. There’s no shame … many people are doing it tough these days.

MP Responds To NDIS Petition

MP Responds To NDIS Petition

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has replied to a petition seeking to amend legislation for the NDIS to be extended to all Australians regardless of age.

Petition Calls For NDIS Change

Petition Calls For NDIS Change

As a driver for Centacare in Brisbane, Sam Cristaldi spent many years caring for people with disabilities, picking them up and taking them to the hospital or other medical appointments … now he reckons it should be his turn.

More Clinics This Month

More Clinics This Month

The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned this month in Wondai, Proston, Kingaroy, Nanango and Blackbutt.

PHN CEO To Retire

PHN CEO To Retire

Darling Downs and West Moreton Primary Health Network CEO Merrilyn Strohfeldt has announced she will retire at the end of 2021.  

COVID Clinic Coming Back

COVID Clinic Coming Back

Darling Downs Health is returning to Cherbourg next week to provide more COVID-19 vaccinations for local residents – and there will also be a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about the vaccines.

Kingaroy LAC Thanks Dynamic Duo

Kingaroy LAC Thanks Dynamic Duo

“Thank you for your gift of time” … these were the words engraved on a special clock presented to John and Christine Box after they announced their retirement at this week’s Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee AGM.

Belle Thanks Her ‘Super Hero’

Belle Thanks Her ‘Super Hero’

Nurse Navigator Kate Trenoweth is a genuine “super hero”, at least in the eyes of a young patient she has been caring for at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane.

Next Rounds Of SMILE Ready To Go

Next Rounds Of SMILE Ready To Go

The first round of the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s SMILE training program has been delivered, and now the business group is inviting more KCCI members to book in.

80,000 COVID Tests Carried Out

80,000 COVID Tests Carried Out

Darling Downs Health has tested 80,125 people for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic began in 2020, figures released by Queensland Health on Friday reveal.

Walkers Enjoy A Wheelie Good Day

Walkers Enjoy A Wheelie Good Day

Anitta Stallwood’s brave bid to raise awareness about spina bifida and hydrocephaly attracted about 125 walkers and runners to the South Burnett Rail Trail on Sunday morning.

Shavers Raise Almost $40,000

Shavers Raise Almost $40,000

A massive fundraising effort by former schoolfriends and rugby league mates at the recent “Shave For Ryley and Ben” night in Kingaroy looks to have raised almost $40,000.

Clinics In Four More Towns

Clinics In Four More Towns

The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned in Goomeri, Kilkivan, Blackbutt and Kingaroy next month.

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