What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Move To Cut Eye
Surgery Waiting Lists

Move To Cut Eye<br> Surgery Waiting Lists

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed the announcement that the State Government will inject $23.4 million to help cut the wait for people needing important eye surgery, including 361 people in the local health area.

New Boundaries For Health Network

The Federal Government has announced the geographic boundaries for the new Primary Health Networks which will be set up in July next year following the axing of funding for the Medicare Local network.

Helping Hand For Carers

Helping Hand For Carers

A special expo was held in Kingaroy on Wednesday to put information at the fingertips of carers

White Dove Flies At Town Hall

White Dove Flies At Town Hall

About 60 people gathered at Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday night to have a ball

Can You Eat
Healthy For A Week?

Can You Eat<BR> Healthy For A Week?

South Burnett residents are being challenged to prepare healthy meals every day next week

A Way For Everyone To Have A Ball

A Way For Everyone To Have A Ball

Kingaroy-based not-for-profit group South Burnett Peace Of Mind has organised a special social dinner dance on Friday night for a group of people who often miss out on the better things in life.

Artists Create A Journey

Artists Create A Journey

South Burnett residents gathered at the Kingaroy Art Gallery on Friday night to mark the start of Mental Health Week and celebrate the hidden talent we have in the local community.

Carers Learn About NDIS

Carers Learn About NDIS

Parents and carers of adults with a disability met in Kingaroy recently to learn more about the new National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Workshops To Prevent Falls

TAFE Queensland South West will be holding one-day workshops in Kingaroy and Cherbourg later this month targeting falls – one of the major risks for older people.

Another Warning About Button Batteries

Another Warning About Button Batteries

Parents are again being warned of the dangers of button batteries after RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a toddler who reportedly swallowed one yesterday.

Nurses Get 2.2pc Interim Pay Rise

Nurses Get 2.2pc Interim Pay Rise

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the 2500 nurses and midwives in the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service will get a payrise next year – their fourth since the election of the LNP State Government.

Hospital Wants Feedback

Hospital Wants Feedback

New boxes have been provided at Kingaroy Hospital so visitors can give feedback on their experiences.

Scott Lobbies For Angel Flight

Scott Lobbies For Angel Flight

Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott says the Federal Government is all about “removing red tape” rather than creating “onerous obstacles” for charity organisations such as Angel Flight.

$80m Needed For New Hospital

$80m Needed For New Hospital

A new Kingaroy hospital is still a key priority for the State Government, but it’s just a matter of finding the $70-$80 million necessary to get the job done.

First Aid Course For Mental Health

First Aid Course For Mental Health

R U Ok? But what do you do if the answer is “no” … of if you find yourself with someone in the midst of a mental health crisis?

Entries Invited For Art Competition

Entries Invited For Art Competition

South Burnett residents have been invited to enter an art competition to help mark Mental Health Week.

‘Business As Usual’ Until 2015

‘Business As Usual’ Until 2015

Darling Downs South West Queensland Medicare Local is “funded and will honour contracts, commitments and memberships until June 30, 2015”, chairman Dr Graham Baker said today.

Nurses Fear Government Cuts

Nurses Fear Government Cuts

Aboriginal nurses and midwives today called on the Federal Government to reconsider cuts to university scholarship programs, saying they will impact on progress towards closing the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and employment.

Free NDIS Workshop For Older Carers

Confused by the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? Aged over 60 and caring for a disabled son or daughter? Then this workshop on Monday in Kingaroy is for you.

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