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Memerambi: The Great Debate

Memerambi: The Great Debate

A decision to declare Memerambi Estate a “benefitted area” which was taken at the South Burnett Regional Council’s June 3 meeting provoked heated debate.

Meet The Kingaroy-Murgon Rail Trail

Meet The Kingaroy-Murgon Rail Trail

The South Burnett Regional Council has begun a five-day public consultation process to gather the community’s ideas about the proposed Kingaroy-Murgon Rail Trail.

Rail Trail Meetings Begin Next Week

Rail Trail Meetings Begin Next Week

The SBRC will hold a series of public consultation meetings next week about the Kingaroy-Murgon Rail Trail.

Couple Hurt In Rollover

Couple Hurt In Rollover

A Bundaberg couple were transported to Kingaroy Hospital for treatment after a single vehicle crash on the Bunya Highway on Saturday afternoon.

New Farming Skills Take Root

New Farming Skills Take Root

A second group of Federal Government-funded trainees are at the midway point of their eight-week training at Growing The Burnett’s Red Earth Meadows farm at Memerambi.

Last Chance For Small Farmers

Last Chance For Small Farmers

People who’d like to learn more about small acreage farming only have until this Friday to act.

Would-Be Small Farmers Wanted

Would-Be Small Farmers Wanted

Growing The Burnett has put out an urgent call … for would-be small acre farmers and food handlers who are willing to be trained for free.

Students Put Microscope On Farm

Students Put Microscope On Farm

The South Burnett’s unique social farming enterprise at Memerambi has been the focus of attention this week for a group of visitors from the University of Sydney.

Memerambi Man Killed In Crash

Memerambi Man Killed In Crash

A 58-year-old Memerambi man has died in a two-vehicle traffic crash at Woodford

Growing The Burnett … One Job At A Time

Growing The Burnett … One Job At A Time

Growing The Burnett’s Red Earth Meadows farm at Memerambi was in the spotlight this week when officials from the Department of Employment dropped by to see how things are going at the South Burnett’s unique farming venture.

Smoke Hinders Traffic

Smoke Hinders Traffic

Police are directing traffic on the Bunya Highway near Memerambi this morning because of smoke from a grass fire near Grants Road.

Accidental Grass Fire Highlights Dangers

Accidental Grass Fire Highlights Dangers

Workmen using cutting equipment are believed to have accidentally sparked a large grass fire at Memerambi this morning which sent clouds of smoke billowing across the Bunya Highway.

Which Way Now For Memerambi?

Which Way Now For Memerambi?

The controversial Memerambi housing estate is at a crossroads with the news that developer Summit View Meritor Pty Ltd has been placed in liquidation.

Green Light For Murgon-Kingaroy Rail Trail

Green Light For Murgon-Kingaroy Rail Trail

Tourism opportunities in the South Burnett received a major boost on Friday (August 30) in the form of a $550,000 grant from the Federal Government to develop a “rail trail” linking Murgon to Kingaroy.

Senator Congratulates Graduates

Senator Congratulates Graduates

Senate President John Hogg paid a flying visit to the South Burnett today to congratulate nine graduates from a horticulture training program run by Growing The Burnett Inc (GTB).

Many Hands Make Green Thumbs

Many Hands Make Green Thumbs

The development of a food hub for small acreage and backyard growers is going to take a leap forward with a Working Bee this weekend.