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Irma’s Earned Her Retirement

Irma’s Earned Her Retirement

Back in 1994, the South Burnett was in crisis … it looked like the vital helicopter medivacs that serviced the local hospitals may have to be cut back, or even discontinued, because of the cost.

Police Drop Nine Fire Charges

Police Drop Nine Fire Charges

Police have dropped nine charges against a man who had been accused of lighting unauthorised fires in the Cushnie area.

Banker Warns: Use It Or Lose It

Banker Warns: Use It Or Lose It

Heritage Bank CEO John Minz today issued a warning to bank account holders about a change to the law that could see the Federal Government seize control of their funds if their account has been inactive for just three years.

Council Newsbriefs

Council Newsbriefs

Fitzroy Street in Nanango will soon have two ATM machines after the South Burnett Regional Council refused Bendigo Bank permission to locate an ATM in Drayton Street.

Murgon’s War Hero To Be Honoured

Murgon’s War Hero To Be Honoured

Murgon war hero Patrick Tiernan will be remembered in 2014 at a 70th anniverary ceremony in the Netherlands, and the South Burnett will be represented at the event.

Can You Help BlazeAid?

Can You Help BlazeAid?

Can you spare a day or two to help BlazeAid fix fences or maybe supply meals to the volunteers?

Art With A New Dimension

Art With A New Dimension

It’s not everyday that you’re handed 3D glasses to view a painting … but visitors to an exciting exhibition of contemporary indigenous art in Murgon on Friday night would have seen the paintings spring to life when they donned a pair.

BlazeAid Comes Back To Help

BlazeAid Comes Back To Help

BlazeAid is coming back to the South Burnett to help farmers mend the many fences destroyed by the Australia Day weekend floods.

Council Extends Tip Hours

South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the Wondai and Murgon Transfer Stations will be open this weekend to assist residents dispose of the waste caused by the floods.

Koys Honoured At Murgon

Koys Honoured At Murgon

Saturday’s rain forced the Queensland Dairy and Heritage Museum team to shift their annual Australia Day event from the museum grounds to the Murgon PCYC … but it didn’t stop the celebrations.

Gumnut’s Looking For Help

Gumnut’s Looking For Help

The Gumnut Place at Murgon is looking for volunteers who’d like to give back to the local community

SBRC Looking<br> For Preferred Suppliers

SBRC Looking
For Preferred Suppliers

South Burnett businesses will have a once-in-two-year opportunity to put their names into the hat for South Burnett Regional Council business next month.

Harvester Blacks Out Homes

Harvester Blacks Out Homes

A harvester cut the power supply to more than 400 customers north of Murgon today when it brought down high voltage powerlines.

Mustangs ‘Pull The Pin’

Mustangs ‘Pull The Pin’

There’ll be no Murgon Mustangs A Grade rugby league team fielded in the 2013 competition after a disappointing roll-up at a “make-or-break” meeting at the Murgon Showgrounds.

Winds Whip Up Spot Fires

Extra fire crews have been called this afternoon to a large bushfire burning near Nangur Road at Cobbs Hill, north of Murgon, as winds whip up spot fires.

Crunch Time For Mustangs

Crunch Time For Mustangs

Members of the Murgon Mustangs rugby league club will meet at the Murgon Showgrounds grandstand from 6:00pm on Tuesday, (January 15) to decide whether or not Murgon will field an A Grade team in this year’s South Burnett competition.

$498,880 Upgrade For Murgon Water

Work will begin soon on a $498,880 project to restore Murgon’s water supply to its pre-flood service levels.

Charges Adjourned To February

Charges against a Tewantin man over fires in the Durong area have been adjourned again in Murgon Magistrates’ Court.

Jobseekers Get A Foot In The Door

Jobseekers Get A Foot In The Door

Fourteen unemployed South Burnett residents graduated from a special training program on Friday designed to give them an opportunity to find work in the lucrative resources sector.

Christmas Thank You To Shoppers

Christmas Thank You To Shoppers

Christmas is a time for giving and in Murgon, this also means giving back … the town’s popular annual Christmas Fair is designed to be a giant “thank you” to local residents from local businesses.

Clubs Raise $9000 For Chopper

Clubs Raise $9000 For Chopper

The Kingaroy and Murgon Quota clubs presented the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter Service with cheques totalling $2150 today.

Triple P For Stronger Families

Triple P For Stronger Families

Providing consistency, support and time to your children is the best way to make them confident, happy and strong. Eighteen Murgon and Cherbourg people reinforced this recently as they workshopped ways to build deadlier families with Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) facilitator Michell Forster.

Huge Holiday Program At PCYC

South Burnett PCYC at Murgon has a jam-packed program of activities and excursions lined up for the school holidays.

New Directions For Economic Development

New Directions For Economic Development

A new peak economic and tourism development board made up of businesspeople and community leaders from throughout the South Burnett looks likely following two consultation meetings organised by the South Burnett Regional Council today.