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Save Time … Apply Online

Did you know that you can now apply online for weapons licences and permits to acquire?

Have You Seen Sandrine?

Have You Seen Sandrine?

Police are hoping someone in the South Burnett region may know the whereabouts of Sandrine Jourdan who was reported missing from the Caboolture area in July.

Emergency Phone Alerts Upgraded

Emergency Phone Alerts Upgraded

New technology that will alert Queenslanders to nearby emergencies based on their location is now in service.

Fatal Argument ‘Started Over Pool Game’

An argument over “a stupid game pool” led to a fight during which a man died, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told today.

‘Wild West’ Punch-Up Ends In Court

A 37-year-old man has narrowly escaped going to jail after a “wild west”-style brawl in a mining camp left two men nursing minor injuries.

Man Faces Trial On Rape Charge

A 19-year-old man charged with raping a former flatmate in Kingaroy on July 10 has been ordered to face trial in the District Court.

Stingers Failed To Stop Stolen BMW

Stingers Failed To Stop Stolen BMW

A 17-year-old teenager who pleaded guilty to four offences after a stolen BMW was driven from Brisbane to Cherbourg on February 16 has been ordered to perform 100 hours community service.

Watch Out For Skimmers

Watch Out For Skimmers

Police are warning people to be vigilant when using ATMs after two skimming devices were located in Brisbane at the weekend.

Ergon Crews Caught Up In Storm

An Ergon Energy crew despatched to restore power to homes in the Proston area during Saturday night’s storms had a lucky escape when their 4WD left the road and rolled over.

Don’t Make A Fatal Mistake

Don’t Make A Fatal Mistake

Police are out in force on South Burnett roads as part of Operation Q-Blitz in the lead up to the busy holiday period.

Man Cleared Over Facebook Fight

A District Court jury in Kingaroy took less than 30 minutes yesterday to acquit a former Nanango resident charged after a fight erupted when another man believed he’d been insulted on Facebook.

Four Charged With Drug Offences

Four people have been charged with various drug offences after police executed search warrants on homes in the Kingaroy and Nanango areas last week.

Storm Whips South Burnett

Storm Whips South Burnett

A line of storms that swept through the South Burnett on Saturday night left a trail of destruction in their wake and about 5000 properties without power.

Large Fire At Gordonbrook

Large Fire At Gordonbrook

A fire burning in scrubland on Wicks Road at Gordonbrook this afternoon has burned out about 40ha and cast a pall of smoke over Kingaroy.

Man Found Not Guilty Of Sex Charges

A 21-year-old Kingaroy man charged with sexual offences involving a 14-year-old girl has been found not guilty after a week-long trial in the District Court in Kingaroy.

Mandatory $5500 Fines Imposed

Mandatory $5500 Fines Imposed

Police Minister Jack Dempsey has described recent convictions of two men under tough new LNP evade police laws as a strong message for people who try to escape the law.

Police Launch Road Blitz

Police Launch Road Blitz

There have been 69 deaths on roads in the North Coast police region – which covers the South Burnett – 20 more than at the same time last year.

Crash Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

Queensland Police have notified southburnett.com.au that the D’Aguilar Highway is closed in both directions due to a crash at Woodford.

Traffic Stop Leads To Six Charges

Police patrolling Kingaroy-Cooyar Road at Brooklands on August 30 pulled over a Ford Falcon after they saw it cross double lines to overtake a slower vehicle.

Man Jailed For Breaching DVO

A man who punched a woman during an argument, causing her to fall to the ground, then kicked and struck her with a “stick-like object”, was sentenced to seven months jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today.

Four Escape 4WD Smash

Four people – including a two-year-old child – were lucky to escape injury when their 4WD crashed in a single vehicle accident on the Bunya Highway between Kingaroy and Kumbia this afternoon.

Man Remanded Over Booubyjan Deaths

A 29-year-old man charged after a fatal traffic crash that killed two women at Booubyjan in August has been remanded to appear in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court on November 29.

Task Force Targets Rebels MC

Australia’s law enforcement and Commonwealth agencies have joined forces to establish a national Task Force to target the Rebels motorcycle club.

MPs Keep Busy In Town

MPs Keep Busy In Town

The visiting Cabinet ministers are taking the opportunity of their trip to Kingaroy to visit local government offices and promote various State Government initiatives.