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Gardening for butterflies

Creating a butterfly garden provides habitat for important insects while adding beauty and enjoyment to our surroundings. Recently in my own garden I’ve been...

Red Earth recognised

Burnett organisation Red Earth received high praise from the chief executive of Community Foundations Australia during a visit to the region last week. Ian Bird,...

Colouring Youth Week

120 people attended the South Burnett PCYC colour rush on Thursday morning, 11 April in celebration of Youth Week. The colour rush was a...

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Sport

Siblings racing for Australia

Jordy and Anika Loftus, who train at the Kingaroy Junior Motorcycle Speedway Club, have both been selected to represent Australia internationally in June. Jordy...

Argent on top of the world

Blackbutt woodchopper Mitch Argent has cleaned up at the Sydney Royal Easter Show's timbersport arena, taking home several first place finishes as well as...

IN ACTION: Extreme horsemanship comes to Gayndah

The extreme horseman trials were at the Gayndah Show for the first year, as part one of three in a buckle series. The competition...

Athletes striving for gold

Little athletes do their club proud, at the State Championships for the 2024 Little Athletics season. The South Burnett Little Athletics Club had 26...

Basketball players of the future

It’s action on the courts as a free basketball clinic was held last week at the Indoor Sports Centre at Kingaroy State High School....

Nanango athletes at Championships

Nanango athletes do their club proud, representing their team at the 2024 State Championships for Little Athletics. Six athletes attended the three days of...

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Community News

Pig races anyone?

Have you ever been to the pig races? Kilkivan State School's Cattle Team are holding a fundraiser with a difference later this month. On...

Generous gift for Share the Dignity

South Burnett's Share the Dignity March drive was a display of great generosity. A total of 123 pads and 82 tampons were donated throughout...

Call to attend wind farm forums

Kumbia and Ironpot residents looking to learn more about the proposed Tarong West Wind Farm looming in their backyards are urged to come to...

Police search for missing Monto woman

Queensland Police have turned to the public for help in finding a 63-year-old woman from Monto who has been missing since last Thursday. Wendy Hansen...

Free automotive skills training

Are you looking for a job in the automotive industry? Skill up for in-demand jobs, learning vital pre-employment skills for an automotive serviceperson. Regional...

Poetry to boost Nanango culture

A new stanza is coming to Nanango Theatre Company. The group will be hosting regular poetry nights, with the first session held on Saturday,...

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Bookarama set to be a page turner

The St John’s Lutheran School Parents and Friends association is preparing for the upcoming South Burnett Bookarama. This huge sale of pre-loved books, magazines...

Toni gives back

Toni Phillips-Petersen, a South Burnett family woman, was a guest speaker at the HerKind Project International Women’s Day event on 8 March. She spoke...

Dr Tellam walks for Parkinson’s

A Kingaroy doctor is undertaking a four-day trek along the Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory in August to raise money for Parkinson's disease...

A true test for riders

PRECEDE Imbil's Far-A-Way Endurance Ride lived up to its name and proved to be a good test of horses and riders. ERLE LEVEY was there...

Pathology marks centenary

Pathology Toowoomba Laboratory is celebrating a centenary of supporting the South Burnett and Darling Downs communities. The Toowoomba laboratory was the fourth laboratory...

North’s council sworn in

The North Burnett Regional Council's newly-elected representatives officially took office at a ceremony in Gayndah last week. The region's mayor and six councillors swore their...