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Cherbourg asks R U OK?

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this story contains the images of people who have passed away. The Cherbourg community turned out...

Battery set for Halys

Another clean energy project is pegged for the South Burnett. Community consultation sessions were held before Easter for the Halys BESS project -a large...

New Duty Officers in the Burnett

New duty officers are arriving in the Burnett district in mid-December. On Monday, 11 December the Queensland Police Service deployed its newest district duty officers...

Josh Arnold visits North Burnett

Josh Arnold, a local legend for his singing and song writing abilities, recently released two songs. The first was a re-release of Sow and...

An elf’s adventure

Stay at home mum Kira Young has brought a little Christmas magic to Kingaroy with ‘King Roy’s Elf Adventures.’ King Roy is a Christmas Elf...

Man electrocuted at Wandoan

A man has died after he was electrocuted at a workplace incident on Middle Creek Road near Wandoan yesterday. The Queensland Ambulance Service attended the...

Reeling in truth after 150 dead fish found in Gayndah

A bleak mass of dead fish washed up on the Burnett River has prompted Gayndah residents to question the safety of their drinking water. Gayndah...

Pool plea sunk

The North Burnett Regional Council's push to keep the region's swimming pools open amid its recently-announced budget woes was rebuffed by Queensland Minister for...

Building bridges: Combat visit to Gayndah

Gayndah's primary school students flocked to the town's aerodrome last week to attend an Army combat engineer regiment's field exercise, getting an in-depth look...

Budget woes laid bare

The North Burnett’s cash reserves are set to run out in 2025 unless Council takes drastic measures to cut down on expenses, the region’s...

MEGA GALLERY: Timber town’s Show a success

Mount Perry invited locals and travelers to its showgrounds over the weekend to take part in the town's 74th annual Country Show, boasting 17...

Budget ‘letdowns’

Colin Boyce has raised his concerns that the funding prioritised for the North Burnett in the 2020-21 Queensland Budget was 'tokenistic'. The State member for...

UPDATE: Kingaroy has lost power

UPDATE: All but 18 homes and businesses have now been restored to power, an Ergon Energy spokesman said. The teams are working on an...