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Fri 29 May 2020

New trends emerge from Burnett saleyards during virus

premium_icon New trends emerge from Burnett saleyards during virus

Burnett saleyard agents weigh in on current trends and future of Australian cattle industry.

Council releases next stage of road upgrades for region

premium_icon Council releases next stage of road upgrades for region

Property access will be affected as council works to improve the region’s road network.

Smaller towns missing out on visitor boom

premium_icon Smaller towns missing out on visitor boom

While major towns have welcomed an influx of travellers since restrictions eased, others have largely missed out – but this could be changing.

OPINION: Fighting for what we believe in

premium_icon OPINION: Fighting for what we believe in

Like the Murgon Target, there has been numerous times the South Burnett community has stood together in support.

The workers who’ll be targeted in new virus testing blitz

premium_icon The workers who’ll be targeted in new virus testing blitz

Mass testing of well Australians in at-risk jobs is likely to be given the green light by Federal Cabinet, following a review of the latest coronavirus data.

Restrictions may ease sooner than thought

Restrictions may ease sooner than thought

Lockdown restrictions may be lifted earlier than previously thought, with the National Cabinet meeting today to discuss Australia’s progress.

Future is digital: News announces major changes

Future is digital: News announces major changes

NEWS Corp Australia has revealed changes to its Australian media titles that will result in many of its Queensland and NSW mastheads becoming digital only.

Thu 28 May 2020

Virtual service for indigenous veterans

Virtual service for indigenous veterans

This Reconcilliation Week, Queenslanders are invited to remember Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander soldiers who have served.

Burnett ‘growing operation’ uncovered in police sting

premium_icon Burnett ‘growing operation’ uncovered in police sting

Middle-aged couple busted by police after growing operation allegedly uncovered in their home.

Man taken to hospital after spider bite

premium_icon Man taken to hospital after spider bite

QAS called to treat victim of eight-legged creature.

‘Reconciliation needs to happen right here at home’

premium_icon ‘Reconciliation needs to happen right here at home’

Cherbourg woman expresses her concerns for her community’s present and future, but doesn’t wish to dwell in the past.

Target HQ weighs in on decision to close Murgon store

premium_icon Target HQ weighs in on decision to close Murgon store

Will the community’s efforts be enough to save the shop from shutting down?

Date set for return of touch football

premium_icon Date set for return of touch football

After a few months off, the season will restart where it left off... but with a few changes.

Sunrise caravanners shine bright light on Nanango

premium_icon Sunrise caravanners shine bright light on Nanango

50 caravans stayed at the Nanango Showgrounds and spent $19,350 in the community on site fees, groceries, visiting local attractions, eating out, and buying...

Wireless earbuds music to ears of new subscribers

premium_icon Wireless earbuds music to ears of new subscribers

Our latest subscription bundles unrestricted digital access to our website with a superb pair of stylish, great-sounding Sennheiser earbuds. Sound like a deal?

Qld election could go full postal

premium_icon Qld election could go full postal

All Queenslanders could be made to do a postal vote at the upcoming state election under law changes to ensure we’re kept safe come voting time.

Wed 27 May 2020

No public health alert after COVID-19 positive miner's death

No public health alert after COVID-19 positive miner's death

No evidence found linking COVID-19 positive nurse to death of 30-year-old Blackwater miner as investigation continues.

Burnett businesses miss out on share in $100M funding

premium_icon Burnett businesses miss out on share in $100M funding

KCCI president says grants would have been ‘game changer’ for traders battling drought, impacts of coronavirus.

CRIME WRAP: Drug possession and drink driving in Murgon

premium_icon CRIME WRAP: Drug possession and drink driving in Murgon

Police have charged four people with a range of charges including drink driving and possession of dangerous drugs.

Teen launches GoFundMe after bike gets stolen at work

premium_icon Teen launches GoFundMe after bike gets stolen at work

This Kingaroy teen is desperate to replace his only form of transport after his bike was stolen last week.

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