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Sat 22 Sep 2018

Word of warning for school holiday road trippers

Word of warning for school holiday road trippers

School holidays are officially under way and the state's peak motoring body is driving home an important safety message as families prepared to hit the road.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

The future of grassroots rugby league

The future of grassroots rugby league

A community forum was held to discuss the future of the game in the region.

IGA rejig creates more than just a fresh look

IGA rejig creates more than just a fresh look

GAYNDAH residents may have noticed a few differences at their local IGA, but a fresh new layout and paint isn't the only good thing that came from the rejig.

Tourism and road safety benefits for the North Burnett

Tourism and road safety benefits for the North Burnett

The region benefits from $6.9 million of road and tourism projects

Ostwald heads into the Intrust Super Cup grand final

Ostwald heads into the Intrust Super Cup grand final

Chris Ostwald is set to make the Burnett proud when he takes to the state stage this weekend playing in the Intrust Super Cup grand final for the first time.

Safety first for dams and lakes

Safety first for dams and lakes

Fishing at Paradise Dam, water skiing at Lake Cania and camping at Boondooma Dam - as the holidays arrive, days outside spring to mind for many Burnett locals.

High on ice, man fronts police station with knife

High on ice, man fronts police station with knife

Magistrate Pink fined Watcho $300 and gave him one last warning before he left the court room.

Surprise win in Gayndah Lions' Grocery Grab

Surprise win in Gayndah Lions' Grocery Grab

After volunteering for hours, a Gayndah Lion didn't expect his own ticket to be the one drawn for the win.

An update on farm maintenance codes

An update on farm maintenance codes

Have your say on clearing guidelines

Families evacuated, roads closed as bushfires rage

Families evacuated, roads closed as bushfires rage

You need to be ready to follow your bushfire survival plan.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Burnett student to bat for Queensland

Burnett student to bat for Queensland

Travis Larner has been selected to play for Queensland at the School Sport Australia Championship for softball.

New CEO for Council

New CEO for Council

An in-depth look at the new CEO for NBRC

DOGS FOR SALE: Heartless scammer targets Goomeri

DOGS FOR SALE: Heartless scammer targets Goomeri

GOOMERI police are warning residents about a social media scam involving the sale of dogs.

Famous Burnett church up for sale

Famous Burnett church up for sale

Proston's Shepherd Memorial Church of St Peter is now deconsecrated, selling at a fetching price for a heritage listed building, due to its location.

100 signs to make Gayndah Mount Perry Rd safer

100 signs to make Gayndah Mount Perry Rd safer

Department of Transport and Main Roads will place 100 signs on the Gayndah Mount Perry Rd in a bid to make it safer.

Men's health on police radar

Men's health on police radar

Police check in on men's health in Mundubbera

A quick recap from around the region

A quick recap from around the region

A summary of the week in sport

Children's classic comes to life on Burnett stage

Children's classic comes to life on Burnett stage

BIGGENDEN and surrounding schools have delighted its audience this week with the performance of the musical The Jungle Book

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Mayor responds to project backlash

Mayor responds to project backlash

In response to backlash over the Mingo Crossing Caravan Park upgrade Mayor Rachel Chambers said tourism is important for the region to diversify the economy.

Project 'a waste of rate payers money'

Project 'a waste of rate payers money'

The news of Mingo Crossing Caravan Park receiving a $2.5 million upgrade didn't go down well with some locals.

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