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Wed 11 Dec 2019

Water bombers supporting ground crews at Mingo fire

Water bombers supporting ground crews at Mingo fire

QUEENSLAND Fire and Emergency Services crews remain on scene at a vegetation fire burning near Gayndah Mount Perry Road and Kalliwa Connection Road, Mingo.

More than $44.8M of lost super in the North Burnett

premium_icon More than $44.8M of lost super in the North Burnett

Residents are being urged to reassess their super in the wake of recent ATO figures.

Pub owner presented with fruit cake of thanks

Pub owner presented with fruit cake of thanks

Gayndah Senior Citizens present Ken Mogg with fruit cake during annual Christmas break-up.

Pub donation to make youths better drivers

premium_icon Pub donation to make youths better drivers

Grand Hotel Gayndah raffle raises $1000 towards defensive driving course for local students.

‘Never before seen’ drought closes on southeast

premium_icon ‘Never before seen’ drought closes on southeast

With almost three million people now affected by drought in Queensland, a local government figure has called for the crisis to be given urgent priority.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

‘The world cannot function without volunteers’

‘The world cannot function without volunteers’

Blue Care Mundubbera recognises its dedicated volunteers for International Volunteer Day last week.

10 of North Burnett’s most dangerous drivers

premium_icon 10 of North Burnett’s most dangerous drivers

We’ve compiled a list of some of the North Burnett’s most dangerous drivers this year.

VALE ARTHUR: Gayndah farewells a community icon

premium_icon VALE ARTHUR: Gayndah farewells a community icon

We say goodbye to one of Gayndah’s longstanding volunteers and local personalities following his passing.

Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

premium_icon Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

In her letter to Santa, she wished for one thing that people all across the country are wishing for.

Kingaroy man arrested as part of national pedophile bust

premium_icon Kingaroy man arrested as part of national pedophile bust

Detectives targeted high-threat child sex offenders as part of an Australia-wide operation.

‘My friends do call me Margaret, after Margaret Fulton’

‘My friends do call me Margaret, after Margaret Fulton’

Biggenden QCWA members get a scone-making masterclass from the expert, with some wonderful and not-so-wonderful results.

A WOMAN OF FIRSTS: Vale Daphne Wilschefski

premium_icon A WOMAN OF FIRSTS: Vale Daphne Wilschefski

We say goodbye to a woman dedicated to breaking down gender barriers in her region.

Gayndah girl enjoys artistic homecoming

premium_icon Gayndah girl enjoys artistic homecoming

The artist shares the space with the Brushes on the Balcony exhibit, featuring the work of 17 women.

Big read: What you need to know about Paradise Dam

premium_icon Big read: What you need to know about Paradise Dam

THE difference between an inquiry and a Building Queensland report into Paradise Dam.

Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

premium_icon Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

A teacher, a man who worked at a hospital and a chef who lived near a childcare centre are among a group of Queenslanders arrested by a national pedophile-busting...

Mon 9 Dec 2019

International farm workers share thoughts on Burnett

premium_icon International farm workers share thoughts on Burnett

Find out what these backpackers love about the region, and what they’d like to see more of.

My home, my nightmare: Grieving mum sells after son's murder

premium_icon My home, my nightmare: Grieving mum sells after son's murder

Amongst the furniture and the photos, a heart-broken Jeanette Ferguson mourns her murdered son Gary and dreams of a new home where the pain of death is erased.

‘Help me, help me’: Injured man pulled from wreckage

premium_icon ‘Help me, help me’: Injured man pulled from wreckage

An injured motorist man was pulled from his vehicle after it rolled into a ditch earlier today.

Man’s ‘missing teeth’ lead to vicious dog bowl assault

premium_icon Man’s ‘missing teeth’ lead to vicious dog bowl assault

The 67-year-old bystander told victim she ‘deserved’ vicious attack in front of her teenage son.

FIRE WARNING: Crews monitoring fire in North Burnett

FIRE WARNING: Crews monitoring fire in North Burnett

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are currently on scene at a fire in the North Burnett.

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