Saint Mary's Rugby League team at the local schools' rugby league competition.
Saint Mary's Rugby League team at the local schools' rugby league competition. Saint Mary's

NEWS CATCH-UP: Five stories you need to read from this week

IT HAS been a busy news week across the South Burnett.

To make it easier for you to catch up on what's been happening, the South Burnett Times has compiled a list of the top 5 stories that have made headlines.

Driver airlifted from Nanango crash

A man was airlifted to Brisbane in a stable condition with head and chest injuries after a single vehicle crash on the corner of the D'Aguilar Highway and Bushnells Rd.

Burnett teachers to go on strike next term

State school teachers are set to walk off the job next term, with the Queensland Teacher's Union saying it could be averted if the state government made an offer that adequately addressed four key elements.

Cracking success at championships for Burnett competitors

A cracking effort at the Queensland Whip Cracking Championships has scored three South Burnett competitors the chance to compete against the best in the country at the Royal Easter Show next year.

 

CRACKING EFFORT: Jackson Kerkow from Wooroolin and Katie Ryan from Wondai will compete at the Sydney Royal Easter show next year.
CRACKING EFFORT: Jackson Kerkow from Wooroolin and Katie Ryan from Wondai will compete at the Sydney Royal Easter show next year. Contributed

New protected species map comes at big cost for producers

A seemingly arbitrary change by the State Government to the way it maps protected plants will have a devastating effect on many local producers.

Saint Mary's kick for gold

It was a close and tough match between Saint Mary's Catholic College and Kingaroy State High School, but ultimately St Mary's came out on top.

 

Saint Mary's Rugby League team played Kingaroy at the local schools' rugby league competition.
Saint Mary's Rugby League team played Kingaroy at the local schools' rugby league competition. Saint Mary's
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