It’s not everyday that you’re handed 3D glasses to view a painting … but visitors to an exciting exhibition of contemporary indigenous art in Murgon on Friday night would have seen the paintings spring to life when they donned a pair.
Kingaroy teenager Holly Ferling may be turning heads in India because of her skills on a cricket pitch but now she’s also made it into State Parliament.
The RSPCA hosted a pyjama party with a difference this evening in Kingaroy … many of the guests wore their best fur coats.
Controlled Traffic Farming – a system that uses satellites to improve soil health and minimise compaction – has become very popular in the South Burnett over the past 15 years or so.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has received a letter of support from Prime Minister Julia Gillard assuring him that the Federal Government is “absolutely committed” to supporting the South Burnett after the Australia Day weekend floods.
Fundraising for the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal is starting to ramp up.
A breakfast to help raise money to support victims of the Australia Day floods will be held at Dimities Cottage in Wondai on Sunday, February 24.
Kilkivan Show and Campdraft Association will be holding a Community Working Bee on February 23-24 to assist with the clean-up and repairs to the showgrounds in the wake of the latest floods.
Movement restrictions will be removed from at least 20 Queensland cattle properties over the next week, while another trace forward property has tested positive with Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD).
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says she’s been pleased to attend several “Leadership Badge” ceremonies at local schools recently … and she’s looking forward to several more over the next couple of weeks.
A group of local women are breathing new life into a country tradition, experimenting with Twilight meetings to help attract new members to the Queensland Country Women’s Association
Despite a massive clean-up, Goomeri Swimming Pool will remain closed for the rest of the season
This year’s Evolution Solar South Burnett Football Sevens Carnival could draw as many as 600 players, managers, referees and fans to the South Burnett.
Students at St John’s Lutheran school in Kingaroy recently held a Free Dress Day to raise funds for a sister school in Bundaberg badly affected by the recent floods
Cherbourg State School’s new commercial kitchen hosted a special “knife skills” course recently
State Health Minister Lawrence Springborg says a phantom army of more than 100,000 Queenslanders was deducted from the State’s population growth figures to justify federal cuts to hospital and health services and endanger up to 2000 health jobs.
Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has blamed fly-in, fly-out mining workers for an increase in sexually transmitted diseases in his electorate.
Legislation passed last night in State Parliament is designed to fix long-standing anomalies in land tenure in some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities.
Results from the third night of Summer 7s soccer:
Plaintive barking coming from Yarraman Creek prompted local residents Susan and Scott Reilly to investigate … and what they found stunned them.