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Tourism Operators Want A Say

Tourism Operators Want A Say

Tourism operators have urged the South Burnett Regional Council to consult with them before spending any more ratepayers’ money on tourism promotion.

Tenders Close<BR> For Equestrian Centre

Tenders Close
For Equestrian Centre

Tenders have closed for construction of Gympie Council’s proposed $2 million equestrian centre at Kilkivan

Major Milestone For Range Crossing

Major Milestone For Range Crossing

The western section of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing has opened to traffic for the first time, marking a major milestone for one of the State’s largest infrastructure projects.

Pine Tree Salutes Anzac Sacrifices

Pine Tree Salutes Anzac Sacrifices

St Patrick’s Catholic School at Nanango now has a tangible reminder of the lives lost more than 100 years ago at Gallipoli following the planting of an Aleppo pine sapling at the school on Friday morning.

Barnaby Joyce Plans Murgon Visit

Barnaby Joyce Plans Murgon Visit

The Federal Government’s “Special Envoy For Drought Assistance and Recovery”, former National Party leader and Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, will be visiting Murgon later this month.

MP Unveils TAFE Rural Training

MP Unveils TAFE Rural Training

The State Government has announced it will invest $2.2 million in rural support training programs … just days after it broke the news that Queensland’s last two agricultural colleges would be axed.

Future Champs Earn Grants

Future Champs Earn Grants

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has announced the latest round of successful applicants from the Federal Government’s popular Local Sporting Champions program.

Local Artists Take Over Gallery

Local Artists Take Over Gallery

If you’d like to get a feel for just how talented South Burnett artists really are, you should pop in to the Kingaroy Art Gallery over the Christmas break to take a look at the latest exhibition.

Lightning Title Up For Grabs

Lightning Title Up For Grabs

The last speedway meeting for 2018 will get under way at 5:00pm on Saturday at the Kingaroy Showgrounds track.

Runners Celebrate Their 100th

Runners Celebrate Their 100th

Wondai’s parkrun group will be celebrating its 100th weekly run on Saturday morning.

Toowoomba Mayor May Appeal Fine

Toowoomba Mayor May Appeal Fine

Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio may appeal a Local Government Regional Conduct Review Panel finding that he engaged in misconduct in his dealings with the Melbourne-to-Brisbane Inland Railway project.

RAAF To<BR> Conduct Night Exercises

RAAF To
Conduct Night Exercises

Residents shouldn’t be alarmed if they hear more aircraft than usual flying about over the next few days

Free Oil Recycling For Farms

Free Oil Recycling For Farms

Farmers are being encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to recycle their used oil.

Inquiry To Examine Vegetation Policies

Inquiry To Examine Vegetation Policies

A day after the State LNP called for an inquiry into Queensland’s bushfires, its Federal colleagues have announced one will be held – but it will include vegetation management policies across Australia.

Defendants To Receive SMS Reminders

Defendants To Receive SMS Reminders

Defendants on bail around Queensland will now receive an SMS reminder 24 hours before their next court appearance as part of a regional pilot project that has been expanded statewide.

Cricketers Beat The Heat

Cricketers Beat The Heat

The South Burnett’s two A Grade cricket teams – playing at home in scorching conditions – both notched up wins in the Gympie cricket competition last weekend.

Christmas Diners Dig Deep For Charity

Christmas Diners Dig Deep For Charity

The annual South Burnett Mayor’s Christmas Charity Lunch attracted about 160 diners to the Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday, all eager to help the region’s disadvantaged

State To Review Fire Response

State To Review Fire Response

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has confirmed a review will be done after the devastating bushfires that swept through the State.

Applications Open For Events Funding

Applications Open For Events Funding

Applications are now open from events organisers for funding for under the State Government’s Queensland Destination Events Program.

LNP Calls For Bushfires Inquiry

LNP Calls For Bushfires Inquiry

The Liberal National Party is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry following the devastating Queensland bushfires.

$1m Upgrade Creates Women’s Centre

$1m Upgrade Creates Women’s Centre

The site of the former Girls Dormitory in Cherbourg – which burned down in 1988 – has become the new home for a million-dollar facility to help the women and children of today.

Red Earth Pitches A New Way

Red Earth Pitches A New Way

If you missed the inaugural Red Pitch event in Kingaroy of Tuesday night, you missed a few odd sights … such as South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell and Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff hopping about like kangaroos.

Feeders, Weaners In Demand

Feeders, Weaners In Demand

950 head were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday, December 4 for the fortnightly liveweight sale, where export cattle were easier across the board.

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

After breaking the $10 billion mark for the first time last year, the Toowoomba Region’s economy grew to $10.81 billion as of June 30, 2018.

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