The Nanango Show had something for everyone … from Peppa Pig and train rides for the kids, to motorbike barrel racing, a cutting competition and trots on the main oval.
Wondai’s traditional Anzac Day race meeting always attracts a good crowd of punters after the morning’s commemorations have wound up, but the seriousness of the day is not forgotten.
South Burnett residents made sure the sacrifices of the first Anzacs – and their successors in all conflicts since – were not forgotten on Monday.
The second annual Blackbutt Show, Shine & Swap Meet had a lot more “shine” this year … in both spit and polish, and warm autumn weather.
South Burnett roads should be a little bit safer after another 300 or so Year 11 students were put through the day-long RYDA program in Kingaroy this week.
TAFE’s Kingaroy campus celebrated its 30th birthday on Tuesday evening with lots of food, drinks, music, memories and three special awards.
Numbers may have been slightly down at this year’s Kingaroy Show Ball, but the mood last Saturday night was decidedly upbeat.
The magic of live theatre will be returning to Nanango at the end of April and the Nanango Theatre Company is getting ready to tickle your funny bone … if you’re up for it.
“Thank you for your service. Lest We Forget” … With these words another red poppy was solemnly placed on a serviceman’s grave at Memerambi Cemetery.
Former Kingaroy High School student Jasmine Bonwick is just a couple of months away from making a dream come true.
In 2014, southburnett.com.au carried out a detailed study which compared South Burnett rates with other Queensland councils
Tansey Polocrosse Club’s Hafey family will be heading off to NSW next week to take part in the 25th Australian Polocrosse National Championships.
The proposed power price rises released recently have shocked many agricultural consumers, according to the Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation.
Kilkivan police officer-in-charge – and LNP Vice-President – Llew O’Brien has won pre-selection for the Federal seat of Wide Bay.
The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital could re-open as early as June or July, restoring up to 15 full-time jobs and reinjecting an estimated $2.6 million a year into the region’s economy, both lost when the hospital closed.
Last week the pallet-building team in the wood workshop at Murgon’s Gumnut Place set an unusual record.
The South Burnett’s freshly minted councillors will take their places officially in the Warren Truss Council Chambers for the first time on Thursday at 9:00am for the mandatory post-election meeting.
Same felt hat … different shirt. With these words, a stalwart of Kingaroy’s peanut industry signed off from the Peanut Company of Australia at Easter after a 24-year stint servicing peanut growers from northern NSW to the Atherton Tableland.
Former Deputy Mayor Cr Keith Campbell was declared as the South Burnett’s new Mayor at 12:51pm on Sunday, April 3.
South Burnett residents Peter Ranasinghe and Brett Whitewood are gearing up for some special Anzac week talks, which explains why parts of Kingaroy Library have taken on a distinct Melanesian feel at the moment.