South Burnett ratepayers will face an average 2.5 per cent rate rise after the South Burnett Regional Council handed down its 2016-17 Budget this morning.
If the secret of success in rugby league is training, training, training … the secret to success at school is pretty much the same: make every day count.
Former Wondai mayor Percy Iszlaub, 90, doesn’t only have a lifetime of council memories locked away, he was also a very important part of the South Burnett rugby league scene for more years than he cares to remember.
A bunch of Kingaroy State High School students now know a lot more about running a small business – and a fair bit about manufacturing and marketing coffee machines – after completing a three-day ECOMAN Program this week.
The “Sky’s The Limit” Charity Ball held at Kingaroy Town Hall last month raised an amazing $43,976.66 for the RACQ CareFlight helicopter rescue service.
The folks at Kumbia love to get together for a few drinks to raise money for a good cause … they also seem to have a great passion for colourful and crazy wigs.
The latest Federal politician to drop into the South Burnett bearing gifts this week was Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion, who accompanied LNP candidate for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien on a visit to Murgon and Cherbourg.
Thirty school principals had the opportunity to experience a brief taste of life in the old days on an Aboriginal Mission when they had a sleepover at Cherbourg this week.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce dropped into Kingaroy this week to announce an extra $100,000 for rural financial counselling services in southern Queensland, and to fly the flag for LNP candidate for Maranoa David Littleproud at the upcoming Federal election.
Graham House Neighbourhood Centre at Murgon and Cherbourg Aboriginal Council appear to be the only winners in the South Burnett from Tuesday’s State Budget.
Kingaroy portrait photographer Levi-Craig Murray has an exhibition booked in at the Wondai Art Gallery in 2018 … now he’s looking for a few more willing subjects to help him fill the walls.
South Burnett residents were in rev head heaven when the inaugural Wondai Street Sprints roared into action at the weekend,
The commissioning of Proteco’s new $3.2 million specialist edible oil refinery in Kingaroy began this week after two years of construction and three years of planning.
A motor racing track has sprung into existence in the back streets of the Wondai Industrial Estate … all ready for this weekend’s inaugural Wondai Street Sprints.
A 350MW wind farm located 50km south-west of Kingaroy could be adding electricity to Queensland’s power grid by 2020, and construction could begin as soon as next year.
The connection of all Australians to country, the natural environment and to one another is the central theme of this month’s exhibition at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery.
The 95th birthday of the Inverlaw Hall was celebrated in style on Saturday night with visitors coming from all over the local district for a special supper dance.
It’s not every day that a South Burnett organisation wins a national award, which is the reason why the crew from Gumnut Place in Murgon earned a standing ovation on Wednesday.
A tent city sprang up in a paddock just west of Kingaroy last weekend to house the hundreds – and hundreds – of trail bike riders who came to town for the annual Lions Charity Trail Bike Ride.
The crowds that rolled up for Goomeri’s annual Pumpkin Festival at the weekend were bigger than ever; in fact, at the top of Policeman’s Hill, you could say they were squashed in!