If the South Burnett Private Hospital closes on June 30 it would be an “absolute disaster” for the local community, says a specialist gynaecologist who has been visiting Kingaroy for more than five years.
The Tour de South Burnett cycle race is returning to the South Burnett next month, with a new name, new towns and five routes open to local cyclists, ranging in length from 5km to 107km.
The more than 400 runners and walkers who left Murgon Showground for a 7km stroll on Sunday morning weren’t only testing their fitness … they were also showing their support for Reconciliation and Cherbourg’s Ration Shed Museum.
The Blackbutt Show Society is delighted with the turnout to this year’s Blackbutt Show on Saturday.
Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says he is gutted by Friday’s news the South Burnett Private Hospital will close on June 30
The second annual Reconciliation Fun Run (or walk) is on again this Sunday from Murgon to Cherbourg!
Brisbane couple Geoff and Julie Sheather had the fright of their lives on Wednesday when smoke started filling the cockpit of their two-seater Foxbat ultralight as they were at 6500 feet and heading for Kingaroy.
After months of worrying about their future, the management committee of Cherbourg’s Ration Shed Museum have received some unexpected good news … they’ve won another important award recognising their work.
The South Burnett Regional Council has begun a five-day public consultation process to gather the community’s ideas about the proposed Kingaroy-Murgon Rail Trail.
It was a big day at the Burrandowan Picnic Races … big fields, a big crowd and a big response to the initiatives introduced by the race club this year.
Organisers of the Combined Anniversary Celebrations at St Mary’s Catholic College – to be held at the end of this month – have dug out some historic photographs during their research ahead of the big weekend.
South Burnett studs have come away with a swag of ribbons from Day 1 of judging in the Stud Cattle Competition at Beef Australia 2015 in Rockhampton.
Kingaroy Show weekend had the weather stacked against it – and lots of the events were cancelled – but you wouldn’t have known anything was amiss by the large number of smiling faces at the showgrounds.
The guests at Friday’s Mayoral Charity Breakfast had a lot to take in … some exciting news, some troubling news and some delicious food.
South Burnett Regional Council is willing to offer Pulse Health the use of the South Burnett Private Hospital building in Kingaroy rent-free if they agree to keep the doors of the facility open.
In 2009, two 18-year-old girls were killed in a head-on crash in the Yarra Valley in Victoria … the ripple effect of their deaths is still being felt today, even as far away as Kingaroy.
The South Burnett’s most iconic restaurant has re-opened its doors after being closed for several months for renovations.
Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey and his wife Kaye dropped in to visit Cherbourg and the nearby Shaftesbury College rodeo school during a whistlestop visit to the South Burnett on Tuesday.
Record crowds attended Kingaroy’s two Anzac Day services on Saturday to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings and the birth of the Anzac tradition.
Anzac Day services around the region drew record crowds this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, and so did Wondai’s 42nd Anzac Day race meeting.