Can the annual South Burnett Captains Dinner – a key fundraiser for Relay For Life – get any bigger?
The Maryknoll Centre at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy was packed out on Friday night when the school held its annual Rock On Stage Concert … and this year, after seven years in the wilderness, the school’s Parents and Friends finally had a win against the teachers.
Are 9265 signatures enough to convince someone somewhere that South Burnett residents really value their private hospital in Kingaroy and want to keep it open?
Community groups from Goomeri to Goombungee received more than $34,000 in grants and sponsorship from the Bendigo Bank on Wednesday night to fund local community projects.
Kingaroy businessman Michael Brown this week put up his hand to run for South Burnett mayor… partly out of frustration that he believes his plan for the future of the South Burnett Private Hospital has been ignored by Council, and partly because he says he could do a better job.
The South Burnett Wine Industry Association may spread its wings to become the region’s peak tourism industry body.
The annual Mini Mod Carnival, organised by the Wondai-Proston Junior Rugby League, had everything a South Burnett footy fan could desire.
It’s taken a little longer than a year and it’s involved everything from collection tins in local stores to two CROW-FM radiothons and two open air movie nights … but on Saturday, July 25, Wondai’s memorial to its much-loved former town emu Charlotte will finally be unveiled.
The annual Cow Horse Competition at Nanango attracts students from all over the South Burnett – from Windera to Cooyar – but it seems the riders from Goomeri have a firm grip on the trophy.
The audience at Murgon Town Hall on Thursday night for the official premiere of the “Beyond Barambah” short film has given it a big thumbs up.
It’s 1979, a quiet country back road, two likely lads growing up, beer, a 1970 muscle car … and a truck. Get the picture?
Judges were kept busy on Saturday selecting the entrants who’ll be representing the South Burnett at the Brisbane Exhibition next month
South Burnett teams triumphed in the finals of the Burnett Rugby League Championship played at Murgon on Saturday with Wondai demolishing Monto, and Cherbourg triumphant over Mundubbera.
The South Burnett Race Club’s popular Anzac Day meeting in Wondai delivered its traditional benefit to Legacy on Saturday.
The South Burnett Eagles have broken a 50-year drought – and Murgon is celebrating a great week for the town – after the 50th Anniversary 43kg rugby league carnival drew to a close on Friday afternoon.
A multi-million dollar upgrade at Swickers’ Kingaroy pig abattoir will have the potential to lift production at the plant to 30,000 head per week.
Forensic Police from Brisbane are investigating the sudden death of a 22-year-old man in Gladys Street, Kingaroy, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
NAIDOC celebrations at Cherbourg drew a huge crowd to the Ration Shed Museum complex on Tuesday, eager to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and achievements.
Wondai marked a milestone on Sunday when it held its 10th annual Reserve Forces Day commemoration … and guests came from all over Queensland for the occasion.
Some of the Durong Dingo Sanctuary’s immediate fencing problems have been solved … thanks to fundraising, generous donations and the help of a bunch of eager young volunteers.