The South Burnett Regional Council has voted to include 69 sites on the Local Heritage Register … but nine other properties won’t be included to allow more discussions with the affected owners
Plans to return the former Nanango Railway Station building to its original home in Pioneer Park and turn it into a railway history museum are drawing increasing interest.
Nanango’s Heritage Cup race meeting on Saturday was full of surprises … and all of them were pleasant ones.
Kingaroy Clay Target Club played host at the weekend to 140 shooters – many police or former police – taking part in the Australasian Police and Services Championships.
Patrons at this weekend’s Bookarama won’t need to go far if hunger pangs strike.
Newly elected South Burnett MPs Llew O’Brien (Wide Bay) and David Littleproud (Maranoa) spoke of family, pride in the region and the honour of being elected in their maiden speeches to Federal Parliament this week.
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ J. Bjelke-Petersen Research Station will be holding an Open Day on October 6 to celebrate 100 years of Department Of Agriculture involvement in Kingaroy.
Alana Purcell proved earlier this year a wheelchair can’t stop her from playing a valuable role in the community, and she’s keen to share that message in Kingaroy this Saturday.
Blackbutt and Benarkin residents have a new town song – and a new sport to practise for next year – following the 7th annual Bloomin’ Beautiful festival at the weekend.
Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge paid a visit to Durong on Sunday … the first time a Catholic Archbishop has visited the town in more than 50 years.
Kingaroy-based engineering company Access Innovations has been named as a finalist in the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards
It’s not every day that you’ll find a couple of LNP Members of Parliament – and Shadow Ministers, at that – saying nice things about dingoes …
Troubled Tarong fly ash contractor Coal Reuse has been placed in liquidation, leaving a trail of creditors in its wake who could be owed as much as $1.2 million.
South Burnett’s rugby league season finally wrapped up at the weekend with three exciting junior Grand Finals played in Kingaroy, and local teams in sudden-death games in Toowoomba.
The talented women from the QCWA were making a big impression in Murgon on Friday with their annual display of the best handcrafts from across the Gympie-South Burnett Division.
Strange things happened in Australia during World War I. “German Shepherds” became “Alsatians”, many families anglicised their German-sounding surnames, and the tiny town of Mt Bismarck, south of the Bunya Mountains, became Maclagan …
Murgon’s “Focus On You” Community Health Expo has been declared a huge success by organisers.
Anyone silly enough to try to break the law in Kumbia on Saturday night would have been in for a huge shock … there were enough superheroes in town to send the meanest villain quickly off to jail.
Plenty of sunshine – and a cool breeze – greeted visitors to the 99th Wondai Show held at the Wondai Showgrounds on Saturday.
Nanango’s Panthers chalked up their fifth consecutive 1st Division Grand Final win at the Kingaroy Senior Soccer Fields on Saturday night.