Work on Kingaroy’s new $1.87 million roundabout at Rogers Drive is proceeding to plan, and should be completed before Christmas.
Fire crews in the South Burnett were stretched on Thursday with major fires breaking out at Glan Devon and Booie within two hours of each other.
Some of Australia’s best young speedway riders were in action in Kingaroy on Saturday for the Queensland State Titles of the Under 16 125cc Solos and Best Pairs.
The South Burnett Regional Council will reduce the swimming season at Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon swimming pools slightly this season so that patrons can be safer.
Nanango Hospital’s 120th birthday was celebrated on Saturday with a Spring Fete held in the grounds of the town’s former maternity home, Ringsfield House.
The future of Moreton Resources’ proposed Kingaroy coal mine is in doubt following the company’s failure this week to shake off an $8.1 million tax debt.
Grey skies and a small shower in the morning had the organisers of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival a little worried on Saturday … but despite the gloomy start, the crowds “rolled” in.
It’s taken more than a decade – and many twists and turns along the way – but the curtain has finally lifted for the new Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre (KPAC) on Saturday.
The home crowd couldn’t have been happier as the Stags stomped on the Red Ants in the A Grade South Burnett Rugby League Grand Final played in Nanango on Saturday.
Local police officers turned out in force on Friday to salute the career of retiring Wondai Officer-in-Charge, Sergeant Gary Brown.
Average rate bills in the South Burnett have doubled in the decade since the 2008 council amalgamations while CPI over the same period has risen by just 24 per cent.
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A record number of stud beef entries, the return of the bull ride, gleaming trucks … the 101st Wondai Show had it all at the weekend.
Barambah and Wests have taken out this year’s local football premierships after both teams narrowly won Saturday’s Grand Finals.
South Burnett rugby league is reaching a crescendo after a huge weekend of Major and Minor Semi-Finals played at Cherbourg last Saturday, plus success for the South Burnett Eagles U16s women’s team at Maroochydore.
The confusion in Canberra has created confusion in the power industry, and this frustration was apparent on Thursday morning at Stanwell’s regular community update held at Tarong Power Station.
A fast-moving bushfire that broke out on Wednesday afternoon forced the evacuation of Nanango Hospital as a precautionary measure
Farming families in drought-stricken parts of Queensland are being given a helping hand thanks to the efforts of a Nanango resident and the local Lions Club.
The threat of wet weather on the weekend caused some headaches for Kingaroy’s inaugural BaconFest but not enough to stop the main day sizzling.
The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group says 174 South Burnett landholders – and 323 parcels of land – would be directly affected if Moreton Resources’ proposed coal rail line goes ahead.
Wondai could soon be the third town in the South Burnett region to get a CCTV security camera system to deter crime.
Boondooma Homestead was awash with tartans and bagpipes over the weekend as 300 caravanners and 800 guests gathered to celebrate all things Scottish.
The South Burnett’s rugby league family gathered together on Saturday night to salute the sports stars of the past as well as the up-and-coming stars of the future.
The second annual LifeFlight Community Fun Day – held in Kingaroy on Saturday – has raised about $17,600 for the rescue helicopter service.