South Burnett residents had their first chance to size up the candidates running for Mayor on Monday night at the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s special Mayoral Forum.
Former Wondai Mayor Percy Iszlaub isn’t one to blow his own horn … tuba maybe, but then only when he’s playing with the Wondai & District Band.
South Burnett Regional Council has gained $340,000 State Government funding to put towards replacing the dangerous Alford Street culvert in Kingaroy.
A meeting of 70 cattle producers at Proston Community Hall on Thursday night voted to keep the Tick Line between Mondure and Brigooda in its current position.
The Kingaroy-Murgon Rail Trail will be bitumen sealed after the South Burnett Regional Council voted today to accept a $635,000 tender from South Burnett Bobcat Services to undertake the work.
Fundraising has already begun for a second Burrumbuttock Hay Run to western Queensland … and the South Burnett is again heavily involved.
Proston-based Smithfield Cattle Co is expanding its feedlot capacity by almost a third, thanks to an acquisition at Goondiwindi.
Thousands of South Burnett residents were without power for nearly three and a half hours on Friday after a string of storms passed through the region.
A fourth candidate has joined the race for South Burnett mayor … and Sheena Lindholm knows at firsthand exactly what the job entails.
Jason Black, the man who started ute musters at South Burnett agricultural shows and grew them to become an integral part of the region’s show circuit, was named the South Burnett’s Citizen Of The Year on Monday night.
The South Burnett is gearing up for its annual Australia Day celebrations on Tuesday, with community events planned in almost every town around the region.
A recent trip to Papua New Guinea has given Nanango resident Jenny Morgan a great idea about how she can help support women in Australia’s nearest neighbour … quite literally!
The South Burnett Regional Council voted 5 to 2 today to take over the licence of the South Burnett Private Hospital.
Almost 100 people donated a total of $1000 at the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday night to fund a public information forum about the proposed Moreton Resources coal mine.
Ratepayers hoping for a speedy resolution to the future of the South Burnett Private Hospital at the special Council meeting called for Thursday look set to be disappointed.
The “Day For Lynda” on Sunday has raised more than $4600 and proved once again how well-loved the late Lynda Geiger was in the Kingaroy community.
The South Burnett Regional Council will call for expressions of interest in one of the South Burnett’s choicest pieces of real estate: the former Pound Street Depot site in Kingaroy.
Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson – recently appointed to the role – paid a whistlestop visit to the South Burnett this week as part of a roadtrip to help her get better acquainted with the some of the major issues in her portfolio.
Years of campaigning by local enthusiasts has paid off with the State Government confirming on Tuesday it has approved funding to complete the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail between Toogoolawah and Moore.
A record-breaking hay convoy to drought-stricken farmers in western Queensland had a South Burnett flavour at the weekend … with local businesses supporting the run, local drivers taking part, and local cooks baking up some tasty treats to also head out west.