The Nanango community kicked off the town’s official World War I centenary commemorations with a special night at Ringsfield on Friday.
The large metallic cube which appeared in Gore Street, Murgon, a few months ago is a massive vote of confidence in the future employment prospects for the workers at The Gumnut Place.
At southburnett.com.au we hear a lot of claims about the South Burnett’s rates. There’s no doubt people aren’t happy paying the road levy. And a councillor only has to receive a 1 cent pay rise for the predictable whingeing to begin.
Despite a few false starts, South Burnett mayor Wayne Kratzmann was always confident funding would come from somewhere to make the South Burnett Rail Trail a reality … but when the $2 million figure was revealed on Friday, he was stunned.
South Burnett general rates will rise 2.75 per cent in 2014-15 … the lowest increase since Council amalgamation in 2008.
Enterprising Nanango residents this week decided to paint in their own angled parking bays outside shops
The trail of little red poppies left by South Burnett residents on graves and memorials around Europe – and the sacrifices they represent – will never be forgotten following the launch of a special book of memories.
Wakka Wakka people from all over Queensland gathered near Maidenwell on Tuesday for a special ceremony that reunited people with their land and heritage.
It was an all-South Burnett U12s final at Wondai’s massive Mini-Mod Carnival on Saturday, with Nanango emerging triumphant after a long day of junior footie fun.
What’s the most important thing to do when playing rugby league? That’s the question the three Walters brothers posed to their young fans when they dropped in for a mini-training session at Kumbia on Friday.
It is almost unbelievable to think the tragedy of war has again struck Murgon’s Tiernan family … Sydney nun Philomene Tiernan, in Europe for the recent Dodewaard commemorations, was on board Malaysian flight MH17 which exploded mid-air over eastern Ukraine last night.
Kingaroy Lions Club member Marj Argue is making a “spectacular” effort to help people all over the world improve their vision.
Work began yesterday on a $2.5 million upgrade at Proteco in Kingaroy which will see the creation of a specialist edible oil refinery, the only one of its kind in Australia.
There was something for everyone at the Nanango Show Society’s “Lifestyle Weekend” at the showgrounds … enough to tempt anyone interested in a country “tree change”.
It’s a long way from Kingaroy to the beach, let alone the Olympics but Taliqua Clancy has her eyes set on the prize … and her family couldn’t be prouder.
Local knowledge paid off at Saturday’s Wondai Races with trainer Norma King – and the Duff name – dominating.
They may only be small, but Kingaroy Hospital’s latest gifts are not only worth big dollars, their value is going to priceless to local mums and their bubs.
Josh Arthur has done it again … taking home the South Burnett Speedway Club’s Champion of Champions award at the club’s annual trophy dinner for the second year in a row.
With the cold weather biting, it could be easy to forget the South Burnett is still gripped with drought, but thank goodness there are some very good people in both the city and country who haven’t forgotten …
Cherbourg’s NAIDOC celebrations were kicked off in a spectacular fashion with the official opening on Monday of the Ration Shed’s new Play The Ball exhibition.