Bean Grower Australia’s inaugural Workplace Warriors Footy Fun Day in Kingaroy proved two things last weekend … there’s plenty of people keen to get out and have fun with their workmates, and politicians can (sometimes) pass a football.
Drivers who get pulled over by Nanango police for a random breath test will get a ticket
The devastating Swickers fire could have a positive side for South Burnett businesses, with multiple opportunities possible during the rebuilding process.
The South Burnett Timber Industry Museum in Wondai marked its 15th birthday on Saturday with a special open day which featured wood crafting demonstrations both large in small.
There was a mix of good and bad news at Stanwell Corporation’s community update, held at Tarong Power Station on Thursday morning.
Rather than having the longest dental waiting lists in regional Queensland, the South Burnett actually has some of the shortest.
A business expo held in Kingaroy on Monday night attracted a wide variety of stalls … but it was the guest speakers who created the biggest buzz.
After a week of glittering high school formals in Kingaroy and Nanango, it was Murgon’s turn to shine on Friday night … and the Class of 2016 did not disappoint.
Nanango State High School students stepped into the limelight on Thursday night for their glittering and glamorous Year 12 Formal.
Students arrived in trucks, classic American cars, utes – and even a motorbike – at Kingaroy State High School’s 2016 Year 12 formal on Thursday evening.
Stanwell has defended the process it went through before signing a 10-year deal with Coal Reuse to remove combustion products from the Tarong and Tarong North power stations.
Tuesday night was the start of high school formals week in the South Burnett, and Kingaroy’s St Mary’s Catholic College led the way with their traditional Valedictory Dinner at Kingaroy Town Hall.
Just over a week ago, Swickers boning room was in flames, nearly 600 workers feared for their jobs, and the Kingaroy economy looked very shaky indeed.
Remembrance Day was commemorated with small ceremonies throughout the South Burnett on Friday.
An afternoon tea to mark the 25th anniversary of the reactivation of the Kingaroy Hospital Auxiliary led to a $27,000 surprise for Kingaroy Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Raymond “RT” Lewandowski.
A large crowd packed the Wondai Regional Art Gallery last Friday night to view an eclectic exhibition of old and new works by a well-known but rarely seen South Burnett artist.
The new-look Murgon Music Muster has been hailed a great success with the new layout and sound curtains in the PCYC Hall being praised by organisers and performers.
Swickers will retain its current workforce and hopes to have its processing floor return to normal operations within a week, Sunpork Group CEO Dr Robert van Barneveld says.
Police blocked Kingaroy-Barkers Creek Road – and onlookers were asked to stay away – after a large fire broke out on Sunday morning at Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory.
A very proud group of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services personnel from the South and North Burnett regions gathered in Murgon on Wednesday to be presented with medals.