The historic Jimna Fire Tower – the subject of multiple protests by local residents for more than a decade – will have $1 million spent on it by the State Government during 2018-19.
Tipperary Estate at Moffatdale has had a very low profile for the past two years … but two weeks ago the business quietly came back to life.
South Burnett Regional Council and local businesses will again be promoting the best of what the area has to offer at the Regional Flavours food and wine festival in Brisbane this weekend.
A new guide covering the South Burnett Rail Trail has been released and can be downloaded online.
Southern Queensland Country’s tourism industry has recorded strong growth in the last year.
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the State Government to scrap what she describes as a “heartless” tax on grey nomads.
More than 1.4 million domestic tourists holidayed in the Southern Queensland Country area in the year to March 2018, according to new Tourism Research Australia data.
Tourist numbers on the South Burnett Rail Trail are already matching traffic flows on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail between Blackbutt and Moore, according to new data released by the South Burnett Regional Council.
An amazing 888 riders registered to take part in the Kingaroy Lions Club annual trail ride at the weekend, the biggest event the club has ever hosted.
Rail Trail fans watched in awe as the small dots appeared on an online map on Friday night, tracking the progress of the first-known non-stop pushbike ride from Kilkivan to Wulkuraka.
The South Burnett is about to get a new annual music festival, which the organisers aim to develop over coming years into a “destination event” to attract tourists to the region
So you’re happy with a few hundred – or a few thousand – “likers” on your Facebook page? How would more than 217,000 sound?
The official opening of Kingaroy’s special 30th Anniversary Expo 88 exhibition will be carried out on May 1 by special guest Sallyanne Atkinson.
The South Burnett Regional Council has assured visitors they will continue to enjoy “wonderful experiences” at Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma dams, despite the upcoming departure of the current managers.
The McEuen Forestry area at the end of Wondai’s Mackenzie Street is becoming a popular playground for mountain bike riders.
The frosts start arriving after Anzac Day … and so do the tourists, especially the grey nomads from down south searching for warmer climes.
The South Burnett Regional Council has given the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival a $6000 subsidy to attend an event marketing course run by Toowoomba consultants.
The lack of a Master Plan for the future development of the South Burnett Rail Trail is causing difficulties for the South Burnett Regional Council.
A new Council study has found the number of visitors from regions surrounding the South Burnett has fallen over the past decade.
South Burnett artist Olivia Everitt is planning another mural project in Murgon – and she’s seeking feedback from the local community about the project.
Wooroolin got to experience the benefits of motorcycle tourism at first hand over the weekend when more than 100 bikers camped out in the town centre.
Need a powerbank portable charger for your phone or other portable devices? You can get one free if you drop in to the South Burnett’s tourist centres.