Drought had looked to be the main risk for Yarraman’s annual town festival, “The Colours Of Yarraman”, but on Saturday it was rain that had organisers worried.
Okay … it’s time to get serious and start voting! Time is running out for Kingaroy’s Big Peanut to become Australia’s “Next Big Thing”.
At 2:15am on Tuesday, Mike Zande climbed aboard his pushbike at Wulkuraka, the official starting point of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Aussies overseas are often asked if kangaroos really hop down our streets … but in Kingaroy you can forget about the ‘roos.
Organisers of the inaugural Murgon Rail Trail Festival and Marathon are hoping for fine weather and a bumper turnout on Sunday.
Everything from the smallest stationary engine to the largest semi-trailer was on display at the recent Kingaroy and District Machinery Club Rally in Kingaroy.
Wondai’s annual Spring Garden Expo was as bright and bustling as ever at the weekend with visitors exploring a multitude of stalls stretching around the edge of Wondai Sportsground
Durong resident Simon Stretton has again called on the South Burnett Regional Council to repair Shellytop and McLean roads urgently.
Moffatdale Ridge’s annual Italian Festival had a lot of competition this year – rugby league grand finals, Nanango Muster, Nanango Races, Avocado Festival etc – but still about 1200 people turned up to celebrate la dolce vita.
An historic disused rail bridge on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is undergoing a $4.5 million refurbishment to make it a major tourist attraction.
More than 740 caravans and campervans packed out the Nanango Showgrounds at the weekend for the 16th annual Heritage Nanango Country Muster.
The British are coming! Paul Revere probably didn’t say it, but the Kingaroy & District Vintage Machinery Club definitely will be this weekend.
Gympie Regional Council is inviting feedback from residents and businesses in Goomeri, Kilkivan and nearby areas about the Kilkivan to Kingaroy Rail Trail.
The derelict QRail site in Kingaroy will be converted into one of Queensland’s largest community woodworking complexes if the South Burnett Woodcrafters have their way.
No decision has been made yet by the organising committee about whether BaconFest will return in 2019 or whether it should become a biannual event.
The South Burnett Regional Council says it is committed to the future of Visitor Information Centres (VICs) in the region despite a drop in numbers over the past 10 years.
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 State Government has released two new guides for recreational anglers to keep them up-to-date with boating and fishing regulations.
Industry groups have come out on Thursday to calm fears aroused by media reports about proposed changes to 4WD modification rules in Queensland.
Boondooma Homestead was awash with tartans and bagpipes over the weekend as 300 caravanners and 800 guests gathered to celebrate all things Scottish.
Visitors coming to Kingaroy for BaconFest may need to book a room in Nanango or Wondai on Saturday night if they don’t act quickly.
The South Burnett Regional Council is considering turning over management of the region’s five Visitor Information Centres to the volunteers who staff them.
Farmers who allow campers to pitch a swag on their properties can now be covered against potentially ruinous public liability insurance claims if something goes wrong.
Kingaroy’s going pig-crazy at the moment (is there any pink paint left in town?) as the BaconFest weekend of events trots even closer …