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Garden Expo Blooms In Sunshine

Garden Expo Blooms In Sunshine

The sunshine brought out biggest crowd seen in years – possibly, ever – at the Wondai Garden Expo at the weekend.

Sunshine Brings Out The Crowd

Sunshine Brings Out The Crowd

There was plenty of excitement both on and off the track at the third annual Wondai Sprints held at the weekend.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Wondai businessman Owen Blamires and two young passengers had a lucky escape on Saturday when a fuel issue led to their Cessna 172 making a forced landing in Wondai.

Sprints Roar Back Into Action

Sprints Roar Back Into Action

Organisers are hoping a big crowd will reward their efforts at the third annual Wondai Sprints this weekend.

Bloomin’ Marvellous Art At Wondai

Bloomin’ Marvellous Art At Wondai

Wondai’s Autumn Garden Expo is just around the corner, so that means it’s time for Wondai Art Gallery to burst out into bloom with its annual exhibition of flower and garden-themed paintings.

Reconciliation Grants Round Opens

Reconciliation Grants Round Opens

The State Government has announced a new $100,000 funding opportunity that will help more Queensland communities celebrate National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3).

Obituary: Desley Marquardt 1934-2018

Obituary: Desley Marquardt 1934-2018

Almost a hundred people spilled out into the grounds of the St John Trinity Lutheran Church in Wondai on Friday morning as the church overflowed for the funeral of well-known local resident Lorraine (Desley) Marquardt.

‘He Was A Bloody Good Bloke’

‘He Was A Bloody Good Bloke’

Wondai Memorial Hall was filled to overflowing on Friday afternoon for the funeral service of  the “patriarch of Wondai”, former Mayor Percy Iszlaub, AM.

Art Exhibition Dazzles And Delights

Art Exhibition Dazzles And Delights

Concerns about becoming bogged in his own driveway prevented a multi award-winning artist from attending the opening of his first exhibition in almost two years.

Army Cadets Looking For New Recruits

Army Cadets Looking For New Recruits

Wondai’s 135 Army Cadet Unit will be having two recruitment intakes this year – one this Sunday, February 11 and another in June.

Forestry Fire Contained

Forestry Fire Contained

A fire that has been burning for two days in the Wondai State Forestry created large plumes of smoke on Wednesday which could be seen from as far away as Kingaroy.

Volunteers Top 270 Years’ Service

Volunteers Top 270 Years’ Service

South Burnett councillor Ros Heit presented badges to a group of Wondai QCWA members on Monday morning who between them have racked up an amazing 270 years of service to the organisation.

Police Probe Road Rage Claims

Police Probe Road Rage Claims

Wondai Police are asking the public for assistance after reports of a road rage incident on the Bunya Highway appeared on social media on Tuesday night.

Racing Outpaces The Rain

Racing Outpaces The Rain

Saturday in the South Burnett started with a few sprinkles and gradually built up to a downpour … but that didn’t stop a large crowd turning out to Wondai’s race track despite the leaden skies.

Carjacked Vehicle Found Near Wondai

Carjacked Vehicle Found Near Wondai

A Holden sports car involved in an alleged carjacking in Gympie has been located in Wondai.

Wondai SES Wins Regional Award

Wondai SES Wins Regional Award

Wondai SES Group – which was on its last legs just a year ago – has been named the North Coast Region’s 2017 Regional Group of the Year.

Art Competition Dazzles And Delights

Art Competition Dazzles And Delights

A crowd of more than 70 packed the Wondai Regional Art Gallery on Friday night to help launch this year’s South Burnett and Cherbourg On Show Festival.

Wondai Volunteers Say Farewell

Wondai Volunteers Say Farewell

After 34 years of looking after the local community – and serving 135,000 meals – the Wondai Meals On Wheels committee has handed the reins over to SBcare in Kingaroy.

New Footpath At Wondai

New Footpath At Wondai

The South Burnett Regional Council has begun building a new concrete footpath along the eastern side of the Bunya Highway at Wondai.

Are You A Former Volunteer?

Are You A Former Volunteer?

Are you a former Meals on Wheels helper at Wondai? If so, long-time volunteer Michelle Smith would like to hear from you ASAP.

Right Royal Celebration At Wondai

Right Royal Celebration At Wondai

Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey AC added a vice-regal touch to Wondai’s Centenary Show at the weekend … but he’s not the first Governor to have dropped in over the years.

Obituary – Merv Sokoll

Obituary – Merv Sokoll

A funeral service was held at Virgos Chapel in Kingaroy on Friday for former Wondai Shire councillor Merv Sokoll who died recently aged 84.

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