Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging local sporting and recreational clubs affected by the recent floods to apply for the State Government’s $1 million recovery fund.
Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd has welcomed the announcement that the South Burnett regional council area has been activated for Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payments (AGDRP).
In State Parliament, local MPs Deb Frecklington and Jeff Seeney recount the flood devastation.
Agriculture Minister John McVeigh says saleyards are a vital part in the cattle supply chain, dismissing concerns expressed late last year by the RSPCA.
Kingaroy Police are urging new businesses to register their after-hours contact details with police to help them to quickly access or arrange security of premises in the event of burglaries, storm damage, fire or wilful or accidental damage.
A fire which damaged a truck and threatened a home near Goomeri last night is now extinguished.
Celebrating Pancake Day has been a tradition for so long at St Michael And All Angels Anglican Church in Kingaroy that no one seems to know when it first began.
Nanango held on to win by just two runs in their rain-affected A Grade cricket match against the Murgon Crusaders on Saturday.
The annual Windera Music Muster is definitely going ahead this Saturday (February 16) despite many in the local community being hit hard by the recent floods.
Are there any volunteers in the South Burnett who could give Wilkesdale woman Dominique Bellonte a hand?
A dozen “Bites Of The Burnett” were unveiled at the opening of the Kingaroy Art Gallery’s February exhibition on Friday night.
Events held in regional Queensland have until 5:00pm on Friday (February 15) to apply for funding under Round 24 of the Tourism and Events Queensland Regional Development Program.
About 20 Neighbourhood Watch members and other community leaders from as far away as Kumbia attended the Gympie Cluster Neighbourhood Watch meeting last Wednesday night.
Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has announced fee relief for some primary producers and businesses impacted by the recent floods, but the South Burnett has missed out so far.
Yarraman community radio station Wild Horse FM held a special dinner at Heritage House on Friday
Kingaroy cricketer Holly Ferling was the star player in Australia’s thrilling two-run victory over traditional rivals England in their ICC World Cup Super 6 match in Mumbai on Friday.
The body of a 40-year-old man who was reported missing near Mundubbera on Thursday has been found in a vehicle in the Boyne River.
The Australia Day weekend floods have provided the perfect opportunity for some local residents to help clean up their act … quite literally.
Downs Rugby have released the draft draw for the 2013 rugby union season.
The Darling Downs Recovery and Resilience Team which has been helping people recover from the 2010/2011 floods will extend their work through to June this year following the recent flood disaster in the region.