The South Burnett Regional Council reports that the recently restored Taromeo Cemetery has stood tall and steady during the Australia Day weekend floods.
Results from the second night of Summer 7s soccer:
The farmers around Byee and Silverleaf are hurting … their crops, and more importantly, their topsoil was washed away during the Australia Day weekend floods.
Two art exhibitions will be opening in Kingaroy this weekend.
Indigenous people teaching indigenous culture and history to indigenous kids … makes sense, doesn’t it? No wonder the initiative has taken off at Cherbourg State School.
The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation (QDO) has welcomed news that the State and Federal Governments have escalated disaster relief arrangements for Gympie Shire, but says the South Burnett needs to be added to the list.
A Kingaroy man, found guilty of raping a 20-year-old woman after tying her wrists to the bedhead with duct tape, has been sentenced to six years’ jail.
Wondai’s iconic “bottom” pub, the Wondai Hotel, is undergoing a major refurbishment which will see it emerge at Easter rechristened as the “Wondai Hotel and Cellars”.
North Burnett artist Sue Lederhose has braved the floods to bring her latest exhibition “Bites Of The Burnett” to the South Burnett.
Kingaroy cricketer Holly Ferling has made an impressive debut for Australia, taking two wickets against Pakistan at the ICC Women’s World Cup being played in India.
St Mary’s Catholic College officially kicked off its 2013 school year this morning with a special celebration to welcome the school’s new senior leaders.
It’s a long way to travel from New York to Kingaroy just to do your prac work, but that’s exactly what 12 student teachers currently in the South Burnett have done.
Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott is concerned the Federal Government will put lives at risk with its proposal to axe the Bureau of Meteorology Aerodrome Forecasting Service at Kingaroy.
The AGL Action Rescue Helicopter team was kept busy around Bundaberg and the North Burnett during last week’s flood emergency, but it still had time to make two emergency calls into the South Burnett to assist local residents who had become stranded.
There’s no doubt that last weekend’s rain caused millions of dollars damage, and brought pain and grief to many Queenslanders … but even the darkest clouds can have a silver lining.
Artist Jandamarra Cadd’s gran had an enormous influence on his life, and that’s why her image is featured at this month’s Wondai Art Gallery exhibition
AgForce General President Ian Burnett is saddened and concerned by the extent of damage to rural properties and communities across Queensland as a result of the 2013 flood event.
As the scale of the flood devastation that hit Gayndah, Mundubbera and Eidsvold becomes even more apparent, a number of local groups have rallied to lend a hand.
Teams of pink-attired “cricketers” and a loyal band of supporters descended on Kingaroy’s TJ O’Neill Oval on Sunday
Dimities Cafe chef (and well-known Wondai garden lover) Graham Mitchell has come up with a unique way to help flood victims in the Bundaberg area … pot plants.
South Burnett Regional Council says there may be financial assistance and other support available to people who are experiencing difficulties because of the recent floods.
A Cherbourg man charged with “glassing” his former girlfriend on February 4 last year has been cleared by a Kingaroy jury.
The State Government has appointed two more Disaster Recovery Co-ordinators, making a total of three to oversee the recovery and rebuilding of Queensland following the Australia Day weekend floods.
There’s country hospitality, and then there’s beyond-the-call-of-duty country hospitality …