Arnold Murray today drew the No 1 spot on the ballot paper for the by-election to fill a vacancy at Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.
Foster and kinship carers in the South Burnett and their support workers gathered at a lunch in Kingaroy today to meet with Assistant Minister for Child Safety Tarnya Smith.
A large grass fire which broke out about 1:15pm in windy conditions on the outskirts of Murgon has blackened most of the Angelfield airstrip but fire crews have protected buildings in the area.
They may be Kingaroy’s most confusing intersections for motorists but they’re not the most dangerous
A mix of local growers, industry reps, researchers and councillors gathered at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Research Station in Kingaroy on Wednesday to explore the future of crop production in the South Burnett.
The Nanango Country Music Muster has come a long way from the first tentative year when there was just a handful of caravans … at 2:30pm on Saturday there were 811 caravans packed into the Nanango Showgrounds (a record, and there’s a good chance a few more slipped in after this).
Local child protection workers have a big part to play in keeping South Burnett families safe, and their roles were recognised at the South Burnett Child Protection Week Awards held on Wednesday night in Kingaroy.
Nanango Race Club’s annual “Cup” day is always big … but Saturday’s meeting was huge with crowd numbers boosted by visitors in town for the evening centenary celebrations of the Nanango rugby league team.
A call has gone out to local trainees and apprentices to take part in the regional WorldSkills competition next month.
Men don’t usually talk about their health … it’s apparently “a bloke thing”.
Kilkivan’s main street will be getting a $220,000 makeover courtesy of Gympie Regional Council and the State Government’s Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program.
Telstra mobile customers in Kingaroy will get access to the 4G network within the next six months.
The Wondai Race Club will be holding its traditional Winter meeting at Wondai Racecourse this Saturday
South Burnett sporting clubs have received more than $120,000 in assistance from the State Government’s Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program.
The $150,000 Stage 2 of Wondai’s Village Green project – which aims to transform the centre of town – has received a $60,000 boost from the State Government.
Today’s High Court decision to dismiss an appeal by a woman against her conviction for breaching alcohol management plan (AMP) restrictions on Palm Island has been welcomed by the State Government.
St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy has marked National Reconciliation Week with a special ceremony and the official opening of the school’s Bunya Dreaming Garden.
Kingaroy’s TJ O’Neill Oval hosted one of the biggest football crowds seen in Kingaroy for years on Thursday with the official kick off of the four-day 18yrs State Secondary Rugby League Carnival.
There was a partial solar eclipse this morning but most South Burnett residents wouldn’t have noticed it was happening.
The South Burnett’s annual Red Shield Appeal officially kicked off yesterday morning in Kingaroy … and who best to do it, than one of the region’s best-known and most-talented footballers?
The water has risen to within feet of your door, your water is disconnected, sounds like a disaster?
The Maidenwell Hotel was transformed into a musicians’ paradise at the weekend
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is urging local schools to register for the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence to be held on March 15.
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has established a team of 12 Flood Recovery Liaison Officers to work with local communities as they begin the huge task of rebuilding farming enterprises and associated businesses after the recent floods.