What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Wheelie Ends In Hospital

Wheelie Ends In Hospital

A motorbike rider was flown to hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Prince Street, Kingaroy, on Saturday.

Burnt Pole Causes Blackout

Burnt Pole Causes Blackout

About 400 Ergon Energy customers in the Memerambi, Gordonbrook, Durong, Proston and Boondooma areas lost power on Tuesday morning after a power pole was damaged by fire.

Have You Seen This Guitar?

Have You Seen This Guitar?

Have you seen this vintage electric guitar? Has anyone offered to sell it to you? Have you seen it on a buy-swap-sell page?

Applications Open For Women’s Award

Applications Open For Women’s Award

Emerging female leaders who want to “create impact, innovate and make a difference” to rural and regional Australia have been encouraged to apply to the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.

QDO Calls For 10c Milk Levy

QDO Calls For 10c Milk Levy

The Queensland Dairyfarmers Organisation is calling for a 10 cents per litre “drought levy” to be added to the price of milk at supermarkets.

End ‘Tick Line Charade’: MP

End ‘Tick Line Charade’: MP

The LNP has accused the State Government of “sitting on its hands” despite more than 180 properties in the tick-free zone now tick-infested.

Councils Back Push For Road Upgrades

Councils Back Push For Road Upgrades

The Mundubbera to Jandowae Roads Working Group – a lobby group formed to push for critical road improvements – has received support from local councils in its campaign to have a major transport route in the western South Burnett upgraded.

Labor Wants All Live Exports Banned: MP

Labor Wants All Live Exports Banned: MP

Federal Agriculture Minister and Member for Maranoa David Littleproud says Labor’s true colours have been exposed by its State Conference voting at the weekend to ban all live exports.

Kingaroy Wins Right To Challenge Stags

Kingaroy Wins Right To Challenge Stags

Kingaroy will take on Nanango in the South Burnett Rugby League A Grade grand final next Saturday following a keenly fought Preliminary Final played at T.J. O’Neill Oval on Saturday night

Injured Man Flown Out

Injured Man Flown Out

An elderly man has been airlifted to PA Hospital in a critical condition after he fell into a rocky gully on Monday morning.

Coins To Get Royal Update

Coins To Get Royal Update

Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove has unveiled the new portrait of the Queen which will feature on all Australian coins from next year.

Murgon Farewell For Irma

Murgon Farewell For Irma

A funeral service will be held in Murgon next Monday (September 10) for well-known and well-loved former Proston, Kingaroy and Murgon resident Irma Close.

Season Builds To An Exciting Climax

Season Builds To An Exciting Climax

South Burnett rugby league is reaching a crescendo after a huge weekend of Major and Minor Semi-Finals played at Cherbourg last Saturday, plus success for the South Burnett Eagles U16s women’s team at Maroochydore.

Historic Thresher Goes On Show

Historic Thresher Goes On Show

Visitors to Wooroolin now have the opportunity to see a piece of the South Burnett’s peanut farming industry up close following the installation of an historic Stolzenberg thresher next to the South Burnett Rail Trail.

It’s Almost Cricket Time!

It’s Almost Cricket Time!

With the finals happening in all footy codes at the moment in the South Burnett, it’s almost time to start thinking about cricket!

Grant To Salute ‘Boys From Barambah’

Grant To Salute ‘Boys From Barambah’

The Cherbourg Historical Precinct Group will receive $2728 from the Armistice Centenary Grants Program to install special timber poles and plaques at the Anzac Memorial Park in Cherbourg.

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

The confusion in Canberra has created confusion in the power industry, and this frustration was apparent on Thursday morning at Stanwell’s regular community update held at Tarong Power Station.

Country Drivers Risking Their Lives

Country Drivers Risking Their Lives

A surprising statistic has been revealed during Queensland Road Safety Week … one in four people killed in vehicles on Queensland roads aren’t wearing seatbelts, and the problem is worst in regional Queensland.

BOM Predicts More Dry Conditions

BOM Predicts More Dry Conditions

The Bureau of Meteorology released its 2018 Spring Outlook on Thursday which shows warmer and drier-than-average conditions are expected across many parts of Australia in the next three months.