The State Government has launched a fresh round of $150 Fair Play vouchers to help Queensland children return to the playing fields.
The Link trail that connects Yarraman to Kingaroy via Nanango is barely a year old, but it is now about 60 per cent bigger.
Small business apprentices and trainees who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been advised to consider local councils when they want to rejoin the workforce.
A petition calling for the appointment of a Specialist Cancer Nurse in the South Burnett is being supported by Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington.
A free 48-hour caravan and RV parking area in Proston which opened a little more than three years ago is starting to pay steady dividends for the town.
At least 10 women living in Kingaroy and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to take part in a year-long business-building program after the South Burnett was selected for the latest round of The Seed Scheme.
Former Nanango Shire chief executive officer Shane Gray has been appointed the new CEO of Gympie Regional Council.
Values remained fully firm for the 1200 head of cattle yarded at Murgon on Tuesday (June 30).
The South Burnett Regional Council has voted to take an axe to proposed new expense allowances, reducing them to their lowest level since 2012.
A special meeting to reconsider Councillor expense allowances will be held at the South Burnett Regional Council’s chambers on Wednesday morning (July 1).
A man has died after a single-vehicle crash on the D’Aguilar Highway at Moore.
A Council decision to raise standpipe water prices from $4.10 to $10 per kilolitre will be reconsidered, South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto promised on Monday.
The State Government has called for tenders to establish and manage a multi-million-dollar agtech and logistics hub in Toowoomba.
A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.
Bowel cancer kills almost as many Australians as lung cancer every year and Kingaroy is a hot spot for the disease.
Regional power bills will drop by an average $84 a year for households and $75 for small businesses in 2020-21, the State Government announced on Thursday.
South Burnett Regional Council will review its infrastructure charges after a neighbouring Council announced it will waive them for the next two years to attract new businesses.
A house at 41 Macalister Street in Murgon will be offered for sale as a removal house to help the South Burnett Regional Council avoid expensive maintenance costs.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the South Burnett Regional Council to reconsider a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water costs.
Gympie Council’s financial position is so bad it will need to borrow as much as $12 million just to cover wages and routine expenses for the coming quarter.