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Have A Very Cherry Christmas!

Have A Very Cherry Christmas!

Christmas is cherry season, and representatives from the Brisbane Produce Market paid a visit to Kingaroy on Monday to remind shoppers the best cherries can be obtained right now at their local fruit shop.

Tourism Operators Want A Say

Tourism Operators Want A Say

Tourism operators have urged the South Burnett Regional Council to consult with them before spending any more ratepayers’ money on tourism promotion.

Time For Clear Thinking On Tourism

Time For Clear Thinking On Tourism

The South Burnett is not a tourism mecca in the same vein as the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast or the Whitsundays. We never will be and – frankly – we don’t need to be, either.

LNP Calls For Bushfires Inquiry

LNP Calls For Bushfires Inquiry

The Liberal National Party is calling for a Parliamentary Inquiry following the devastating Queensland bushfires.

Feeders, Weaners In Demand

Feeders, Weaners In Demand

950 head were yarded in Murgon on Tuesday, December 4 for the fortnightly liveweight sale, where export cattle were easier across the board.

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

After breaking the $10 billion mark for the first time last year, the Toowoomba Region’s economy grew to $10.81 billion as of June 30, 2018.

Ag College Closures ‘Betraying The Bush’

Ag College Closures ‘Betraying The Bush’

A State Government decision to close Queensland’s remaining agricultural colleges at the end of 2019 has drawn an angry response from Opposition leader Deb Frecklington.

Three Lone Pines To Be Planted

Three Lone Pines To Be Planted

Lone Pines – descendants of the original trees from the famous World War I battlefield at Gallipoli – are to be planted at three locations in Nanango.

Main Replacement In Reen Street

Main Replacement In Reen Street

South Burnett Regional Council has scheduled work to begin this week on the replacement of a water main in Reen Street, Kingaroy.

First Turbines Erected At Wind Farm

First Turbines Erected At Wind Farm

The first two turbines have been erected at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm, and the project is expected to begin generating electricity by March or April next year.

NaTDA Elects New President

NaTDA Elects New President

Nanango Tourism and Development Association has elected a new president for 2018-19

Consultant Tipped For Water Project

Consultant Tipped For Water Project

A consultant with proven expertise in scoping water projects could be engaged to examine future water security options for the South and North Burnett.

Hot Day Of Racing Action

Hot Day Of Racing Action

Blistering temperatures kept numbers down but a good-sized crowd still turned out on Sunday at Lee Park Racecourse for Nanango’s annual Christmas Race meeting.

Last Week For Toy Run Gifts

Last Week For Toy Run Gifts

People who’d like to help disadvantaged local children enjoy a brighter Christmas have until this Thursday (December 6) to donate a soft toy to this year’s South Burnett Toy Run.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

The Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Christmas Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway on Sunday, December 2.

Arts Forum Invites Public Feedback

Arts Forum Invites Public Feedback

The South Burnett will be the only inland region consulted by the State Government about a new 10-year plan for the arts, cultural and creative sector.

$20,000 For South Burnett Pantry

$20,000 For South Burnett Pantry

The South Burnett Pantry will continue to provide hot meals and low-cost food to hundreds of people, thanks to a $20,000 Federal Government grant.

Drainage Upgrades Starting Soon

Drainage Upgrades Starting Soon

The South Burnett Regional Council will begin more major drainage upgrades in Blackbutt soon.

Archbishop To Visit Kingaroy

Archbishop To Visit Kingaroy

The Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane, the Most Reverend Dr Phillip Aspinall, will be making a pre-Christmas visit to Kingaroy in December.

KCCI Re-Elects Executive Team

KCCI Re-Elects Executive Team

Two new members joined the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry’s executive committee at the group’s Annual General Meeting last week.

Tourist Inquiries Drop 5pc

Tourist Inquiries Drop 5pc

The number of inquiries at South Burnett visitor information centres dropped by more than 5 per cent during the latest quarter.

$10,000 Grant For Little Athletics

$10,000 Grant For Little Athletics

Nanango Little Athletics Club’s plans to build a long jump pit and grandstand at Nanango State High School will be able to take another big leap forward, thanks to a grant from the Federal Government.

Chance For Rural Business To Speak Up

Chance For Rural Business To Speak Up

An emerging trend among large Australian and multinational companies to delay payments to rural and regional businesses is being surveyed by the Federal Government.

Scammers Target Business Emails

Scammers Target Business Emails

Scamwatch is calling on businesses to urgently review how they verify and pay invoices after reports about business email compromise scams grew by a third this year.

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