New Hope Corporation – the company behind the Stage 3 expansion at New Acland Coal Mine – has been granted approval to amend the Environmental Authority for the project
Police are investigating a bizarre failed robbery attempt at a service station in Kilcoy where the would-be thieves eventually fled empty-handed along the D’Aguilar Highway.
Police Minister Mark Ryan has responded to a widely shared TV report about Queensland prisoners smashing TV sets in their cells.
The Kingaroy Speedway’s biggest weekend of the year – the Kings Royal – was massive in every way … record crowds, almost 200 nominations all up, and plenty of awesome action.
A Federal Parliamentary committee is keen to hear from regional businesses as part of its inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional economies.
Two men escaped with minor injuries after their Holden Statesman sedan crashed and caught on fire on the Blackbutt Range on Thursday afternoon.
A team of young South Burnett boxers made their debut in the ring last month at Hervey Bay.
The tables were turned in AFL games at the weekend, with the South Burnett Saints’ women’s team chalking up a rare win, while the men’s side suffered a rare loss.
The State Government has despatched a senior police officer to the Murgon / Cherbourg area and has promised more police on the ground following a recent crime spike in the towns.
Biosecurity officers have seized a cumquat cutting at Brisbane Airport which had allegedly been hidden inside the innertube of a tyre.
Nanango Police are investigating a break-in which occurred between May 10-11 in South Street, Nanango.
Firefighters have completed backburning operations at a grass fire burning near Goomeri.
A teenage boy was airlifted to Brisbane on Tuesday following a serious fall from a horse in the Mundubbera region.
A man is assisting police following a double break-in at Nanango on Friday.
AgForce is calling for more time for rural landholders to have their say on proposed new Queensland vegetation management laws.
A recent outbreak of anthrax on a cattle property near St George has prompted the State Government to remind farmers to vaccinate cattle and sheep against the killer disease.
The LNP is calling for nominations from party members to contest the seat of Blair at the next Federal Election.
A CSIRO national survey on attitudes toward mining shows that three-quarters of Australians think mining companies should gain consent from local communities before development.
The Proston Show was “blessed with kind weather, green grass and a good range of exhibits” … these words from Federal MP Ken O’Dowd at the official opening summed up Saturday’s 60th annual show very nicely.
Vandals have struck at the Kingaroy Swimming Pool twice in two weekends.
Police are astounded that 15 alleged drug drivers have been detected in the South Burnett since last Thursday.
Three young boys have been charged after a mini-bus was allegedly stolen from a government property in Murgon on Sunday night and crashed into a fence in Cherbourg.
A suggestion by the Queensland Teachers’ Union that teachers place Eureka Flag stickers on their private property in schools has raised the ire of Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington.
The Grand Final of the South Burnett’s local senior cricket competition will be played on Saturday at Murgon State High School.