That State Government is pressing ahead with a proposal to make Christmas Eve a public holiday
Kingaroy’s new entry signs will be pork-free because the town is better known for peanuts.
Former National Farmers Federation president Brent Finlay has been appointed chairman of the new Future Drought Fund consultative committee.
UPDATE September 18: Elizabeth has been located safe and well.
The South Burnett Under 4s Network has secured 1800 signatures on a petition calling for a full-time paediatrician to be based in the South Burnett.
Young people had the opportunity to learn firsthand from the experts at a driver safety night held in Kingaroy last week.
Murgon will axe its long-standing Christmas Fair and put all its eggs into an Easter celebration instead
Last weekend’s jam-packed program of local events failed to put a dent in attendances at Taabinga Rotary’s annual Bookarama book sale.
A big crowd rolled up to Wondai Airport on Saturday morning to check out one of the RAAF’s latest aircraft.
Severals roads in Kumbia and Kingaroy will be closed this weekend for a major cycling event
The Kingaroy Flames held their first training session at their new $37,500 practice nets this week
An independent body is being set up by the State Government to protect the safety and health of Queensland’s 70,000-plus miners.
New Hope – operators of the New Acland coal mine – have sacked 150 workers after the State Government failed to meet the company’s September 1 deadline to approve Stage 3 of the mine.
The official opening of the new multi-million dollar Kilkivan Equestrian Centre has been postponed.
The Bureau of Meteorology released its Spring outlook on Thursday, and it’s not good new for farmers.
Wondai Regional Art Gallery is calling for entries in its annual October Art Competition, which will be offering more than $8500 in cash prizes this year.
New data from Tourism Research Australia estimates the South Burnett received 687,000 visitors in 2018, or about 13,211 per week.
Wondai has been chosen as the town to host next year’s South Burnett Community Family Fun Day
A new group appointed to look into the collapse of the region’s tourism traffic is expected to hold its first meeting on Monday afternoon (August 26).
Visitor numbers to the South Burnett’s five Visitor Information Centres suffered a year-on-year decline of almost 14 per cent between April and June this year.
The South Burnett will stay on Level 3 water restrictions for the present … providing residents continue to use water responsibly.
A local fire ban is in place until midnight on Friday (August 30) in the South Burnett and North Burnett council areas due to the high risk of fires starting in the current conditions.
How does The Shed keep on doing it? On Wednesday night, the boutique venue in Nanango will be hosting yet another international music act …
The horrors of the Vietnam War took a heavy toll but the hostile reaction many soldiers received when they returned to Australia only made matters worse.