The LNP has suggested mine approvals should be “reviewed” if companies replaced local jobs with remote-controlled operations in capital cities.
One of the largest grid-connected wind farms in the southern hemisphere is a step closer for the Wide Bay-Burnett region, with the State Government granting development approval for Forest Wind.
A 15,000 litre water bomber will be based in Queensland during the next five fire seasons to provide support for firefighters on the ground.
A proposal to name a section of the D’Aguilar Highway after tennis legend Roy Emerson may not have succeeded on its second attempt, but the game is still afoot.
The 135 Army Cadet Unit based at Wondai will be holding an Open Day on February 23 at the 25/49 RQR Barracks in Bramston Street.
Police are treating as suspicious a fire which badly damaged a house in Burnett Street, Kingaroy, early on Monday morning.
Twenty South Burnett sporting groups are among 1469 across Queensland to receive small grants from Round 1 of the State Government’s “Active Clubs” program.
Ergon Energy has begun helicopter patrols in the Blackbutt / Benarkin area to check poles and wires after a string of recent blackouts in the region.
Only two of the targets set in the Federal Government’s Closing The Gap strategy are on track, the annual report tabled in Parliament on Wednesday shows.
The South Burnett’s Local Disaster Management Group met in Kingaroy on Tuesday morning to discuss the predicted weather conditions in the region.
A dropped cigarette has been blamed for causing a crash in Kingaroy in which a 79-year-old man was taken to hospital.
Young people from the State Electorate of Nanango are being encouraged to apply to become the Youth Member for Nanango at the upcoming 2020 YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament.
Toowoomba councillor Chris Tait has announced he will not be recontesting his position at the March local government elections.
The many cultures that call the South Burnett home will be on show in April when the inaugural Festival Of Cultures is held in Kingaroy.
Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has been elected to fill the vacant spot of Deputy Leader of the National Party during a much-anticipated party room meeting in Canberra on Tuesday morning.
A bungled attempt to steal electrical goods from Big W allegedly triggered a chain of events which ended in a minor crash on a Kingaroy roundabout last week.
Toowoomba Regional Council’s popular Summer Tunes live music program is coming to Yarraman for the first time!
A boy has been flown to hospital with serious leg injuries after he was bucked from a horse near Maidenwell on Thursday evening.
South Burnett Regional Council’s “Healthy Pregnancies and Bright Futures” project is getting a week-long launch at various venues across the South Burnett.
Llew O’Brien has quit Twitter due to the “constant negativity and name calling” on the platform
Who will be the next King of Kingaroy? The answer will be known after three nights of spectacular speedway racing at the Kingaroy Showgrounds this weekend.
The Nanango Tourism and Development Association (NaTDA) will hold a candidates forum in March so voters can meet candidates for the March 28 council elections.
Wooroolin firies shouldn’t give up on dreams of a new station … the State Government has promised construction will occur.
Several more would-be councillors have put their hands up for public roles after the March 28 election.