Three South Burnett associations have received grants under a special supplementary round of the Federal Government’s Volunteer Grants scheme.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington was ejected from State Parliament during Question Time on Wednesday morning after querying the level of mental health services planned at the new Kingaroy Hospital.
South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.
Tuesday’s State Budget has not delivered on many important projects for the South Burnett, Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said on Wednesday.
The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.
A six-part ABC podcast, prepared by Walkley Award-winning investigative journalist Allan Clarke, is exploring the events surrounding the tragic death in custody of Wakka Wakka dancer Daniel Yock in November 1993.
A company with key operations in the South Burnett has been targeted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission which alleges it is part of a cartel involved in international price-fixing.
Well-known climate researcher Roger Stone – and head of the USQ’s Centre for Applied Climate Sciences at Toowoomba – received a national award on Tuesday night recognising his leadership in outreach to the community.
Queensland will be grappling with the high risk of bushfires for the rest of this week, the QFES warned on Wednesday morning.
Three Kingaroy men have been charged following an alleged incident in Kingaroy on Monday afternoon.
The State Budget has confirmed funding for a number of road projects in the South Burnett region, although some of the dollars have been allocated simply for preliminary planning.
The Proston Men’s Shed will receive $59,972 from the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal as part of its Tackling Tough Times Together grant program for drought-affected communities.
Police are warning shoppers to beware of online scams in the lead-up to Christmas.
Queensland is the only Australian State, other than Western Australia, to record positive economic growth this financial year, Treasurer Cameron Dick told State Parliament on Tuesday.
Leo Geraghty – the man who led Murgon’s Business and Development Association (MBDA) for the past 14 years – has stepped down as president.
Three people have been charged with drug-driving offences after separate police operations over the weekend.
Toowoomba Regional Council has formed a “water alliance” with four other Queensland councils and a NSW shire.
Ergon Energy is reminding customers with solar PV systems of the potential dangers they pose to crews restoring power after storms.
COVID may have led to the cancellation of this year’s Pumpkin Festival but eased restrictions meant Goomeri’s Christmas Carnival could go ahead on Saturday night.
Proston P-10 students are looking forward to a big year on the rural show circuit after a generous donation to the school by Smithfield Cattle Co.