Senior Constable Samantha Giles has done something no other police officer has done before in the South Burnett . . . been nominated for the prestigious Joy Kite Award.
A teenage girl was reportedly trapped in her vehicle for more than 30 minutes after it rolled on Silverleaf Road, west of Murgon, on Monday afternoon.
Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has extended the class exemption for farmers and agribusiness workers who need to move between Queensland and NSW to perform essential agribusiness services or farming activities, such as tending to livestock or crops.
Kingaroy residents were concerned when they found the doors to the town’s ANZ Bank branch closed last week.
The South Burnett Race Club will be holding its annual Caulfield Cup meeting at Wondai racecourse as planned on Saturday, October 17, but the public won’t be able to attend.
An assistant watchhouse officer in Brisbane has been suspended from duty following the death in custody of Sherry Fisher Tilberoo.
Cr Gavin Jones has defended the South Burnett Regional Council’s original decision to increase standpipe water prices by 150 per cent.
Proston Swimming Pool – which only reopened at the weekend – has closed again.
Fire crews have contained a large vegetation fire burning west of Kilkivan.
Both South Burnett Saints teams are through to Week 2 of the AFL Darling Downs finals after securing wins in low-scoring games at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.
Police investigations are continuing into a public brawl which occurred outside a house in Alford Street, Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon.
There was plenty of tight racing – and several spills and broken bikes – when three Under 16s State titles of junior motorcycle speedway racing were contested in Kingaroy recently.
Two injured motorbike riders have been airlifted to hospital after separate crashes in the South Burnett at the weekend.
A woman has died following a single-vehicle traffic crash in Nanango on Saturday morning.
The glittering gowns and stylish suits were there, and the smart cars were there … but COVID-19 meant the crowds were missing at St Mary’s Catholic College’s annual formal.
The Show Societies Grants Program provides financial support for operating costs associated with conducting annual agricultural shows, and costs towards the construction and maintenance of showground assets.
Follow-up testing has proved negative after an earlier test found low-level viral fragments of COVID-19 in sewage at a Hervey Bay wastewater treatment plant.
First year uni students from Yarraman and Cooyar will be eligible to apply for a new scholarship next year at the University of Southern Queensland.
More than 50 farmers along Barambah Creek have been issued with new groundwater licences allowing them to irrigate their crops and water their stock.
Member for Groom John McVeigh announced on Friday morning he is resigning from Federal Parliament, effective immediately.