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Local Fire Ban Declared

Local Fire Ban Declared

A local fire ban is in place until midnight on Friday in the South Burnett and North Burnett council areas due to the high risk of fires starting in the current conditions.

‘Patients Go Through Enough Stress …’

‘Patients Go Through Enough Stress …’

Nanango resident Rosemary Hansen can’t understand why she has had to battle with bureaucracy – and haunt her local MP’s office – to get Queensland Health just to reimburse her Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme entitlements

From Canada To Nanango

From Canada To Nanango

How does The Shed keep on doing it? On Wednesday night, the boutique venue in Nanango will be hosting yet another international music act …

TRC Extends Drought Relief

TRC Extends Drought Relief

Toowoomba Regional Council has voted to continue its rate relief scheme for drought-affected farmers.

Long Tan Bursary Scheme Opens

Long Tan Bursary Scheme Opens

Children and grandchildren of Vietnam veterans have been encouraged to apply for funding under the Long Tan Bursary scheme.

Callide MP Visits Bunyas

Callide MP Visits Bunyas

The Bunya Mountains Community Association hosted a picnic lunch at the new Fishers Lookout deck for Member for Callide Colin Boyce last Friday.

Enjoy A Cuppa With A Cop

Enjoy A Cuppa With A Cop

Kingaroy Police will be holding the third in their popular series of  “Coffee With A Cop” mornings next week at Shoppingworld.

‘Just Ask For Help’

‘Just Ask For Help’

Kingaroy Cinema’s main theatre was packed to overflowing on Monday night for the special charity screening of the Michael Hutchence biopic, “Mystify”.

Bold Plans For Proston’s Shops

Bold Plans For Proston’s Shops

A takeaway food outlet, a community information centre and a good quality secondhand store are three of the most popular choices for new shops in Proston’s CBD.

Vietnam Vets Recall The Cost

Vietnam Vets Recall The Cost

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.

$10,000 Allocation For RADF

$10,000 Allocation For RADF

South Burnett Regional Council has been allocated $10,000 by the State Government to put towards its 2019-20 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program.

Old Fords Shine In Kingaroy

Old Fords Shine In Kingaroy

Car lovers may have spotted a stream of classic Model A Fords on South Burnett roads over the past few days.

Fire Crews Called To Cafe

Fire Crews Called To Cafe

Fire crews rushed to Sakina’s Food in Wondai just after noon on Monday after reports smoke had been seen coming from the building.

Police Honoured For Bravery

Police Honoured For Bravery

A Queensland police officer and a former colleague have received Bravery Medals (BM) for their efforts during an incident which occurred at Cherbourg more than 20 years ago.

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

The Bunya Highway was blocked near Murgon on Saturday night after a B-double loaded with bales of sugar cane mulch crashed into trees and caught on fire after striking cattle on the roadway.

Businesses Ham It Up For BaconFest

Businesses Ham It Up For BaconFest

The winners of the KCCI’s BaconFest window decoration competition were announced on Thursday after a long afternoon of judging in Kingaroy

Inflatable Concept Not Just Hot Air

Inflatable Concept Not Just Hot Air

South Burnett Regional Council is considering buying an inflatable sound shell that could be hired by community groups

Vine Dining Returns As Grape Escape

Vine Dining Returns As Grape Escape

Vine Dining, a multi-winery experience that ran at Moffatdale for three years between 2010 and 2012, will be returning this October in a revamped format.

Swickers Celebrates $64m Upgrade

Swickers Celebrates $64m Upgrade

A “quiet opening” planned for the new $64 million processing facility at Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory turned into a morning tea for more than 200 people at the complex on Friday morning.

Council Seeks State Funds For CBD

Council Seeks State Funds For CBD

South Burnett Regional Council will try to secure State Government funds for its planned upgrade of Kingaroy’s CBD.

Roundtable Discusses Creative Ideas

Roundtable Discusses Creative Ideas

A dozen creative people gathered at The Shed in Nanango on Thursday for the third of the South Burnett Regional Council’s quarterly “Creative Roundtable” get-togethers.

Rural Fire Budget ‘Stalled’

Rural Fire Budget ‘Stalled’

The LNP has accused the State Government of misleading the public about the level of funding it’s putting towards Rural Fire Brigades.

Push To Form Neighbourhood Watch Group

Push To Form Neighbourhood Watch Group

A small group of people turned up to a meeting organised this week to discuss the formation of a Kingaroy Neighbourhood Watch group.

Nanango Gets Ready To Have Fun

Nanango Gets Ready To Have Fun

The South Burnett Community Fun Day – a fundraiser for the LifeFlight Foundation – is on the move again … this time Nanango will be playing host!