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Volunteers Help Drivers<br> To Revive And Survive

Volunteers Help Drivers
To Revive And Survive

Every holiday break, local residents volunteer their time and energy to help keep our highways safer.

Local Hero Wins Feature<br> At Kingaroy Speedway

Local Hero Wins Feature
At Kingaroy Speedway

An amazing Kingaroy Show was topped off by an amazing South Burnett Speedway meeting last night.

4WD Rolls On Highway

A 19-year-old man from Hidden Valley was taken by ambulance to Cherbourg Hospital for observation on Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 3

Junior Soccer Results – Round 3

With no senior football played in the South Burnett over the weekend, fans got their fix with a full round of junior fixtures played at Wondai yesterday.

Thrashers Go Down To USQ

The South Burnett Thrashers rugby union side were defeated by USQ Saints 33 to 13 yesterday in their Round 5 match of the 2012 Downs Rugby B Grade competition.

‘Golden Opportunity’ For Tourism

‘Golden Opportunity’ For Tourism

Former South Burnett Mayor David Carter says the formation of a greater regional tourism organisation to market Toowoomba, the Darling Downs, Southern Downs, Granite Belt, Western Downs and South Burnett is a “golden opportunity” for the region.

Barry Green Wins Division 1

The final make-up if the new South Burnett Regional Council has now been finalised with the official declaration this afternoon of Barry Green as winner of Division 1 (Nanango).

Mark Cooks Up A Storm<br> In The South Burnett

Mark Cooks Up A Storm
In The South Burnett

Celebrity chef Mark Olive – aka “the Black Olive” – demonstrated his skills and shared his knowledge with audiences throughout the South Burnett this week.

Big Cheque For A Big Screen Night

Big Cheque For A Big Screen Night

The Heritage Community Branch in Nanango has provided $5000 to sponsor the opening night of the Big Screen Festival.

Out Becomes In At Kingaroy Tip

If you’re heading out to Kingaroy tip, you’ll notice some changes … the old exit is now the entrance.

South Burnett Soccer Needs You!

South Burnett Soccer Needs You!

Football South Burnett is looking for referees or people interested in learning to become a referee.

Veterans Rally At Kumbia

Veterans Rally At Kumbia

About 60 vintage and veteran motorcycles from around south-east Queensland will converge on Kumbia at the weekend for the annual Bunya Rally.

Truck Driver Fined $2000

A truck driver was fined $2000 after pleading guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today to driving an overloaded vehicle.

Ute Ends Up In Creek

A male driver and his female passenger were lucky to escape serious injury on Tuesday night when their Nissan Navara ute ended up in a creek off Mill Flat Road, Nanango, about 7:00pm.

88km Earmarked For Repairs

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is working to reconstruct 88km of disaster-damaged roads in the Gympie / South Burnett region over the next few years, following 2010-2011 floods.

School Photography Is A Class Act

School Photography Is A Class Act

South Burnett photographer Kathy Steinhardt has been a familiar sight around some of the region’s smaller schools for many years, snapping the iconic school photos that every parent loves.

And Which Stands<br> Were The Best?

And Which Stands
Were The Best?

Exhibition skills trainer Ron McDermott cast an experienced eye over the stalls at the recent business expo.

Thrashers To Face USQ

Heavy rain forced the cancellation of last week’s Round 4 match between Highfields and the South Burnett Thrashers.

Cats Claw Creeper Added<br> To National Weeds List

Cats Claw Creeper Added
To National Weeds List

Cats Claw Creeper – a weed pest in the South Burnett – has been declared a “Weed of National Significance” based on its economic, environmental and social impact and potential to spread.

Eden Collects Four South Burnett Trophies

Eden Collects Four South Burnett Trophies

Kingaroy cricketer Anthony Eden’s excellent season was topped off on Saturday night when he was presented with South Burnett trophies for topping the A Grade Batting Aggregate and Batting Average.

Reserve Bank Slashes Interest Rates

Reserve Bank Slashes Interest Rates

Struggling South Burnett homeowners and retailers received a boost today when the Reserve Bank of Australia unexpectedly cut interest rates by 50 basis points.

Time’s Running Out To Get A Free
Business Health Check From BIEDO

The Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation’s (BIEDO) “business pilots” have assisted 300 local businesses over the past eight months with free consultations … but time is running out if you want to join them.

Junior Soccer Results – Round 2

Junior Soccer Results – Round 2

All games in the U6s to U11s were cancelled due to rain.

Catholic College Rides<br> With Pride On Anzac Day

Catholic College Rides
With Pride On Anzac Day

Students from Saint Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy turned out in force to help mark Anzac Day at a number of events across the South Burnett region.