Queensland’s peak motoring body has reminded Queensland motorists that fuel for private cars is exempt from the carbon tax that comes into effect today.
A Cherbourg woman, Lishayda Martin, has been selected by the State Government as one of it latest 14 “Deadly Stories” to be featured online.
The South Burnett’s hidden talent has been on show in Kingaroy over the past two months as “The Big Break” talent search has pitted local musicians against each other in a live competition on Friday nights.
St Mary’s Catholic College netball team won their final at the week-long QISSN competition at Caloundra
Some odd-looking people took up residence recently in a Benarkin park, but there’s no need to call the police.
More than 14.2 million Australians aged 14-plus now do some kind of online activity in an average four-week period, according to the latest Roy Morgan research
Local tourism leader Mary-Clare Power has warned that the recent announcement by the State Government of a doubling in funding to regional tourism organisations does not mean that funding to the local group would automatically be doubled.
Cr Paul Francis, formerly with Monto Shire Council and now a councillor with the North Burnett Regional Council, has taken over the chairmanship of the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) following the resignation of former South Burnett mayor David Carter from the role.
Queensland councils have until August 29 to apply to de-amalgamate following the appointment today of former Mackay Mayor Colin Meng as Boundaries Commissioner.
Organisers of the Tom Quilty Gold Cup have received $25,000 assistance from Queensland Events to help stage the iconic endurance horse ride in Kilkivan next year.
Cattle studs aren’t usually the highlight of a weekend out touring in the country … but for this load of travellers, cattle studs will be all that they’ll be wanting to see when their coach cruises around the South Burnett next month.
When Robyn Green rocks up to see the struggling South Burnett families she’s been assigned to help, many recognise her.
Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has named South Burnett councillor Cheryl Dalton and former Kingaroy Shire councillor Terry Fleischfresser to the new Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.
Rates in Gympie will rise by 3.5 per cent after the Gympie Regional Council adopted its 2012-13 Budget yesterday.
A 30-year-old Nanango man who used drugs after suffering an horrific work accident was sentenced to 10 months’ jail after he pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today to a total of 25 charges.
The National Farmers’ Federation has renewed its call for the Federal Government to do more to stop the costs of the carbon tax being passed on to the nation’s farmers.
Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss is urging South Burnett residents to sign a petition which calls on Members of the House of Representatives to repeal the Federal Government’s carbon tax.
Stanwell will match dollar-for-dollar Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraising at Tarong
Federal Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss will be available next month for interviews with local residents who have a problem with Federal matters.
The South Burnett Regional Council has advised that the Hivesville Road Culvert Upgrade Project will begin on July 16.
Fire has badly damaged a large machinery shed located behind a home in Bushnells Road, Nanango
To help get the Kumbia community into the spirit for next month’s Centenary Celebrations – and to help raise some cash for the event – the Blackbutt Singers put on a live show in the Kumbia Hall on Saturday afternoon.
Acting Inspector Mark Long, from Kingaroy Fire Station, was presented with a long-service clasp at a ceremony in Maryborough this afternoon.
Southburnett.com.au is proud to be supporting South Burnett On Show, an entertainment showcase being co-ordinated by the South Burnett Wine Industry Association from September 29 to October 1.