Astronomer James Barclay is expecting between 300 and 500 people to pass through the doors of his observatory at Maidenwell today to observe the rare Transit of Venus.
It was cold and wet but they soldiered on … but what would you expect? They’re a Cadet Unit after all!
Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne and Senator Larissa Waters hosted an informal forum at the Burke and Wills Conference room in Toowoomba last night ahead of Senator Milne’s appearance on the ABC’s Q&A panel show.
The Reserve Bank of Australia announced today that it will cut the cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.50 per cent, pushing interest rates to their lowest level since the height of the global financial crisis.
The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed today’s interest rate cut, calling on financial lenders to pass the full 0.25 per cent cut to their agribusiness customers.
A 34-year-old Aldershot man charged with two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm was sentenced to 145 days’ jail when he appeared in Murgon Magistrates’ Court today.
Toowoomba CIB is asking the public to contact police immediately if they start receiving old Australian paper money.
Queensland’s first-ever Camel Field Day is definitely going ahead on Saturday … despite the rain!
Kingaroy photographer Denise Keelan has captured the first of this week’s feast of astronomical events, putting together a striking collage of last night’s partial lunar eclipse.
Scott and Sharna Mills took a break from the new Kingaroy Kindy to spend time with the children
Following hot on the heels of local Member Bruce Scott raising the issue of dodgy solar installations in Kingaroy, a local solar installer has issued his own warning – beware of telemarketers!
The Cherbourg Hornets picked up their sixth straight win for the season – and maintained their undefeated record – by outplaying the Nanango Stags in atrocious conditions at Fred Kassulke Oval on Saturday night.
A special Open Fours Bowls Carnival will be held in Yarraman as part of the Colours Of Yarraman festival in September.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington will be visiting Cooyar and Maidenwell on Wednesday, June 13, and she is inviting community members to come and have a chat.
Ruralco Holdings has acquired a 10.1 per cent stake in Elders but both companies say there is no current intention of making a takeover bid.
Rain and a cold snap couldn’t cool the intense rivalry between fans at the huge Ford vs Holden Day held next door to the Cooyar Pub on Saturday.
Results from Round 7 of the South Burnett Junior Soccer competition, played at Nanango.
The NAB has announced it will hire an indigenous trainee teller at its Kingaroy branch.
The South Burnett Thrashers travelled to Roma on Sunday to play the Echidnas in the Downs Rugby Union B Grade competition.
A highset house on Hamilton Road in South East Nanango was completely gutted by fire this morning.
A single vehicle roll-over on the D’Aguilar Highway blocked the Blackbutt Range for several hours this morning.
A motorcycle rider has been airlifted to hospital after an accident on Manar Road at Boondooma yesterday morning.
The State Government has appointed new chairmen to Stanwell Corporation, Ergon Energy, Sun Water and three other government-owned corporations.
The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery has been awarded $6412 from the State Government for a school holidays program featuring a digital artist.