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Funding Doubled For Regional Tourism

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has announced a doubling of funding for Regional Tourism Organisations at the inaugural DestinationQ Forum held today in Cairns.

Merger Meeting In Toowoomba

Merger Meeting In Toowoomba

The next round of industry consultations regarding the merger between the “Toowoomba Golden West & South Burnett” and “Southern Downs & Granite Belt” regional tourism organisations have begun.

Chrissy’s Story<br> Of Pride And Hope

Chrissy’s Story
Of Pride And Hope

It’s been a long journey for Cherbourg morning radio announcer Chrissy Bond

Barambah Wins 2nd Div President’s Cup

Barambah Wins 2nd Div President’s Cup

Barambah United have won the 2nd Division President’s Cup after an epic battle against Nanango.

Big Weekend Of League At Cherbourg

Big Weekend Of League At Cherbourg

Cherbourg will host a huge weekend of A Grade league tomorrow with three matches scheduled.

Maidenwell Turns Cents Into Dollars

Maidenwell Turns Cents Into Dollars

Maidenwell Hall was packed on Saturday morning with people and prizes for the Tanduringie State School’s annual cent auction.

Wests Grab a Much-Needed Win

Wests Grab a Much-Needed Win

Wests scored a relieving 2-0 win against Kingaroy rivals, Gunners, and their first win over them this season in the 1st Division game played at Kingaroy on Saturday afternoon.

Fans Turn Out For Home Game

Fans Turn Out For Home Game

The South Burnett Thrashers played only their second home game of the season when they faced the Goondiwindi Emus on Saturday afternoon in Kingaroy.

Event Manager To Run Next Expo?

Event Manager To Run Next Expo?

The South Burnett Regional Council will re-evaluate its role in the South Burnett Exposed Expo after suffering a significant loss on this year’s event.

Fixed Wireless Broadband By 2015

“Fixed wireless” connections to the National Broadband Network should be available across the South Burnett by 2015.

Red Ants Power Home In Last 15 Minutes

Red Ants Power Home In Last 15 Minutes

The Kingaroy Red Ants proved too strong for the Wondai Wolves for the second time this season, defeating them 50-16 in their South Burnett Premier League match at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy

Sleepworking For A Good Cause

Sleepworking For A Good Cause

The staff at Kingaroy’s Commonwealth Bank definitely weren’t sleeping on the job today, despite the fact they were wearing their finest pyjamas while helping customers.

Solar Hot Water Rebate Axed

The State Government has announced its Solar Hot Water Rebate program will cease at close of business today.

Wanted: Potential Foster Parents

Wanted: Potential Foster Parents

South Burnett CTC’s Partners In Foster Care agency is looking for people willing to look after local children.

Eisteddfod Looking For Volunteers

The Kingaroy Eisteddfod is looking for three volunteers to take over important roles for next year’s event.

Drug Diversion Information

The Queensland Police’s Drug and Alcohol Unit has developed a drug diversion information brochure designed to provide information to the Indigenous community.

Hauritz Fails To Gain Contract

Wondai-born cricketer Nathan Hauritz has failed to gain a contract with Cricket Australia for next year.

Council’s Tracking Down Tractor Tales

Council’s Tracking Down Tractor Tales

Do you have a story about a Tractor? An anecdote, a short poem or a comic strip you’d like to draw?

Artists In Motion

Artists In Motion

Nimué Art is organising an art competition to run in conjunction with this year’s Motors In Motion Festival in Kingaroy

Pet Registration Fees To Rise 9pc

Pet Registration Fees To Rise 9pc

Pet owners will pay about 9 per cent more for dog and cat registrations when the South Burnett Regional Council introduces its new schedule of fees and charges on July 1.

Huston Nissan Goes Platinum

Huston Nissan Goes Platinum

The South Burnett has received a rare honour: it’s now home to one of the top Nissan dealerships in Australia

Winter Donations Warmly Received

Winter Donations Warmly Received

Students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy have answered a call for “warm food for winter” by donating boxloads of foodstuffs this week to Centacare South Burnett.

Draft Report Identifies Future Gas Shortages

Draft Report Identifies Future Gas Shortages

If the domestic gas supply situation does not improve over the next 12 months, Queensland could run out of time to address shortages predicted to occur from 2015.

Council, CTC & Heritage Join
Together In Housing Project

South Burnett CTC has started work on developing plans for a new housing development at Nanango which will include one, possibly three, and eventually up to six two-bedroom duplexes.