Organic farmer Ray Palmer will be sharing his passion for farming at the “The Future of Food in the Burnett” workshop which will be held in Kingaroy later this month.
South Burnett Regional Council has announced that nominations are now open for the region’s 2013 Australia Day Awards.
The South Burnett Saints Australian Rules club will have a table at Kingaroy Shoppingworld tomorrow and next Saturday to raise awareness about the club and to assist players to register.
The Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority has approved more than $285 million in financial assistance to more than 28,000 primary producers, business owners and non-profit organisations across Queensland during the past 12 months.
Blackbutt will be repeating its popular Queensland Week celebrations next year following a grant of $7200 from the State Government announced today.
Stage 1 of the long-discussed South Burnett Performing Arts Centre in Kingaroy has hosted its first public function to great acclaim … which means fund-raising for the all-important Stage 2 of the project can now begin in earnest!
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said common sense had prevailed in the State Government’s decision to shift the Labour Day holiday to October.
An 18-year-old youth was placed on a 12 months intensive correction order – basically prison in the community – after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer during a disturbance at Cherbourg on August 30.
A man who tried to euthanase an injured bull by shooting it “four or five” times in the head with a .22 calibre rifle – and then came back the following afternoon to finish the job off – was fined $6000 in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today.
Titans rugby league club has helped Kalchiri Jacobs become an office manager just five months after she left the dole queue.
A simple idea hatched in America to thank war veterans – and men and women currently serving their country – with a free car wash has spread from the United States to Kingaroy.
Unions are organising a community rally to be held in Kingaroy next week in support of workers at the Tarong Power Station.
The State Government has asked tourism industry representatives and the public to have a say on a new draft Queensland Drive Tourism Strategy.
Manly rugby league star Matt Ballin was the guest speaker at the Kingaroy State High School Sports Night. Matt, who has played more than 140 NRL games, was part of the 2008 and 2011 Premiership-winning Sea Eagles’ teams and has represented Queensland in State of Origin.
About 40 soccer players turned up at Kingaroy’s Tom Alford Oval to take part in the first round of the new Summer 7s soccer competition.
Agriculture Minister John McVeigh has welcomed the appointees of the new Horticulture Industry Development Group at its first quarterly meeting today.
KSHS’s end-of-school concert on Friday night will feature 200 years of popular music, from 1812-1912
A 46-year-old man has died after the bicycle he was riding collided with a truck at Murgon this morning.
Memories of the former Rosalie Shire will live on in Yarraman with the official opening of a “Rosalie Room” as part of the Heritage House Open Day celebrations at the weekend.
The Wide Bay Regional Organisation Of Councils – an umbrella organisation which includes the South Burnett, Cherbourg and Gympie councils – believes the region is “well-placed” to assist with 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Recreational anglers have been reminded to brush up on their fishing gear rules after a fisher charged by Kingaroy patrol officers was fined $2000.
Two people were treated for minor smoke inhalation after a kitchen fire at the Yarraman Hotel-Motel in Margaret Street this afternoon.
Ruralco is weighing up its options in regards to making a bid to purchase Elders Rural Services despite be rebuffed by parent company Elders Limited last month when it suggested a merger arrangement.
The official start of the new AFL9s South Burnett social competition begins tonight at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy.