Graham House at Murgon is celebrating Community Centres Month – a time to recognise and celebrate the role that more than 1000 Neighbourhood Houses and Community Centres throughout Australia play in their communities.
The first round of a new South Burnett talent quest – dubbed the “Big Break” – will kick off tonight at the Commercial Hotel in Kingaroy.
A candlelit ceremony to remember the victims of domestic violence will be held at Mudjimba Women’s Safe House at Cherbourg on May 22.
Meat & Livestock Australia is seeking applications for four independent Directors to be appointed at the group’s Annual General Meeting.
The Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE is giving South Burnett residents the opportunity this month to gain the safety qualifications needed to obtain a job in the mining industry.
The South Burnett Car Club’s annual Show & Shine Swap Meet attracted an array of classic street machines – and a few motorbikes – at the Nanango Rugby League ground on Sunday morning.
Soccer mums and dads have been working hard this week to repair damage to the Kingaroy Junior Soccer fields caused by car hoons on Friday night.
Kingaroy’s new town bus service – part of the South Burnett Regional Council’s “Enhancing Passenger Transport Project” – will be officially launched next Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Glendon Street bus stop.
An increase in the slaughter levy paid by pork producers that was flagged in last night’s Federal Budget isn’t a secret ‘Bacon Tax’ and will have no effect on the prices that consumers pay in the shops, Australian Pork Limited’s CEO Andrew Spencer said today.
Former Australian boxing champion Jim Stanley, 36, has told how life nearly flattened him for the count.
The Gillard Government has delivered a Budget of confusion that fails households, businesses and community groups, but adds $40 billion to net debt, Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss said today.
Political candidates – and their supporters – who deface or remove the roadside signs of their opponents could face criminal charges if caught.
The National Farmers’ Federation says it’s pleased by the Federal Government’s recognition in the Budget of agriculture’s strong growth prospects, but it’s dismayed by the decision to scrap funding for the FarmReady program.
The Widgee Hall and Recreation Association’s Widgee Campdraft – part of the annual Widgee Bushman’s Carnival – had more than 560 nominations at the weekend.
The Rogerson family of Coolabunia could soon have a new speedway star in their midst … young Cordell, 9, is having fun and making a name for himself on motorcycle circuits in Queensland and NSW.
Would you like to make more money in less time with less stress? Then an upcoming Small Business course being presented in Nanango on behalf of the South Burnett Regional Council could be just the thing for you!
The Peanut Company of Australia’s fully restored KC30 Dodge took out first place in the “30 years & over” category at the Truck Show’n’Shine held as part of the annual Kingaroy Show at the weekend.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says the recently announced examination of reforms for the construction industry by the State Government should help to ensure sub-contractors in the South Burnett receive payment for their work.
Voter turnout at the recent Local Government elections was extremely low … but “election fatigue” won’t be a valid excuse to avoid a fine.
Workplace Health and Safety investigators have been called to attend an incident at Durong where a man has died in an accident.
Was this the best Kingaroy Show ever? The thousands of people who attended the two-day event probably think so … and the organisers are thrilled!
The Saturday morning sausage sizzle made a welcome return to Blackbutt’s CBD last weekend after an absence of almost eight months.
There was no senior Rugby League played in the South Burnett at the weekend but there was a full round of junior matches played at Kingaroy and Cherbourg:
The 6th annual Big Screen Film Festival will be coming to Nanango and Kingaroy this Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 18-20. And to celebrate it, we have five free double passes to this year’s best films to give away!