Former South Burnett jockey Jason Hoopert returned triumphantly to Kilcoy on Anzac Day … the first time he’s ridden at the track since an horrific race fall there in July 2006.
A Blackbutt man who pleaded guilty to a string of charges dating back to 1995 was sentenced to 21 months jail in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court today.
Continued upgrades and maintenance programs at Tarong Power Station are ensuring the ongoing, reliable operation of the power station past its design life.
South Burnett Regional Council has felt moved to scotch widespread rumours – or conspiracy theories – that have been floating around for some time that new homes being built at Memerambi are intended to house refugees.
A man pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to a total of 30 offences, all committed since he was released from jail on January 27 this year.
A city slicker who was looking forward to setting up his own mini-farm in the South Burnett was fined $1500 after he admitted moving three cattle without a travel permit.
Rugby League fans are in for a treat this weekend with a massive triple-header being played at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy on Saturday.
The Salvation Army is looking for extra volunteer collectors in the South Burnett for this year’s annual Red Shield Appeal.
The Rotary of Club of Kingaroy joined together with the Filipino-Australian Friendship Caring Group on Saturday to bring a night of traditional food and entertainment to Kingaroy.
The South Burnett Youth Choir took part in the prestigious Next Generation Sings choral festival in Brisbane.
Junior soccer returned with a carnival atmosphere at Wondai at the weekend.
The 78th annual Blackbutt Show will be held this Saturday at the showgrounds in Hart Street.
Thousands of South Burnett residents gathered in towns and villages throughout the region today to mark Anzac Day.
Sir William Glasgow – soldier, politician and diplomat – inspects returned men gathered at Kingaroy’s War Memorial in 1932.
The five-day “Spirit of the Bush” Traditional Balladeers & Heritage Muster will kick off at Boondooma Homestead, north of Durong, on Anzac Day.
The National Farmers’ Federation has called for the establishment of a foreign land register to achieve “greater transparency” about investments made by foreign interests in Australia.
AGL Action Rescue’s Bundaberg and Maroochydore helicopters were called out to the South Burnett again this afternoon … this time to attend a two-vehicle crash on the Burnett Highway, south-east of Goomeri.
The Cherbourg-Murgon Reconnect program will receive $208,060 in federal funding for 2012-13.
Queensland Farmers Federation President Joanne Grainger says flaws in the electricity tariff reforms being proposed by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) could be dire Queensland farmers.
A smash on the D’Aguilar Highway between Kingaroy and Nanango, which occurred about 8:20am, closed the highway to traffic this morning.