The Department of Transport and Main Roads is working to reconstruct 88km of disaster-damaged roads in the Gympie / South Burnett region over the next few years, following 2010-2011 floods.
South Burnett photographer Kathy Steinhardt has been a familiar sight around some of the region’s smaller schools for many years, snapping the iconic school photos that every parent loves.
Exhibition skills trainer Ron McDermott cast an experienced eye over the stands at the recent South Burnett Exposed business expo in Kingaroy to assess exactly how they measured up.
St Joseph’s Catholic School at Murgon will be celebrating its 75th anniversary this weekend with a string of special events planned.
Heavy rain forced the cancellation of last week’s Round 4 match between Highfields and the South Burnett Thrashers.
Cats Claw Creeper – a weed pest in the South Burnett – has been declared a “Weed of National Significance” based on its economic, environmental and social impact and potential to spread.
The Wondai kindy will be hosting a “Fascinating High Tea” on Sunday at the Wondai RSL, and while the kindy mums have been busy preparing the food, the youngsters have been polishing their tea party skills.
Kingaroy cricketer Anthony Eden’s excellent season was topped off on Saturday night when he was presented with South Burnett trophies for topping the A Grade Batting Aggregate and Batting Average.
Struggling South Burnett homeowners and retailers received a boost today when the Reserve Bank of Australia unexpectedly cut interest rates by 50 basis points.
The Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation’s (BIEDO) “business pilots” have assisted 300 local businesses over the past eight months with free consultations … but time is running out if you want to join them.
All games in the U6s to U11s were cancelled due to rain.
Students from Saint Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy turned out in force to help mark Anzac Day at a number of events across the South Burnett region.
Aussie actor Martin Sacks has been revealed as the guest star who will launch the Big Screen Film Festival in Nanango on Friday, May 18.
Former Kingaroy Red Ants will be reuniting in Kingaroy on October 20 to swap yarns and spin tales of past glories on the rugby league field.
Counting in the South Burnett Regional Council’s hotly contested Division 1 election inched forward at a snail’s pace today, with incumbent Barry Green managing to increase his lead slightly to 35.73 per cent of the 2473 votes counted so far…
Stage 1 of Kingaroy’s new Performing Arts and Cultural Centre is quickly taking shape on site at the Kingaroy State High School.
The State Government is cracking down on illegal firearms, announcing plans to prepare new legislation for tougher penalties and minimum mandatory sentences as part of its plan to reduce crime.
The South Burnett Regional Council has accessed $250,000 in Federal and State Government funding for “community disaster recovery”.
The Kingaroy Show will be running this Saturday and Sunday, and organisers are promising a jam-packed program of events for its 105th outing.
Landcare Australia is surveying farmers and Landcare groups across the country what what they think about the organisation.