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.
The 1st Division match between Wests and Nanango on Saturday evening was the game everyone was waiting for … and the two sides did not disappoint.
Impressive 16-year-old Kingaroy fast bowler Holly Ferling has made history by becoming the first female to win the Ken Mackay Trophy for the Queensland Junior Cricketer of the Year.
Barambah Wines at Redgate has mothballed its cellar door for the next two years. However the company says it will continue to produce wines from its Redgate vineyards and retail them through the firm’s Brisbane office; their website; and existing cellar door, restaurant and hotel outlets.
The South Burnett Regional Council, in conjunction with Bio-security Queensland, will be participating in a co-ordinated wild dog baiting program next month.
Karen McNamara, from Charleville, has a very special link to the 50th anniversary of Proston’s famous Golden Spurs Campdraft.
The South Burnett Thrashers’ run of bad luck in the Downs Rugby B Grade comp continued at the weekend, going down 38-12 against the Condamine Cods at TJ O’Neill Oval in Kingaroy.
South Burnett radio station 4SB (1071) has been tipped to become a part of an “Australian Mining Radio Network”.
The Cherbourg Hornets were just too strong at home for the Murgon Mustangs in Round 2 of the South Burnett Premier Rugby League played on Saturday afternoon.
Wondai’s “other” flower show at the weekend, the Orchid Show, also attracted busloads of visitors.
The 19th Autumn Garden Expo in Wondai attracted busloads of tourists to the South Burnett at the weekend as well as almost 120 exhibitors and thousands of local gardeners.
Participants in the annual Wondai Anzac Day march will get an added thrill this year when an RAAF Hornet does a low pass across the parade.
Toowoomba Golden West and South Burnett Tourism marketing manager Geoff Thompson has resigned.
There was some traditional – and not so traditional – dancing at Cherbourg on Friday afternoon to mark the official launch of the Moo’Roo Moo’Roo Youth Group
Just three years ago, it wasn’t certain that Jeff Still would survive. He was airlifted to hospital after a motorcycle crash at Cooyar where he suffered life-threatening injuries including a crushed windpipe, a punctured bladder and broken bones.
The South Burnett Regional Council has awarded Brisbane-based Civil Mining and Construction Pty Ltd a $22 million contract to restore flood-damaged roads in the region