Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd – whose electorate covers part of the South Burnett – says he has been overwhelmed with the response received from recent surveys he has distributed.
More than $26 million is up for grabs for community groups to showcase the best of Australia’s Indigenous culture, languages and visual arts.
The Hand Made Expo Markets will be making their first South Burnett outing at the Glendon Street Forecourt in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from9:00am to 2:00pm on Sunday, November 18.
The 2011 floods left an indelible mark on many local residents … and now they’re going to leave another legacy: a video documentary, a book and a theatre play plus song and art competitions.
The third annual Healthy Active Young (HAY) touch footy carnival was held at Murgon High School on Monday.
2012 School Captain Sarah Jensen was named the Paul Wilding Shield School Dux at Murgon State High School’s 54th annual speech night.
After an absence of three years, Wondai will have a taxi again when a new community-based service begins operating on Monday.
Birds sing and a magpie calls as I taste the best coffee I’ve had in years on the verandah of the Yurri Muntha Café at Cherbourg.
We all know how helpful guide dogs and white canes can be to the blind and vision impaired community … but how about electronic readers, GPS locators and UltraCanes that vibrate when they sense an object?
Did you know that during the past year SES volunteers clocked up about 60,000 hours of voluntary work
The State Government is encouraging business owners to register for a free webinar to help prepare them for the upcoming storm season.
Police Minister Jack Dempsey has described recent convictions of two men under tough new LNP evade police laws as a strong message for people who try to escape the law.
Jacarandas in bloom always mean end-of-year exams; they also mean end-of-year concerts for the region’s dancers
It was Kingaroy’s turn to say “thank you” to our SES volunteers today when the “Truckload Of Thanks” rolled into Glendon Street for Day 3 of its South Burnett tour.
South Burnett residents with low or no vision will have the opportunity to trial some of the latest technology on offer to help people remain active and independent when Guide Dogs Queensland stages its first-ever Mobility Expo in the town tomorrow (November 15).
The expansion of the controversial New Acland coal mine now appears more likely following the State Government’s “cautious” welcome today of a revised application by New Hope Coal.
A new medical centre at Blackbutt has moved a step closer with the acceptance of a tender to construct the building.
Five South Burnett schools have been given tablet computers as part of the State Government’s $3.5 million eLearning for Special Needs Students’ initiative.
The Bunya Mountains Murri Ranger and Elders Council – supported by the Burnett Mary Regional Group – has been praised by the State Government for its success at the recent National Landcare awards.
A new Telehealth Centre opened today at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane may cut travelling time for South Burnett patients with specialist medical appointments.