A plan to upgrade a 2km section of Kingaroy’s Youngman Street was approved at the South Burnett Regional Council’s Infrastructure standing committee meeting on Wednesday.
Blackbutt’s CBD will get a softer, more modern look if the South Burnett Regional Council votes to spend an extra $750,000 on revitalisation for the town.
After a 12-month break due to COVID, the 80th Goomeri Show returned with gusto last weekend.
Kingaroy played host to another major conference in recent weeks … the biennial Red Ant Round-Up!
It was an absolute buzz! That’s how Kingaroy Rotary Club president Katharine Butcher summed up the historic District 9600 Conference held in Kingaroy at the weekend.
Murgon Crusaders are celebrating after taking the Triple Crown in the Gympie A Grade Cricket competition at the weekend.
The Greater Brisbane area will go into lockdown for three days from 5:00pm on Monday after the confirmation of four news cases of community transmission.
Shoppers may have spotted some new names on familiar products popping up on supermarket shelves during recent days … it’s all part of a major rebranding effort by a Kingaroy-based company.
Excitement is building for the 2021 Nanango Show, with the judging of the 2021 Miss Showgirl and Rural Ambassador last Saturday.
Another Murgon Show is done and dusted … which means the hard-working volunteers which made it all happen are now already beginning to plan the 2022 event!
If you’ve been in Kingaroy recently you may have noticed a white Mitsubishi parked inside what used to be a dress boutique in Kingaroy Street.
Vaccinations against COVID-19 received a big “thumbs up” from the first group to receive their injections in Kingaroy on Monday.
The season is winding up rapidly for South Burnett cricketers, with the Grand Final of the local senior competition to be played this Saturday.
The Kingaroy Transformation Project and significant changes to the region’s planning scheme may have put an end to a developer’s hopes of building a “big box” retail park on the outskirts of Kingaroy.
A fun day of touch football at T.J. O’Neill Oval last Friday was the culmination of a special rugby league skills development program in local schools which also aimed to spread a positive message: “Booze You Lose”.
Blackbutt Showgrounds has become the latest South Burnett tourist hotspot thanks to a week-long visit by 349 motorhomes and caravans.
The annual Proston Show was one of the few local shows to go ahead in 2020 and organisers weren’t going to allow COVID-19 rules and regulations to stop it going ahead in 2021.
Speedway was back on the track in Kingaroy on Saturday with a spectacular autumn night of action.
Health Minister Yvette D’Ath has responded to letters from local MP Deb Frecklington in regards to flooding and demolition work at the new Kingaroy Hospital, but questions about staffing levels still remain unanswered.
Art lovers had the choice of which gallery opening to attend on Friday night, when the two South Burnett Regional Council-owned galleries again scheduled their official openings on the same night.