Don’t be surprised if you see a lot more girls playing cricket after a two-day clinic held in Nanango last week.
The recent corroboree held at the Bunya Mountains had special meaning for Wakka Wakka woman Aneta Dodd who dreams of bringing language and culture to a new generation.
Phase 2 of the $2 million Burnett Water Feasibility Study – the “Options Analysis” – has been released, inching forward the eventual construction of the much-discussed Barlil Weir on Barambah Creek.
Landholders in the Coolabunia and Goodger areas opposed to Moreton Resources’ proposed open cut coal mine have received an early Christmas present.
A new tradition based on thousands of years of history is being forged at the Bunya Mountains thanks to the efforts of a younger generation keen to explore culture.
Fees for using the South Burnett’s standpipes will remain fixed at the current rate despite a plea by Mayor Brett Otto to his fellow Councillors to show compassion for some of the region’s most disadvantaged residents.
Kingaroy’s Betta Home Living store will be doubling in size and offering furniture as well as home appliances when an extension at the rear of their new Kingaroy Street premises opens early next year.
Half a century ago the South Burnett’s councils began accumulating an art collection that is now so big that just a third of it almost completely fills Wondai’s Regional Art Gallery.
Kingaroy’s annual Christmas Carnival morphed into a twilight markets on Thursday but that didn’t stop families coming out to enjoy a bit of festive fun.
An overgrown piece of land near the Toomey Street entrance to Kingaroy State High School has become a Yarning Circle, thanks to the efforts of the school’s Indigenous students and the generosity of sponsors.
A special celebration to mark the graduation of students from Nurunderi TAFE College has become a new tradition over the past five years at Cherbourg … and one that always brings smiles to plenty of faces.
Visitors to Benarkin will now have the opportunity to leave with a better understanding of the history of the once-thriving timber town, thanks to the efforts of the Blackbutt District Tourism and Heritage Association.
Four South Burnett junior cricketers starred for Wide Bay in an Under 13s match against a visiting Brisbane North XI at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy on Sunday.
Murgon businesspeople enjoyed a sneak preview this week of a multi-million dollar development which has broken ground at Moffatdale.
The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.
The State Budget has confirmed funding for a number of road projects in the South Burnett region, although some of the dollars have been allocated simply for preliminary planning.
Proston P-10 students are looking forward to a big year on the rural show circuit after a generous donation to the school by Smithfield Cattle Co.
The small village of Linville marked two milestones last Saturday … the 110th anniversary of the first train to arrive in town, and the official opening of a new community garden.
Members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Big Peanut” committee met South Burnett Regional councillors and Council staff on Thursday morning to discuss possible locations for a planned sculpture.
Relay For Life has hundreds of supporters in the South Burnett … and the organisers of this year’s Dinner With The Captains are hoping they’ll all be cashed up and tuned into the radio on Friday morning.