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Youngman St Plan Gets Go-Ahead

Youngman St Plan Gets Go-Ahead

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.

New Look Planned For Blackbutt

New Look Planned For Blackbutt

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.

Rotary Conference Rocks Kingaroy

Rotary Conference Rocks Kingaroy

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.

Brisbane Back In Lockdown

Brisbane Back In Lockdown

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.

Kingaroy Is The Land Of Plenty

Kingaroy Is The Land Of Plenty

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.

Planning Now Starts For 2022!

Planning Now Starts For 2022!

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!

Council To Discuss Scaled-Back Plans

Council To Discuss Scaled-Back Plans

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.

Footy Day Kicks A Positive Goal

Footy Day Kicks A Positive Goal

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”.

Solos Take Over Showgrounds

Solos Take Over Showgrounds

Blackbutt Showgrounds has become the latest South Burnett tourist hotspot thanks to a week-long visit by 349 motorhomes and caravans.

Cattle Star At Proston Show

Cattle Star At Proston Show

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.

D’Ath Responds To Hospital Queries

D’Ath Responds To Hospital Queries

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 Spoiled For Choice

Art Lovers Spoiled For Choice

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.

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