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Where Are All The Tradies?

Where Are All The Tradies?

Kingaroy businesswoman Michelle Hansen has been looking since January to expand her team, with absolutely no luck … a situation which has her worried, but not just for her business.

Early Voting Opens Monday

Early Voting Opens Monday

Early voting for the 2022 Federal Election opens on Monday (May 9) but South Burnett residents will have only one venue at this stage.

SPER Crackdown In South Burnett

SPER Crackdown In South Burnett

A team of enforcement officers from the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) will be conducting operations across the South Burnett over the coming week to crack down on people who refuse to pay their SPER debts.

Runners Enjoy Relay Challenge

Runners Enjoy Relay Challenge

The second annual South Burnett Express Rail Trail Relay has been hailed a success after more than 100 runners took over a section of the South Burnett Rail Trail on Monday.

Clown Around At Avo Festival

Clown Around At Avo Festival

South Burnett residents aged 12 and above who would like to learn clowning and mask theatre techniques are being sought by Blackbutt’s Avocado Festival committee.

Crowds Show Up In Kingaroy

Crowds Show Up In Kingaroy

South Burnett National Show Society president Craig Lucas was breathing a sigh of relief on Monday after the stop-start Kingaroy Show went off (almost) without a hitch at the weekend.

Erkens ‘Overwhelmed By Support’

Erkens ‘Overwhelmed By Support’

Nanango real estate agent Jane Erkens is optimistic she has won the South Burnett Regional Council Division 1 by-election but she’s wary of claiming victory ahead of the official declaration.

Erkens Takes Lead In Nanango Poll

Erkens Takes Lead In Nanango Poll

Nanango real estate agent Jane Erkens had a clear lead in the South Burnett Regional Council Division 1 by-election at the close of counting on Saturday night.

Uni Blossoms In The Bush

Uni Blossoms In The Bush

A “bush university” which aims to teach and share First Nations culture could possibly become the Bunya Mountains’ latest tourist attraction.

KTP To Cost An Extra $900,000

KTP To Cost An Extra $900,000

South Burnett Regional Council is putting an extra $900,000 towards the Kingaroy Transformation Project to compensate for inflation, supply shortages and delays caused by heavy Spring rains.

Rains Came, Crowds Remained

Rains Came, Crowds Remained

Wet weather and a chilly morning could not deter South Burnett residents turning out in force at Anzac Day commemorations across the region on Monday.

Young Players Ready For Action

Young Players Ready For Action

It’s been a long build-up but the 2022 South Burnett Rugby League season will finally kick off on Saturday with a full day of junior and senior games at Kassulke Oval in Nanango.

MPs Collect Mental Health Evidence

MPs Collect Mental Health Evidence

A State Parliament Select Committee paid a whistlestop visit to Kingaroy on Wednesday to collect information about the mental health issues faced by the South Burnett community.

Last-Minute Entry Aces Title

Last-Minute Entry Aces Title

It wasn’t the prettiest car on the track – and a Chrysler Centura doesn’t usually spring to mind as a race car – but the combination was just right for Mareeba driver Matt Smith to take home the National Production Sedan Title at the Kingaroy Speedway on Sunday night.