The Wondai Country Running Festival is one of the few South Burnett events in 2020 that didn’t decide to “pull the plug” early during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was the case of third time lucky for Kingaroy’s much-discussed revitalisation with the announcement on Friday the Federal Government will be contributing $4.5 million towards the $11.3 million project.
The doors of Kingaroy’s Commercial Hotel will be back open from 10:00am on Friday … but customers will notice some temporary post-COVID changes.
The State Government has extended its controversial Blue Card application deadline for rural firies again … this time until the end of the upcoming fire season.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put most South Burnett community groups temporarily out of action … but while some have ground to a standstill, others have been using the lockdown in highly productive ways.
Planning has begun for the final stage of Nanango’s Heritage Lodge project after the announcement on Friday of a $250,000 grant from Heritage Nanango Community Funding.
Two community groups will be better able to prepare their grounds for the upcoming fire season, thanks to generous grants from Heritage Nanango.
South Burnett Regional Council will upgrade two bridges if it can get half the cost of the upgrades paid for by the Federal Government.
Australian long-distance running legend Ron Grant will be the official ambassador for a new running festival which will debut in the South Burnett on April 3 next year.
It was more than a little chilly but patrons at Wondai’s markets were keen to enjoy a small return to “almost-normal” life on Saturday morning.
There’s been huge sacrifices made by local residents in a bid to keep COVID-19 out of Cherbourg. But what if the worst did happen and there were positive cases identified?
Shoppers in Kingaroy’s Markwell Street area should feel a little bit safer thanks to a generous donation to the community by Anderssons Fruit Market.
Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council will receive just over $800,000 from the State Government to develop the next stage of its recycling centre.
It’s a small step along the pathway back to normal life … but the Wondai Markets say they will be back in action this weekend!
South Burnett food and tourism businesses will be eager to welcome back visitors once COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have been lifted.
A new study has found that Wondai residents would be at the greatest risk of suffering severe symptoms if the South Burnett had an explosion of COVID-19 cases.
South Burnett Regional Council will begin a staged reopening of facilities this weekend.
Luckily no one was injured when a large tree fell suddenly in Murgon’s main street on Monday afternoon.
South Burnett councillors have voted to increase their weekly fuel subsidies by 23 per cent and meal allowances by 42 per cent.
COVID-19 restrictions may have kept tourists out of the South Burnett, but the lockdown has turned out to be an unexpected winner for the South Burnett Rail Trail.