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Thrashers Pack In Celebrations

Thrashers Pack In Celebrations

The South Burnett Thrashers have taken delivery of a scrum machine which should make their on-field performances this year in the Darling Downs rugby union competition even more devastating.

Water Charges To Rise 60pc

Water Charges To Rise 60pc

South Burnett ratepayers connected to a town water supply scheme will be charged an extra 6 per cent a year for the next 10 years under a plan adopted by the South Burnett Regional Council.

South Burnett Rates Rise 1.75pc

South Burnett Rates Rise 1.75pc

South Burnett Regional Council approved a small 1.75 per cent rise in general rates at their Budget meeting on Friday, as well as the introduction of a fortnightly kerbside recycling service.

Cherbourg Stands Up For NAIDOC

Cherbourg Stands Up For NAIDOC

Rain may have stopped NAIDOC Day being held in Cherbourg’s Anzac Memorial Park, but it didn’t stop people from heading up to the Sports Complex for a big day of celebrations.

Craft Exhibitions Dazzle And Delight

Craft Exhibitions Dazzle And Delight

Visitors who braved Friday night’s chilly, wet weather to attend the opening of the second month of the Winter Craft Festival were handsomely rewarded for their efforts.

Wondai Honours Our Reserves

Wondai Honours Our Reserves

Life in Wondai paused briefly on Sunday morning to salute the service of the millions of Army, Navy and Air Force Reserves who have served Australia in times of war and peace.

Runners Enjoy A Country Welcome

Runners Enjoy A Country Welcome

The Wondai Country Running Festival is continuing to grow with more than 500 registered runners hitting the South Burnett Rail Trail on Saturday and Sunday.

Beck Named Woman Of The Year

Beck Named Woman Of The Year

South Burnett entrants have scooped the pool in the much-delayed 2021 Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network awards, announced on Friday night.

Heritage Nanango Digs Deep … Again

Heritage Nanango Digs Deep … Again

Representatives from 20 community groups went home smiling after the successful applicants for Heritage Nanango’s annual community grants program were announced on Wednesday

Power Projects, Tourism, Roads …

Power Projects, Tourism, Roads …

An $85.1 million downpayment for a 150MW battery storage project at Tarong Power Station is one of the few highlights for the South Burnett in the 2022-23 State Budget handed down on Tuesday.

Amazing Day Raises $27,000

Amazing Day Raises $27,000

The organisers of Saturday’s Cricket 4 Life fundraiser in Kingaroy were hoping to raise $20,000 for Relay For Life … but their expectations have hit a six.

Tree Saga May Finally Be Over

Tree Saga May Finally Be Over

The curtain may finally fall on the long-running saga of Wondai’s Christmas tree after suggestions about its future location provoked three petitions and 12 community consultations