A Cherbourg teenager is getting ready to tackle the biggest challenge of his life so far … a potential rugby league career at the elite level.
Construction will begin within weeks on a welfare drop-in centre at Murgon for former defence force personnel.
The courage of three men who rescued a toddler from a fatal house fire in Kingaroy in 2018 was officially recognised during a police ceremony in Murgon on Friday morning.
A petition sponsored by Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington and signed by 656 residents opposing a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water charges was delivered to the South Burnett Regional Council on Wednesday.
South Burnett Regional Council will fund a local tourism association for six months, with the possibility of future support if the group meets agreed performance targets.
“The memories will never fade for those of us who were there” … these words by Kingaroy-Memerambi RSL president Don Davey rang true for many who gathered to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day.
One of Alf Purser’s strongest memories of World War II was picking up Australian prisoners from a Japanese POW camp and flying them back to Australia soon after peace was declared.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington assured AgForce members gathered in Kingaroy on Friday night the LNP is on track to win the October 31 State Election.
The second annual Barry Stead Memorial Day attracted 14 riders to the Kingaroy Junior Motorcycle Speedway Club’s track at Kingaroy Showgrounds on Saturday.
The South Burnett hosted about 30 members of the Queensland Austin Car Club this week, enjoying a short escape from the city.
Mountain bike racing returned with a rush to the South Burnett at the weekend with Wondai hosting Rounds 1 and 2 of the South-East Queensland Mountain Bike Series.
A new community group will be formed in a bid to take over the operation of Nanango’s historic Ringsfield complex.
Jen-Daview Limousins, from Kingaroy, has taken home the prestigious Grand Champion Led Steer Carcase award at the 2020 Royal Queensland Show.
Horse racing returned to the South Burnett on Saturday after an absence of almost six months … and the smiles on the faces of fans were easy to see.
A petition protesting against a 150 per cent rise in the cost of standpipe water attracted more than 500 signatures at the Nanango Markets on Saturday morning.
Tenders have been called for the $16.6 million upgrade of the notorious Wide Bay / Bruce Highway intersection at Bells Bridge.
Work could begin soon on preparing a business case for the Barlil Weir, Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd said on Thursday.
Goomeri’s swimming pool, which has been closed since January, will receive a $509,000 upgrade to ensure it reopens in time for this year’s swimming season.
Farmers’ groups have welcomed Monday’s election commitment by Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington to reduce irrigation water prices if the LNP wins the upcoming State Election.
The skies may have been grey at the start of Saturday but there was nothing but smiles on the faces of the 300 or so runners who rolled up for the annual Wondai Country Running Festival.