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Medal Arrives After 75 Years

Medal Arrives After 75 Years

Seventy-five years after World War II ended, Wondai resident Len McLeod’s war service has finally been recognised with the awarding of the Pacific Star.

Saints Keen For Action

Saints Keen For Action

Sports fans will be relieved that at least one local football competition is returning to the South Burnett this year.

Bike Track Plan Moves Ahead

Bike Track Plan Moves Ahead

A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with the awarding of a design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.

Councillors Slash Allowances

Councillors Slash Allowances

The South Burnett Regional Council has voted to take an axe to proposed new expense allowances, reducing them to their lowest level since 2012.

Cultural Centre Timeline

Cultural Centre Timeline

Work on Murgon’s new $1.59 million Cultural Centre in Macalister Street is planned to start within the next three months.

Otto Promises Price Review

Otto Promises Price Review

A Council decision to raise standpipe water prices from $4.10 to $10 per kilolitre will be reconsidered, South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto promised on Monday.

4WD Crashes Into Shop

4WD Crashes Into Shop

It was a miracle no one was badly injured when an out-of-control 4WD crashed through plate glass at the Lifeline Furniture shop in Kingaroy Street

$19m Cherbourg Budget

$19m Cherbourg Budget

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has handed down its 2020-21 Budget – a $19.92 million package which includes five new houses for the community.

Jesse’s A Cut Above The Rest

Jesse’s A Cut Above The Rest

How did you spend “iso”? If you’re like young Jesse you did Year 12 assignments, studied at TAFE, worked AND completed a body-piercing course.

Country Comes Alive In Mural

Country Comes Alive In Mural

Murgon artist Niketa Law has created a new mural at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy as part of the school’s Bunya Dreaming Garden.

MP Calls For Water Review

MP Calls For Water Review

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the South Burnett Regional Council to reconsider a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water costs.

Cupboard Is Bare: GRC Mayor

Cupboard Is Bare: GRC Mayor

Gympie Council’s financial position is so bad it will need to borrow as much as $12 million just to cover wages and routine expenses for the coming quarter.

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Durong will get a 24-hour fuel cell more than a year after the SBRC first began seeking public feedback on the idea

Herb’s Medal Returns Home

Herb’s Medal Returns Home

A proud piece of Kingaroy’s history has returned to town … the MBE medal which was presented to former Ambulance Superintendent Herb Biddle in 1971.

Josie Celebrates Milestone

Josie Celebrates Milestone

A cool and damp morning wasn’t enough to stop a brave bunch of cyclists from completing the Brissie To The Bay ride on Sunday … only they weren’t in Brisbane!

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