The women of the Nanango RSL Citizen’s Auxiliary have perfect timing … in this rapidly changing world, their Book Fest sale last weekend would probably now be illegal.
South Burnett Regional Council has closed all Visitor Information Centres and libraries as well as council-owned halls, art galleries, museums and Boondooma Homestead.
COVID-19 has created “unprecedented times” for our generation, South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell warned in his latest video update to residents.
There are currently no positive cases of COVID-19 in Cherbourg or the South Burnett, a joint Local Disaster Management Group meeting held in Cherbourg on Monday was told.
Nanango enjoyed what could well be the town’s last carefree day for awhile last Saturday when two reunions were celebrated in the grounds of Ringsfield House.
Crooks can run but they won’t be able to hide in Wondai with the formal unveiling of the town’s new $217,600 CCTV surveillance system.
Tourists who drive through Goomeri now have a new option for a selfie .. with a difference!
A beautiful day but a disappointing crowd … these words by Murgon Show Society president Alan Trim best sum up Saturday’s 97th Murgon Show.
Another 22 people graduated recently from Red Earth’s Community Leadership Program, marking their achievement with a celebration at the Bunya Mountains.
South Burnett Regional Council held a special media conference on Saturday afternoon to update local residents via live video about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in Kingaroy
Murgon’s 97th annual show is on this Saturday (March 14) after a busy lead-up which included a stylish Country Cabaret at Murgon Town Hall.
Everyone knows that roads, rates and rubbish are the key issues for local councils … but in Goomeri, you should also add in water and the still-closed swimming pool.
The four candidates hoping to become the next South Burnett Mayor faced off for the first time during their election campaign on Tuesday evening.
Numbers were up at Proston’s 62nd annual show on Saturday … more horse entries, more cattle, more politicians and most importantly, more people through the gate.
Kingaroy State High School’s sports auditorium was filled to overflowing on Monday for the school’s annual Student Investiture ceremony.
There’s another big weekend of rugby league coming up in the South Burnett, this time honouring the memory of one of the local greats of the game.
The ballot positions have been decided for the upcoming Local Government elections … and it’s good news for two current South Burnett councillors.
Local residents turned out in force on Saturday at an Open Day to mark the centenary of the Kingaroy ambulance service.
Taabinga State School’s major fundraiser for the year packed out the school hall on Saturday evening.
Cherie Baldacchino’s father would often say, “a girl can’t do that” … but he had a cheeky grin and an ulterior motive.
The modern fleet of ambulances that are called to Kingaroy emergencies in 2020 bares no resemblance to the first vehicles that came to residents’ aid back in 1920.
The 71st Cooyar Show had something for everyone … including lots of smiles because the grass was so green!
The immediate future of international tourism in Queensland looks bleak, but South Burnett tourism operators could benefit from a lift in domestic tourism.
A quarterly community forum to gather feedback and set priorities for the future of the Wide Bay-Burnett and Fraser Coast region was held in Cherbourg on Monday.