The Planning and Environment Court has removed a major obstacle to the proposed construction of a 130ha solar farm on the outskirts of Kingaroy.
Most South Burnett ratepayers can expect to see an increase of about $2 per week in their rates notices this year, but some rural ratepayers could face rises of up to 30 per cent after the Council handed down its Budget on Monday.
Two Kingaroy businesses are among an elite group of “emerging exporters” who have been selected to take part in a special three-year mentoring program which aims to help expand their markets.
The third annual Wondai Country Festival is on this weekend … and organisers are expecting it will be the biggest yet.
Volunteers have been hard at work at the South Burnett Junior Motorcycle Club’s track in Kingaroy to get everything ready for the group’s first racing club day for more than a decade.
No one was injured but a house in Douglas Street, Cherbourg, was gutted by fire early on Monday evening.
South Burnett CTC held its annual CTC Day at Wondai Town Hall last week to look back over the past 12 months and prepare for the next year.
Coopers Gap Wind Farm is expected to begin producing its first electricity next month.
Stanwell Corporation is now officially “investigating options” in regards to the construction of a new fly ash plant at Tarong Power Station.
The State Government’s 2019-20 Budget, handed down by Treasurer Jackie Trad on Tuesday, contains few surprises for the South Burnett region.
In spring, tourists visiting Nanango should be able to take a guided tour around the town’s historic CBD using nothing but their mobile phone.
The nine-year-old Raising Hell In Maidenwell camping weekend will not be held this year … and possibly never again.
Heritage Nanango Community Branch will be putting a lot more than money back into the community this year … it will be helping to bring about a brighter future as well.
It’s been trading low-key since Friday but Kingaroy’s new Bunnings Warehouse was officially opened in style on Tuesday morning in a ceremony involving staff and invited local guests.
Reconciliation Week is all about sharing stories and experiences, which is exactly what dancer James Doyle did with candour and humour in Blackbutt on Saturday.
Every week, students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy are turning into an ogre, a dragon, a donkey and other assorted characters.
Senior Sergeant Dave Tierney, the Officer-in-Charge of Kingaroy Police, has written a heartfelt plea to the local community in the wake of the recent crashes.
Social media has put the icing on the cake for Kenilworth Country Bakery, a small business that has been operating for less than three years but now has an international reputation.
South Burnett youngsters – and some of the region’s overworked emergency services workers – had the opportunity to relax and have fun in Kingaroy’s Memorial Park recently.
Nanango hoop Hannah Phillips may not be taking home Lee Park’s jockey premiership this year, but on Saturday she took out something even better.
Former members of the Kumbia Catholic community travelled from near and far at the weekend to mark the Centenary of the opening of the Our Lady Of Peace church in town.
Age may be starting to take its toll on the Blackbutt Show Society’s members but public enthusiasm for the 85-year-old Blackbutt Show gives no sign of fading any time soon.
The Ration Shed’s annual Reconciliation Fun Run from Murgon to Cherbourg celebrated its sixth outing on Sunday with a record attendance.
While city-based Labor Party supporters remain shellshocked, rural Queensland has welcomed the Coalition victory in Saturday’s Federal Election.