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Acland Sent Back To Land Court

Acland Sent Back To Land Court

The issue of groundwater and the proposed New Acland Stage 3 coal mine expansion are back to square one following the release on Tuesday of a judgment by the Queensland Court of Appeal.

Mustangs Stampede To Success

Mustangs Stampede To Success

The Murgon Mustangs are celebrating after wrapping up the 2019 season with a victory in the A Grade grand final before an enthusiastic home crowd.

It’s Grand Final Time In Murgon!

It’s Grand Final Time In Murgon!

Saturday’s South Burnett A Grade rugby league grand final will be pitting the top two teams from 2019 against each other in a local derby that’s sure to have the fans filling the grandstands.

Records Fall At Wondai Show

Records Fall At Wondai Show

It was billed as being the biggest Wondai Show ever … and Saturday’s main day extravaganza didn’t disappoint.

Panthers Celebrate Double Wins

Panthers Celebrate Double Wins

Nanango Panthers’ fans are celebrating after their teams took out both the men’s and women’s titles at Saturday’s grand finals of the South Burnett senior soccer competition.

Bikers Take A Break In Kingaroy

Bikers Take A Break In Kingaroy

If you see more than the usual number of Harleys, Hondas and other assorted motorbikes around Kingaroy, there’s no need to panic … the 350 or so riders are here to raise funds for a good cause.

Feast Of Fun Wraps Up Project

Feast Of Fun Wraps Up Project

Nanango will build the South Burnett’s first all-abilities playground after a year of community fundraising came to a successful end on Saturday night.

Green Light For Chinese Wind Farm

Green Light For Chinese Wind Farm

The State Government has approved the construction of a 64MW 16-turbine wind farm by Chinese-owned Australian Energy Wind Farm (AEWF) at Mannuem.

All Set For Wondai Show Day

All Set For Wondai Show Day

Wondai Show officials had their wishes granted this week when the region was dusted by its first light rainfall in weeks.

Ros Is Running Off To London

Ros Is Running Off To London

Five years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, South Burnett councillor Ros Heit is proving that a devastating diagnosis doesn’t have to be a fatal one.

Council Extends Taabinga Downs Approval

Council Extends Taabinga Downs Approval

A controversial Kingaroy residential development first approved in 2014 has had its development approval extended to September 2024 by the South Burnett Regional Council.

Mustangs Lock In Grand Final Spot

Mustangs Lock In Grand Final Spot

Murgon Mustangs have locked in the first spot in the South Burnett Rugby League A Grade Grand Final after a gripping local derby against Cherbourg on Saturday afternoon.

Pork Passion Pulls A Crowd

Pork Passion Pulls A Crowd

Kingaroy’s Town Hall forecourt and Glendon Street were awash with people on Saturday, all keen to pig out on fun at the town’s second annual BaconFest.

Make Safety Your Priority

Make Safety Your Priority

Queensland Road Safety Week is kicking off on Monday with plenty of safety slogans about to hit the media … but Kingaroy Police have a simple message: “Make safety, your priority”.

Stage IV Upgrade Ready To Roll

Stage IV Upgrade Ready To Roll

The latest extension to Cherbourg’s recycling facility is about to come on line, lifting the potential maximum capacity of the facility to an impressive 10,000 tonnes per annum.

Celebrating A Centenary Of Service

Celebrating A Centenary Of Service

There was plenty of emotion – plus some very enthusiastic musical performances  – when the Murgon RSL Sub-Branch celebrated its centenary in Murgon Town Hall on Saturday night.

Yarraman And Kingaroy Officially Linked

Yarraman And Kingaroy Officially Linked

Nanango should prepare to welcome a steady stream of tourists in the years ahead, and residents should get used to the idea that many of them will be wearing lycra.

Bold Plans For Proston’s Shops

Bold Plans For Proston’s Shops

A takeaway food outlet, a community information centre and a good quality secondhand store are three of the most popular choices for new shops in Proston’s CBD.

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

Fiery Truck Crash Blocks Highway

The Bunya Highway was blocked near Murgon on Saturday night after a B-double loaded with bales of sugar cane mulch crashed into trees and caught on fire after striking cattle on the roadway.

Swickers Celebrates $64m Upgrade

Swickers Celebrates $64m Upgrade

A “quiet opening” planned for the new $64 million processing facility at Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory turned into a morning tea for more than 200 people at the complex on Friday morning.

Nanango Gets Ready To Have Fun

Nanango Gets Ready To Have Fun

The South Burnett Community Family Fun Day – a fundraiser for the LifeFlight Foundation – is on the move again … this time Nanango will be playing host!

Government Turns Down Irrigators

Government Turns Down Irrigators

Murgon businesses may face a recession as bad as one they faced in 2007-2008 when many had “For Sale” signs in their windows.

Africa Inspires New Exhibition

Africa Inspires New Exhibition

A one-month residency at Namibia’s national art gallery was a dream come true for artist Shan Wood.

Steven Nurtures Love Of Words

Steven Nurtures Love Of Words

Aussie children’s author and poet Steven Herrick triggered some genuine “laugh out loud” moments when he visited St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy on Friday.