The South Burnett’s three Federal seats – Maranoa, Flynn and Wide Bay – will all remain in LNP hands in line with the blue tide that has swept across Queensland.
Three Federal electorates cross the South Burnett: Wide Bay, Flynn and Maranoa. At present, all three are held by the LNP and polls suggest this will still be the case when counting in Saturday’s election is over.
Almost half of Gympie Regional Council’s 25,000 ratepayers will face an average rate hike of 6.39 per cent next year after recent increases in land valuations.
Organisers and racegoers were blown away by this year’s Burrandowan Races … quite literally.
Kingaroy chef Jason Ford is combining two of the South Burnett’s great passions – cycling the rail trail and eating local cuisine – in a special event next month.
An ambitious plan to create a new music festival for the South Burnett came asunder on Friday night.
The mystery third guest for this year’s Dinner With The Captains in Kingaroy was officially announced on Friday … and it’s recently retired rugby league superstar Greg Inglis!
Work on building the South Burnett’s second wind farm could begin as early as next year, a public meeting at Kingaroy RSL heard on Thursday night.
Kingaroy Show organisers would have been thanking their lucky stars it was a two-day show after heavy showers swept across the showgrounds in bursts on Saturday.
Seventy jobs will be lost at Tarong’s Meandu Mine soon when the mine shuts one of its fleets
“Top birds, equal to anything in Australia and better than the Sydney Royal.”
The Nanango RSL Sub-Branch has taken over the operation of the financially troubled Nanango RSL Club.
Bravehearts founder Hetty Johnston AM stirred emotions at Thursday’s South Burnett Mayor’s Breakfast in Kingaroy.
A small annual festival created by runners in 2015 celebrated its fifth outing in Maidenwell over the Easter break with several additions to its schedule.
South Burnett Race Club officials breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday when big crowds turned out at Wondai Racecourse for the annual Anzac Day meeting.
“Absolutely sensational” … that’s how Kingaroy Speedway president Travis Barron summed up the two nights of racing at the weekend.
Towns and villages across the South Burnett paused again on April 25 to mark the 104th anniversary of the landing at Anzac Cove.
A renewable energy company with links to the Chinese Government’s Belt and Road economic initiative is planning to hold a “community pop-up event” in Kingaroy to discuss a possible wind farm development.
The Federal Coalition has promised to spend $20 million to replace the single-lane John Peterson Bridge over the Boyne River near Mundubbera if re-elected.
A mini tent-city sprang up on the outskirts of Kingaroy over the Easter Long Weekend for the annual “Kiwi Woggle”, a celebration of everything linked to scouting.
Murgon RSL Sub-Branch will be hoping the Coalition secures victory at the upcoming Federal Election so their proposed Drop-In Centre can go ahead.
There’s a huge weekend of activities coming up in the South Burnett for Easter … from traditional Easter celebrations to horse racing, marathon running, a garden expo and a bullride.
A successful after-school and holidays sports program at Cherbourg will be funded for another three years, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced on Wednesday.
Nanango Show Society president Les Schloss says that “considering everything else that was on”, the 110th Nanango Show at the weekend had been an extremely good day.