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Firies Praised For Quick Action

Firies Praised For Quick Action

Firefighters rushed to Aerodrome Road at Taabinga on Sunday afternoon after a fire jumped the roadway and took off quickly across open grassland.

Kingaroy Reclaims The Night

Kingaroy Reclaims The Night

The South Burnett’s annual “Reclaim The Night” event attracted a good crowd of women, men and children to the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt on Thursday evening.

AGL Boosts Community Fund

AGL Boosts Community Fund

AGL’s Coopers Gap Wind Farm Community Fund will expand to $100,000 a year in 2020, and will remain at that level as long as AGL are involved with the Cooper’s Gap project.

Residents To Develop Kumbia Plan

Residents To Develop Kumbia Plan

A community meeting held at Kumbia’s Memorial Hall on Tuesday night has agreed to develop a community plan for the town.

Hot Topics At Meet’n’Greet

Hot Topics At Meet’n’Greet

Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s latest meet’n’greet had a bit of everything on Tuesday night … good news, useful advice and a surprise announcement.

Wondai Welcomes Rural Volunteers

Wondai Welcomes Rural Volunteers

A group of 35 Rural Aid volunteers received a warm welcome to Wondai on Sunday afternoon to kick off their week-long stay in the region.

Rural Aid Gives Gift Of Music

Rural Aid Gives Gift Of Music

Seven South Burnett schools shared in a surprise $50,000 gift of musical instruments and Lego on Friday.

Country Fun In The Sun

Country Fun In The Sun

This year’s Colours Of Yarraman “Tunes On The Track” family day lured locals and visitors alike to Station Park on Saturday afternoon.

Region’s Population Declines Again

Region’s Population Declines Again

The South Burnett’s population has continued to decline over the past year, according to the latest population data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Kathy Receives Unique Council Award

Kathy Receives Unique Council Award

An extraordinary gift to the people of Proston by South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff has gained Statewide recognition.

Awesome Effort At Relay For Life!

Awesome Effort At Relay For Life!

The 2019 South Burnett Relay for Life campaign has raised an “awesome” amount for the Cancer Council of Queensland … at least $111,000 and counting

Yarraman’s At It Again

Yarraman’s At It Again

The two main days of Yarraman’s annual town festival, the Colours of Yarraman, are on again this weekend.

Another Ripper Maidenwell Weekend

Another Ripper Maidenwell Weekend

The Maidenwell Community Group aims to “save a life” with its annual Maidenwell Post Rip weekend … and they did it again this year, handing over a cheque for $12,500 on Sunday to the LifeFlight Foundation.

Can You Spot Locals In 1927 Film?

Can You Spot Locals In 1927 Film?

An Australian film shot in Murgon and Cherbourg in 1927 using local residents as extras will get a rare public screening at Barambah Station next month.

Recipe For Reaching Out

Recipe For Reaching Out

Speak up, reach out for help … these are the messages that the South Burnett Suicide Prevention Working Group is trying to spread during Mental Health Week.

Shannus Captures Country’s Pain

Shannus Captures Country’s Pain

Celebrated Hivesville artist Shannus O’Sullivan has works hanging in collections in Asia, Europe and America … now two of his evocative pieces are in the South Burnett Regional Council’s permanent collection.

Trail Feasibility To Be Examined

Trail Feasibility To Be Examined

The South Burnett Regional Council will conduct a feasibility study into extending the South Burnett Rail Trail from Murgon to Proston.

Cattle Kids Camp At Wondai

Cattle Kids Camp At Wondai

Wondai Showgrounds played host to 80 young cattle enthusiasts during the recent four-day Queensland Limousin Youth Camp.

‘Strong Belief In South Burnett’

‘Strong Belief In South Burnett’

The former Wide Bay Burnett Electricity Board building in Kingaroy, which has stood vacant for many years, is again buzzing with life.

Local Property Prices Buoyant

Local Property Prices Buoyant

Several South Burnett towns enjoyed a buoyant real estate year, according to research company CoreLogic.

Museum Celebrates Dairy Days

Museum Celebrates Dairy Days

Murgon’s Queensland Dairy Industry Museum is one of the South Burnett’s hidden gems although it often misses out on the limelight the region’s other features attract.

High Praise As Library Opens

High Praise As Library Opens

Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe lapped up plenty of local government praise when he officially opened Wondai’s renovated library and customer service area on Friday morning.

Kingaroy Recycling Depot Ready To Go

Kingaroy Recycling Depot Ready To Go

Kingaroy’s new Container Refund Point – the spot where you can drop off cans and bottles for a 10 cent refund – will open on Tuesday.

Big Day Planned At Museum

Big Day Planned At Museum

The volunteers at the Murgon Dairy and Heritage Museum are working hard this week in the lead-up to Saturday … their biggest day of the year.