Meet Global Engineering … a small business success story which started in Kingaroy and is now part of Australia’s booming resources sector.
One lucky person will be driving away in a new car … while flood-affected South Burnett residents will be getting some much-needed assistance, all thanks to Huston Motors and the Mayor’s Red Earth Flood Appeal.
The Evolution Solar Football 7s Carnival played in Kingaroy at the weekend was once again a resounding success.
South Burnett regained the prestigious Goodchild Shield with a decisive victory over Bundaberg in the representative cricket final played at Lyle Vidler Oval in Kingaroy this afternoon.
The weather gods smiled on Kingaroy on Friday … the rain held off and the sun shone brightly, meaning the huge Evolution Solar South Burnett Football Sevens Carnival is all set to kick off this weekend.
Kingaroy cyclist Josie Potter is getting ready to tackle a 50km ride in this year’s Brissie to the Bay fundraiser … not a bad effort for a woman who couldn’t walk just 13 years ago!
The former Memerambi State School will be put up for sale after the South Burnett Regional Council today turned down an offer from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines to buy it for $215,000.
Riders from Bundaberg to Blackbutt converged on Kingaroy Showgrounds at the weekend for the annual Zone 8 Jumping Equitation Championships.
Goomeri Show Society could be forgiven for thinking that life’s a beach … first, the roof of their pavilion was ripped off by a freak storm, then a one metre wall of water rushed through the building during the Australia Day weekend floods.
The 135 Australian Cadet Unit held an open day at its Wondai HQ today to allow would-be members and their families to find out more about the Army Cadets.
The RSPCA hosted a pyjama party with a difference this evening in Kingaroy … many of the guests wore their best fur coats.
A group of local women are breathing new life into a country tradition, experimenting with Twilight meetings to help attract new members to the Queensland Country Women’s Association
Plaintive barking coming from Yarraman Creek prompted local residents Susan and Scott Reilly to investigate … and what they found stunned them.
Celebrating Pancake Day has been a tradition for so long at St Michael And All Angels Anglican Church in Kingaroy that no one seems to know when it first began.
A dozen “Bites Of The Burnett” were unveiled at the opening of the Kingaroy Art Gallery’s February exhibition on Friday night.
An appeal to help South Burnett residents affected by the Australia Day weekend floods has been launched by South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann in conjunction with not-for-profit local community group Red Earth Foundation.
A delegation of protesters has been elected to meet with South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann on Monday to help prepare an official response to Australia Post’s decision to close the Kingaroy Street business facility.
The Australia Day weekend floods have provided the perfect opportunity for some local residents to help clean up their act … quite literally.
The farmers around Byee and Silverleaf are hurting … their crops, and more importantly, their topsoil was washed away during the Australia Day weekend floods.
Wondai’s iconic “bottom” pub, the Wondai Hotel, is undergoing a major refurbishment which will see it emerge at Easter rechristened as the “Wondai Hotel and Cellars”.
There’s no doubt that last weekend’s rain caused millions of dollars damage, and brought pain and grief to many Queenslanders … but even the darkest clouds can have a silver lining.
A Wilkesdale woman and her disabled daughter are lucky to be alive after a torrent swept through their home last Sunday.
The South Burnett Regional Council’s new Councillor Discretionary Fund got one of its first uses this week when Deputy Mayor Keith Campbell handed over a $1400 cheque to the region’s equally new St John Ambulance branch.
Sunshine Coast artist Jandamarra Cadd is bringing his travelling exhibition “Past. Present. Future” to the Wondai Regional Art Gallery in February.