Back in 1994, the South Burnett was in crisis … it looked like the vital helicopter medivacs that serviced the local hospitals may have to be cut back, or even discontinued, because of the cost.
Nanango will soon become the first town in Australia to boast two community banks when Bendigo Bank opens its new branch in Drayton Street in June.
When then-jackeroo Rick first met his wife-to-be Alice – who’d run away from the city on the back of a motorbike – he may have thought twice about asking her out if he’d known his underwear preferences were going to become a topic of conversation at Kingaroy Library a few years later.
They definitely love their art in Wondai! Flooding rain and blocked roads couldn’t keep a hardy group of local residents away from the opening of the Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s March exhibition on Friday night.
Donate local, support local, shop local, sustain local and deliver hope … that’s the message being delivered by the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal.
A much-loved Nanango police officer was remembered in the South Burnett last week at a medal ceremony at Murgon Police Station.
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.