Thirty years of memories were shared this morning when cattlemen (and women), auctioneers and their families gathered at the Coolabunia Saleyards to mark the complex’s 30th birthday.
After an absence of three years, Wondai will have a taxi again when a new community-based service begins operating on Monday.
It was Kingaroy’s turn to say “thank you” to our SES volunteers today when the “Truckload Of Thanks” rolled into Glendon Street for Day 3 of its South Burnett tour.
St Mary’s Catholic School in Kingaroy was buzzing this morning with the launch of the school’s new Positive Behaviour Support program.
The Wondai Chamber Of Commerce hosted a Meet’n’Greet on Sunday for new residents who have moved into Wondai and the surrounding area.
Wet weather wasn’t enough to stop a community rally against job cuts at Tarong Power Station and Meandu Mine from going ahead in Kingaroy’s O’Neill Square on Saturday morning.
It’s Movember! The time of year when many men choose to grow hair on their top lip. But this year, there’s going to be quite a few high school students in Kingaroy aiming to join them …
Patrons put on their beer goggles at Taras Hall in Nanango tonight but it was all for a good cause. In a short time, they learned about alcohol’s effects on their bodies, how to drink responsibly and what their individual safe drinking limits were.
Army cadets from Brisbane, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast assembled at the Nanango Showgrounds on the weekend for a Senior Cadets dinner.
There may have been an important horse race at Flemington … but all South Burnett residents know the “real” Cup was raced at Kumbia.
Cabinet Ministers mingled with businesspeople, teachers, farmers, rural firefighters – in fact, representatives from all sorts of groups from all over the South Burnett – at an open-air Civic Reception held in Kingaroy tonight.
It looks like the Murgon Music Muster has well and truly become part of the grey nomad “circuit” with campervans and caravans packing the Murgon Showgrounds at the weekend for the four-day feast of music.
Stanwell CEO Richard Van Breda admitted his corporation had been “pretty topical” over the past few weeks when he fronted a Community Stakeholder meeting held in Kingaroy on Wednesday night.
Stage 1 of the long-discussed South Burnett Performing Arts Centre in Kingaroy has hosted its first public function to great acclaim … which means fund-raising for the all-important Stage 2 of the project can now begin in earnest!
Manly rugby league star Matt Ballin was the guest speaker at the Kingaroy State High School Sports Night. Matt, who has played more than 140 NRL games, was part of the 2008 and 2011 Premiership-winning Sea Eagles’ teams and has represented Queensland in State of Origin.
Memories of the former Rosalie Shire will live on in Yarraman with the official opening of a “Rosalie Room” as part of the Heritage House Open Day celebrations at the weekend.
Bookworms have had a lot to celebrate with libraries all over the South Burnett marking important milestones recently. Nanango Library celebrated its 50th birthday last week and Kingaroy Library has marked its first birthday since its total makeover. On Saturday, it was Wondai’s turn …
The 2nd annual Motors In Motion festival in Kingaroy on Saturday was engineered for excitement … with motors in motion everywhere you could look at Kingaroy Airport.
St Mary’s Catholic College atudents, parents and teachers celebrated everything artistic at the school’s annual Arts Showcase in Kingaroy.
Kingaroy Rotary club is so pleased with the charity jewellery auction it hosted last weekend, it’s planning to do it all over again next year.
Three young South Burnett cricketers have been selected to play for the Queensland U12s schoolgirls team following Wide Bay’s victory in the two-day selection championships played at the weekend in Brisbane.
The South Burnett Regional Council will try to put an extra $6 million a year into the pockets of South Burnett businesses by introducing changes to its purchasing policy at November’s general meeting.
Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls says he detects a sense of optimism from the businesspeople in Kingaroy.
Organisers of Nanango’s new Waterhole Rocks festival are so happy with the public’s reaction they’re already planning its second outing next year.