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.
A group of Year 10 and 11 students from St Mary’s Catholic College are celebrating after achieving scholarships that could help make their dreams come true.
Soon-to-be retired Queensland Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson was welcomed back to Kingaroy this evening by a large crowd gathered at the Town Hall for Kingaroy State High School’s annual Speech Night.
There’s no word as yet whether today’s announcement of 500 job losses at Ergon Energy will affect the five depots in the South Burnett. But local employees are worried.
Former Member for Nanango Dorothy Pratt shared her life story and words of advice for Year 11 students at the Quota Club of Kingaroy’s annual student breakfast
South Burnett residents love a parade! And it was proven true again on Saturday as crowds lined Drayton Street as part of the 2012 Heritage Mardi Gras.
It looks like the 2012 South Burnett Relay For Life will reach its target of $85,000 raised for the Cancer Council after another massive all-night effort in Kingaroy at the weekend.
A big crowd of students, proud parents and teachers packed into the Kingaroy Art Gallery for the opening night of the 2012 Kingaroy State High School Student Art Exhibition.
The South Burnett is now officially the home of one of Australia’s top eight Nissan dealerships.
The Electrical Trades Union has reacted with anger to the announcement that two of the four generating units at Tarong Power Station are to be mothballed
It’s rare these days for a new motel to be built from scratch anywhere in Australia; the cost is usually prohibitive.
Last week’s aerial search for the missing Dragon bi-plane cost the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter about $200,000, CEO David Donaldson revealed today.
It’s not unusual to see fund-raising groups around the South Burnett offering to wash your car on a Saturday morning but this particular effort at the weekend was a little bit special …
The crowd at the Heritage Community Branch Nanango races – held as a prelude to next week’s big Mardi Gras festival – enjoyed some exciting finishes as well as the warmest of Spring weather