South Burnett tourist operators are hoping for sunny skies this weekend to help launch Queensland’s new mini-holiday.
Entries are starting to roll in for Nimué Gallery’s unusual Motors In Motion art competition.
The new October long weekend is being held this coming Saturday, Sunday and Monday… and so is the very first South Burnett On Show festival.
Packed into some quiet offices in Murgon’s Lamb Street is a service which everyone seems to agree has been having a positive effect on people’s lives but it appears to be facing the axe in December because there’s not enough dollars in the State coffers to run it.
Pupils from Crawford and Wooroolin State schools joined with students at Tingoora this morning to celebrate NAIDOC Day.
There’s been some dire predictions recently about a hellish bushfire season ahead of us … but not if the local rural fire brigades can help it.
A brightly dressed crowd of 50 art buffs crowded into the Kingaroy Art Gallery last Saturday afternoon for a “Mad Hatters Tea Party”.
SBRC Mayor Wayne Kratzmann pledged tonight to keep the South Burnett branch of the Emergency Services Cadets going if the State Government doesn’t reverse its decision to close the program down.
It’s not often that you can say that a Mongrel stole the show … but that’s what happened on Saturday night when a Mongrel of a tractor (a “bitzer” made of a hundred different parts) took centre stage at the 2012 Tractor Tattoo spectacular.
Their fans call them the “Mighty” Cherbourg Hornets … and the team lived up to the nickname in Saturday’s Rugby League grand final played at Nanango.
Rehearsals for Saturday’s Tractor Tattoo spectacular were in full swing in Kingaroy this evening.
Are you ok? That was the question on everyone’s lips as they sipped coffee at 20 venues throughout the South Burnett
If you spotted 90-year-old Paul Tunn in Yarraman you wouldn’t guess the amazing stories this quiet ex-teacher could tell you …
It’s springtime and it seems that fetes are in the air … two South Burnett schools held their annual fetes at the weekend and both looked to be big successes.
The 2012 Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival wrapped up over the weekend with two days of family fun.
Wondai Memorial Hall was filled to capacity on Saturday evening by sports fans eager to meet their heroes and raise money for a very good cause.
Tractor Tattoo trundled into Wondai tonight to coincide with the official opening of local artist Robyn Dower’s exhibition “Distraction”.
A “Gathering Of The Tractors” occurred in Kingaroy this afternoon when Tractor Tattoo judges Chris “Corky” Corcoran from CROW-FM, Nicole Connolly from Stanwell and Deputy Mayor Keith Campbell found themselves surrounded by 50 hand-decorated wooden tractors.
Former National Party candidate for Nanango John Bjelke-Petersen is peeved with the LNP State Government … so peeved, in fact, that he wants to challenge Member for Callide – and Deputy Premier – Jeff Seeney at the next State election.
Which tractor is going to win $1000? The excitement’s building as the judging of the Stanwell Gathering Of The Tractors competition draws closer.
What does a tractor named “Alice”, jumping ants, teapots, tractors and knitting have in common? The answer is simple: Tractor Tattoo.
Organisers of this year’s Wondai Show are smiling … perfect weather, plenty of exhibitors and gate-takings up on last year. What more could you want?
The SBWIA is concerned that the newly-formed “Super RTO” tourism group covering the South Burnett, Toowoomba, Southern Downs and Granite Belt (see related article August 30, 2012 below) will see ten years of hard work by local tourism operators to build “South Burnett brand awareness” washed away.
South Burnett food processor Proteco has installed a new energy-saving filtration system at its oil plant in Kingaroy, thanks to a $51,400 grant from the Federal Government.