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Richard Is Running To Meet Us

Richard Is Running To Meet Us

Most people would think you’d have to be bit crazy to volunteer to run 5330km along the Bicentennial National Trail for charity. But for ultra-distance runner Richard Bowles, it’s a very SANE thing to do …

Surgeons Pay A Flying Visit

Surgeons Pay A Flying Visit

The South Burnett played host this week to four visiting surgeons from Nagoya in Japan.

ABC Takes Snapshot Of Industries

ABC Takes Snapshot Of Industries

ABC Rural’s “Country Hour” dropped in on the South Burnett yesterday, with presenter Neroli Roocke presenting the popular lunchtime radio show live from Crane Wines on the Booie Range.

Kingaroy Students Pass The Acid Test

Kingaroy Students Pass The Acid Test

Students from St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy have earned the right to compete in a regional chemistry competition after success in Toowoomba.

Pantry Banks On Volunteer Helpers

Pantry Banks On Volunteer Helpers

Mal Holmes is a man on a mission … he’s travelling from town to town to help set up food banks to assist the needy get nourishing food at an affordable price.

Blackbutt Buzzes With Pride

Blackbutt Buzzes With Pride

Blackbutt’s Friends of Cultcha arts group helped local residents celebrate Queensland Week by holding a mini-festival in the State’s honour today.

Snippets Of Celia’s Life On Show

Snippets Of Celia’s Life On Show

Kingaroy artist Celia O’Connor had an enthusiastic roll-up at the official opening of her solo exhibition “Snippets” at Kingaroy Art Gallery this evening.

New-Look Tourism Group Moves Closer

New-Look Tourism Group Moves Closer

The current regional tourism organisation promoting the South Burnett will cease to exist at the end of the month as the Southern Downs and Granite Belt merger moves a step closer, but the process seems to have claimed one more scalp.

Josie’s Making A Marathon Effort

Josie’s Making A Marathon Effort

Twelve years ago Kingaroy woman Josie Potter suddenly lost the use of her legs and her left arm. The symptoms grew worse over a period of just six hours. She couldn’t swallow and lost her eyesight …

Venus Viewers Gather At Maidenwell

Venus Viewers Gather At Maidenwell

Astronomer James Barclay is expecting between 300 and 500 people to pass through the doors of his observatory at Maidenwell today to observe the rare Transit of Venus.

Cadets Set Their Sights On Canberra

Cadets Set Their Sights On Canberra

It was cold and wet but they soldiered on … but what would you expect? They’re a Cadet Unit after all!

Fledgling Eagles Eager To Play

Fledgling Eagles Eager To Play

The hopes of the South Burnett will be resting on these young shoulders at the Wide Bay 47th Battalion Rugby League competition being played in Murgon this weekend.

A Little Rain Can’t Stop The Fans

A Little Rain Can’t Stop The Fans

Rain and a cold snap couldn’t cool the intense rivalry between fans at the huge Ford vs Holden Day held next door to the Cooyar Pub on Saturday.

House Gutted By Morning Blaze

House Gutted By Morning Blaze

A highset house on Hamilton Road in South East Nanango was completely gutted by fire this morning.

A Golden Year For Local Artist

A Golden Year For Local Artist

The winner of the 2012 Wondai Art Acquisitive is South Burnett artist Trish Erkens who was presented with a $1000 cash prize this evening at the official exhibition opening at the Wondai Gallery.

Gallery Ready To Buy Another Winner

Gallery Ready To Buy Another Winner

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery is getting ready to buy another great artwork, although they don’t yet know which one it’s going to be.

Double The Fun At Wondai Markets

Double The Fun At Wondai Markets

The Wondai Markets were a special super-size event on Saturday, held in conjunction with the annual Wondai Hospital Auxiliary Fete.

South Burnett Is Bellissimo!

South Burnett Is Bellissimo!

The Lancia Club of Queensland held its annual Winter Sun Rally in the South Burnett at the weekend

Boonara Birthday Draws A Huge Crowd

Boonara Birthday Draws A Huge Crowd

Boonara Homestead’s Lorraine and Rob Goodchild have been left stunned by the success of the 150th celebrations at the historic homestead north of Goomeri on Saturday.

Crowds Bowled Over By Festival Fun

Crowds Bowled Over By Festival Fun

The 2012 Goomeri Pumpkin Festival may have got off to a coolish start this morning – we’ve been told there was ice on the ground – but by the time the pumpkins started rolling, the large crowd had been well and truly warmed up!

Murgon High Celebrates Success

Murgon High Celebrates Success

Murgon State High School celebrated it successes with an Education Week breakfast and activities on Wednesday.

History, Heritage And Heaps Of Fun

History, Heritage And Heaps Of Fun

The huge 150th celebration happening at Boonara Homestead on Saturday has grown even bigger with more music, more heritage events and a charity auction now planned to join the already exciting line-up of events.

Council Refuses To Pay Developer’s Costs

Council Refuses To Pay Developer’s Costs

The South Burnett Regional Council has rejected an application by the owner of a proposed shopping centre site in Nanango for a two-year extension to their current development permit in order to save ratepayers $136,000.

Pumpkin Festival Ready To Roll

Pumpkin Festival Ready To Roll

Pumpkin rolling only comes but once a year, but when it does everyone joins in and heads for Goomeri.