A young woman was flown to hospital in a serious condition on Tuesday night after being trapped for more than two hours after a car hit a tree on the D’Aguilar Highway at Benarkin.
A 47-year-old Forestdale man suffered a serious head injury when his ute flipped on its side on the D’Aguilar Highway near Benarkin on Sunday night.
Visitors to Benarkin will now have the opportunity to leave with a better understanding of the history of the once-thriving timber town, thanks to the efforts of the Blackbutt District Tourism and Heritage Association.
QFES has notified residents there is a large fire burning at Benarkin North.
Planned burns will be happening in the Benarkin State Forest from September 4-6.
A driver has been transported to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition after a flyash truck tipped over on the D’Aguilar Highway on Wednesday morning.
South Burnett Regional Council has doubled down on its decision to raise the cost of standpipe water by almost 150 per cent, despite community outrage from some affected consumers.
Ergon Energy has begun helicopter patrols in the Blackbutt / Benarkin area to check poles and wires after a string of recent blackouts in the region.
Telstra has responded to complaints from residents in the Benarkin area about lost mobile phone coverage, particularly during storms.
Blackouts in the Blackbutt and Benarkin areas at the weekend were caused by trees coming down on powerlines, an Ergon Energy spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
Blackbutt’s Aged Care Association needs to raise $50,000 in five months to make a $421,500 project a reality
A man, aged in his 20s, has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after his sedan and a truck collided head-on on the D’Aguilar Highway near Benarkin on Tuesday afternoon.
Reaction to the South Burnett Regional Council’s draft Sport and Recreation Plan was swift on social media
A decade-long fight to get Blackbutt its own postcode paid off on Friday when Australia Post agreed to split the old 4306 postcode area in half.
More than 90 former residents returned to the tiny timber town of Benarkin at the weekend to swap memories, tell tales and catch up on what’s been happening in their old home town.
A truck driver had a lucky escape when his B-Double left the road and flipped on its side near Benarkin on Sunday night.
Blackbutt and Benarkin residents will finally have a chance to complain face-to-face to Australia Post representatives about their bizarre postcode problem next week.
Pioneers may have begun settling the area around Benarkin in the late 1880s, but the town was known as Well Holes until 1912.
Blackbutt and Benarkin residents can breathe a bit easier – and stop boiling water
The “boil water” alert for Blackbutt and Benarkin will have to stay in place until at least Monday