What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Truck Rolls On Highway

Truck Rolls On Highway

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.

Standpipe Price Rise Stays

Standpipe Price Rise Stays

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.

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

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.

Driver Injured In Crash

Driver Injured In Crash

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.

Blackbutt To Get New Postcode

Blackbutt To Get New Postcode

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.

History Comes Alive At Bush Picnic

History Comes Alive At Bush Picnic

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.

B-Double Flips At Benarkin

B-Double Flips At Benarkin

A truck driver had a lucky escape when his B-Double left the road and flipped on its side near Benarkin on Sunday night.

Chance To Protest Against Postcode

Chance To Protest Against Postcode

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.

Picnic Will Recall Benarkin’s Early Days

Picnic Will Recall Benarkin’s Early Days

Pioneers may have begun settling the area around Benarkin in the late 1880s, but the town was known as Well Holes until 1912.

Blackbutt E Coli Scare Over

Blackbutt E Coli Scare Over

Blackbutt and Benarkin residents can breathe a bit easier – and stop boiling water

Keep On Boiling, Blackbutt

Keep On Boiling, Blackbutt

The “boil water” alert for Blackbutt and Benarkin will have to stay in place until at least Monday

Did You Ava Good Time?

Did You Ava Good Time?

Blackbutt and Benarkin residents have a new town song – and a new sport to practise for next year – following the 7th annual Bloomin’ Beautiful festival at the weekend.

Schoolkids Get Stuck Into Stamps

Schoolkids Get Stuck Into Stamps

A plan by the Nanango Stamp Club to encourage South Burnett school children to take up stamp collecting has exceeded even the club’s wildest expectations.

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