What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Facelift For Cooyar Memorial

Facelift For Cooyar Memorial

The Cooyar War Memorial will be one of five State Heritage-listed war memorials which will be upgraded in the Toowoomba Council region this year thanks to a State Government grant.

Update For Cooyar Track

Update For Cooyar Track

Toowoomba Regional Council has approved an application from Motocross Mountain, near Cooyar, to alter its motorbike riding tracks.

Golden Wattle Brings Mobile Services

Golden Wattle Brings Mobile Services

The Federal Government’s Mobile Service Centre truck will be visiting the region next week to help South Burnett residents in outlying areas access information about government services.

New Mine
Proposal At Cooyar

New Mine<BR> Proposal At Cooyar

A Brisbane-based company is proposing to mine silica and possibly other minerals on land near Cooyar

Council To Review Cemeteries

Council To Review Cemeteries

Toowoomba Regional Council is seeking public comment to help guide future planning and operations at the region’s cemeteries.

Deadline For Youth To Nominate

Deadline For Youth To Nominate

Young people in Yarraman and Cooyar interested in seeking a position on Toowoomba Regional Council’s Youth Leaders’ program have until Wednesday (October 28) to lodge nominations.

Two Injured At Fundraiser

Two Injured At Fundraiser

The annual Cooyar Trail Bike Ride – the major fundraiser for the Cooyar State School P&C – attracted a good crowd of competitors at the weekend, but unfortunately two riders also suffered serious injuries.

Campdraft Crowd Loves Cooyar

Campdraft Crowd Loves Cooyar

The Cooyar Campdraft – part of the South Burnett & Cherbourg On Show long weekend – drew so many nominations that this year’s two-day event had to be extended an extra half day to fit everyone in.

Campdraft Expects Big Crowds

Campdraft Expects Big Crowds

Large numbers of entries are expected for this weekend’s Cooyar Campdraft, which will be held at Cooyar’s campdrafting grounds just west of the town on Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4.

Break-Ins At Nanango

Break-Ins At Nanango

Nanango Police are currently investigating two break-and-enters which occurred on Sunday night.

Bendigo Kicks In To Help

Bendigo Kicks In To Help

Community groups from Goomeri to Goombungee received more than $34,000 in grants and sponsorship from the Bendigo Bank on Wednesday night to fund local community projects.

Last Chance To Comment On Flood Studies

Last Chance To Comment On Flood Studies

Yarraman and Cooyar residents have until Friday (April 10) to lodge online comments or information to be considered as part of Toowoomba Regional Council’s flood resilience project.

Endurance Riders Head To Cooyar

Endurance Riders Head To Cooyar

More than 200 nominations have been received for the Cooyar Endurance Ride which will get underway from the Cooyar Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon.

Toowoomba Council Releases Flood Maps

Toowoomba Council Releases Flood Maps

Toowoomba Regional Council has released the results of flood studies for Cooyar and Yarraman

Loretta Crowned Miss Showgirl

Loretta Crowned Miss Showgirl

Loretta Tonscheck was crowned the 2015 Miss Cooyar Showgirl at the annual Cooyar Show Ball held at the Memorial Hall on Saturday night.

Cooyar Kicks Off Show Circuit

Cooyar Kicks Off Show Circuit

The round of local agricultural shows for 2015 kicks off on February 21 with the 66th annual Cooyar Show.

Big Boost For Tiny National Park

Big Boost For Tiny National Park

The Palms, a tiny national park about 8km east of Cooyar that’s small in size but big in nature, now has new signs to help visitors learn about its history.

Anti-Graffiti Kit Available

Anti-Graffiti Kit Available

Yarraman and Cooyar residents and businesspeople tired of unsightly illegal graffiti can apply to Toowoomba Regional Council for a free kit to clean premises.

Cooyar Artists Make Their Debut

Cooyar Artists Make Their Debut

Four Cooyar friends will be making their debut into the art world this evening when their premiere exhibition, “Four Friends”, officially opens at the Rosalie Gallery in Goombungee.