Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has urged the State Government to do urgent upgrades to the Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road, saying the current works are “nowhere near enough” to make the road safe.
Most Maidenwell residents will remember Max Forsyth – who died recently at age 71 – as a keen exponent of native plants, or for his involvement in the rural fire brigade or Maidenwell Community Group.
South Burnett Regional Council has advised that a “fauna spotter” will be present during the upcoming clearing of native vegetation along sections of the Maidenwell–Bunya Mountains Road.
A special family reunion was held at the Bunya Mountains at the weekend for members of a well-known Nanango family who are now scattered across Queensland and NSW.
Maidenwell was buzzing at the weekend for the town’s inaugural Post Rip Challenge, an event which grew out of last year’s woodchop / postripping charity fundraiser.
The Maidenwell Community Group is seeking sponsors to help create a new two-day Post Rip Challenge that will also help raise funds for LifeFlight.
If you happened to be visiting Maidenwell on Saturday morning, you may have noticed a refrigerator outside the Maidenwell Trading Post sporting a large red bow surrounded by colourful children’s drawings.
Drizzle and grey skies on Saturday morning cut back the number of participants in the ninth annual Raising Hell In Maidenwell weekend but there were still enough cars – and rock’n’roll – for those who did turn up to have fun.
Rock ‘n’ roll dancers from all around South-East Queensland are preparing to descend on Maidenwell this weekend for the annual Raising Hell In Maidenwell camp-out weekend.
The South Burnett is about to get a new annual music festival, which the organisers aim to develop over coming years into a “destination event” to attract tourists to the region
The three-day Maidenwell Running Festival celebrated its fourth outing over the Easter weekend with the largest roll-up of runners seen to date.
Bags of rubbish left piled on the ground after the Easter long weekend’s events at Maidenwell have left at least one local resident fuming.
South Burnett residents looking for a fish dinner on Good Friday could consider enjoying dinner at the Maidenwell Hall.
Maidenwell’s twice-yearly folk gathering at the local pub attracted a good crowd earlier this month
The Maidenwell Community Group is seeking helpers to man drink stations during the upcoming Easter Running Festival
The inaugural Maidenwell LifeFlight Fundraising weekend has been hailed a success by its organiser, South Burnett councillor Gavin Jones.
A special attraction at this weekend’s Maidenwell Woodchop will be Australia’s only competitive one-armed woodchopper, Nick Fredriksen.
Life’s been busy at the Maidenwell Hotel recently, and there’s even more coming up.
Two men have been killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Maidenwell-Bunya Mountains Road at Wengenville
A 4WD crashed backwards into the fuel bowser outside the Maidenwell Trading Post on Thursday afternoon, creating a mini-emergency in the small town.
Maidenwell resident Max Forsyth fears that wandering cattle which appear to have escaped from a local property could cause a major traffic accident.
The weather was perfect – heavenly, in fact – for the eighth annual Raising Hell In Maidenwell at the weekend.
South Burnett residents turned out in towns big and small throughout the region on Anzac Day to honour the sacrifice of Australia’s war veterans.
Maidenwell’s big weekend of events was topped off on Easter Sunday night with the annual town rodeo.