Two South Burnett events – both forced to cancel this year due to COVID-19 – have received funding under the latest round of the State Government’s Queensland Destination Events Program.
The South Burnett’s new Tourism Development Officer will not be appointed until early next year.
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.
The founder of Clovely Estate – the South Burnett’s largest vineyard and winery – has been presented with a special award to recognise his significant contribution to the Queensland wine industry.
Kingaroy BaconFest organisers have announced the dates for the 2021 festival – and the news that celebrity chef Miguel Maestre will be headlining the event.
Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.
The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.
This weekend is going to be huge in the little town of Linville with the inaugural Heritage Festival kicking off on Friday night.
A TV advertising campaign by the South Burnett Wine Industry Association has proven so popular the group is considering running it again during the summer holidays.
The South Burnett’s local tourism association, Visit South Burnett, hopes to appoint a Tourism Development Officer within weeks.
Diners at the KCCI breakfast in Kingaroy on Thursday morning had the opportunity to preview copies of local chef Roberta Schablon’s new cookbook, “The Saucy Fork”.
It’s been a trying year for Boondooma Homestead, the heritage complex located on Mundubbera-Durong Road.
Visitor numbers at the South Burnett’s two dams boomed in September, and shows no signs of slowing down.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has promised to scrap what the LNP calls a “Grey Nomad Tax” if she is elected on October 31.
The State Government’s “Electric Super Highway” may have bypassed the South Burnett in favour of the coast but electric car charging points are slowly appearing in the region anyway.
Barely a week after being named a Queensland #eatqld Champion, award-winning winemaker Clovely Estate has put a large slice of its business on the market.
Somerset Regional Council will receive $635,000 under a jointly funded State and Federal disaster recovery scheme to develop the Mount Glen Rock Recreation and Nature Reserve.
The State Government has announced it will invest $40 million in a plan to develop Queensland’s largest entertainment precinct at Wellcamp.
The South Burnett’s largest winery – Clovely Estate at Moffatdale – has been named as Queensland’s twelfth #eatqld Champion.
A new tourism partnership between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation already appears to be bearing fruit.