A new tourism partnership between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation already appears to be bearing fruit.
Weekend warriors heading to the coast are being urged to plan ahead by obtaining the correct permits and to behave responsibly after 32 Penalty Infringement Notices were issued in the Cooloola region during the past week.
Nanango played host to 33 cyclists from the Sunshine Coast last week much to the delight of local businesses.
South Burnett Regional Council has put a call out for people interested in volunteering at its Visitor Information Centres.
South Burnett mayor Brett Otto believes tourism has a strong future in the region.
South Burnett Regional Council will fund a local tourism association for six months, with the possibility of future support if the group meets agreed performance targets.
COVID-19 smashed plans for this year’s Blackbutt Avocado Festival but organisers have now come up with a “bazaar” plan in its place.
Local tourism group Visit South Burnett is seeking $140,000 from the South Burnett Regional Council to hire its own tourism officer
Somerset Regional Council has bought an historic mountain at Esk for $420,000 with the aim of encouraging recreational tourism at the site.
Murgon businessman Heath Sander and his wife Rowena have been appointed the new managers for Yallakool Caravan and Recreation Park at Bjelke-Petersen Dam.
Toowoomba Regional Council has launched the 2020 “Walks & Trails of Toowoomba Region” guide which showcases 78 local nature excursions.
Queensland’s “Year of Indigenous Tourism” has been stretched out into 2021 as the tourism industry continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.
Boondooma and Bjelke-Petersen dams will reopen for overnight guests from August 1, just in time for the South Burnett Regional Council-sponsored Festival of the Dams.
The Link trail that connects Yarraman to Kingaroy via Nanango is barely a year old, but it is now about 60 per cent bigger.
A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with the awarding of a design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.
A free 48-hour caravan and RV parking area in Proston which opened a little more than three years ago is starting to pay steady dividends for the town.
Work on Murgon’s new $1.59 million Cultural Centre in Macalister Street is planned to start within the next three months.
Council is looking for managers to take over the tourist parks at Boondooma and BP dams
Visit South Burnett – the region’s new Local Tourism Organisation (LTO) – announced on Thursday that its membership has now swelled to more than 60.
The Wondai Country Running Festival is one of the few South Burnett events in 2020 that didn’t decide to “pull the plug” early during the COVID-19 pandemic.