Two Events Receive Funding

Two Events Receive Funding

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.

Story Of Benarkin Officially Unveiled

Story Of Benarkin Officially Unveiled

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.

Heading Wins Industry Award

Heading Wins Industry Award

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.

Festive Hampers For Sale

Festive Hampers For Sale

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

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.

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

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.

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

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”.

Nanango Business Sparks Up

Nanango Business Sparks Up

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.

Clovely Estate On The Market

Clovely Estate On The Market

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.

$635,000 To Develop Mt Glen Rock

$635,000 To Develop Mt Glen Rock

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.

Clovely An #EatQld Champion

Clovely An #EatQld Champion

The South Burnett’s largest winery – Clovely Estate at Moffatdale – has been named as Queensland’s twelfth #eatqld Champion.

Tourism Numbers Boom

Tourism Numbers Boom

A new tourism partnership between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation already appears to be bearing fruit.

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