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Dinner Tickets On Sale

Dinner Tickets On Sale

Tickets are available online for this weekend’s “Fork, Field and Vine” dinner, billed as a long table sunset dinner in the vineyard.

Museum Celebrates Dairy Days

Museum Celebrates Dairy Days

Murgon’s Queensland Dairy Industry Museum is one of the South Burnett’s hidden gems although it often misses out on the limelight the region’s other features attract.

Group Seeks Magpie Warning Signs

Group Seeks Magpie Warning Signs

The South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association (SBRTUA) will ask South Burnett Regional Council to erect signs on the Rail Trail next year warning users about swooping magpies.

No Wine & Food Festival In 2020

No Wine & Food Festival In 2020

The South Burnett’s popular Wine and Food In The Park festival in Kingaroy will not be held next year.

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Almost two years after it was officially opened, the South Burnett Rail Trail still does not appear to have reliable traffic counters in operation.

Holy Guacamole! Blackbutt Was Big …

Holy Guacamole! Blackbutt Was Big …

The 2019 Blackbutt Avocado Festival had everything on Saturday … from parachute jumps and a parade, to budgies, postripping and lots and lots of visitors.

Tourism Sign Plan Revived

Tourism Sign Plan Revived

A plan to upgrade three “old and tired” signs promoting the Yallakool Tourist Park and Moffatdale’s wineries has been given a new lease of life

Italian Spirit Defies The Drought

Italian Spirit Defies The Drought

Windy weather and a dust haze that blanketed the South Burnett were not enough to stop Moffatdale Ridge Winery’s annual Italian Festival delighting hundreds of festival-goers.

Godfather To Launch Italian Festival

Godfather To Launch Italian Festival

Fans of Moffatdale Ridge’s popular Italian Festival will have something extra to look forward to on Friday night (September 6).

BVRT Wins National Award

BVRT Wins National Award

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail has been named Public Works Project of the Year at the recent Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Awards for Excellence.

Data Estimates 687,000 Visitors

Data Estimates 687,000 Visitors

New data from Tourism Research Australia estimates the South Burnett received 687,000 visitors in 2018, or about 13,211 per week.

Tourism Advisory Group Meets Soon

Tourism Advisory Group Meets Soon

A new group appointed to look into the collapse of the region’s tourism traffic is expected to hold its first meeting on Monday afternoon (August 26).

Visitor Numbers Continue To Fall

Visitor Numbers Continue To Fall

Visitor numbers to the South Burnett’s five Visitor Information Centres suffered a year-on-year decline of almost 14 per cent between April and June this year.

Yarraman And Kingaroy Officially Linked

Yarraman And Kingaroy Officially Linked

Nanango should prepare to welcome a steady stream of tourists in the years ahead, and residents should get used to the idea that many of them will be wearing lycra.

Vine Dining Returns As Grape Escape

Vine Dining Returns As Grape Escape

Vine Dining, a multi-winery experience that ran at Moffatdale for three years between 2010 and 2012, will be returning this October in a revamped format.

South Burnett Wines Score More Wins

South Burnett Wines Score More Wins

South Burnett wineries are toasting another successful vintage after walking away from this year’s Cairns Wine Show with a string of trophies and medals.

Gympie Unveils New Tourism Strategy

Gympie Unveils New Tourism Strategy

Gympie Regional Council is calling for public comments on its 2019-2024 tourism strategy.

Food Festival To Showcase Region

Food Festival To Showcase Region

This weekend four wineries, four local food producers and two chefs will be flying the flag for the South Burnett at Regional Flavours on Brisbane’s South Bank.

Rail Trail Group Stops Racing

Rail Trail Group Stops Racing

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association (BVRTUA) has stopped organising cycle races on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.

Cyclists Toast A Tasty Ride

Cyclists Toast A Tasty Ride

The Taste The Trail cycling tour might have to become an annual event after the success of the inaugural outing.

Rival Tourism Bodies To Merge

Rival Tourism Bodies To Merge

Just a fortnight after a new CEO was named to take the reins at Southern Queensland Country Tourism, it appears the rift with a rival tourism body may be over

Council To Set Up Tourism Committee

Council To Set Up Tourism Committee

South Burnett Regional Council has voted to establish a Tourism Advisory Committee to provide input into the Council’s regional tourism strategy.

App Will Track Nanango’s Stories

App Will Track Nanango’s Stories

In spring, tourists visiting Nanango should be able to take a guided tour around the town’s historic CBD using nothing but their mobile phone.

New CEO Appointed To Tourism Group

New CEO Appointed To Tourism Group

A man who spent 12 years building the Eumundi Markets into the biggest art and craft market in the country has been appointed as the new CEO of Southern Queensland Country Tourism.

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