Tourism

Ralph Hands Over The Reins

Ralph Hands Over The Reins

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre volunteer Ralph Argue has spread the word about the South Burnett to visitors for the past 15 years.

Volunteers Created A Tourist Icon

Volunteers Created A Tourist Icon

The incredible community effort that went into creating the South Burnett Timber Industry Museum at Wondai was celebrated at a special morning tea this week.

Tourist Guide Released

Tourist Guide Released

About 50 tourist operators packed into Nanango’s Energy Centre last Thursday night for the launch of the South Burnett’s official tourist guide.

Council Defers Tourism Decision

Council Defers Tourism Decision

The South Burnett Regional Council will defer a decision about rejoining the Southern Queensland Country Tourism regional tourism board until next financial year.

Qld’s Roadmap Out Of Closures

Qld’s Roadmap Out Of Closures

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk released a plan on Monday to chart Queensland’s gradual reopening to the world, once Statewide vaccination targets are met.

Desperate Plea To Save Festival

Desperate Plea To Save Festival

How could a festival that just celebrated its biggest year – and boosted the South Burnett economy by an estimated $2.3 million – be contemplating winding up?

Campers Start Arriving For Muster

Campers Start Arriving For Muster

The 2021 Heritage Nanango Country Muster will get under way on Thursday … one of the few major local music events not to have been cancelled this year.

Winter Tourism Numbers Up

Winter Tourism Numbers Up

Tourism in the South Burnett has improved substantially during the past two years, according to a new report from Southern Queensland Country.

No Brochure For Proston … Yet

No Brochure For Proston … Yet

A brochure outlining the tourist attractions of the Proston district will not be joining a recently released set of tourist brochures for Blackbutt, Nanango, Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon … not soon, anyway.

Tape Trial To Deter Magpies

Tape Trial To Deter Magpies

Visitor Information Centres along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail have been stocked with a trial bird deterrent tape for the magpie breeding season.

New Tourist Guides Released

New Tourist Guides Released

South Burnett Regional Council has released a new regional road map and tourist guides for Murgon, Wondai, Kingaroy, Nanango and Blackbutt.

History On Display At Stonehouse

History On Display At Stonehouse

More than 500 people took advantage of the two open days at the Moore Stonehouse at the weekend to enjoy a glimpse of what life was like in late 19th century Queensland.

Scots In The Bush Cancelled

Scots In The Bush Cancelled

Queensland’s decision to shut its border with NSW has led to the cancellation of Boondooma Homestead’s popular “Scots In The Bush” festival.

New Bridge For Rail Trail

New Bridge For Rail Trail

Gympie Regional Council has announced it will start work on building a 12.5m concrete pedestrian and cycle bridge across Wide Bay Creek for rail trail users on Monday, July 26.