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Van Celebrates Fifty Years Of Going Nuts

Van Celebrates Fifty Years Of Going Nuts

South Burnett Food Ambassador Jason Food took a stroll along memory lane on Friday morning as part of The Peanut Van’s 50th birthday celebrations.

Council Unpacks More Tourism

Council Unpacks More Tourism

South Burnett Unpacked 7 was more like South Burnett “soaked” in Blackbutt on Saturday morning but that didn’t stop volunteers from a dozen or so tourist places spruiking their delights.

Record Visitors To SQ Country

Record Visitors To SQ Country

A record 56,000 international visitors travelled to Southern Queensland Country during the past year with new figures revealing a 12.5 per cent increase in holidaymakers to the region.

Pumpkin Festival To Expand

Pumpkin Festival To Expand

Goomeri’s Pumpkin Festival will be expanding to a four-day event from May 23-26 this year, and introducing several new activities into the mix.

Latest Tourism Magazine Unveiled

Latest Tourism Magazine Unveiled

The latest edition of South Burnett Regional Council’s tourism publication, “Let’s Go South Burnett”, has been unveiled

Wine, Food & Fun In The Park

Wine, Food & Fun In The Park

It’s a simple idea … wine and food in a park but it’s proved to be a winning formula in Kingaroy for the past 20 years.

Bonus Fun At Wine & Food!

Bonus Fun At Wine & Food!

Guests at this year’s Wine and Food In The Park festival will get a bonus with their wristband on Saturday … a free ticket in a special festival prize draw.

Tourism CEO To Quit In June

Tourism CEO To Quit In June

Southern Queensland Country Tourism CEO Mary-Clare Power will not seek reappointment when her contract finishes in June.

Anyone For Pimm’s?

Anyone For Pimm’s?

Guests at Saturday’s Wine and Food In The Park Festival will discover something new to try this year: Pimm’s

Festival Going Green in 2019

Festival Going Green in 2019

The South Burnett’s annual Wine And Food In The Park festival plans to become more eco-friendly this year

Rail Trail Group Plans Improvements

Rail Trail Group Plans Improvements

A counter-petition in favour of a feasibility study into a Murgon-Proston Rail Trail will be presented to the South Burnett Regional Council’s March meeting.

Tourism Operators Partner With Festival

Tourism Operators Partner With Festival

Accommodation providers are being encouraged to market the upcoming Wine And Food In The Park Festival to their customers as part of a new tourism promotion being organised by Visit South Burnett.

Easter Bunny Replaces Santa

Easter Bunny Replaces Santa

Murgon’s annual Christmas Fair keeps getting washed out, so the organisers have decided it’s time for a change.

Murgon Floats Art Proposal

Murgon Floats Art Proposal

Murgon could get a new tourist attraction if an idea floated by the Murgon Business and Development Association takes off

Dark Skies Hang Over Bunyas

Dark Skies Hang Over Bunyas

A meeting called on Sunday to clear the air over a proposed nomination of the Bunya Mountains as an “International Dark Sky Place” appears to have left the local community as divided as before.

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Yellowbelly Lures Thousands To Lake

Water levels and registration numbers may have taken a small dip at this year’s Lake Boondooma Yellowbelly Fishing Competition but organisers were still delighted with the weekend’s turnout.

Event Funding Closes Soon

Event Funding Closes Soon

Applications from local groups for funding under Round 12 of Tourism and Events Queensland’s Destination Events Program close on February 28.

Yellowbelly Aims For Bumper Roll-Up

Yellowbelly Aims For Bumper Roll-Up

Keen anglers are getting ready to descend on Lake Boondooma this weekend for one of the region’s biggest annual fishing competitions.

Festival Celebrating 20th Birthday

Festival Celebrating 20th Birthday

The South Burnett Wine and Food In The Park Festival will be celebrating its 20th birthday on March 9, and organisers are planning another great family day out.

Campground Closed For Upgrade

Campground Closed For Upgrade

The popular Dandabah camping ground in the Bunya Mountains National Park will be closed for the next two months so that camping facilities can be upgraded

Visitors ‘Flocking To National Parks’

Visitors ‘Flocking To National Parks’

Visitors are flocking to local national parks after recent upgrades, according to Southern Queensland Country Tourism (SQCT).

Gallery Adds To Trail Experience

Gallery Adds To Trail Experience

The Blackbutt Art Gallery will be celebrating its 17th birthday this year, and if the summer holiday season is anything to go by it should be a happy occasion.

Pumpkin Festival Named Top Event

Pumpkin Festival Named Top Event

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival took out the Community Event of the Year award at the Gympie Regional Council Australia Day Awards on Saturday morning

Registrations Open For Running Festival

Registrations Open For Running Festival

Registrations are now open for people planning to take part in the 2019 Wondai Country Running Festival on June 22-23.

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