Tourism

VICs May Lose Accreditation

VICs May Lose Accreditation

Most of the South Burnett’s Visitor Information Centres seem likely to lose their accreditation with Tourism Queensland soon because of a shortage of volunteers

Rail Trail Now Worth $1m A Year

Rail Trail Now Worth $1m A Year

A little more than four years after it opened, the South Burnett Rail Trail is now generating between $600,000 and $1 million a year in tourism dollars for the region.

Uni Blossoms In The Bush

Uni Blossoms In The Bush

A “bush university” which aims to teach and share First Nations culture could possibly become the Bunya Mountains’ latest tourist attraction.

Council Needs You!

Council Needs You!

Are you friendly, motivated and passionate about the South Burnett, and what our community has to offer?

Grant To Support Festival’s Future

Grant To Support Festival’s Future

Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival Inc – the organisers of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival – have received $15,000 in State Government funding to develop a strategic business and succession plan for the organisation.

Another Winery To Close

Another Winery To Close

One of the South Burnett’s oldest wineries will be closing in two weeks, putting an end to a business that has operated successfully for more than 25 years.

Big Celebration For Big Peanut

Big Celebration For Big Peanut

A Big Peanut deserves a Big Party, and that’s what Kingaroy turned on in Lions Park on Saturday morning for the “official” unveiling of the community statue.

Repairs Start On Rail Trail

Repairs Start On Rail Trail

South Burnett Regional Council has authorised temporary repairs to begin on the South Burnett Rail Trail, which was badly damaged in the recent floods.

Travel Business Takes Off

Travel Business Takes Off

Everyone knows the past few years have been terrible for the travel industry – the pandemic stopped cruising, grounded airlines and closed both international and State borders.

Council Approves Equestrian Plan

Council Approves Equestrian Plan

A long-term plan by the South Burnett Western Performance Club to upgrade its grounds in Nanango has been given the go-ahead by the South Burnett Regional Council.

Kingaroy Is Charging Ahead

Kingaroy Is Charging Ahead

The mystery object in Kingaroy’s Alford Street car park was officially unveiled on Tuesday morning … a 50kW fast charging unit for electric vehicles.

South Burnett Powers Up

South Burnett Powers Up

Kingaroy residents wondering what’s underneath a mysterious plastic-wrapped plinth that appeared recently in the Alford Street car park will have their questions answered soon.