Local tourism group Visit South Burnett is seeking $140,000 from the South Burnett Regional Council to hire its own tourism officer
Somerset Regional Council has bought an historic mountain at Esk for $420,000 with the aim of encouraging recreational tourism at the site.
Murgon businessman Heath Sander and his wife Rowena have been appointed the new managers for Yallakool Caravan and Recreation Park at Bjelke-Petersen Dam.
Toowoomba Regional Council has launched the 2020 “Walks & Trails of Toowoomba Region” guide which showcases 78 local nature excursions.
Queensland’s “Year of Indigenous Tourism” has been stretched out into 2021 as the tourism industry continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.
Boondooma and Bjelke-Petersen dams will reopen for overnight guests from August 1, just in time for the South Burnett Regional Council-sponsored Festival of the Dams.
The Link trail that connects Yarraman to Kingaroy via Nanango is barely a year old, but it is now about 60 per cent bigger.
A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with the awarding of a design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.
A free 48-hour caravan and RV parking area in Proston which opened a little more than three years ago is starting to pay steady dividends for the town.
Work on Murgon’s new $1.59 million Cultural Centre in Macalister Street is planned to start within the next three months.
Council is looking for managers to take over the tourist parks at Boondooma and BP dams
Visit South Burnett – the region’s new Local Tourism Organisation (LTO) – announced on Thursday that its membership has now swelled to more than 60.
An historic piece of memorabilia from World Expo 88 could find a new home in Blackbutt if a plan backed by the South Burnett Regional Council becomes a reality.
The Wondai Country Running Festival is one of the few South Burnett events in 2020 that didn’t decide to “pull the plug” early during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Murgon’s planned Cultural Centre – including an art gallery and fossil museum – will become a reality following a Federal Government grant of $1.596 million announced on Friday
Yarraman residents will also be celebrating after Friday’s announcement of Building Better Regions Fund projects, with $27,750 Federal cash to flow to the town.
South Burnett Regional Council advised on Tuesday that its 48-hour free camping areas are, in fact, open.
Camping and cabin accommodation at the South Burnett’s two dams will remain closed, despite the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions by the State Government
South Burnett food and tourism businesses will be eager to welcome back visitors once COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have been lifted.
The LNP has called on the State Government to scrap its attempted Virgin takeover and instead establish a $200 million tourism marketing fighting fund.