It’s been a trying year for Boondooma Homestead, the heritage complex located on Mundubbera-Durong Road.
Visitor numbers at the South Burnett’s two dams boomed in September, and show no signs of slowing down.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has promised to scrap what the LNP calls a “Grey Nomad Tax” if she is elected on October 31.
The State Government’s “Electric Super Highway” may have bypassed the South Burnett in favour of the coast but electric car charging points are slowly appearing in the region anyway.
Barely a week after being named a Queensland #eatqld Champion, award-winning winemaker Clovely Estate has put a large slice of its business on the market.
Somerset Regional Council will receive $635,000 under a jointly funded State and Federal disaster recovery scheme to develop the Mount Glen Rock Recreation and Nature Reserve.
The State Government has announced it will invest $40 million in a plan to develop Queensland’s largest entertainment precinct at Wellcamp.
The South Burnett’s largest winery – Clovely Estate at Moffatdale – has been named as Queensland’s twelfth #eatqld Champion.
A new tourism partnership between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation already appears to be bearing fruit.
Weekend warriors heading to the coast are being urged to plan ahead by obtaining the correct permits and to behave responsibly after 32 Penalty Infringement Notices were issued in the Cooloola region during the past week.
Nanango played host to 33 cyclists from the Sunshine Coast last week much to the delight of local businesses.
South Burnett Regional Council has put a call out for people interested in volunteering at its Visitor Information Centres.
South Burnett mayor Brett Otto believes tourism has a strong future in the region.
COVID-19 smashed plans for this year’s Blackbutt Avocado Festival but organisers have now come up with a “bazaar” plan in its place.
COVID-19 may have derailed this year’s BaconFest but festival organisers want to make sure fans don’t miss out on their annual “pig” fix.
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.