looking back south burnett

When editor’s biggest stories broke over holidays

premium_icon When editor’s biggest stories broke over holidays

It was supposed to be a quiet two weeks covering holiday events, this former...

PAPERS, PROTESTS, PREMIER: Ex-editor reflects on the ‘Times’

premium_icon PAPERS, PROTESTS, PREMIER: Ex-editor reflects on the ‘Times’

Editor in the early ‘80s took on the paper during Sir Joh’s reign.

Part 3: The bad boys of the Burnett

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A part of our history that’s rarely celebrated but still spectacular - the...

Part 2: The bad boys of the Burnett

premium_icon Part 2: The bad boys of the Burnett

A part of our history that’s rarely celebrated but still spectacular - the...

Artist’s reflections on wetlands slowly drying up

premium_icon Artist’s reflections on wetlands slowly drying up

She’s watched the iconic Wooroolin landscape flood before almost drying up...

Part 1: The bad boys of the Burnett

premium_icon Part 1: The bad boys of the Burnett

A part of our history that’s rarely celebrated but still spectacular - the...

Family war medals uncovered years after peace declared

premium_icon Family war medals uncovered years after peace declared

LOOKING BACK: Dennien family of Murgon reflect on war years after seeking out...

FLASHBACK: South Burnett product captains QLD in 1975

premium_icon FLASHBACK: South Burnett product captains QLD in 1975

After growing up in Blackbutt, this South Burnett rugby league player went on to...

FLASHBACK: Cherbourg boxer claims gold at Comm Games

premium_icon FLASHBACK: Cherbourg boxer claims gold at Comm Games

In 1962 a Cherbourg boxer was the first indigenous Australian to win a gold medal...

Raffins still serving community five generations on

Raffins still serving community five generations on

The family’s history includes multiple historic Burnett businesses.

12 horrific killings that shocked the Burnett

premium_icon 12 horrific killings that shocked the Burnett

From bar room brawls and strangulations, to stabbings and shotgun wounds, these are...

MEET ME AT BUSY BEE: Unknown story of Greek cafes

premium_icon MEET ME AT BUSY BEE: Unknown story of Greek cafes

Why Kingaroy’s Busy Bee Cafe captures an important snapshot in Australia’s migrant...

FAMILY AFFAIR: Photos reveal early years of Wondai race club

premium_icon FAMILY AFFAIR: Photos reveal early years of Wondai race club

See one of the earliest known photos of the racing committee.

LOOKING BACK: Old photos show some of region's early nurses

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Old photos show some of region's early nurses

Get a glimpse of early age of nursing in region.

LOOKING BACK: The Carrollee takes a bet on a new town

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: The Carrollee takes a bet on a new town

The pub boasts a rich history in Kingaroy's pioneering years.

LOOKING BACK: Ambulance and first aid skills in demand

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Ambulance and first aid skills in demand

He attended to axe-blade cuts and other accidents on foot.

LOOKING BACK: What life was like in the 1950s QCWA

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: What life was like in the 1950s QCWA

Their major event was the annual debutante ball.

LOOKING BACK: Community builds Kingaroy Hospital

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Community builds Kingaroy Hospital

Find out how many pounds were spent on the original hospital.

LOOKING BACK: Where our agricultural pursuits started

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Where our agricultural pursuits started

Kingaroy peanuts were known to be second to none in the world.

LOOKING BACK: Kingaroy an historical agricultural hub

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: Kingaroy an historical agricultural hub

Kingaroy was destined to become an important inland city.

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