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Home Power Bills Tipped To Rise 1.7pc

Home Power Bills Tipped To Rise 1.7pc

Electricity prices look set to rise again in regional Queensland.

When Am I Getting NBN?

When Am I Getting NBN?

South Burnett residents wondering when the nbn will reach their homes or workplaces should be pleased by a major update to the nbn website.

New Licensed Bistro Is Very Sheik

New Licensed Bistro Is Very Sheik

Country music legend Chad Morgan paid a flying visit to Blackbutt on Sunday afternoon, and a big slice of the town’s business, community and sporting leaders were there to welcome him.

Small Drop In Unemployment

Small Drop In Unemployment

Unemployment fell by just 0.3 percentage points in Wide Bay over the past 12 months, figures released on Thursday by Treasurer Curtis Pitt reveal.

More Rewards For Buying Locally

More Rewards For Buying Locally

Have you noticed something new around the South Burnett lately?

Developer Starts Blackbutt Project

Developer Starts Blackbutt Project

Supermarket developer Breezeway Pty Ltd has taken possession of the Blackbutt Memorial Hall site, the first step towards Blackbutt residents getting their long-awaited supermarket.

$4.2m Wish List Gets Green Light

$4.2m Wish List Gets Green Light

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad has given the green light to the South Burnett Regional Council’s $4.26 million wish list of public works.

Moreton Tax Bill Still In Limbo

Moreton Tax Bill Still In Limbo

The outcome of an $8.18 million claim by the Australian Taxation Office against Moreton Resources Limited is still in limbo.

Stanwell ‘May Write Off Debt’

Stanwell ‘May Write Off Debt’

Coal Reuse allegedly owed Stanwell Corporation – operators of the Tarong North and Tarong power stations – just over $251,000 at the time it went into liquidation last year.

December Date For Supermarket

December Date For Supermarket

Any doubts about the future of the Blackbutt Supermarket should have been swept away by South Burnett councillor Gavin “Spud” Jones when he spelt out a timeline for the project at a public meeting in Blackbutt on Wednesday night.

Council To Collect Internet Data

Council To Collect Internet Data

South Burnett Directions has teamed with a Brisbane-based academic in a bid to collect data on broadband speeds throughout the region.

Mayor Issues Call For Ideas

Mayor Issues Call For Ideas

The South Burnett’s Economic Development Strategy will be getting an overhaul next month, and the region’s business and development groups have been invited to have a say in the process.

Trading Hours Under Review

Trading Hours Under Review

The Queensland Government is considering changes to trading hours to end consumer confusion and boost jobs.

10 Myths About Young Workers

10 Myths About Young Workers

If you’re a young employee – or employ a young worker – the Fair Work Ombudsman’s office has its eye out for you.

MP Calms Soil Contamination Fears

MP Calms Soil Contamination Fears

The State Government has emphasised that “general farm work” has not been affected in the Chinchilla area despite hydrogen gas being located in the soil.

Tourism Conference Coming To Kingaroy

Tourism Conference Coming To Kingaroy

Accommodation in Kingaroy could be in short supply in a fortnight, if only briefly.

Wind Farm Passes Another Milestone

Wind Farm Passes Another Milestone

The Coopers Gap Wind Farm project has moved another step forward with news the Queensland Office of the Coordinator-General has accepted AGL’s Environmental Impact Statement.

More UCG Contamination Found

More UCG Contamination Found

ABC News is reporting that more contamination has been found near the underground coal gasification site formerly operated by Linc Energy near Chinchilla.

Apprentices Owed ‘Millions’ In Back Pay

Apprentices Owed ‘Millions’ In Back Pay

Queensland apprentices could be owed millions in back pay after the Fair Work Commission found they have been paid under the wrong award for the past three years.

KCCG To Ramp Up Campaign

KCCG To Ramp Up Campaign

Representatives from the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group are due to meet with the Office of the Coordinator-General on Thursday to discuss Moreton Resources’ Kingaroy coal mine project.

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