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Nanango Man Wins $400,000

Nanango Man Wins $400,000

A Nanango man is celebrating after winning more than $400,000 in Saturday’s Gold Lotto

Ombudsman To Resolve Land Disputes

Ombudsman To Resolve Land Disputes

Landholders and mining companies have a new avenue to resolve disputes with the appointment of Queensland’s first Land Access Ombudsman.

Moreton Weighs Up Sale Of Mine

Moreton Weighs Up Sale Of Mine

The future of Moreton Resources’ proposed Kingaroy coal mine is in doubt following the company’s failure this week to shake off an $8.1 million tax debt.

Owners Quizzed About Cladding

Owners Quizzed About Cladding

Three South Burnett building owners have been contacted by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission in regards to building cladding.

LNP Slams Labor Over Jobs

LNP Slams Labor Over Jobs

The LNP has slammed the State Government after data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday showed Queensland has the worst unemployment rate in Australia.

Clovely Cleans Up At Wine Awards

Clovely Cleans Up At Wine Awards

Clovely Estate covered itself with glory at the 2018 Queensland Wine Awards, walking away with two trophies, a gold medal, three silvers and three bronzes.

Hotel To Host Meet’n’Greet

Hotel To Host Meet’n’Greet

The refurbished and reinvigorated Club Hotel will be hosting the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s September Meet’n’Greet next Tuesday (September 18).

Moreton Turns $10,000 Into $13.3m

Moreton Turns $10,000 Into $13.3m

Moreton Resources – the company behind the proposed Kingaroy coal mine – has reported a consolidated profit of $11.3 million for the past 12 months, despite having no revenue-earning operations.

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

Stanwell Wants Energy ‘Certainty’

The confusion in Canberra has created confusion in the power industry, and this frustration was apparent on Thursday morning at Stanwell’s regular community update held at Tarong Power Station.

Joint Push To Fix Phone Services

Joint Push To Fix Phone Services

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry has joined forces with the Jandowae Chamber of Commerce to press for better telecommunications between Kingaroy and Dalby

Bega Profits Rise 45pc

Bega Profits Rise 45pc

Bega Cheese – which bought out the Peanut Company of Australia in January – recorded a normalised after-tax profit of $44 million in 2017-18, up 45 per cent.

Big Day For Small Business

Big Day For Small Business

Business South Burnett – Council’s economic and tourism development unit – is hosting a big day for small business in Nanango on Wednesday.

Industry Moves To Calm 4WD Fears

Industry Moves To Calm 4WD Fears

Industry groups have come out on Thursday to calm fears aroused by media reports about proposed changes to 4WD modification rules in Queensland.

Kingaroy Accommodation In Short Supply

Kingaroy Accommodation In Short Supply

Visitors coming to Kingaroy for BaconFest may need to book a room in Nanango or Wondai on Saturday night if they don’t act quickly.

Pub Joins Drought Fundraiser

Pub Joins Drought Fundraiser

The Kingaroy Hotel-Motel is taking part in a simultaneous drought fundraiser next weekend involving pubs and clubs across three States.

Invitation To Regional Businesses

Invitation To Regional Businesses

A Federal Parliamentary committee is keen to hear from regional businesses as part of its inquiry into how the mining sector can support businesses in regional economies.

Council Delays CBD Upgrade

Council Delays CBD Upgrade

South Burnett Regional Council will not begin construction work on Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade this year but planning for the project will still go ahead.

Footpath Project To Start This Year

Footpath Project To Start This Year

Work on upgrading footpaths in Murgon’s CBD will finally get underway this financial year, though completing the entire project is likely to take longer.

Go Local, Buy Local Dairy

Go Local, Buy Local Dairy

Queensland dairy farmers will be celebrated as the “Cream of Australia” in a new state-wide promotional campaign launched at the Ekka.

Did Someone Mention Bacon?

Did Someone Mention Bacon?

Kingaroy’s going pig-crazy at the moment (is there any pink paint left in town?) as the BaconFest weekend of events trots even closer …

Shoppers Support Drought Appeal

Shoppers Support Drought Appeal

All profits from sales in the fresh department at Woolworths supermarkets across Australia on Saturday will be donated to Rural Aid’s Buy a Bale appeal.

Workers Spruce Up Youth Park

Workers Spruce Up Youth Park

About 30 staff from Boehringer Ingelheim – a major producer of duboisia in the South Burnett – stepped away from their day jobs recently to volunteer their time and skills to renovate the Kingaroy Youth Park.

2019 Date For Bunnings

2019 Date For Bunnings

Reports that work will start within weeks on the new Bunnings complex in Kingaroy could be a little premature.

ACCC Takes Action Over Barley Claims

ACCC Takes Action Over Barley Claims

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken action in the Federal Court against Landmark (trading as Seednet) for allegedly making false, misleading and deceptive claims in a fact sheet for its barley variety, “Compass”.

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