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Subbies Sought For Hospital Project

Subbies Sought For Hospital Project

Two of the companies shortlisted to build the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital are actively seeking expressions of interest from South Burnett sub-contractors and suppliers

Council Misses Out On $4m Grant

Council Misses Out On $4m Grant

South Burnett Regional Council has missed out again on funding for the multi-million dollar Kingaroy CBD Revitalisation project.

Rail Link Offers Huge Savings

Rail Link Offers Huge Savings

CSIRO research into the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project has determined that shifting horticulture and processed agriculture from road to rail could reduce transport costs for the agricultural industry by an estimated $70 million per year.

Ex-PM Visits Cherbourg’s Recycling Plant

Ex-PM Visits Cherbourg’s Recycling Plant

Federal MP Tony Abbott has urged Cherbourg Council to put together a business case for a new $380,000 baling machine after visiting Cherbourg’s recycling plant on Wednesday.

Road Freight Rises 5pc

Road Freight Rises 5pc

Trucks carried an estimated 214,789 million tonne-kilometres (tkm) of freight across Australian roads in 2017-18, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

$60m For Rural Digital ‘Hub’

$60m For Rural Digital ‘Hub’

AgForce has praised a Federal Government announcement on Wednesday that it will provide $60 million towards improving digital literacy in rural and regional areas.

$840,000 Grant For Export Hub

$840,000 Grant For Export Hub

Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise (TSBE) will receive almost $840,000 from the Federal Government to establish an export hub in Toowoomba.

Wagners To Bid On Export Hub

Wagners To Bid On Export Hub

The State Government has invited Wagner Group Holdings to submit a business case for Queensland’s proposed multi-million dollar regional agricultural export distribution centre to be based at Wellcamp Airport.

Yarraman Misses Out On Support

Yarraman Misses Out On Support

Red tape is hampering Yarraman butcher Bradley Frohloff’s ability to put on an apprentice.

Kingaroy Coal Mine ‘Uneconomic’

Kingaroy Coal Mine ‘Uneconomic’

A proposed coal mine near Kingaroy would not make economic sense and should be rejected by policymakers on economic grounds, according to a new report.

Wind Farm Opening Pushed Back

Wind Farm Opening Pushed Back

Coopers Gap Wind Farm’s completion date has been extended by almost a year due to problems getting turbine components from the Port of Brisbane to the construction site.

Murgon Calls For Action On Crime

Murgon Calls For Action On Crime

The Murgon Business and Development Association has called on the State Government to provide the town with more help to tackle juvenile crime.

Latest Tourism Magazine Unveiled

Latest Tourism Magazine Unveiled

The latest edition of South Burnett Regional Council’s tourism publication, “Let’s Go South Burnett”, has been unveiled

Moreton Announces $20m Loss

Moreton Announces $20m Loss

Moreton Resources chairman Jason Elks has assumed the role of Company Secretary following the resignation of director Brent Van Staden.

Optus Switches On Maidenwell Tower

Optus Switches On Maidenwell Tower

A new mobile phone tower in Maidenwell will offer coverage for the first time to many local residents if they join the Optus network.

Acland Expansion Moves Closer

Acland Expansion Moves Closer

New Hope Corporation – the company behind the Stage 3 expansion at New Acland Coal Mine – has been granted approval to amend the Environmental Authority for the project

NBN Worker ‘Paid No Wages’

NBN Worker ‘Paid No Wages’

The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against the former operator of a Sunshine Coast-based business, alleging he failed to pay an 18-year-old labourer working on the NBN.

Land Values In Town Drop Again

Land Values In Town Drop Again

South Burnett residential land values have fallen by an average of 31.3 per cent over the past seven years.

Tourism CEO To Quit In June

Tourism CEO To Quit In June

Southern Queensland Country Tourism CEO Mary-Clare Power will not seek reappointment when her contract finishes in June.

Women Share Their Strengths

Women Share Their Strengths

It’s Queensland Women’s Week, which was a perfect excuse for BIEDO to hold another one of their popular Women in Agriculture days at the weekend.

Roads Group Lobbies Would-Be MPs

Roads Group Lobbies Would-Be MPs

The Mundubbera to Jandowae Roads Working Group is hoping the upcoming Federal Election will be an incentive to convince candidates to promise to fix a dangerous single-lane bridge on the Mundubbera-Durong Road.

Household Power Bills To Drop

Household Power Bills To Drop

Ergon Energy power bills could drop by $58  Рand $180 for small businesses Рnext year.

Wayne Explains His Business World

Wayne Explains His Business World

Customer service is the key to business success … that’s the message that Wayne’s World founder Wayne Clark shared with about 65 members of the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday night.

CleanCo To Take Over Assets

CleanCo To Take Over Assets

Legislation to create the State Government’s new electricity generator, CleanCo, has been introduced into State Parliament.

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