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Youth Unemployment Hits 24pc

Youth Unemployment Hits 24pc

Unemployment in the Wide Bay region – which includes the South Burnett – dropped 0.3 per cent last month, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released by the State Government on Thursday.

Tourism Spending Breaks Record

Tourism Spending Breaks Record

Tourism spending in the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region – which includes the South Burnett as well as Toowoomba, the Southern Downs and Western Downs – hit a record high over the past 12 months.

South Burnett Backs<BR> Bruce Highway Upgrade

South Burnett Backs
Bruce Highway Upgrade

A delegation led by Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has pressed for Bruce Highway upgrades

Third TV News Bulletin To Start Soon

Third TV News Bulletin To Start Soon

The South Burnett will soon have an alternative local nightly TV news service, guests at the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce And Industry’s June Meet’n'Greet heard on Monday night.

Holden Dealer Wins Grand Award

Holden Dealer Wins Grand Award

The John Dundas Holden dealership in Kingaroy has picked up its second prestigious award from General Motors in two years.

New Hope Seeks Review<br /> Of Acland Coal Mine Ruling

New Hope Seeks Review
Of Acland Coal Mine Ruling

New Acland Coal has sought a sought a judicial review of a recent Land Court recommendation the State Government axe the controversial Stage 3 expansion of the mine.

Police Warn About Fake Traders

Police Warn About Fake Traders

Police are currently investigating a string of “fake trader” websites that have allegedly ripped off a large number of Queensland residents.

Wide Bay-Burnett Is<BR> Nation’s Poorest Region

Wide Bay-Burnett Is
Nation’s Poorest Region

The Wide Bay-Burnett has the lowest disposable income per capita in the nation, according to the ALGA

Moreton Gives<BR> Council Coal Mine Update

Moreton Gives
Council Coal Mine Update

Moreton Resources CEO Jason Elks and project manager Pete Jones paid a visit to Kingaroy on Wednesday

Tim Aims To Bridge The Digital Divide

Tim Aims To Bridge The Digital Divide

BIEDO is bringing self-titled “digital crusader” Tim Gentle to the region for special workshops in the South Burnett.

Hong Kong Export Deal Incorrect

Hong Kong Export Deal Incorrect

Recent media reports that South Burnett winery Moffatdale Ridge plans to export 30,000 to 40,000 bottles of wine a year to Hong Kong are not correct … not yet, anyway.

$108m For Region From State Budget

$108m For Region From State Budget

The State Government will spend more than $108 million in the South Burnett and nearby areas over the coming year, according to the 2017-2018 State Budget handed down on Tuesday.

Cafe Gets A Caffeine Conversion

Cafe Gets A Caffeine Conversion

When Cooyar couple Glenn and Jenny Keen dropped into the Timbertowns Cafe in Yarraman a few months ago for a quick cup of coffee, they never dreamed they’d walk out owning the business.

New Face At KCCI Evening

New Face At KCCI Evening

Recently appointed South Burnett senior economic development officer Craig Tunley will be one of the guest speakers at next Monday’s Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry meet’n'greet (June 19).

Real Unemployment Rate<BR> Higher Than ABS Reports

Real Unemployment Rate
Higher Than ABS Reports

Australia’s real unemployment for May was 9.8% with 1.284 million Australians looking for work, according to the latest data from Roy Morgan Research.

Bunnings Lodges Development Application

Bunnings Lodges Development Application

As tipped in October last year, hardware giant Bunnings is coming to Kingaroy, planning a $15 million retail development on the edge of town.

Round 2 Black Spot Projects To Begin

Round 2 Black Spot Projects To Begin

Rollout schedules for mobile phone towers to be built under Round 2 of the Federal Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot program have been released.

Downer Donates $20,000 To Local Charities

Downer Donates $20,000 To Local Charities

Downer’s Meandu Mine employees have marked their success in the company’s Health, Safety and Environment awards by making donations to four local charities.

New Cellar Door Opens In Wondai

New Cellar Door Opens In Wondai

Drivers passing through Wondai’s roundabout over the past week will have noticed a new sign in front of the Wondai Regional Art Gallery.

Power Costs To Rise … Again

Power Costs To Rise … Again

The State Government plans to halve the rise in regional electricity prices recommended by the Queensland Competition Authority.

MP Urges Premier<br /> To Ignore Acland Ruling

MP Urges Premier
To Ignore Acland Ruling

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington said she was extremely disappointed with the Acland decision

Court Rules Against<br /> Acland Mine Expansion

Court Rules Against
Acland Mine Expansion

Farmers will be rejoicing following a decision which effectively axed the Stage 3 expansion of Acland Mine

Funding Applications Open Wednesday

Funding Applications Open Wednesday

The Federal Government has reminded local residents again that applications for the pilot Regional Jobs and Investment Packages for the Wide Bay Burnett open on Wednesday.

Wind Farm Gets Planning Approval

Wind Farm Gets Planning Approval

AGL’s Coopers Gap Wind Farm proposal passed another milestone on Monday when the project received planning approval from the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

Small Business Promised Faster Payments

Small Business Promised Faster Payments

A voluntary code of conduct launched by the Business Council of Australia to speed up payments by big businesses to smaller ones has been welcomed by Federal Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd.

Local Voice On<BR> Breakaway Tourism Group

Local Voice On
Breakaway Tourism Group

A new breakaway tourism association formed by Toowoomba businessman John Wagner has a local aboard

Open House Attracts Big Guns

Open House Attracts Big Guns

South Burnett residents wanting to discuss issues of concern had politicians from all three levels of government on hand at the BIEDO “Open House” held at Murgon Town Hall recently.

Applications Open For $20m Jobs Package

Applications Open For $20m Jobs Package

Applications for grants under the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP) program will open on May 31.

Tougher WH&S Laws Coming

Tougher WH&S Laws Coming

The State Government will toughen up workplace health and safety laws to strip QBCC licenses off workers if they’re found to be acting in an unsafe manner.

Brownouts In Kingaroy

Brownouts In Kingaroy

About 150 Ergon Energy customers in the southern end of Kingaroy suffered brownouts on Wednesday afternoon.

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