Ergon Energy will quit the energy marketplace and in future purchase energy “predominantly” from the government-owned corporations Stanwell and CS Energy.
The State Government has passed new laws to make it easier for community groups to hold events without the need to obtain liquor permits.
Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie is inviting small retailers to have their say on changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994.
The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils (WBBROC) – the umbrella body that includes the South Burnett, Cherbourg and Gympie regional councils – is seeking the services of a professional organisation or individual to help develop a Wide Bay Burnett Centre for Rural Innovation.
A rodeo school will be established at Ficks Crossing after the South Burnett Regional Council signed a lease agreement with the Shaftesbury Centre this week.
Independent Kingaroy radio station K-FM 96.3FM has been given the opportunity of receiving six months support to develop a digital marketing strategy.
The South Burnett Regional Council will build a new communications tower at Cushnie to improve its disaster communications capabilities.
Federal Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott says he is flabbergasted by the Labor Government’s “sheer neglect” of regional Australia during last night’s Budget.
Local businesspeople, council representatives and other community leaders were invited “behind the fence” at the Meandu coal mine this morning to hear an update on operations by Stanwell representatives.
Federal Leader of The Nationals Warren Truss has strongly supported commitments to locate more government agencies in regional centres instead of Canberra.
Didn’t get an invitation to Mackay for the Queensland Plan Summit? Don’t worry, Queenslanders can now have their say about shaping the long-term future of the state through The Queensland Plan website.
Ergon Energy customer donations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service have reached an amazing $7 million.
The RACQ has accused fuel retailers in regional Queensland of ripping off consumers and reaping bigger margins as fuel prices dropped in Brisbane last month.
There has been no decision made yet whether to sell Stanwell but it won’t be taken lightly
southburnett.com.au congratulates Nanango’s Ross and Sandy Towell on the milestone achievement of this week publishing the 200th edition of Country Focus news magazine.
An idea nurtured on Facebook became a reality in the South Burnett today with the inaugural distribution of “suspended coffees” to local community groups.
Ergon Energy says it will take a tougher stance with businesses and operators of heavy machinery who are found to be repeatedly ignoring safety rules around power lines.
South Burnett CTC – the not-for-profit organisation that seems to be involved in so many parts of life in the South Burnett – is celebrating its 30th birthday.
The union movement has reacted angrily to today’s State Government announcement that it will “investigate” selling off Stanwell Corporation, CS Energy, QIC, the Port of Gladstone and the Port of Townsville.
A community forum held at Kingaroy’s Senior Citizens Centre last night attracted an audience of about 25 people concerned about the possible privatisation of the State’s electricity industry.