Woolworths and Big W stores across Queensland are no longer supplying shoppers with single-use plastic bags at the checkout, ahead of the State Government ban on July 1.
IOR Petroleum has lodged a development application with the South Burnett Regional Council to build an unmanned truck refuelling facility in the Kingaroy Industrial Estate.
The South Burnett Rail Trail is now attracting more than 16,000 users a year, according to Council data
South Burnett CTC held its annual staff day on Thursday … an opportunity for workers in the various arms of the not-for-profit organisation to meet, do something useful for the community that is totally different from their regular jobs, and learn who has won this year’s employee awards.
The Murgon Business and Development Association (MBDA) has asked the State Government for strong action to solve recent crime problems in the town.
Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington launched the LNP’s economic vision during her Budget Reply speech to State Parliament on Thursday, including breaking Ergon Energy’s monopoly in regional Queensland
The countdown is on … Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has reminded companies and consumers that Country of Origin Labelling is just over a fortnight away.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s next Meet’n’Greet will be held at the Kingaroy Youth Park next Tuesday (June 19).
A 24-hour truck stop being built for Liberty Oil Rural in Youngman Street, Kingaroy will be bigger than first proposed after the Council agreed to vary the project’s development approval.
The LNP Opposition says this week’s State Budget has confirmed the government is using electricity prices as a secret tax on Queenslanders.
Opposition Leader and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has been describing the State Budget in the metro media as all “smoke and mirrors”, but she says this description applies to the sections applicable to the South Burnett, too.
Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad delivered her first Budget on Tuesday afternoon, but there’s not many surprises for South Burnett residents.
The Federal Government has announced Round 4 of its Mobile Black Spot Program which aims to improve telecommunications in regional Australia.
South Burnett Regional Council has launched a new business growth action plan and “brand” to work with local small businesses.
Heritage Bank has been rated as one of the country’s most favoured financial institutions by its customers in the 2018 Mozo People’s Choice Awards.
A new system of credit scoring that will see significant changes for borrowers will come into effect on July 1, even though most Australians are unaware of it.
Woolworths stores – including the supermarket in Kingaroy Shoppingworld – will soon be offering “shopping bags for life” for customers to buy for less than a dollar.
The introduction of the State Government’s proposed container deposit scheme has been pushed back from July to November.
The Toowoomba Region recorded a 6.2 per cent boost to its regional economy during 2016-17, according to data released by the Toowoomba Regional Council.
The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital has begun offering a chronic wound dressing service … and thanks to a generous donation by Bill Hull Car Centre, it will also be able to provide it to patients too ill to travel into Kingaroy.
The southern section of Niagara Road in Boyneside is being upgraded to allow components for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm to be shifted on to the site.
Kingaroy’s new Bunnings store has moved a step closer with tenders closing on Thursday for construction of the building.