The South Burnett’s unemployment rate has risen from 8.4 per cent to 9.2 per cent over the past year, according to the Federal Government.
Kingaroy police would like to see more security cameras in Kingaroy, and they also want to involve the public in the process.
Kingaroy’s historic Club Hotel intends to carve out a new niche in the region’s hotel landscape.
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
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.
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.
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.
Australians are spending even more time online … and 73 per cent of that time is spent with websites, not social media.
The Queensland Government will inject $10 million into a new grant program to rural and regional agricultural supply chain businesses that provide local employment opportunities.
A two-phase shutdown at Tarong Power Station which is due to begin on August 24 will inject millions of dollars into the South Burnett’s economy.
Tipperary Estate at Moffatdale has had a very low profile for the past two years … but two weeks ago the business quietly came back to life.
Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade has been put on hold after failing to win a $2 million Federal Government grant for the project
Stanwell Corporation will call for tenders later this year seeking companies interested in operating its Meandu coal mine at Tarong.
Several popular brands of frozen vegetables have been recalled from supermarkets over fears of potential contamination by deadly listeria
Staff at Kingaroy’s John Dundas Holden have come up trumps for customer service and product knowledge, winning seven awards in this year’s Holden Guild Of Excellence program.
The Murgon Business and Development Association (MBDA) has asked the State Government for strong action to solve recent crime problems in the town.
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.
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.
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.
A 1500MW solar farm – the biggest planned so far in Australia – has been proposed for a site near Harlin.
Kingaroy is a hive of construction activity at the moment, and South Burnett mayor Keith Campbell couldn’t be happier.
A South Burnett mechanic has become a Nissan Master Technician just 18 months after finishing his four-year apprenticeship.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants to see the South Burnett Regional Council spend as much as 80 per cent of its purchasing dollars with South Burnett businesses.
Proston business couple Nick and Anita Blanch didn’t take home a major prize from the 2018 WFI Insurance Small Business Achiever Awards on Friday night, but they’re not unhappy.