Tuesday morning’s blackout across the South Burnett was triggered by safety equipment cutting in.
Small businesses have been encouraged to apply for grants to help lower their power bills … but Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has warned they should act fast.
Troubled mining company Moreton Resources – currently in liquidation – may have sold its silver holdings on the Granite Belt.
Farmers and businesses from Crows Nest to north of Kumbia have been invited to submit expressions of interest for unallocated water in the region.
The Consumer Price Index fell 1.9 per cent in the June quarter – the largest quarterly fall in its 72-year history.
Tradies have been warned that fake half-face disposable respirators have been sold in Australia which may not protect them against hazardous dusts and chemicals.
A free, interactive online seminar has been organised by the State Government to help demystify airfreight exports from Wellcamp Airport.
A Supreme Court bid by New Acland Coal to wind up the group opposing its plans to expand the Acland coal mine has been deferred.
The Federal Government has extended a loan scheme to help small and medium-sized business recover from COVID-19 crisis.
The Federal Government is providing further assistance to farmers and small businesses by providing an extra $2 billion in drought loan funding to the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) for 2020-21.
Toowoomba Regional Council has committed to funding its economic development agency, Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise Pty Ltd, for a further three years.
Swickers is investigating a water recycling project at its Kingaroy pork abattoir that has the potential to relieve pressure on the town’s water supply.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday the JobKeeper program and the Coronavirus Supplement have been extended past September, but the amounts to be paid will drop.
Queensland’s “Year of Indigenous Tourism” has been stretched out into 2021 as the tourism industry continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.
BIEDO is offering local businesses interested in applying for the State Government’s special COVID-19 grants an opportunity for free one-on-one consultations.
Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio believes the long-term future for the Darling Downs is bright, despite the economic impacts of COVID-19.
A Bill to criminalise wage theft has been introduced into the State Parliament, targeting employers who commit serious and deliberate wage theft.
Former Moreton Resources CEO and managing director Jason Elks has applied to the Australian Government Takeovers Panel to have all activities relating to the administration of the would-be mining company put on hold.
There has been a minor change in operating hours for the collection of parcels at the Kingaroy Post Office building in Kingaroy Street.
Bendigo Bank has confirmed its Wondai agency will close on Friday, August 28.