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Incentives Unveiled For Developers

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.

ACCC Alleges Alkaloids ‘Cartel’

ACCC Alleges Alkaloids ‘Cartel’

A company with key operations in the South Burnett has been targeted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission which alleges it is part of a cartel involved in international price-fixing.

New Leadership For MBDA

New Leadership For MBDA

Leo Geraghty – the man who led Murgon’s Business and Development Association (MBDA) for the past 14 years – has stepped down as president.

Ergon Posts Online Survey

Ergon Posts Online Survey

Ergon Energy, Energex and Powerlink are seeking participants for the Queensland Household Energy Survey – and the incentive is the chance to win a $100 gift card!

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Aussie Land & Livestock director James Bredhauer says he has accepted the decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to retain ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but he now hopes Council will work with his company to improve the facility.

Bega To Buy Lion Dairy

Bega To Buy Lion Dairy

Bega Cheese – the owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $534 million.

UGL To Modify Payment Terms

UGL To Modify Payment Terms

Australian Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell as welcomed a commitment by engineering group UGL to restore 30-day payment terms for its small business suppliers in the New Year.

Festive Hampers For Sale

Festive Hampers For Sale

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.

High Court Ends Peanut Butter Saga

High Court Ends Peanut Butter Saga

The long-running saga about peanut butter labels may finally be over after the High Court dismissed an application by Kraft Heinz for special leave to appeal.

Council Boost For BIEDO

Council Boost For BIEDO

BIEDO has entered into new partnerships with its two member organisations: the South Burnett and North Burnett councils.

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

A TV advertising campaign by the South Burnett Wine Industry Association has proven so popular the group is considering running it again during the summer holidays.

TRC Funds Business Courses

TRC Funds Business Courses

Small and medium business owners and managers in Yarraman and Cooyar have been invited to take advantage of subsidised training courses starting in December designed to improve business skills and digital marketing expertise.

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