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Ergon Invokes Dog Ban

Ergon Invokes Dog Ban

Ergon Energy meter readers will no longer enter yards where dogs are not securely restrained as part of new safety measures to be introduced next week.

Dingoes Say Thank You!

Dingoes Say Thank You!

The dingoes at the Durong Dingo Sanctuary are going to be enjoying a happier Christmas thanks to the generosity of Kingaroy shoppers.

Blade Delays Slow Wind Farm

Blade Delays Slow Wind Farm

Construction of the Coopers Gap Wind Farm could fall behind schedule if a better way to transport turbine blades isn’t found soon.

$1.9m Kickstarts Bunnings Construction

$1.9m Kickstarts Bunnings Construction

Hardware retailer Bunnings has invested more than $1.9 million to prepare the site for their new store near Rogers Drive in Kingaroy.

Bank Closed ‘As A Precaution’

Bank Closed ‘As A Precaution’

Kingaroy’s Westpac Bank in Alford Street closed early on Friday after an incident involving the branch.

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

The Teys Australia cattle hide processing plant at Murgon plans to lift production by 20 per cent recent – and hire a dozen more staff – over the next two years.

Murgon Christmas Carnival Cancelled

Murgon Christmas Carnival Cancelled

Murgon’s popular Christmas Carnival – one of the town’s iconic annual events – will not be held this year.

Solar Farm Will Appeal Decision

Solar Farm Will Appeal Decision

A proposal to build a 130ha solar farm on a light grazing property 3km east of Kingaroy is not entirely dead.

Think Tank To Research Towns

Think Tank To Research Towns

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) plans to launch an inquiry in 2019 into Mid-Sized Towns, ie. Australian towns with populations between 10,000 and 50,000.

Have A Very Cherry Christmas!

Have A Very Cherry Christmas!

Christmas is cherry season, and representatives from the Brisbane Produce Market paid a visit to Kingaroy on Monday to remind shoppers the best cherries can be obtained right now at their local fruit shop.

Barnaby Joyce Plans Murgon Visit

Barnaby Joyce Plans Murgon Visit

The Federal Government’s “Special Envoy For Drought Assistance and Recovery”, former National Party leader and Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, will be visiting Murgon later this month.

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

Toowoomba Economy Hits $10.8b

After breaking the $10 billion mark for the first time last year, the Toowoomba Region’s economy grew to $10.81 billion as of June 30, 2018.

Council Unveils New Tourism ‘Structure’

Council Unveils New Tourism ‘Structure’

South Burnett Regional Council has detailed new “industry engagement opportunities” ahead of Thursday night’s tourism “crisis meeting” at Wooroolin Hall.

First Turbines Erected At Wind Farm

First Turbines Erected At Wind Farm

The first two turbines have been erected at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm, and the project is expected to begin generating electricity by March or April next year.

Police Touch Base With Businesses

Police Touch Base With Businesses

Kingaroy Police are seeking help from local businesses to update their records.

SPC Looks For New Buyer

SPC Looks For New Buyer

Coca-Cola Amatil has told shareholders in Sydney it has decided to sell off its fruit, veges and baked beans packager SPC.

KCCI Re-Elects Executive Team

KCCI Re-Elects Executive Team

Two new members joined the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry’s executive committee at the group’s Annual General Meeting last week.

Chance For Rural Business To Speak Up

Chance For Rural Business To Speak Up

An emerging trend among large Australian and multinational companies to delay payments to rural and regional businesses is being surveyed by the Federal Government.

Scammers Target Business Emails

Scammers Target Business Emails

Scamwatch is calling on businesses to urgently review how they verify and pay invoices after reports about business email compromise scams grew by a third this year.

Keep Your Dollars Here #Buylocal

Keep Your Dollars Here #Buylocal

Christmas is just a month away – yes, really – so it’s time to start panicking about buying Christmas gifts, right?

Plan To Make Miners Stump Up More

Plan To Make Miners Stump Up More

The State Government is considering making mining companies pay even more to establish a mine to ensure taxpayers aren’t left to pay the costs of mine rehabilitation.

Bulk Business Opens It Doors

Bulk Business Opens It Doors

A gap in the South Burnett’s retail business scene was filled on Monday with the re-opening of a bulk supply business to private shoppers.

Wage Theft Costs Queenslanders $1.2b

Wage Theft Costs Queenslanders $1.2b

A parliamentary inquiry into wage theft in Queensland has made 17 recommendations aimed at ensuring workers get a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.

Survey Helps Shape Power Plans

Survey Helps Shape Power Plans

Queenslanders can have their say on the State’s electricity future from today through the Queensland Household Energy Survey.

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