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.
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.
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.
Queenslanders can have their say on the State’s electricity future from today through the Queensland Household Energy Survey.
The LNP Opposition has blasted the State Government over the latest jobs data released by the Australian Bureau Of Statistics.
One of the South Burnett’s most iconic wineries will be holding a clearance sale from Wednesday to Friday this week.
Kingaroy resident Scott Collier has launched an online petition in a bid to get faster NBN speeds in Kingaroy.
South Burnett residents will get at least three years’ warning of any planned closure of Tarong or Tarong North power stations.
Bill Hull Car Centre in Kingaroy Street will be hosting the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Annual General Meeting – and last meet’n’greet for the year – on November 20.
The South Burnett Regional Council is seeking $4 million from the Federal Government to get its much-discussed Kingaroy CBD Revitalisation plan off the ground
More than 7900 jobs could be created in the Wide Bay-Burnett by 2022, according to the results of a State Government study.
The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group will call on the State Government to cancel Moreton Resources’ mineral development licence when it comes up for renewal next February.
Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has welcomed a new plan to subsidise the wages of apprentices in regional and rural communities.
The Subway shop in Kingaroy will be joining in with fellow stores across Australia in a “Live Feed” promotion on Friday (November 2) to help Foodbank Australia.
The State Government has ramped up maximum penalties to $3.9 million for mining companies that breach safety regulations.
BIEDO chief executive officer Kristy Frahm is one of three new faces to join Regional Development Australia’s Wide Bay Burnett committee.
Contractors involved in the current shut-down work being carried at Tarong Power Station are conducting a series of rolling stopworks as part of prolonged negotiations over a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.
Goomeri residents came out in force on Saturday afternoon to support the inaugural Goomeri Gourmet Event and Twilight Markets.
Peanut Company of Australia shared the love of Kingaroy peanuts at the Good Food & Wine Show in Brisbane at the weekend.
Bega Cheese – owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – expects to have a court determination in its well-publicised peanut butter dispute with Kraft before next June
A peak agricultural organisation has slammed electricity network profits, claiming they are pulling in billions of dollars more than necessary.
A funeral chapel was the unusual venue for the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s latest six-monthly meet’n’greet.
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.
The $35 million maintenance works currently under way at Tarong Power Station will provide a boost to the South Burnett economy, Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham told State Parliament on Thursday.