Preliminary work has begun on a $7.5 million expansion by local food producer Proteco Oils on a greenfield site at the Taabinga Industrial Estate in Kingaroy.
Small businesses have been reminded again about the range of State and Federal government aids in place to help them survive the COVID-19 crisis.
The Murgon Business and Development Association has reminded local businesses there are government packages designed to help businesses through the COVID-19 crisis.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the South Burnett Regional Council to waive fees and charges in the wake of the COVID-19 business shutdowns.
Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has called on supermarkets to “do the right thing” by their rural customers and restock their shelves.
The Australian Taxation Office has updated its website with essential information about tax and superannuation changes that have become law following the passage of the Federal Government’s Economic Support Package.
The State Government released details on Tuesday of a $4 billion support package to help Queenslanders get through the COVID-19 crisis.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the border controls that will come into effect at midnight on Wednesday (March 25) are essential to slow the spread of COVID-19.
The business closures foreshadowed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday night to slow the spread of COVID-19 became law in Queensland at noon on Monday.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry is urging local businesses to seek as much assistance as they possibly can to get through the COVID-19 crisis.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington is encouraging South Burnett residents to Buy Local and Keep Buying Local to help small business.
Kingaroy Shoppingworld has imposed a ban on media in the wake of last week’s revelation that a Woolworths employee had tested positive to COVID-19.
The State Government has set up an independent body to oversee the health and safety of Queensland miners.
The Visit South Burnett (VSB) local tourism organisation is concerned event cancellations due to COVID-19 could devastate the region’s tourism operators.
The State Government will create a new $500 million loan facility, interest-free for the first 12 months, to support businesses to keep people in work during the COVID-19 crisis.
Woolworths confirmed on Saturday it had been notified by Queensland Health that one of its Kingaroy employees had tested positive to COVID-19.
Recent wet weather and some quality issues with a small number of turbine components have extended the completion date for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm from June to September.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is calling for public feedback on safety reforms for livestock transport.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s next meet’n’greet will be hosted by the Carrollee Hotel and will serve as a prelude to the “Pollies In The Pub” election forum.
Five former Linc Energy executives have been committed to stand trial on an environmental charge linked to the operation of the company’s former UCG site near Chinchilla.
The Nanango Tourism and Development Association will hold a candidates forum in Nanango next Tuesday night so voters can meet candidates for the March 28 council elections
Bega has increased its share of Australia’s peanut butter market with sales up 6.5 per cent.
South Burnett Regional Council will be hosting its second Food Horizon conference in Kingaroy at the end of this month as part of an ongoing program to build links between local food producers.
Cherie Baldacchino’s father would often say, “a girl can’t do that” … but he had a cheeky grin and an ulterior motive.