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Tourism Numbers Boom In August

Tourism Numbers Boom In August

A new tourism partnership between the South Burnett Regional Council and the Visit South Burnett local tourism organisation already appears to be bearing fruit.

ANZ Sign Sparks Fears

ANZ Sign Sparks Fears

Kingaroy residents were concerned when they found the doors to the town’s ANZ Bank branch closed last week.

Sarah Blossoms With Flowers

Sarah Blossoms With Flowers

Shoppers who have popped into Linard’s Floral and Bridal Centre in Kingaroy over the past eight years would have noticed Sarah Butcher working away busily in the background.

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

TRC Wins Regional Training Award

Toowoomba Regional Council took out the “Large Employer Of The Year Award” at the Queensland Training Awards (Darling Downs South West Region) announced on Friday morning.

Wage Theft Now A Crime

Wage Theft Now A Crime

Employers found to be deliberately stealing from their workers will now face jail under new laws passed in State Parliament on Wednesday.

Council Halls Can Be Hired

Council Halls Can Be Hired

South Burnett Regional Council has advised that its community halls are available for hire but there are restrictions in line with current Public Health Directions.

Qld Jobless ‘Now 16pc’

Qld Jobless ‘Now 16pc’

Average unemployment across Australia rose to 13.8 per cent in August according to market research firm Roy Morgan … but in Queensland, it has hit 16 per cent.

Chance To Chat About Issues

Chance To Chat About Issues

Ten South Burnett residents with low to mid-range mental health issues will now have the opportunity to have regular chats with pre-graduate psychology students in a unique partnership.

COVID Safety Plan For Shutdown

COVID Safety Plan For Shutdown

The South Burnett community will be kept safe during the upcoming $36.2 million maintenance work at Tarong Power Station despite the influx of hundreds of workers into the region.

Question Mark Over Stores

Question Mark Over Stores

Mosaic Brands Pty Ltd – the company behind a string of well-known clothing stores – has announced it will be closing between 300 and 500 shops during the next two years.

Optus Unveils Outage Map

Optus Unveils Outage Map

Telecommunications company Optus unveiled its new Network Experience Map on Thursday to help customers raise issues about the company’s mobile network.

Council To Fund Tourism Group

Council To Fund Tourism Group

South Burnett Regional Council will fund a local tourism association for six months, with the possibility of future support if the group meets agreed performance targets.

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