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Residents Launch Solar Farm Petition

Residents Launch Solar Farm Petition

A group of local residents opposed to the construction of a solar farm on the outskirts of Kingaroy has launched a petition calling for a change in solar farm guidelines.

Swickers Faces Safety Charge

Swickers Faces Safety Charge

One of the South Burnett’s largest employers faces a charge of breaching workplace health and safety legislation.

Grants Available For Small Business

Grants Available For Small Business

Small businesses are being encouraged to apply for a State Government grant of up to $15,000 to help boost turnover, increase their workforce or improve resilience.

Red Earth Contemplates 2060

Red Earth Contemplates 2060

What will the South Burnett look like in 2060? Murgon Town Hall was filled with community leaders last Thursday to discuss ideas and contemplate the future of the region.

Falling Branches Cut Power

Falling Branches Cut Power

Many Nanango and South Nanango residents and businesses lost power on Tuesday morning after falling branches downed powerlines.

Mayor Calls For Acland Decision

Mayor Calls For Acland Decision

Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio has written to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Resources Minister Scott Stewart to urge the State Government to make a decision on the future of the New Acland coal mine.

Hungry Jacks Coming To Town

Hungry Jacks Coming To Town

The 1373 members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Hungry Jacks” social media group should be celebrating … their dream has come true!

Small Business Move Welcomed

Small Business Move Welcomed

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson has welcomed the Federal Government’s move to introduce legislation to ban unfair contract terms for small businesses.

Upgrade Approved For Wondai IGA

Upgrade Approved For Wondai IGA

Peries IGA supermarket in Wondai will be refurbished and expanded after the South Burnett Regional Council approved the company’s plans on Wednesday.

Youth Leaders Host Night

Youth Leaders Host Night

South Burnett Regional Youth Council members hosted the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s July meet’n’greet.

Businesses Urged To Pork Up

Businesses Urged To Pork Up

The KCCI is encouraging businesses in the Kingaroy CBD to let their imaginations run wild and share in the spirit of BaconFest by entering a street window competition.

QRC Urges MPs To Stop Stalling

QRC Urges MPs To Stop Stalling

The Queensland Resources Council has called on the State Government to stop stalling and declare Stage 3 of the New Acland coal mine a “prescribed project”.

Red Earth Plots A Way Forward

Red Earth Plots A Way Forward

A report prepared for the Red Earth Community Foundation which aims to “develop a pathway forward” for the Burnett was unveiled in Kingaroy on Tuesday.