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Schools Can Apply For $1000 Grants

Schools Can Apply For $1000 Grants

Woolworths has invited South Burnett primary schools, childcare centres and kindies to apply for $1000 grants to encourage children to  get involved in outdoor learning projects.

Business Support Offered At Hub

Business Support Offered At Hub

Small business owners in the South Burnett have been invited to take advantage of a visit to Kingaroy by representatives from the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

Kindy Project Gets Go-Ahead

Kindy Project Gets Go-Ahead

South Burnett Regional Council has given development approval for a new childcare centre on the former Canowindra site in Kingaroy, despite concerns from some local residents about noise and parking.

MP Urges Input Into Dam Impact

MP Urges Input Into Dam Impact

The Borumba Pumped Hydro project and its associated transmission lines “pose a threat to communities, private property, vulnerable and endangered species, natural habitat and vegetation” according to Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien.

More Turbines For Wind Farm

More Turbines For Wind Farm

Stage 2 of the Wambo Wind Farm – located south-west of Kingaroy – was announced this week, doubling the size of the project to 83 wind turbines.

Candidates Praised For Their Courage

Candidates Praised For Their Courage

The toxicity of social media meant many good people in Queensland’s 77 councils will not be recontesting their positions at the upcoming March 16 elections, a candidates’ forum held in Kingaroy heard on Monday night.

Dumping Damages Sewage Plant

Dumping Damages Sewage Plant

Trade waste dumped illegally into Kingaroy’s sewerage system has been blamed for South Burnett Regional Council being issued with an Environmental Protection Order.

CEO Briefs MPs On Law Changes

CEO Briefs MPs On Law Changes

South Burnett Regional Council CEO Mark Pitt PSM addressed a State Government committee this week discussing proposed amendments to legislation which could affect the rates paid by resources companies.

Candidates Go Bush For The Night

Candidates Go Bush For The Night

All four South Burnett mayoral candidates were in action together for the first time at the Murgon Business and Development Association’s  (MBDA) meet’n’greet on Wednesday night. 

Funding Opens For Rural Businesses

Funding Opens For Rural Businesses

Rural businesses in the primary production sector have been invited to submit an expression of interest for project funding under the State Government’s $3.3 million Rural Economic Development Grants scheme.

Emergency Plan For Businesses

Emergency Plan For Businesses

Eligible South Burnett businesses have been invited to make use of a “Business Disaster Preparedness Program” jointly funded by the State and Federal governments.

Nominations Open For Awards

Nominations Open For Awards

Entries are now open for the second annual South Burnett Training Awards, hosted by the Rotary Satellite Club of Kingaroy (Sunrise).