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B-Double Ban Threatens Jobs

B-Double Ban Threatens Jobs

The future of 75 full-time jobs at Wondai’s Parkside sawmills has been thrown into doubt after DTMR inspectors banned B-doubles from travelling into Wondai’s industrial estate.

Concrete Milestone For KTP

Concrete Milestone For KTP

An historic moment occurred on Friday morning in the $13.9 million Kingaroy Transformation Project … the first concrete was poured for the new footpaths in Alford Street.

Call Out To Small Producers

Call Out To Small Producers

Small business food producers who rely on Australia Post to deliver their perishable goods have been urged to get in touch with Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bruce Billson.

Peak Bodies Fear More Rate Rises

Peak Bodies Fear More Rate Rises

Three peak industry groups have joined forces to welcome an assurance by the State Government it can use existing powers under the Local Government Act to defend their industries from “unfair and inequitable” Council rate increases.

BIEDO Farewells CEO

BIEDO Farewells CEO

Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation chief executive officer Kristy Frahm has resigned to take up a role with the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.

$93,000 Boost For Local Groups

$93,000 Boost For Local Groups

Five South Burnett organisations will share just over $93,000 in funding from Round 2 of Stanwell’s 2020-21 Tarong Community Partnership Fund.

Kingaroy CBD To Lose 91 Car Parks

Kingaroy CBD To Lose 91 Car Parks

Shoppers looking for parking spots in Kingaroy are set to become an early casualty of the Kingaroy Transformation Project (KTP) … at least for the next few years.

New Group To Replace SB Directions

New Group To Replace SB Directions

South Burnett Regional Council will set up a new Regional Development Advisory Committee to take over many of the functions of former peak economic advisory body, South Burnett Directions.

Mining Bid To Form New Union

Mining Bid To Form New Union

The Mining and Energy Division of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) has launched a bid to break away and form its own, independent union.

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