South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.
A company with key operations in the South Burnett has been targeted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission which alleges it is part of a cartel involved in international price-fixing.
Leo Geraghty – the man who led Murgon’s Business and Development Association (MBDA) for the past 14 years – has stepped down as president.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest challenge South Burnett CTC has faced in many years, according to chairman John Box.
Ergon Energy, Energex and Powerlink are seeking participants for the Queensland Household Energy Survey – and the incentive is the chance to win a $100 gift card!
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has expressed “extreme disappointment” over a decision by Chinese authorities to impose steep tariffs on Australian wine.
Aussie Land & Livestock director James Bredhauer says he has accepted the decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to retain ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but he now hopes Council will work with his company to improve the facility.
Bega Cheese – the owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $534 million.
Australian Small Business Ombudsman Kate Carnell as welcomed a commitment by engineering group UGL to restore 30-day payment terms for its small business suppliers in the New Year.
Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.
There has been a large rise in financing for ag machinery, figures released this week by the Commonwealth Bank show.
The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.
South Burnett Care is putting a callout to local young people … the group is looking to recruit 10 trainees to start work in January.
The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.
The long-running saga about peanut butter labels may finally be over after the High Court dismissed an application by Kraft Heinz for special leave to appeal.
BIEDO has entered into new partnerships with its two member organisations: the South Burnett and North Burnett councils.
Ergon Energy is encouraging people to sign up to receive free SMS alerts about power outages.
A TV advertising campaign by the South Burnett Wine Industry Association has proven so popular the group is considering running it again during the summer holidays.
The South Burnett’s local tourism association, Visit South Burnett, hopes to appoint a Tourism Development Officer within weeks.
Small and medium business owners and managers in Yarraman and Cooyar have been invited to take advantage of subsidised training courses starting in December designed to improve business skills and digital marketing expertise.