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MP Welcomes Bank Taskforce

MP Welcomes Bank Taskforce

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has welcomed the establishment of a taskforce by the Federal Government to examine regional bank closures.

Nutrien Backs Show Society

Nutrien Backs Show Society

Murgon Showgrounds will soon be sporting a new canteen to service the lower end of the grounds, thanks to a Community Grants program.

Insurance Crisis Hits Show Rides

Insurance Crisis Hits Show Rides

An interim report detailing the insurance crisis facing amusement ride operators was released this week by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.

BUMA To Take Over Meandu Contract

BUMA To Take Over Meandu Contract

An Indonesian company, PT Bukit Makmur Mandiri Utama (BUMA), will be taking over the operation of Meandu coal mine, possibly before the end of this year.

Reminder About Asbestos Risk

Reminder About Asbestos Risk

Workplace Health & Safety Queensland has released details of two incidents in August where it is suspected that asbestos particles were released into the environment using high-pressure water spray equipment.

$12m Spent Chasing Linc Energy

$12m Spent Chasing Linc Energy

The State Government spent more than $12 million in legal costs pursuing Linc Energy over its failed underground coal gasification project near Chinchilla.

Cherbourg Aims For The World

Cherbourg Aims For The World

An exciting artificial intelligence project – which could have international implications – was officially unveiled to the public in Cherbourg on Wednesday.

ANZ To Close Kingaroy Branch

ANZ To Close Kingaroy Branch

Rumours about the imminent closure of Kingaroy’s ANZ Bank have been swirling for months but now it has been confirmed … the branch will close in March next year.

Senator Quizzed By LNP Members

Senator Quizzed By LNP Members

Queensland Senator James McGrath dropped into Kingaroy on Thursday evening for a Q&A session with local LNP members, businesspeople and councillors.

ACTU Attacks Ag Visa Program

ACTU Attacks Ag Visa Program

The ACTU has slammed the Federal Government’s new agriculture visa program, claiming it will exploit migrant workers and displace local jobs.

Forum To Discuss Business Issues

Forum To Discuss Business Issues

An economic development forum will be held in Nanango on October 12 to shine a light on issues affecting business and the community across the South Burnett.

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