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APN Chairman Resigns

APN News & Media has announced the resignation of Mr Gavin O’Reilly as Chairman and Director.

Miners Think Pink For Cancer

Miners Think Pink For Cancer

More than 190 workers at the Meandu Mine swapped their yellow safety shirts for a stylish pink yesterday … all in aid of breast cancer awareness.

Regional Jobless Rate Up 1pc

Regional Jobless Rate Up 1pc

Unemployment in the Wide Bay Burnett has risen one per cent over the past month … to 9.5 per cent.

More Power To The SES

More Power To The SES

Local State Emergency Service volunteers are now better equipped to handle rooftop emergencies, thanks to a donation from Kingaroy business AusTech Solar.

Olive Oil Straight From Moffatdale

Olive Oil Straight From Moffatdale

Clovely Wines is offering a unique opportunity to try freshly pressed extra virgin olive oil crushed from olives grown at Moffatdale.

Local Businesses Exposed

Local Businesses Exposed

South Burnett businesses were “exposed” to the public on Saturday and Sunday in Kingaroy.

Massingham Resigns From Tourism Role

Fraser Coast Tourism CEO Damien Massingham has resigned after seven years in the job.

Vote Of Confidence In South Burnett

Vote Of Confidence In South Burnett

In a vote of confidence for the local retail industry, a Morayfield-based business has opened a branch in Kingaroy to meet increasing demand for its services in the South Burnett.

Training Raises Awareness

Training Raises Awareness

Cross-Cultural Awareness training can help to minimise misunderstandings in the workplace.

Brendan Bids Farewell To Retravision

Brendan Bids Farewell To Retravision

“It’s always been about the people … not the products. We’re a very close-knit business and have built long-lasting relationships with our suppliers and customers. It wasn’t an easy decision to make …”

New Co-Ordinator at TAFE

New Co-Ordinator at TAFE

The Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE in Kingaroy has welcomed a new member to their team.

Austar Takeover Gets Green Light

It’s uncertain what immediate effect the acquisition of regional pay-TV provider Austar by Foxtel will have on local subscribers.

Property Agents Welcome Law Changes

Property Agents Welcome Law Changes

South Burnett real estate agents have welcomed an announcement by the State Government that it would scrap the controversial Sustainability Declarations introduced in 2010.

Comments Sought On Contract Law Reforms

The Federal Government has invited business and individuals to comment on discussion paper exploring the scope for reform of Australian contract law.

Electricians Fined $2000 For Single Invoices

Electricians Fined $2000 For Single Invoices

Master Electricians Australia has blasted “bureaucracy gone mad” after electricians were fined for performing work they were qualified and authorised to do.

Future Plans For Fibre-Optic Broadband

Maps on the NBNCo website suggest that the largest South Burnett towns will eventually get access to fibre-optic broadband although this will not occur within the next three years.

David’s Recipe For Success

David’s Recipe For Success

There’s a new face behind the counter at Kingaroy Dry Cleaners … and he’s travelled a long way to get there, via France, England, Scotland and Ireland.

South Burnett ‘To Miss Out On NBN’

South Burnett ‘To Miss Out On NBN’

South Burnett residents are going to miss out on the benefits of the new high-speed National Broadband Network … at least in the short term.

New Website Launched

New Website Launched

Our new-look website was officially launched last night.