Business

Bega To Buy Lion Dairy

Bega To Buy Lion Dairy

Bega Cheese – the owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $534 million.

UGL To Modify Payment Terms

UGL To Modify Payment Terms

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.

Festive Hampers For Sale

Festive Hampers For Sale

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

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.

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

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.

High Court Ends Peanut Butter Saga

High Court Ends Peanut Butter Saga

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.

Council Boost For BIEDO

Council Boost For BIEDO

BIEDO has entered into new partnerships with its two member organisations: the South Burnett and North Burnett councils.

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

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.

TRC Funds Business Courses

TRC Funds Business Courses

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.

Shops Available For Lease Soon

Shops Available For Lease Soon

Retailers who would like to set up shop in Murgon will have extra options to choose from soon when the South Burnett Regional Council puts three vacant shops at 62-70 Lamb Street up for lease.

Faults To Be Fixed At Wind Farm

Faults To Be Fixed At Wind Farm

One of the 123 turbines at the Coopers Gap wind farm will be disassembled after faults were discovered recently during the commissioning process.

Fish ‘Packed’ Not ‘Made In Australia’

Fish ‘Packed’ Not ‘Made In Australia’

Country of origin labelling on 31 popular frozen fish products will be changed from “Made in Australia” to “Packed in Australia” following concerns raised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Applications Sought For RDA

Applications Sought For RDA

The Federal Government is calling for nominations for chairs for the various Regional Development Australia (RDA) organisations across Australia.

Speaker Shares Gympie Ideas

Speaker Shares Gympie Ideas

Gympie Chamber of Commerce president Tony Goodman was the special guest speaker at a breakfast meeting of the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry held in Kingaroy on Thursday morning.

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Diners at the KCCI breakfast in Kingaroy on Thursday morning had the opportunity to preview copies of local chef Roberta Schablon’s new cookbook, “The Saucy Fork”.

‘Dark Fibre’ Plan For CBD

‘Dark Fibre’ Plan For CBD

Kingaroy’s transformation project – which began recently – could herald a new era of high-speed internet connectivity for the town’s CBD if an exciting project being explored by the SBRC comes to fruition.