Business

Export Grants Open

Export Grants Open

Queensland exporters looking to access new markets can now get a kickstart of up to $25,000 through the State Government’s New Market Program.

Another Winery To Close

Another Winery To Close

One of the South Burnett’s oldest wineries will be closing in two weeks, putting an end to a business that has operated successfully for more than 25 years.

Property Values Rise 19.3pc

Property Values Rise 19.3pc

The average value of residential and rural land in the South Burnett has increased in the latest round of property valuations by Queensland’s Valuer-General.

CTC Joins Hunt For Houses

CTC Joins Hunt For Houses

The rental housing shortage in the South Burnett has created a headache for one of the region’s main not-for-profit organisations.

ACCC To Probe Regional Mobile Issues

ACCC To Probe Regional Mobile Issues

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will conduct a public inquiry into access to regional mobile towers and the feasibility of providing “roaming” during natural disasters or other emergencies.

KCCI Joins Push For Housing Summit

KCCI Joins Push For Housing Summit

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has joined with other business organisations across the State to express concerns about the housing crisis in Queensland.

Rip-Off Inquiry Winds Up

Rip-Off Inquiry Winds Up

First Nations residents ripped off by unscrupulous businesses have been left dangling after a Federal Government inquiry ran out of time to complete its hearings.

Stanwell To Own Half Wind Farm

Stanwell To Own Half Wind Farm

A large wind farm to be built south-west of Kingaroy received a boost on Thursday with the announcement of $192.5 million investment by the State Government.

Women Know How To Have Fun!

Women Know How To Have Fun!

An entrepreneur who launched a successful enterprise just for women in Townsville has expanded her network to include the South Burnett.

Internet Superhighway Hits A Pothole

Internet Superhighway Hits A Pothole

South Burnett Regional Council will seek Federal Government funding for its plan to bring super-fast broadband to the South Burnett after the State Government failed to back the project.

Australia Losing ‘Free Trade’ Lead

Australia Losing ‘Free Trade’ Lead

Australia will need to find new ways to gain a competitive advantage with its agricultural exports as more countries enter free trade agreements, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) has warned.