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Optus Unveils Outage Map

Optus Unveils Outage Map

Telecommunications company Optus unveiled its new Network Experience Map on Thursday to help customers raise issues about the company’s mobile network.

Council To Fund Tourism Group

Council To Fund Tourism Group

South Burnett Regional Council will fund a local tourism association for six months, with the possibility of future support if the group meets agreed performance targets.

Don’t Let A Scammer Be You

Don’t Let A Scammer Be You

“Be yourself – don’t let a scammer be you!” This is the message the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s “Scamwatch”  is emphasising during National Scams Awareness Week (August 17-21).

Shutdown To Boost Economy

Shutdown To Boost Economy

Unit 2 at Tarong Power Station is about to undergo a $36.2 million overhaul which is tipped to pump millions of dollars into the local economy.

Safety Trip Causes Blackout

Safety Trip Causes Blackout

Tuesday morning’s blackout across the South Burnett was triggered by safety equipment cutting in.

Small Business Energy Grants Open

Small Business Energy Grants Open

Small businesses have been encouraged to apply for grants to help lower their power bills … but Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has warned they should act fast.

Beware Of Fake Masks: WorkCover

Beware Of Fake Masks: WorkCover

Tradies have been warned that fake half-face disposable respirators have been sold in Australia which may not protect them against hazardous dusts and chemicals.

$2b Tipped Into Drought Loans

$2b Tipped Into Drought Loans

The Federal Government is providing further assistance to farmers and small businesses by providing an extra $2 billion in drought loan funding to the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) for 2020­-21.

TRC Backs Economic Driver

TRC Backs Economic Driver

Toowoomba Regional Council has committed to funding its economic development agency, Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise Pty Ltd, for a further three years.