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Murgon’s $1.59m Dream Comes True

Murgon’s $1.59m Dream Comes True

Murgon’s planned Cultural Centre – including an art gallery and fossil museum – will become a reality following a Federal Government grant of $1.596 million announced on Friday

CommBank Fined $5m

CommBank Fined $5m

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered the Commonwealth Bank pay a $5 million penalty for ripping off more than 8600 rural customers.

High Court To Hear Acland Appeal

High Court To Hear Acland Appeal

A new chapter in the long running saga of New Hope’s proposed coal mine expansion at Acland began on Friday when the Oakey Coal Action Alliance (OCAA) was granted special leave to appeal to the High Court.

$11.3m Facelift Gets Green Light

$11.3m Facelift Gets Green Light

It was the case of third time lucky for Kingaroy’s much-discussed revitalisation with the announcement on Friday the Federal Government will be contributing $4.5 million towards the $11.3 million project.

Target Responds To Online Petition

Target Responds To Online Petition

The online petition launched by South Burnett councillor Kathy Duff in a bid to save the Murgon Target Country store has attracted an official response on the petition webpage.

Red Earth, BIEDO To Host Ideas Chats

Red Earth, BIEDO To Host Ideas Chats

Red Earth Community Foundation (RECF) and Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) are teaming up to host a series of conversations to talk about what we’ve gained from the COVID-19 experience in the Inland Burnett.

‘False Hope’ For Small Business

‘False Hope’ For Small Business

South Burnett small businesses have been given nothing but false hope with the State Government’s COVID-19 business grants already drying up, Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington says.

Antonio To Chair Rail Alliance

Antonio To Chair Rail Alliance

Toowoomba mayor Paul Antonio has been appointed chair of the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance (MBIRA), the group which represents councils adjacent to the Inland Rail route.