Bega Cheese – the owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $534 million.
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.
Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.
There has been a large rise in financing for ag machinery, figures released this week by the Commonwealth Bank show.
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.
South Burnett Care is putting a callout to local young people … the group is looking to recruit 10 trainees to start work in January.
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.
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.
BIEDO has entered into new partnerships with its two member organisations: the South Burnett and North Burnett councils.
Ergon Energy is encouraging people to sign up to receive free SMS alerts about power outages.
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.
The South Burnett’s local tourism association, Visit South Burnett, hopes to appoint a Tourism Development Officer within weeks.
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.
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.
One of the 123 turbines at the Coopers Gap wind farm will be disassembled after faults were discovered recently during the commissioning process.
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.
The Federal Government is calling for nominations for chairs for the various Regional Development Australia (RDA) organisations across Australia.
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.
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”.
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.