A debate about paying a local company $130,000 more than a Brisbane firm to build a pump station switchboard led to a lengthy discussion at the South Burnett Regional Council’s February meeting.
Shoppers have been urged not to panic buy as shortages caused by local road closures and the floods in Brisbane hit some supplies.
Bega Cheese – the parent company of Kingaroy-based PCA – has reported a major boost in profit and revenue in its half-year results, despite COVID-19 disruptions.
Helloworld Travel will be hosting the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s March meet’n’greet for local businesspeople.
Eleven NBN towers in the Gympie region will get back-up power that will enable them to continue working during emergencies, thanks to a $1.4 million Federal Government grant.
Toowoomba Regional Council has identified two blocks of vacant land which could be suitable if hopes for an aged care centre in Yarraman become a reality.
Kingaroy’s Satellite Cinema has received a second grant from the Federal Government’s SCREEN Fund.
Unemployment in the South Burnett has remained fairly constant throughout the COVID pandemic
A free service to support local small businesses experiencing – or likely to experience – financial hardship is currently available in the South Burnett.
Former GrainCorp senior executive Nigel Hart has been appointed managing director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
Well-known Murgon businessman Leo Geraghty OAM will step back into the role of Murgon Business and Development Association (MBDA) president after a 15-month break.
The Murgon Business and Development Association has introduced an innovative “Shop Local” program to encourage more residents to shop in town.
Sotera Trevaskis has been appointed the new Director of Regional Development for the Wide Bay Burnett.
The mystery object in Kingaroy’s Alford Street car park was officially unveiled on Tuesday morning … a 50kW fast charging unit for electric vehicles.
Queensland’s heatwave could see record demand for power today and tomorrow along the eastern seaboard.
An innovative pilot project to develop a call centre in Cherbourg – first unveiled last October – is one step closer to fruition.
The Nanango Tourism and Development Association will continue to operate as usual after a special meeting elected a new executive committee on Thursday night.
It’s no secret that Cherbourg’s Tyrone Murray loves being a barber … but the opening of his new shop in Murgon on Thursday was definitely “a cut above the rest”.
Small and medium business owners and managers in the Toowoomba Regional Council area have been invited to take advantage of fully subsidised training which will start in February.
Ergon Energy crews have been making good progress restoring power to parts of the Wide Bay Burnett ravaged by ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth.