Business

Local Firm Wins Tender After Debate

Local Firm Wins Tender After Debate

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.

Food, Fuel Is On The Way

Food, Fuel Is On The Way

Shoppers have been urged not to panic buy as shortages caused by local road closures and the floods in Brisbane hit some supplies.

Bega Boosts Profit Despite COVID

Bega Boosts Profit Despite COVID

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 To Host KCCI

Helloworld To Host KCCI

Helloworld Travel will be hosting the Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s March meet’n’greet for local businesspeople.

Hybrid Power To Back Up NBN Towers

Hybrid Power To Back Up NBN Towers

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.

Free Advice For Local Businesses

Free Advice For Local Businesses

A free service to support local small businesses experiencing – or likely to experience – financial hardship is currently available in the South Burnett.

GRDC Names New MD

GRDC Names New MD

Former GrainCorp senior executive Nigel Hart has been appointed managing director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

Leo Steps Back In At MBDA

Leo Steps Back In At MBDA

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.

Murgon Launches Town Gift Cards

Murgon Launches Town Gift Cards

The Murgon Business and Development Association has introduced an innovative “Shop Local” program to encourage more residents to shop in town.

New Face At RDA-WBB

New Face At RDA-WBB

Sotera Trevaskis has been appointed the new Director of Regional Development for the Wide Bay Burnett.

Kingaroy Is Charging Ahead

Kingaroy Is Charging Ahead

The mystery object in Kingaroy’s Alford Street car park was officially unveiled on Tuesday morning … a 50kW fast charging unit for electric vehicles.

Call Centre A Step Closer

Call Centre A Step Closer

An innovative pilot project to develop a call centre in Cherbourg – first unveiled last October – is one step closer to fruition.

NaTDA Elects New Committee

NaTDA Elects New Committee

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association will continue to operate as usual after a special meeting elected a new executive committee on Thursday night.

Cherbourg Lets Its Hair Down

Cherbourg Lets Its Hair Down

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”.

Invitation To TRC Businesses

Invitation To TRC Businesses

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.