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Applications Sought For RDA

Applications Sought For RDA

The Federal Government is calling for nominations for chairs for the various Regional Development Australia (RDA) organisations across Australia.

Speaker Shares Gympie Ideas

Speaker Shares Gympie Ideas

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.

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

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”.

‘Dark Fibre’ Plan For CBD

‘Dark Fibre’ Plan For CBD

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.

SBRC To Join New Alliance

SBRC To Join New Alliance

South Burnett Regional Council will be part of a new economic development body made up neighbouring councils, Mayor Brett Otto announced at the KCCI breakfast on Thursday morning.

Applications Sought For Committee

Applications Sought For Committee

South Burnett Regional Council is seeking expressions of interest to fill three positions on its independent Corporate Risk and Audit Advisory Committee.

ACCC Targets Tractor Seller

ACCC Targets Tractor Seller

A Victorian-based company which has been selling tractors nationally has run afoul of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Radio Legend Dies

Radio Legend Dies

A legend of Queensland radio – who began his career at 4SB in Kingaroy in the late 1960s – died earlier this week after a long battle with cancer.

KCCI Hosts Business Breakfast

KCCI Hosts Business Breakfast

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be hosting a special business breakfast on Thursday, November 5, at Kingaroy Town Hall.

Facebook Group Spawns Website

Facebook Group Spawns Website

“Buy From A Bush Business” – a Facebook group that came into its own during COVID-19 – is celebrating its first birthday on October 31.

Top 5 Honour For Belinda

Top 5 Honour For Belinda

Kingaroy pharmacy assistant Belinda Sorensen is one of the top five people in her job in Queensland … and she has the certificate to prove it!

Salon Experience For Students

Salon Experience For Students

A new teaching space which aims to give hairdressing students a genuine salon-like experience was officially opened at the Nurunderi TAFE campus at Cherbourg on Tuesday morning.

Council To Buy CBD Building

Council To Buy CBD Building

South Burnett Regional Council will buy a building in Kingaroy’s CBD so it can create an access lane between the Glendon Street car park and Kingaroy Street.

Book Celebrates 21 Years Of Awards

Book Celebrates 21 Years Of Awards

A book was launched this week to celebrate the contribution of the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award through the lens of the women who have been a part of its 21-year history.

SBRC Opens KTP Site Office

SBRC Opens KTP Site Office

South Burnett Regional Council has opened a site office at 180 Kingaroy Street in Kingaroy – the former Somethings Country shop – as part of the Kingaroy Transformation Project (KTP).

Last Chance For A Piece Of History

Last Chance For A Piece Of History

When the South Burnett Times announced earlier this year that it would “stop the presses”, the thoughts of many local residents turned to history which they feared could be lost.

Nanango Business Sparks Up

Nanango Business Sparks Up

The State Government’s “Electric Super Highway” may have bypassed the South Burnett in favour of the coast but electric car charging points are slowly appearing in the region anyway.