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Meet Our New Tourism Officer

Meet Our New Tourism Officer

The South Burnett’s new Tourism Officer is looking forward to the challenge of increasing the region’s visitor numbers over the next few years.

Alkaloids Charges Adjourned

Alkaloids Charges Adjourned

Charges against Alkaloids of Australia Pty Ltd and the company’s former export manager, Christopher Kenneth Joyce, have been adjourned to March.

Bega Confirms $534m Purchase

Bega Confirms $534m Purchase

Bega Cheese Limited – owners of the Peanut Company of Australia – have confirmed its acquisition of Lion Dairy & Drinks is now complete.

Council Explores Bush Tucker Project

Council Explores Bush Tucker Project

Traditional owners and people interested in “agriculture, horticulture, bush tucker, research and innovation” have been invited to learn more about a new plan to grow and supply bush tucker and fauna products for commercial sale and distribution.

New Look At CROW-FM

New Look At CROW-FM

CROW-FM has a new-look management team for 2021 with the appointment of a new chairperson and general manager at the community radio station.

Apple Juice Recalled

Apple Juice Recalled

A popular type of apple juice sold in Woolworths in Queensland has been recalled due to contamination.

Red Earth Unveils Two Programs

Red Earth Unveils Two Programs

The Red Earth Community Foundation officially launched a “Gifts In Memory” donation program at its AGM lunch held in Kingaroy on Monday.

Betta Gets Much, Much Bigger

Betta Gets Much, Much Bigger

Kingaroy’s Betta Home Living store will be doubling in size and offering furniture as well as home appliances when an extension at the rear of their new Kingaroy Street premises opens early next year.

ACCC Urged To Stop PFD Deal

ACCC Urged To Stop PFD Deal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been urged to stop Woolworths acquiring PFD Food Services, with claims it will reduce thousands of businesses and jobs in the food services and distribution sector.

Betta To Host KCCI AGM

Betta To Host KCCI AGM

Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be holding its Annual General Meeting next Monday (December 14) at the new Betta Home Living store.

Heading Wins Industry Award

Heading Wins Industry Award

The founder of Clovely Estate – the South Burnett’s largest vineyard and winery – has been presented with a special award to recognise his significant contribution to the Queensland wine industry.

Funeral Parlour Has A New Home

Funeral Parlour Has A New Home

A former funeral parlour in Alford Street, Kingaroy – which became a Salvation Army chapel for eight years – has been resurrected … as a funeral home.

Swiss Probe Alleged Cartel

Swiss Probe Alleged Cartel

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has refused to make any further comment on its investigation into an alleged international cartel involving the sale of scopolamine.