Queensland’s “Year of Indigenous Tourism” has been stretched out into 2021 as the tourism industry continues to recover from the impacts of COVID-19.
BIEDO is offering local businesses interested in applying for the State Government’s special COVID-19 grants an opportunity for free one-on-one consultations.
Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio believes the long-term future for the Darling Downs is bright, despite the economic impacts of COVID-19.
A Bill to criminalise wage theft has been introduced into the State Parliament, targeting employers who commit serious and deliberate wage theft.
Former Moreton Resources CEO and managing director Jason Elks has applied to the Australian Government Takeovers Panel to have all activities relating to the administration of the would-be mining company put on hold.
There has been a minor change in operating hours for the collection of parcels at the Kingaroy Post Office building in Kingaroy Street.
Bendigo Bank has confirmed its Wondai agency will close on Friday, August 28.
Local Buy – the procurement partner for local councils – is looking for businesses to register to supply goods and services across Queensland.
Organisers are stunned with the response to a petition to convert Murgon’s doomed Target Country store into a small format Kmart.
Small business apprentices and trainees who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been advised to consider local councils when they want to rejoin the workforce.
At least 10 women living in Kingaroy and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to take part in a year-long business-building program after the South Burnett was selected for the latest round of The Seed Scheme.
General Motors has refused a request to extend its deadline for Holden dealers, forcing businesses across Australia to accept “grossly unfair” compensation, according to the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA).
Creditors of Moreton Resources and its subsidiary companies – placed into voluntary administration on June 11 – will meet on July 6 to consider expressions of interests into acquiring the company’s assets.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has reminded employers the national minimum wage has risen to $19.84 per hour (up from $19.49) or $753.80 per week (up from $740.80).
The application deadline for State Government land tax rebates will be extended four months to help COVID-affected Queensland businesses.
Current and former mine and quarry workers in Queensland will now have access to free lung checks to test for mine dust diseases such as silicosis.
The South Burnett looks set to be at the centre of a mini newspaper “war” with two new print options set to launch next month.
Regional power bills will drop by an average $84 a year for households and $75 for small businesses in 2020-21, the State Government announced on Thursday.
South Burnett Regional Council will review its infrastructure charges after a neighbouring Council announced it will waive them for the next two years to attract new businesses.
The Federal Government’s Business LEAP Program – which aims to foster entrepreneurship in the Wide Bay area – was the focus of attention at this week’s Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry meet’n’greet.