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Region’s House Prices Remain Flat

Region’s House Prices Remain Flat

Property prices in the South Burnett have remained relatively flat over the last five years, according to a new study released by RP Data.

NAB Lends A Hand

NAB Lends A Hand

The National Australia Bank has presented local not-for-profit group South Burnett CTC with $10,000

Region ‘Doing Better Than Neighbours’

Region ‘Doing Better Than Neighbours’

The South Burnett’s economy is performing better than some bigger regions like Gympie and Bundaberg, the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry heard tonight.

Driverless Trucks Coming To Meandu

Driverless Trucks Coming To Meandu

A three-year trial of remotely controlled, driverless coal trucks will begin at Stanwell’s Meandu Mine on April 29.

A Noble Victory … At Last!

A Noble Victory … At Last!

Moffatdale’s Wally Pesudovs has been quietly celebrating a victory. After five years of hard work, four failed crops and $18,000 in outlays, he’s finally released his first wine.

New Body To Manage TAFE

New Body To Manage TAFE

The State Government announced today it would set up a new body to take over the management of all Queensland TAFE colleges from July 1.

Boost For Local Groups

Three South Burnett community groups have received a funding boost under Round 75 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund:

Union Campaign ‘Dishonest’: MP

Union Campaign ‘Dishonest’: MP

Energy Minister Mark McArdle said today the Electrical Trades Union was running “a dishonest campaign” on asset sales “using its members’ hard-earned funds for purely political purposes”.

Forum To Fight Asset Sales

Forum To Fight Asset Sales

The Electrical Trades Union is hoping to “light the fuse” to spark a community backlash against any State Government plans to privatise electricity assets in Queensland.

Tinny Pub In Liquidation

Tinny Pub In Liquidation

A manager will take over the running of the Tingoora Hotel on Monday following an application for a winding up order against the controlling company, Lodgefern Pty Ltd.

$66,000 Grant For Horticultural Trainees

$66,000 Grant For Horticultural Trainees

A plan to form a food hub in the South Burnett that could create hundreds of jobs over the next five years took another step forward this week.

Meet’n’Greet At New Motel

Meet’n’Greet At New Motel

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s next Meet’n’Greet will be held on Monday, April 22, at the new Room Motels Kingaroy in Youngman Street.

Bold New Vision For Tourism

Bold New Vision For Tourism

The South Burnett Tourism Association has backed away from oblivion at its rescheduled AGM, voting instead to elect a new executive and adopt a bold, new vision which will see it focus on local projects with greater member participation.

SBWIA Withdraws Offer Of Help

SBWIA Withdraws Offer Of Help

The South Burnett Wine Industry Association has backed away from a proposal that it merge with the South Burnett Tourism Association to help keep the region’s tourism organisation alive.

More Delays On Range

More Delays On Range

Drivers can expect delays again on the Blackbutt Range after Easter for more slope stabilisation work.

Union Poll Rejects Asset Sales

Union Poll Rejects Asset Sales

Queenslanders – including LNP voters – oppose proposals to sell off State assets, a poll released today by the Services Union shows.

Terms Fixed For New Acland Mine

The Coordinator-General has finalised the terms of reference for the New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 project, clearing the way for New Hope Coal to prepare a new environmental impact statement (EIS) for the scaled-down proposal.

Tourism Group At Crossroads

Tourism Group At Crossroads

The South Burnett Tourism Association is at a crossroads after its outgoing President yesterday called for the organisation to be wound up.