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Kingaroy CBD To Lose 91 Car Parks

Kingaroy CBD To Lose 91 Car Parks

Shoppers looking for parking spots in Kingaroy are set to become an early casualty of the Kingaroy Transformation Project (KTP) … at least for the next few years.

Council To Discuss Scaled-Back Plans

Council To Discuss Scaled-Back Plans

The Kingaroy Transformation Project and significant changes to the region’s planning scheme may have put an end to a developer’s hopes of building a “big box” retail park on the outskirts of Kingaroy.

Tender Awarded For Fuel Cell

Tender Awarded For Fuel Cell

A tender for the construction and operation of a long-awaited fuel cell at Durong has been awarded to heavy haulage business Corbet’s Group.

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.

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.

New Leadership For MBDA

New Leadership For MBDA

Leo Geraghty – the man who led Murgon’s Business and Development Association (MBDA) for the past 14 years – has stepped down as president.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.

Shops Available For Lease Soon

Shops Available For Lease Soon

Retailers who would like to set up shop in Murgon will have extra options to choose from soon when the South Burnett Regional Council puts three vacant shops at 62-70 Lamb Street up for lease.