Last week the pallet-building team in the wood workshop at Murgon’s Gumnut Place set an unusual record.
The first crop of Rail Trail trainees graduated in Kingaroy last week, and 60 per cent of them will be walking straight into employment.
A new program being pioneered in the South Burnett has been praised by the State Government for helping young people in care to transition to an independent adult life.
The official opening of South Burnett CTC’s “Partners In Foster Care” building in Wondai – and helping to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the service – were some of South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann’s last official duties this week.
Three empty and semi-derelict shops in Wondai have enjoyed a $150,000 makeover and put back into use
South Burnett CTC held their annual Christmas Employees Lunch at the Kingaroy Town Common Hall recently.
The closure of CTC’s Employment Services division and the end of June may have been a blow to the South Burnett’s largest community services organisation, but in the end everything turned out well.
Twenty-five years ago a public meeting was held at the Kingaroy Town Hall Reception Room to discuss how local police and the community could improve their channels of communication.
The Federal Government’s shake-up of unemployment contracts – which saw two jobs agencies close their doors on June 30 in the South Burnett – has had its flipside with the opening of four new shopfronts on Wednesday.
South Burnett CTC is alive and well, despite the closure of its Employment Services operations on Tuesday.
South Burnett CTC’s Heritage Lodge accommodation project in Nanango is one step closer following the signing of a building contract last week.
Sixteen old computers aren’t worth much to South Burnett CTC but to Brisbane man Graham Pampling, they will help to open up a world of possibilities for his students.
South Burnett CTC is celebrating being selected as the provider for two new State Government programs aimed at supporting families in the South Burnett.
South Burnett CTC has been funded to deliver a new program in the South Burnett to help support young people leaving the child protection system.
Four job agencies will open 11 new employment offices in the South Burnett from July 1
South Burnett CTC will continue to offer Labour Hire services and host Work For The Dole programs
Kingaroy police are investigating after six cars and a bus had their tyres slashed in Kingaroy in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Current job agencies in the South Burnett have been snubbed by the Federal Government’s new $5.1 billion “jobactive” job search scheme – with employers only getting 90 minutes’ notice on Tuesday to break the news to staff that their jobs would be winding up.
South Burnett CTC calls for investigation into Four Corners’ allegations
Once again the service clubs, businesses and community groups in Kingaroy came together in December to make the annual Christmas Community Lunch a big success.