What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Qld Jobless ‘Now 16pc’

Qld Jobless ‘Now 16pc’

Average unemployment across Australia rose to 13.8 per cent in August according to market research firm Roy Morgan … but in Queensland, it has hit 16 per cent.

Council To Fund Tourism Group

Council To Fund Tourism Group

South Burnett Regional Council will fund a local tourism association for six months, with the possibility of future support if the group meets agreed performance targets.

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Durong will get a 24-hour fuel cell more than a year after the SBRC first began seeking public feedback on the idea

Business Grant Round To Open

Business Grant Round To Open

A second round of small business grants designed to helped Queensland small businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19 has been announced.

Free Counselling For Businesses

Free Counselling For Businesses

The Australian Government announced on Thursday that it will commit more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses with access to free and confidential financial counselling.

Murgon’s $1.59m Dream Comes True

Murgon’s $1.59m Dream Comes True

Murgon’s planned Cultural Centre – including an art gallery and fossil museum – will become a reality following a Federal Government grant of $1.596 million announced on Friday

Industry Group Targets GM

Industry Group Targets GM

The Australian Automotive Dealer Association says it strongly supports Senator James McGrath calling out General Motors’ poor treatment of Australian car dealers.

Power Prices Forecast To Fall Again

Power Prices Forecast To Fall Again

Power bills for Ergon’s regional Queensland customers are set to drop by $75 a year for a typical household, and $116 a year for a small business, from July 1 this year.

VSB Fears Tourism Meltdown

VSB Fears Tourism Meltdown

The Visit South Burnett (VSB) local tourism organisation is concerned event cancellations due to COVID-19 could devastate the region’s tourism operators.

Council Unveils $11m CBD Plans

Council Unveils $11m CBD Plans

The South Burnett Regional Council will spend $11.1 million on the transformation of Kingaroy’s CBD if its latest application to the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions fund succeeds.

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