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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.

Moreton Withdraws Coal Mine Application

Moreton Withdraws Coal Mine Application

Moreton Resources has withdrawn its application to mine coal at Taabinga, just outside Kingaroy.

Tourism Group Starts Membership Drive

Tourism Group Starts Membership Drive

The Visit South Burnett Local Tourism Organisation will launch a membership drive over the coming four weeks as part of its plan to reinvigorate local tourism

NaTDA To Hold Candidates Forum

NaTDA To Hold Candidates Forum

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association (NaTDA) will hold a candidates forum in March so voters can meet candidates for the March 28 council elections.

New Policy Aims To Attract Greenhouses

New Policy Aims To Attract Greenhouses

Toowoomba Regional Council has adopted a new policy aimed at attracting intensive horticulture businesses to the region

Wind Farm Celebrates A Milestone

Wind Farm Celebrates A Milestone

Workers at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm have celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the final wind farm component to the Cooranga North site.

Ex-MP Appointed To Stanwell

Ex-MP Appointed To Stanwell

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan has been appointed to the Board of Stanwell.

Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Branch Celebrates 10th Birthday

Bendigo Bank’s Blackbutt community branch celebrated its 10th birthday on Friday morning, but the organisation made sure it was the local community which received the present.

$11.1m Plan To Transform Kingaroy

$11.1m Plan To Transform Kingaroy

South Burnett Regional Council will lodge its third application to the Building Better Regions Fund in an effort to secure Federal funds for the transformation of Kingaroy’s CBD.

Wine Exports ‘The Way Of The Future’

Wine Exports ‘The Way Of The Future’

At a time when ongoing drought has reduced many of the region’s farms to minimal production, two South Burnett wineries are pioneering new export markets in Asia

Proteco Expansion To Create More Jobs

Proteco Expansion To Create More Jobs

Proteco Oils in Kingaroy will be adding as many as 26 jobs to its local workforce, thanks to a $730,000 investment in new technology.

New Faces For Kingaroy Chamber

New Faces For Kingaroy Chamber

The Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry will have four new faces on its executive in 2020.

Council To Close Forestry Road

Council To Close Forestry Road

South Burnett Regional Council has agreed to permanently close a 3.3km section of Ridge Road at Neumgna to allow Meandu Mine to expand

Swickers Water Subsidy Extended

Swickers Water Subsidy Extended

South Burnett ratepayers will continue to subsidise Swickers’ water supply by $150,000 a year after Councillors voted to extend a discount on water supply charges to June 2020.

Rotary Rewards Proud Workers

Rotary Rewards Proud Workers

Kingaroy Rotary Club breathed new life into its “Pride Of Workmanship” awards on Saturday night, and was rewarded with more nominations than it could accommodate.

New Eatery Ready To Go

New Eatery Ready To Go

A new eatery is opening in Kingaroy on Tuesday but there’ll be some familiar faces behind the counter.

Wellcamp To Become Rural Export Hub

Wellcamp To Become Rural Export Hub

Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport will become an agricultural export hub by early 2021, providing new export opportunities for farmers and food processors.

Mayor Says Future Looks Bright

Mayor Says Future Looks Bright

South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has acknowledged the closure of the Tarong Power Stations in 10-20 years poses a challenge for the region, but believes the future provides more opportunity than downsides.

Region’s Population Declines Again

Region’s Population Declines Again

The South Burnett’s population has continued to decline over the past year, according to the latest population data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Forum Looks At A Future Without Tarong

Forum Looks At A Future Without Tarong

A forum being held in Kingaroy next week will look at how the South Burnett’s economy can survive after the Tarong Power Stations close down

Local Property Prices Buoyant

Local Property Prices Buoyant

Several South Burnett towns enjoyed a buoyant real estate year, according to research company CoreLogic.

Town Loses One Store, Gains Another

Town Loses One Store, Gains Another

Fans of Proston’s NB Inspirations Department Store were saddened last month when they learned the highly regarded nine-year-old business was closing down.

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