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Unemployment Drops For Third Year

Unemployment Drops For Third Year

Unemployment in the Wide Bay-Burnett region has fallen for the third year in a row, according to the latest Small Area Labour Markets (SALM) data compiled by the Department of Jobs and Small Business

South Burnett Population Drops … Again

South Burnett Population Drops … Again

The South Burnett’s population has dropped to its lowest level since 2013, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Kingaroy Coal Mine ‘Uneconomic’

Kingaroy Coal Mine ‘Uneconomic’

A proposed coal mine near Kingaroy would not make economic sense and should be rejected by policymakers on economic grounds, according to a new report.

Wind Farm Opening Pushed Back

Wind Farm Opening Pushed Back

Coopers Gap Wind Farm’s completion date has been extended by almost a year due to problems getting turbine components from the Port of Brisbane to the construction site.

Murgon Calls For Action On Crime

Murgon Calls For Action On Crime

The Murgon Business and Development Association has called on the State Government to provide the town with more help to tackle juvenile crime.

Land Values In Town Drop Again

Land Values In Town Drop Again

South Burnett residential land values have fallen by an average of 31.3 per cent over the past seven years.

Council Cuts Swickers’ Water Charges

Council Cuts Swickers’ Water Charges

South Burnett Regional Council will temporarily cut Swickers’ water charges to help one of the region’s largest employers save money during a downturn in the pork industry.

SupaIGA Expansion Plan Moves Ahead

SupaIGA Expansion Plan Moves Ahead

A plan to expand Kingaroy’s SupaIGA supermarket – first announced 12 months ago – has taken a major step forward.

New Owners For Hivesville Hotel

New Owners For Hivesville Hotel

A life-long desire to run a country pub and a lucky Google search have seen a trio of women move up from the big smoke to take over running the Hivesville Hotel.

$1.9m Kickstarts Bunnings Construction

$1.9m Kickstarts Bunnings Construction

Hardware retailer Bunnings has invested more than $1.9 million to prepare the site for their new store near Rogers Drive in Kingaroy.

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

Teys Murgon Beefs Up Production

The Teys Australia cattle hide processing plant at Murgon plans to lift production by 20 per cent recent – and hire a dozen more staff – over the next two years.

Murgon Christmas Carnival Cancelled

Murgon Christmas Carnival Cancelled

Murgon’s popular Christmas Carnival – one of the town’s iconic annual events – will not be held this year.

Solar Farm Will Appeal Decision

Solar Farm Will Appeal Decision

A proposal to build a 130ha solar farm on a light grazing property 3km east of Kingaroy is not entirely dead.

KCCI Re-Elects Executive Team

KCCI Re-Elects Executive Team

Two new members joined the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry’s executive committee at the group’s Annual General Meeting last week.

Chance For Rural Business To Speak Up

Chance For Rural Business To Speak Up

An emerging trend among large Australian and multinational companies to delay payments to rural and regional businesses is being surveyed by the Federal Government.

Scammers Target Business Emails

Scammers Target Business Emails

Scamwatch is calling on businesses to urgently review how they verify and pay invoices after reports about business email compromise scams grew by a third this year.

Captain’s Paddock Holds Clearing Sale

Captain’s Paddock Holds Clearing Sale

One of the South Burnett’s most iconic wineries will be holding a clearance sale from Wednesday to Friday this week.

Council Drafts $8m Streetscape Plan

Council Drafts $8m Streetscape Plan

The South Burnett Regional Council is seeking $4 million from the Federal Government to get its much-discussed Kingaroy CBD Revitalisation plan off the ground

Where The Jobs Will Be In 2022

Where The Jobs Will Be In 2022

More than 7900 jobs could be created in the Wide Bay-Burnett by 2022, according to the results of a State Government study.

Let Moreton’s Licence Expire: KCCG

Let Moreton’s Licence Expire: KCCG

The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group will call on the State Government to cancel Moreton Resources’ mineral development licence when it comes up for renewal next February.

Scheme To Subsidise Apprentice Wages

Scheme To Subsidise Apprentice Wages

Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has welcomed a new plan to subsidise the wages of apprentices in regional and rural communities.

Regional Unemployment Rises 0.8pc

Regional Unemployment Rises 0.8pc

The South Burnett’s unemployment rate has risen from 8.4 per cent to 9.2 per cent over the past year, according to the Federal Government.

Police Want More CCTV In Kingaroy

Police Want More CCTV In Kingaroy

Kingaroy police would like to see more security cameras in Kingaroy, and they also want to involve the public in the process.

Hotel Crafts A New Experience

Hotel Crafts A New Experience

Kingaroy’s historic Club Hotel intends to carve out a new niche in the region’s hotel landscape.

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