Murgon businesses may face a recession as bad as one they faced in 2007-2008 when many had “For Sale” signs in their windows.
Threats of being disconnected from phone and internet services, loss of phone numbers, and inaccurate information about NBN plans are a major source of concern, according to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.
Kingaroy looks set to play host to between 300 and 350 cyclists in early September, along with their friends, family, teams, support crew, media and fans.
South Burnett wineries are toasting another successful vintage after walking away from this year’s Cairns Wine Show with a string of trophies and medals.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) will be organising a bus for their next Meet’n’Greet, to be held on Tuesday, August 6.
Kingaroy’s George Street looks set to become one way on the Haly Street end within the next few months to improve safety.
South Burnett farmers could be hit with steep rises in water costs for the next 18 years … and they might not be the only ones facing massive hikes.
The Kingaroy building occupied by Bunnings Hardware has been sold to a private Victorian property syndicate for $14.55 million.
The site of the former Murgon meatworks is up for sale if a serious developer wants to buy it, according to Deputy Mayor Cr Kathy Duff.
On Wednesday I had the opportunity to inspect the Coopers Gap project, which will be Australia’s largest wind farm when it’s completed in May or June next year.
A 40-year-old Proston business will be shutting its doors for the last time at 1:00pm on Friday … but it’s not as bad as it might sound.
WIN Corporation announced on Wednesday it will close five regional newsrooms: in Orange, Dubbo, Albury, Wagga Wagga and Wide Bay.
The first stage of a long-term plan to expand a duboisia processing plant at Memerambi has begun after Council permission was granted to build a new storage area
The South Burnett’s unemployment rate has fallen to a six-year low of 7.8 per cent, according to the latest Small Area Labour Markets data released on Monday.
Heritage Nanango Community Branch will be putting a lot more than money back into the community this year … it will be helping to bring about a brighter future as well.
A South Australian couple who moved to Kingaroy 18 months ago has been hard at work transforming one of the region’s oldest paint stores into one of Australia’s latest franchise outlets.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell’s secret family recipe for peanut brownies will be part of an upcoming cookbook planned for release later this year.
Work on building the South Burnett’s second wind farm could begin as early as next year, a public meeting at Kingaroy RSL heard on Thursday night.
The South Burnett may be home to less than 1 per cent of Queensland’s population, but it will make up one-ninth of a high-powered trade mission that will be leaving for Hong Kong next week.
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
The South Burnett’s population has dropped to its lowest level since 2013, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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.
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.
The Murgon Business and Development Association has called on the State Government to provide the town with more help to tackle juvenile crime.