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.
The Visit South Burnett (VSB) local tourism organisation is concerned event cancellations due to COVID-19 could devastate the region’s tourism operators.
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Moreton Resources has withdrawn its application to mine coal at Taabinga, just outside Kingaroy.
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
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.
Toowoomba Regional Council has adopted a new policy aimed at attracting intensive horticulture businesses to the region
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.
Former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan has been appointed to the Board of Stanwell.
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.
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.
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 Oils in Kingaroy will be adding as many as 26 jobs to its local workforce, thanks to a $730,000 investment in new technology.
The Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry will have four new faces on its executive in 2020.
South Burnett Regional Council has agreed to permanently close a 3.3km section of Ridge Road at Neumgna to allow Meandu Mine to expand
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.
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.
A new eatery is opening in Kingaroy on Tuesday but there’ll be some familiar faces behind the counter.
Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport will become an agricultural export hub by early 2021, providing new export opportunities for farmers and food processors.
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.
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.
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
Several South Burnett towns enjoyed a buoyant real estate year, according to research company CoreLogic.
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.