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’s Christmas Carnival – one of the town’s iconic annual events – will not be held this year
A proposal to build a 130ha solar farm on a light grazing property 3km east of Kingaroy is not entirely dead.
Two new members joined the Kingaroy Chamber Of Commerce and Industry’s executive committee at the group’s Annual General Meeting last week.
An emerging trend among large Australian and multinational companies to delay payments to rural and regional businesses is being surveyed by the Federal Government.
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.
One of the South Burnett’s most iconic wineries will be holding a clearance sale from Wednesday to Friday this week.
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
More than 7900 jobs could be created in the Wide Bay-Burnett by 2022, according to the results of a State Government study.
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.
Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has welcomed a new plan to subsidise the wages of apprentices in regional and rural communities.
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.
Kingaroy police would like to see more security cameras in Kingaroy, and they also want to involve the public in the process.
Kingaroy’s historic Club Hotel intends to carve out a new niche in the region’s hotel landscape.
The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry has joined forces with the Jandowae Chamber of Commerce to press for better telecommunications between Kingaroy and Dalby
Visitors coming to Kingaroy for BaconFest may need to book a room in Nanango or Wondai on Saturday night if they don’t act quickly.
South Burnett Regional Council will not begin construction work on Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade this year but planning for the project will still go ahead.
Work on upgrading footpaths in Murgon’s CBD will finally get underway this financial year, though completing the entire project is likely to take longer.
Australians are spending even more time online … and 73 per cent of that time is spent with websites, not social media.
The Queensland Government will inject $10 million into a new grant program to rural and regional agricultural supply chain businesses that provide local employment opportunities.
A two-phase shutdown at Tarong Power Station which is due to begin on August 24 will inject millions of dollars into the South Burnett’s economy.
Tipperary Estate at Moffatdale has had a very low profile for the past two years … but two weeks ago the business quietly came back to life.
Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade has been put on hold after failing to win a $2 million Federal Government grant for the project
Stanwell Corporation will call for tenders later this year seeking companies interested in operating its Meandu coal mine at Tarong.