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.
South Burnett residential land values have fallen by an average of 31.3 per cent over the past seven years.
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.
A plan to expand Kingaroy’s SupaIGA supermarket – first announced 12 months ago – has taken a major step forward.
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.
Hardware retailer Bunnings has invested more than $1.9 million to prepare the site for their new store near Rogers Drive in Kingaroy.
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 popular 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.