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Government Turns Down Irrigators

Government Turns Down Irrigators

Murgon businesses may face a recession as bad as one they faced in 2007-2008 when many had “For Sale” signs in their windows.

TIO Warns About NBN Scams

TIO Warns About NBN Scams

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.

Major Cycling Event Planned For Spring

Major Cycling Event Planned For Spring

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 Wines Score More Wins

South Burnett Wines Score More Wins

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.

Bus Trip For Meet’n’Greet

Bus Trip For Meet’n’Greet

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.

George St To Become One-Way

George St To Become One-Way

Kingaroy’s George Street looks set to become one way on the Haly Street end within the next few months to improve safety.

Water Costs Blowout Feared

Water Costs Blowout Feared

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.

Bunnings Building Sold For $14.55m

Bunnings Building Sold For $14.55m

The Kingaroy building occupied by Bunnings Hardware has been sold to a private Victorian property syndicate for $14.55 million.

Ex-Meatworks For Sale ‘To Serious Buyer’

Ex-Meatworks For Sale ‘To Serious Buyer’

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.

Inside The Valley Of The Giants

Inside The Valley Of The Giants

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.

Pharmacy Gets A New Look

Pharmacy Gets A New Look

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 Closes Wide Bay Newsroom

WIN Closes Wide Bay Newsroom

WIN Corporation announced on Wednesday it will close five regional newsrooms: in Orange, Dubbo, Albury, Wagga Wagga and Wide Bay.

Alkaloid Plant Begins 10-Year Upgrade

Alkaloid Plant Begins 10-Year Upgrade

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

Unemployment At Six-Year Low

Unemployment At Six-Year Low

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.

Community-Owned Bank Delivers … Again!

Community-Owned Bank Delivers … Again!

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.

Crowies Outlet First In Queensland

Crowies Outlet First In Queensland

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.

Mayor Shares Secret Family Recipe

Mayor Shares Secret Family Recipe

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.

Kingaroy Wind Farm Plans Unveiled

Kingaroy Wind Farm Plans Unveiled

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.

Businesses Aim For Export Success

Businesses Aim For Export Success

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 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.

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