Rumours that Stanwell plans to cut white-collar jobs at Tarong Power Station have been confirmed
The Federal Government will begin holding community consultations in the Wide Bay-Burnett in the next few months as part of a $20 million regional jobs package promised by Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien.
A man known as Hong Kong’s answer to famous Australian wine critic James Halliday could be paying a visit to the South Burnett next year to help introduce the region’s wines to Chinese buyers.
Resource companies will be restricted from conducting activities 200 metres from homes and 50 metres from farm infrastructure under changes which came into effect on Tuesday.
Australian Bureau of Statistics data released on Thursday shows unemployment in the Wide Bay-Burnett was down 2.4 percent over the same period last year – one of the largest declines in Queensland.
The number of visitors using Murgon’s free 48 hour camping ground has continued to rise
Kingaroy Ambulance Station will soon be upgraded to a 24 hour a day, seven days a week service
The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group will demand the State Government carry out health tests on all Kingaroy residents if Moreton Resources proceed with plans to open a coal mine near the town.
Wondai may not have a Chamber of Commerce any more, but it may have the makings of one
Employment agency Sarina Russo hosted an open day in Kingaroy on Monday afternoon to allow local employers to find out more about the State Government’s new “Back To Work” scheme.
Proteco owner Josh Gadischke will be taking part in a ground-breaking trade mission to Shanghai in October.
The Winemakers’ Federation of Australia will launch a national campaign to oppose reductions in Wine Equalisation Tax rebates announced in this year’s Federal Budget.
The State Government has opened an Office Of Small Business to help Queensland’s small businesses become more competitive.
Nanango businesses concerned South Burnett Rewards could have a negative impact on the town’s Mardi Gras Dollars promotion should put those fears aside.
The South Burnett drew a lot of favourable attention at this year’s Regional Flavours in Brisbane
The South Burnett Regional Council will undertake a research project to assess the potential economic benefits of introducing more irrigation into the region.
The State Government’s $100 million Back To Work regional jobs package will start this Friday (July 1).
The LNP will create up to 20,000 jobs for young Queenslanders if it wins back government at the next State election, including jobs for South Burnett youth.
Workers taking part in shutdowns and other operational works at the Tarong Power Stations are keeping most of the region’s accommodation operators afloat at the moment.
The John Dundas Holden dealership in Kingaroy is sporting a new trophy thanks to a top team effort
The Nanango Tourism and Development Association has merged with the former Nanango Chamber Of Commerce.
Business confidence in the South Burnett is lifting, Mayor Keith Campbell told Wednesday’s Council meeting.
A new State Government employment program announced in Tuesday’s State Budget will offer regional employers $10,000 to $15,000 to take on new staff and keep them employed for 12 months
First home buyers will receive an extra $5000 from the State Government over the next 12 months.