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White-Collar Jobs On<br> The Line At Stanwell

White-Collar Jobs On
The Line At Stanwell

Rumours that Stanwell plans to cut white-collar jobs at Tarong Power Station have been confirmed

Talks On $20m Jobs Package Start Soon

Talks On $20m Jobs Package Start Soon

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.

Local Wines To Feature In Hong Kong

Local Wines To Feature In Hong Kong

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.

Miners Kept 200m From Homes

Miners Kept 200m From Homes

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.

Wide Bay-Burnett Unemployment Drops

Wide Bay-Burnett Unemployment Drops

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.

Free Camping Ground Pays Off

Free Camping Ground Pays Off

The number of visitors using Murgon’s free 48 hour camping ground has continued to rise

Ambulance Station To<BR> Be Upgraded To 24×7

Ambulance Station To
Be Upgraded To 24×7

Kingaroy Ambulance Station will soon be upgraded to a 24 hour a day, seven days a week service

KCCG Demands Pre-Mining Health Tests

KCCG Demands Pre-Mining Health Tests

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.

Business Breakfast<BR> Gets Town Talking

Business Breakfast
Gets Town Talking

Wondai may not have a Chamber of Commerce any more, but it may have the makings of one

‘Back To Work’ Support<br> Available For Employers

‘Back To Work’ Support
Available For Employers

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 Joins China Trade Trip

Proteco Joins China Trade Trip

Proteco owner Josh Gadischke will be taking part in a ground-breaking trade mission to Shanghai in October.

Campaign Against WET Cuts Grows

Campaign Against WET Cuts Grows

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.

Office of Small Business Aims To Help

Office of Small Business Aims To Help

The State Government has opened an Office Of Small Business to help Queensland’s small businesses become more competitive.

NaTDA Plans Rewards Seminar

NaTDA Plans Rewards Seminar

Nanango businesses concerned South Burnett Rewards could have a negative impact on the town’s Mardi Gras Dollars promotion should put those fears aside.

South Burnett Draws A Crowd

South Burnett Draws A Crowd

The South Burnett drew a lot of favourable attention at this year’s Regional Flavours in Brisbane

Council To Investigate Irrigation

Council To Investigate Irrigation

The South Burnett Regional Council will undertake a research project to assess the potential economic benefits of introducing more irrigation into the region.

New Regional Jobs Package Starts Friday

New Regional Jobs Package Starts Friday

The State Government’s $100 million Back To Work regional jobs package will start this Friday (July 1).

LNP Unveils Plan To<BR> Boost Apprenticeships

LNP Unveils Plan To
Boost Apprenticeships

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.

Resource Sector Keeps Local<BR> Accommodation Operators Afloat

Resource Sector Keeps Local
Accommodation Operators Afloat

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.

Team Effort Pays Off In Spain

Team Effort Pays Off In Spain

The John Dundas Holden dealership in Kingaroy is sporting a new trophy thanks to a top team effort

NaTDA Merges With Chamber Of Commerce

NaTDA Merges With Chamber Of Commerce

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association has merged with the former Nanango Chamber Of Commerce.

Business Confidence On The Rise: Mayor

Business Confidence On The Rise: Mayor

Business confidence in the South Burnett is lifting, Mayor Keith Campbell told Wednesday’s Council meeting.

Incentives For Regional Employers

Incentives For Regional Employers

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

Extra $5000 For First Home Buyers

Extra $5000 For First Home Buyers

First home buyers will receive an extra $5000 from the State Government over the next 12 months.