What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Round 3 Rural Grants Open

Round 3 Rural Grants Open

Applications have opened for Round 3 of the State Government’s $10 million Rural Economic Development Grants which target primary production.

ABARES Predicts Brighter Outlook

ABARES Predicts Brighter Outlook

While COVID-19 will continue to present challenges, the outlook for agriculture will be dominated by recovery from drought, according to ABARES’ June Agriculture Commodities report released on Wednesday.

TRC Joins Trucking Project

TRC Joins Trucking Project

Toowoomba Regional Council has been selected as one of the first councils in Australia to be involved in a project that will help improve heavy vehicle access on council roads.

MP Denies Stock Squad Claim

MP Denies Stock Squad Claim

The State Government has rejected claims the Stock Squad – otherwise known as the Major and Organised Crime Squad (Rural) – is about to be axed.

$12.5m Boost For Agribusiness

$12.5m Boost For Agribusiness

The State Government has announced a $12.5 million funding package for Queensland’s agribusiness and food sector as part of its COVID-19 recovery plan.

International Search For CEO

International Search For CEO

International agriculture executive Anthony Williams has been appointed the new managing director and CEO of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

Online Survey For Pork Producers

Online Survey For Pork Producers

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is conducting research into what biosecurity practices are being used by pork producers to protect Queensland from African Swine Fever.

CommBank Fined $5m

CommBank Fined $5m

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered the Commonwealth Bank pay a $5 million penalty for ripping off more than 8600 rural customers.

Numbers Up At Latest Sale

Numbers Up At Latest Sale

Numbers were up at the most recent Murgon cattle sale on Tuesday, with 300 export cattle and 1000 feeders and weaners yarded.

Red Earth, BIEDO To Host Ideas Chats

Red Earth, BIEDO To Host Ideas Chats

Red Earth Community Foundation (RECF) and Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) are teaming up to host a series of conversations to talk about what we’ve gained from the COVID-19 experience in the Inland Burnett.