Entries by South Burnett

AGL Information Session

South Burnett Directions recently hosted an information session on the Coopers Gap Wind Farm Development Proposal with AGL.  The purpose of this session was to assist local suppliers wishing to participate in this opportunity to understand what is required. On Tuesday, 17 August 2016 over 40 people attended the first AGL information session outlining the […]

South Burnett Rewards

Support from businesses is the most crucial element of South Burnett Rewards, an exciting 6 month highly visual shop local campaign.  The more participating businesses involved, the more momentum we have to create the groundswell movement necessary to really get the community thinking, talking and re-considering their purchasing habits, so that our local economy and […]

Nanango Show Society holds its Annual Country Music Muster

The Nanango Show Society holds its Annual Country Music Muster featuring Traditional Australian Country Music the 2nd weekend in September at the Nanango Showgrounds. This is an event to mark on any calendar of a quality country music lover.  It is 4 days full of country music, poetry, gospel and all those things that make our Australian […]

The Bloomin Beautiful Blackbutt Avocado Festival Kicks Off

Spring is in the air and the South Burnett is spoilt for choice with regional events held in September. The Bloomin Beautiful Blackbutt Avocado Festival kicks off a weekend of festivities on 10 September. Savour the opportunity to learn how to cook, eat and roll this delicious green fruit. Add live music, street entertainment, historical […]

Back to Work – Regional Employment Package

ABOUT BACK TO WORK The Back to Work – Regional Employment Package is a two year $100m package giving businesses the confidence to employ jobseekers in Queensland’s regions and provides an economic boost to regions facing challenging times. The world is in transition following the unwinding of the commodities boom – economies and jobs are […]

R&D assistance – are you eligible?

The R&D Tax Incentive reduces the cost and risk of undertaking research and development (R&D) activities for your business. The R&D Tax Incentive helps companies to create new or improved products, processes and services. Learn about eligibility requirements, how you can self-assess whether your work is eligible and how to apply. We will also outline […]

Kingaroy Capability Statement Workshop

The Kingaroy Capability Statement Workshop to be held at the Enterprise Centre, Cornish St Kingaroy on Thursday 10 November 2016 from 10am to 2pm. Why attend a capability statement workshop? If you want your business to stand out from the crowd and improve your chance of securing contracts, then attending a capability statement workshop is […]


The South Burnett region plays host to commercial, industrial and mining investments and there is enormous capacity to accommodate further for manufacturing, industrial and mining entities, eco and bio products, solar, farming, food and agribusiness and so much more. There are significant advantages to considering the South Burnett to set up business. We have the land […]

South Burnett Business Confidence Survey

As part of an annual review, South Burnett Directions commissioned a business confirdence survey, the purpose of which was to establish expectations of regional business conditionas and to develop a better understanding of local issues affecting business sprofitability and growth. Thank you to those businesses that completed the survey earlier this year!! We are extremely […]

Free Trials of South Burnett Rewards

South Burnett Rewards was launched during Small Business Week, to over 100 businesses at 5 breakfasts hosted at different locations across the region.  At this time, a limited number of FREE TRIALS were offered to those businesses wanting to take advantage of the opportunity to pilot the system and introduce the concept to local consumers.  […]