Entries by Sheena Lindholm

CAPTURING INTERNET SPEEDS WITH STREETSPEED

South Burnett Directions in conjunction with Council have teamed up with David Wiseman from Streetspeed to capture independent internet speed data for the South Burnett Region. By capturing this data, South Burnett Directions and other independent bodies will be able to continue to make quality submissions and lobby for better connectivity for our region. Streetspeed […]

Sign-Up for rewards, discounts and free items

South Burnett Rewards is all about rewarding you for choosing to support your local business as a customer.Below are a list of shops you can pick up your FREE card, so you can be on your way to earning points for discounts, pamper nights, 2 for 1 schnitzels, boating charters and the list goes on. […]

TOURISM INDUSTRY CONFERENCE IN KINGAROY

South Burnett Regional Council are proud to host our regional tourism conference here in Kingaroy. Now in its 12th year, the Southern Queensland Tourism Industry Conference is an important event in the regional tourism calendar and draws delegates from across Southern Queensland. In 2017 the conference will be held from Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 […]

Capability Statement Business Workshop

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 a must for you. Hosted by the Queensland Government, these interactive workshops aim to help businesses develop and prepare effective capability statements. What is […]

TENDERING FOR GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

What are tendering workshops? The Tendering for Government Business Workshop is the state’s premier program educating industry on the government procurement process. This workshop helps suppliers maximise their chances of winning government work and is also applicable to private sector, including major projects. The workshops comprise of an interactive session where participants will learn the […]

Platform Technology Program

The Platform Technology Program provides financial incentives to larger scale co-funded projects that accelerate the development and deployment of significant and highly collaborative industry based platform technology projects. What’s important Applications open 16 January 2017. Supports large scale collaborative projects led by industry. About the program The Platform Technology Program (PTP) aims to deliver a […]

CALLING ALL SOUTH BURNETT BUSINESSES

Are you a proud South Burnett local business? It’s not too late to be part of our buy local campaign to help bring economic growth to our region. The idea is quite simple, rewarding you for choosing local. Shoppers earn points using their Rewardle card which gives them access to discounts, offers, random prizes and […]

FOOD FORUM EXCITES NEW OPPORTUNITIES

South Burnett Culinary Tourism Food Forum was delivered on the 28 November in the Kingaroy Town Hall. Around 75 people made the attendance with the audience including farmers, producers, value adders, café and other eatery businesses, local government, Southern Queensland Country Tourism and Tourism Events Queensland representatives. The crowd gathered to hear presentations by James […]

Minister urges Producers to ‘Get Ready’

Producers need to get ready now for nature’s worst. With the potential for extreme weather in the coming months, Queensland’s producers, and livestock and pet owners are being urged to be prepared. Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne said experiencing the full force of Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia in 2015 had driven home how devastating the Queensland […]

FOUR LESS BLACKSPOTS IN THE SOUTH BURNETT

In two (2) years, the South Burnett Regional Council has been successful in applying for a total of eight (8) new sites as part of the Mobile Black Spot Funding Program. The South Burnett is one of only three (3) local government areas in Australia to be awarded four (4) or more sites as part […]