Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions
Regional Connectivity – Feedback on discussion paper requested

The Australian Government is seeking input on the design of the new Regional Connectivity Program. This program is part of the Government ‘s $220 million Stronger Regional Digital Connectivity Package. The Regional Connectivity Program will take a place-based approach, targeting investment in local priorities to maximise economic opportunities and region-wide benefits for regional, rural and remote Australians.

We are seeking feedback on the discussion paper to inform the design of the program and development of program guidelines.

Telecommunications industry, all levels of government and other interested stakeholders and encouraged to make a submission to help inform the Government ‘s consideration of possible program implementation methods.

To make a formal submission, it is recommended that you review the discussion paper.  The formal submission should include your name,organisation name (if applicable),contact details and confirmation whether or not your submission can be made public.

To make a submission or for more information, visit

Baconfest Raffle

Ollies Mower Service is promoting Kingaroy Baconfest by running a raffle for all customers spending over $100 in store from now until Saturday 24th August.  First prize is a $100 pork tray and second prize is $100 small goods tray from The Little Butcher Kingaroy Shoppingworld.  Get into the spirit of Baconfest by shopping at Ollies Mower Service.

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett
South Burnett Flavours

Do you grow or create food within the South Burnett? If so, do not miss the opportunity to be involved in South Burnett Flavours.

South Burnett Flavours provides the perfect opportunity to test new products and promote your business to a large volume of visitors and locals of the South Burnett.

Have you thought about taking your product to farmers markets? South Burnett Flavours is an ideal platform to test your product within a market environment, right here in the South Burnett.

In-home cooking services - I Hate Cooking - South Burnett
I Hate Cooking can now teach you to cook and organise your pantry

Exciting news!!  In addition to coming to your home and cooking wonderful meals, we can now organise your pantry and teach you to cook.  Here is what we do …

Cooking Service
Simply select your meals from our online menu, book a date for your cook and we come to cook for you.

Pantry Purge
Our goal is to transform your kitchen into a place you can enjoy by turning the clutter and chaos into a functional and efficient space.  Whether you love or hate cooking, it’s so much easier when your space is organised.

Cook  Eat  Repeat
Learn to cook in your own kitchen where you can feel at ease. Our cooks are all passionate home cooks who will share the journey at your pace.

 I Hate Cooking is a registered NDIS provider.

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett
South Burnett Flavours Food Market

Business South Burnett is coordinating a local food Farmers within the food festivals of the South Burnett. South Burnett Flavors will be launched at Kingaroy BaconFest Sunday, 25 August 2019. If you are a South Burnett based producer of food and would like to have your product exposed to thousands of visitors, please contact Councils Economic Development Officer on 4189 9173 or


Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett
10 million homes and businesses can now connect to the nbn™ access network

Did you know that there are now 10 million homes and businesses ready to connect to the nbn™ access network? With all these people ready to connect, here’s what you can do to ensure the most optimal nbn™ experience in your premises.

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett
Support for women in business

The Queensland Government’s Advancing Women in Business initiative supports and encourages more women to start and grow their own business, and achieve positions of leadership. Women in business can access targeted support including programs, grants, events, mentoring and education.


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Holding Space – Nanango Mental Health Peer Support Group
Welcome to Holding Space!
We are a group of Nanango residents with Mental Health who recognised that an opportunity to connect with one another face to face for Support and Healing was needed in our community.
Would you, or your team mates benefit from Mental Health support?
“Holding Space” has established protocols and guidelines for it’s face-to-face meetings to create safety for our most vulnerable, so we can talk to and hear one another, establish friendships and support each other thru unity. The group is also supported by a number of qualified volunteers who will assist us to stay on point by facilitating the group.
Our very first face-to-face meet will happen on Tuesday the 6th August 2019!
Holding Space is free to attend and will be from 12.00pm to 1.30pm, every Tuesday at Rapid Fitness, 4 Railway Parade, Nanango, Qld, 4615.
See you there!
Also; If you are interested in becoming a volunteer facilitator, you are welcome to come join us at the face-to-face meeting
(Note: The group is not allied with any religious,  political, government or non-government institution or organisation)
Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions
New grant launched by Queensland Government for artisan producers

The Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman has launched the Supporting Artisan Producers plan (attached) to assist artisan food and beverage producers to start, grow, and employ more Queenslanders through a range of measures including the new Artisan Producer Grants. The grants will provide up to $5,000 for artisan producers to access professional advice to take their business to the next level or develop a website or digital marketing campaign to help them work smarter and enhance their online presence. Applications for the Artisan Producer Grants will open on 11 July 2019.

More information can be found at:

Managing Senior Accountant - Chesterton Accounting
Welcome to our Monthly Newsletter

Check out the Chesterton Accounting July Newsletter!

Click link below to read our tax tip for the month and some important dates coming up.