Local videos raise awareness

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

To deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, newly introduced government restrictions have been forced on mainstream food service businesses.  These restrictions require cafes, restaurants and bakeries to adapt, implementing a takeaway and/or home delivery service model. In addition to national food laws, the COVID-19 pandemic has added further need for vigilance. With this in mind, the…

A happy HOME Easter in South Burnett

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

In 2020, the Easter Bunny has special exemption to cross borders as Australia is in lockdown.  Here’s some tips to maximise your Easter break while also giving you opportunity to support local business. Check out Takeaway the South Burnett for traditional fish based meals on Good Friday. Complete your Easter project using materials from local…

Vital Health is delivering Telehealth appointments!

Physiotherapist, MAcup, MChiro, MCMT, APAM - Vital Health Kingaroy - EffectivePhysio

You can start or continue your physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, exercise physiology, dietetics and psychology appointments via video calls. See the video below or contact us for further information. Kingaroy: 07 4162 7272 Watch the video here  

Chronic Pain? See what researchers suggest as treatment!

Physiotherapist, MAcup, MChiro, MCMT, APAM - Vital Health Kingaroy - EffectivePhysio

Watch the video here! In August 2019 the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network updated their practice guidelines on the management of chronic pain, analyzing different medications and treatment strategies. This report was approved by the National Health System of the UK. Treatment options not involving drugs are easily accessible with your physiotherapist and allied health providers.…

JobKeeper Payments

Managing Senior Accountant - Chesterton Accounting

The Government has just announced it’s third stimulus package update in response to the coronavirus outbreak. A wage subsidy will be available to eligible businesses and not-for-profit entities who can demonstrate a loss in revenue of 30 per cent or more when compared to the relative period a year ago. Businesses with a turnover of…

It’s oil systems go on regional expansion

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

As regional communities across Australia continue to reel following years of drought, storms, and now the COVID-19 pandemic, Queensland’s South Burnett region is celebrating the highly anticipated expansion of local manufacturing industry. Proteco Oils, a locally owned and operated producer of nuts, oils and butters, and the largest manufacturer of macadamia oil in the world,…

Important COVID-19 information for travellers and harvest workers

Economic Development Officer - Business South Burnett

Handwashing Researchers think that if everyone washed their hands properly, about 1 million lives would be saved every year. More info at Qld Health’s handwashing guide   Translated resources If you need some translated resources to help you understand your obligations, head to Queensland Health.   How to apply for visa extension If you’re in…

Introduction to South Burnett Economic Action Plan

Economic Development and Tourism in South Burnett region - South Burnett Regional Council/South Burnett Directions

South Burnett’s Economic Development Department has coordinated a working group of business representative groups and Government officers to increase communication as the COVID-19 pandemic extends across Australia and the world.  This group is informed by the South Burnett Economy Action Plan. At the core, the South Burnett Economy Action Plan is about open communication.  This…