OPEN FOR BUSINESS: There have been an influx of new businesses to the South Burnett in 2019, and there are more to come.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS: There have been an influx of new businesses to the South Burnett in 2019, and there are more to come.

16 businesses that opened in 2019

AS A proud region, it is always a positive sign seeing new business enter the South Burnett.

We have some of the country’s best business people in our community and a fresh batch of young entrepreneurs just itching to show off their skills to the region.

Here is our extensive list of the businesses that have opened in the South Burnett in 2019, and some that are still yet to open.

Bunnings, Kingaroy

It may have taken more than 18,000 man hours of work to get to this point, but the hard yakka was worth it as Kingaroy Bunnings Warehouse held its official opening on June 4.

Bunnings, Kingaroy opened on June 4.
Bunnings, Kingaroy opened on June 4.

Evolution Hair Studio, Kingaroy

Leanne Preston will open her fourth South Burnett hair studio in Kingaroy on Monday October 28.

Evolution Hair Studio, Kingaroy will open on Monday October 28.
Evolution Hair Studio, Kingaroy will open on Monday October 28.

Divine Flavours, Kingaroy

Manager of Kingaroy’s newest restaurant, Rachna Sharma opened the Haly St store on Monday October 21.

Divine Flavours, Kingaroy opened on October 21.
Divine Flavours, Kingaroy opened on October 21.

Batter N Crumbz, Kingaroy

Former Kingaroy Woolworths store manager, Rhys Ashlin was more than happy to hand back his Woolworths name badge and set up the take away store across the road on September 28.

Batter N Crumbz, Kingaroy opened on September 28.
Batter N Crumbz, Kingaroy opened on September 28.

Pink Flamingo, Yarraman

Jane and Frank Hodgkinson were proud to bring happiness to Yarraman residents when they opened their new ice cream shop earlier in the year.

Pink Flamingo, Yarraman opened at the beginning of August.
Pink Flamingo, Yarraman opened at the beginning of August.

Big Sausage Fest, Murgon

The owners of Murgon business, Big Sausage Fest said their ‘banger’ of a name had tongues wagging and lips smacking in excitement when they opened on August 19.

Big Sausage Fest, Murgon opened on August 19.
Big Sausage Fest, Murgon opened on August 19.

Pow Wow on Mackenzie, Wondai

When Jane Gunn took a scenic drive through the South Burnett 17 years ago, little did she know she would open her store in the little town of Wondai on March 30 of this year.

Pow Wow on Mackenzie, Wondai opened on March 30.
Pow Wow on Mackenzie, Wondai opened on March 30.

St Vincent de Paul store, Murgon

Murgon op-shop is running like clockwork since it opened on June 24 with former school principal, Cecily Fry at the helm.

St Vincents de Paul store, Murgon opened on June 24.
St Vincents de Paul store, Murgon opened on June 24.

Other South Burnett businesses that have opened in 2019 include:

Rust’n Stuff, Wondai

Burnett Bridal and events, Kingaroy

Green Swan Framing, Nanango

New Line Hunting, Nanango

Husky’s Burgers, Kingaroy (Opening November 12)

Red’s Fish and Chips, Nanango

Spec Savers, Kingaroy

OFFYAROKA Mini Excavator Hire, Nanango