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Resilient, powerful, diverse: Rural women celebrated

This is the third year BIEDO has organised a 'WAGs Day' and it was one of the biggest yet.

"It's such a lovely day to celebrate and acknowledge the work women do in our rural communities,” BIEDO CEO Kristy Frahm said.

October 17, 2019
Read more at The Central & North Burnett Times

How to grant yourself a wish

Next Wednesday, BIEDO will be hosting a Grant-ED 101 workshop in Biggenden, presented by Ms Everitt, to help local community groups, not-for-profits and small businesses create their "grant-ready" projects.

Ms Everitt said the workshop would focus on a "proactive approach", having your projects ready to go to seize opportunities, rather than seeing something due in a week's time and throwing something together.

July 25, 2019
Read more at The Central & North Burnett Times

Shared space opens for business in Burnett

A NEW co-working space provides a hub for Burnett businesses to gather and collaborate in.

The Platform, based in Murgon, is an initiative of the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation and CEO Kristy Frahm said it would be an asset for businesses across the region.

July 3, 2019

Read more at The South Burnett Times

BIEDO opens 'The Platform'

CEO Kristy Frahm said the new space would be a place for “business and community to connect, collaborate and grow capacity”.

“We look forward to utilising ‘The Platform’ to host BIEDO events and activities,” Kristy said. “We are so pleased to be able to offer the space for individuals, businesses and community organisations to use as well, at very affordable rates.”

June 25, 2019
Read more at South Burnett Online

Women Share Their Strengths

It’s Queensland Women’s Week, which was a perfect excuse for BIEDO to hold another one of their popular Women in Agriculture (WAgs) days at the weekend. The WAg initiative was launched in 2017 and is part networking, part empowerment and part information sharing. On Sunday, about 60 women gathered at Durong Hall to listen to speakers and browse a range of stalls spread around the main room.

March 6, 2019
Read more at South Burnett Online

Burnett women celebrate rural life

MORE than 50 rural women gathered to hear from Burnett speakers and celebrate Queensland Women's Week.


The event run by Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation recognised women in agriculture on March 3.

March 3, 2019

Read more at The South Burnett Times

Media Release: BIEDO Supports Burnett Inland Business

As we kicked off 2020 in the midst of ongoing drought it’s probably safe to say we didn’t expect to be facing a global pandemic by Easter. Rest assured though we are all in this together, and as drought recovery continues, so does finding our ‘new business as usual’ in response to the COVID-19 situation. 

6 April, 2020
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