April 14, 2019
The communities of Murgon and Cherbourg will be holding a follow-up public meeting this week to discuss solutions to youth crime in both towns.
The meeting follows a similar event held on March 26, which explored possible solutions.
At that meeting, it was suggested South Burnett PCYC trial late-night opening on Saturdays.
The latest meeting will be held at Murgon Town Hall at 6:30pm on Tuesday, April 16, and will be preceded by a free sausage sizzle at 6:00pm.
Cr Kathy Duff, who helped to organise the March meeting, said an invitation had also been extended to the local magistrate to attend.
South Burnett CTC and other agencies are also expected to attend.
The meeting will also be addressed by Acting Sgt Rene Bond from the PCYC, who will be outlining progress on the late night opening plan.
She will also be calling for extra volunteers to help with the project.
An eight-week trial of Saturday night openings is due to start on May 11.