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Nanango’s $2.3m Council Centre Opens

Nanango’s $2.3m Council Centre Opens

The $2.37 million spent on refurbishing the Nanango Customer Service Centre and Library will have no impact on rates, South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell said on Thursday.

Tourism Group Starts Membership Drive

Tourism Group Starts Membership Drive

The Visit South Burnett Local Tourism Organisation will launch a membership drive over the coming four weeks as part of its plan to reinvigorate local tourism

NaTDA To Hold Candidates Forum

NaTDA To Hold Candidates Forum

The Nanango Tourism and Development Association (NaTDA) will hold a candidates forum in March so voters can meet candidates for the March 28 council elections.

Tougher Market For Heifers, Weaners

Tougher Market For Heifers, Weaners

Murgon agents yarded just short of 800 head on January 14 in the first fortnightly cattle sale for 2020.

TRC Extends Drought Relief

TRC Extends Drought Relief

Toowoomba Regional Council will extend financial relief measures for drought-affected farmers that it introduced last year.

New Trees For Roundabout

New Trees For Roundabout

South Burnett Regional Council will ask the Department of Transport and Main Roads for permission to substitute different plants on the Rogers Drive roundabout in Kingaroy.

Car Park To Get Long-Overdue Upgrade

Car Park To Get Long-Overdue Upgrade

One of the South Burnett’s most decrepit car parks will get a long overdue $600,000 upgrade this year, almost two decades after it was originally promised.

Community Groups Urged To ‘Ask First’

Community Groups Urged To ‘Ask First’

Community groups who want to upgrade buildings or facilities they lease from the South Burnett Regional Council should apply for Council permission before they receive grant funding to carry out the work.

Council Receives Rail Trail Report

Council Receives Rail Trail Report

A 13.4km rail trail between Proston and Hivesville could cost an estimated $2.2 million to build but would inject about $786,000 a year in the Proston-Hivesville economy, according to a new study

Merry Christmas To All Our Readers

Merry Christmas To All Our Readers

South Burnett Online will be taking a short break between Monday, December 23, and Sunday, January 19.

Kumbia Cooks Up A Storm

Kumbia Cooks Up A Storm

Kumbia’s culinary treats are well known far beyond the town’s borders, and they were on full display at this year’s Kumbia Christmas Carnival

Nanango Welcomes Christmas

Nanango Welcomes Christmas

A large crowd packed Pioneer Park in Nanango on Friday night for the annual Heritage Christmas Carnival

Proston Comes Out To Celebrate

Proston Comes Out To Celebrate

Guests at this year’s Proston Christmas Carnival braved hot weather for a relaxed evening of fun at Railway Park last Saturday night.

Summer Exhibition ‘A First For Region’

Summer Exhibition ‘A First For Region’

Wondai Regional Art Gallery’s latest exhibition is offering visitors something unique this summer: the first non-metropolitan exhibition from the Pastel Society Of Australia (PSA).

WBBROC Seeks Mosquito Funding

WBBROC Seeks Mosquito Funding

The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils has called on the State Government to fund a campaign to eradicate dengue fever mosquitoes from Murgon, Wondai, Goomeri and Cherbourg

New Policy Aims To Attract Greenhouses

New Policy Aims To Attract Greenhouses

Toowoomba Regional Council has adopted a new policy aimed at attracting intensive horticulture businesses to the region

Council Staff Leaving VICs

Council Staff Leaving VICs

The South Burnett Regional Council is moving its staff out of the region’s Visitor Information Centres (VICs) “to enable higher productivity”.

Wind Farm Celebrates A Milestone

Wind Farm Celebrates A Milestone

Workers at the Coopers Gap Wind Farm have celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the final wind farm component to the Cooranga North site.

LGAQ Calls For More Action On Water

LGAQ Calls For More Action On Water

The Local Government Association of Queensland has called on the State and Federal Governments to take more action on water security.

Hannah’s Treble Trick At Bundaberg

Hannah’s Treble Trick At Bundaberg

Racing on the first Saturday of this month produced an extra bonus for South Burnett jockey Hannah Phillips.

Ex-MP Appointed To Stanwell

Ex-MP Appointed To Stanwell

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan has been appointed to the Board of Stanwell.

Wondai Wins Christmas Lights Competition

Wondai Wins Christmas Lights Competition

Amaroo Drive in Wondai received a bright new addition to its street sign on Friday: a second, red sign that declares the road is now also “Santa Claus Lane”

Campbell To Stand Again

Campbell To Stand Again

Recycling could become a reality in the South Burnett if Mayor Keith Campbell is re-elected at the March local government election.

Pound Charges Under Scrutiny

Pound Charges Under Scrutiny

A complaint from a resident who had to pay $1890 to recover six impounded cattle may lead to a cheaper option next year.

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