What's On In The South Burnett Today?

New Circuit Extends Link

New Circuit Extends Link

The Link trail that connects Yarraman to Kingaroy via Nanango is barely a year old, but it is now about 60 per cent bigger.

Subsidy To Rehire Trainees

Subsidy To Rehire Trainees

Small business apprentices and trainees who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been advised to consider local councils when they want to rejoin the workforce.

Petition Calls For Cancer Nurse

Petition Calls For Cancer Nurse

A petition calling for the appointment of a Specialist Cancer Nurse in the South Burnett is being supported by Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington.

Freestays Pay Off For Proston

Freestays Pay Off For Proston

A free 48-hour caravan and RV parking area in Proston which opened a little more than three years ago is starting to pay steady dividends for the town.

Women Wanted For Business Course

Women Wanted For Business Course

At least 10 women living in Kingaroy and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to take part in a year-long business-building program after the South Burnett was selected for the latest round of The Seed Scheme.

Councillors Slash Allowances

Councillors Slash Allowances

The South Burnett Regional Council has voted to take an axe to proposed new expense allowances, reducing them to their lowest level since 2012.

Otto Promises Price Review

Otto Promises Price Review

A Council decision to raise standpipe water prices from $4.10 to $10 per kilolitre will be reconsidered, South Burnett Mayor Brett Otto promised on Monday.

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

Meeting To Discuss Water Options

A public meeting will be held in Kingaroy next month to discuss the options put forward as part of a $2 million study into the Burnett region’s future water needs.

Power Prices To Drop Again

Power Prices To Drop Again

Regional power bills will drop by an average $84 a year for households and $75 for small businesses in 2020-21, the State Government announced on Thursday.

Council Offers Incentives

Council Offers Incentives

South Burnett Regional Council will review its infrastructure charges after a neighbouring Council announced it will waive them for the next two years to attract new businesses.

Council To Sell Murgon House

Council To Sell Murgon House

A house at 41 Macalister Street in Murgon will be offered for sale as a removal house to help the South Burnett Regional Council avoid expensive maintenance costs.

MP Calls For Water Review

MP Calls For Water Review

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has called on the South Burnett Regional Council to reconsider a 150 per cent increase in standpipe water costs.

Cupboard Is Bare: GRC Mayor

Cupboard Is Bare: GRC Mayor

Gympie Council’s financial position is so bad it will need to borrow as much as $12 million just to cover wages and routine expenses for the coming quarter.

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