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Grant To Tackle Gympie Bats

Grant To Tackle Gympie Bats

Gympie Regional Council will receive $47,507 from the State Government to help it manage flying fox issues at Commissioners Gully and an abandoned roost site at Widgee Crossing.

Council Looks At Road Safety Issues

Council Looks At Road Safety Issues

South Burnett Regional Council will write to the Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) to request the extension of an existing 80km/h speed zone on the Bunya Highway north of Kingaroy.

Scots In The Bush Cancelled

Scots In The Bush Cancelled

Queensland’s decision to shut its border with NSW has led to the cancellation of Boondooma Homestead’s popular “Scots In The Bush” festival.

MP Backs Skate Park Campaign

MP Backs Skate Park Campaign

Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has met with local Wooroolin children to throw her support behind their push for a skate park in the town.

Shocking Campaign Highlights Risks

Shocking Campaign Highlights Risks

Ergon Energy has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of reporting shocks and tingles, which can be a sign of deadly electrical hazards in and around homes.

Gympie Mayor To Do Q&As

Gympie Mayor To Do Q&As

Gympie residents will soon be able to ask Mayor Glen Hartwig about anything that’s on their minds and get an answer in less than 90 seconds.

Shavers Raise Almost $40,000

Shavers Raise Almost $40,000

A massive fundraising effort by former schoolfriends and rugby league mates at the recent “Shave For Ryley and Ben” night in Kingaroy looks to have raised almost $40,000.

TRC Plans Brighter Future

TRC Plans Brighter Future

Toowoomba’s CBD may take on a brighter, more inviting look in future after Toowoomba Regional Council voted to develop a lighting strategy to enhance the night-time experience.

New Bridge For Rail Trail

New Bridge For Rail Trail

Gympie Regional Council has announced it will start work on building a 12.5m concrete pedestrian and cycle bridge across Wide Bay Creek for rail trail users on Monday, July 26.

CCTV Costs May Fall To Ratepayers

CCTV Costs May Fall To Ratepayers

The ongoing costs of maintaining expensive CCTV security systems installed in Murgon, Wondai and Nanango through a Federal Government grants program may ultimately wind up being shouldered by ratepayers.

Fun Day For Farmers Coming Up

Fun Day For Farmers Coming Up

Farmers have been having a tough time the past few years, battling a drought that has dragged on, changing regulations and then, of course, the pandemic.

AvoFest Seeks Big Ideas

AvoFest Seeks Big Ideas

Australia is home to over 150 supersized monuments and artworks that look like much smaller objects, animals and food … now Blackbutt wants to join the Big Things movement, too.

Biosecurity Alert For Glan Devon

Biosecurity Alert For Glan Devon

South Burnett Regional Council has issued a biosecurity alert after the Queensland Herbarium confirmed the invasive Harrisia cactus has been found at Glan Devon.

Council Ponders Recycling

Council Ponders Recycling

South Burnett Regional Council is revisiting the idea of introducing kerbside recycling almost eight years after tossing the concept overboard.

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