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August Deadline To Seek De-Amalgamation

Queensland councils have until August 29 to apply to de-amalgamate following the appointment today of former Mackay Mayor Colin Meng as Boundaries Commissioner.

Local Residents Appointed To Health Board

Local Residents Appointed To Health Board

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has named South Burnett councillor Cheryl Dalton and former Kingaroy Shire councillor Terry Fleischfresser to the new Darling Downs Hospital and Health Board.

Gympie Rate Rise Lowest Since Merger

Gympie Rate Rise Lowest Since Merger

Rates in Gympie will rise by 3.5 per cent after the Gympie Regional Council adopted its 2012-13 Budget yesterday.

No Excuse For Rates To Rise: Greens

Greens spokesman Grant Newson has questioned why residents of the South Burnett Regional Council area are facing a probable rate rise in the upcoming Council Budget.

Event Manager To Run Next Expo?

Event Manager To Run Next Expo?

The South Burnett Regional Council will re-evaluate its role in the South Burnett Exposed Expo after suffering a significant loss on this year’s event.

Pet Registration Fees To Rise 9pc

Pet Registration Fees To Rise 9pc

Pet owners will pay about 9 per cent more for dog and cat registrations when the South Burnett Regional Council introduces its new schedule of fees and charges on July 1.

Should Adermann Park Be Sold?

Should Adermann Park Be Sold?

The South Burnett Regional Council will gauge community feeling about selling 40 per cent of Kingaroy’s Sir Charles Adermann Park after an approach from St John’s Lutheran Primary School.

Nanango Roadworks To Begin Next Week

Reconstruction of the Nanango-Brooklands Road will begin next Tuesday, the South Burnett Regional Council advised today.

$1.6m Boost To Protect Biodiversity

$1.6m Boost To Protect Biodiversity

South Burnett Regional Council will receive $1.6 million over the next six years to implement biodiversity and climate change programs across the region.

Council Forges Relationship With Swickers

Council Forges Relationship With Swickers

The South Burnett Regional Council is forming a “working partnership” with Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory to ensure the survival of this important local enterprise.

New Planning Scheme Moves Closer

The South Burnett Regional Council is about to start work on the next stage of developing a South Burnett Planning Scheme.

Yarraman, Goomeri Out In The Cold

Yarraman, Goomeri Out In The Cold

Hopes that the South Burnett Regional Council’s borders could be expanded to include Yarraman and Goomeri were dashed by the State Government yesterday.

Locals Welcome Shopping Centre Decision

Locals Welcome Shopping Centre Decision

Reaction in Nanango’s business community to the South Burnett Regional Council’s decision to make the developer of a proposed Nanango shopping centre resubmit a development application has been supportive

SBRC Planning
Massive Works Program

SBRC Planning<br> Massive Works Program

The South Burnett Regional Council is planning an unprecedented works program in the South Burnett

Council Refuses To Pay Developer’s Costs

Council Refuses To Pay Developer’s Costs

The South Burnett Regional Council has rejected an application by the owner of a proposed shopping centre site in Nanango for a two-year extension to their current development permit in order to save ratepayers $136,000.

Carter Thanked For Tourism Service

Carter Thanked For Tourism Service

Former South Burnett Mayor David Carter has been thanked for his service on the Board of Toowoomba Golden West South Burnett Tourism.

Council Changes Start Early

Council Changes Start Early

Today’s statutory Post Election meeting of the South Burnett Regional Council ushered in not only the new Mayor and Councillors, but also several changes to the way the Council will operate in the future…