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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.

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Fuel Cell Gets Go-Ahead

Durong will get a 24-hour fuel cell more than a year after the SBRC first began seeking public feedback on the idea

Council Lodges $3m Roads Claim

Council Lodges $3m Roads Claim

South Burnett Regional Council believe storms that hit the region in February caused as much as $3 million damage to the South Burnett’s road network – not $1 million as previously thought.

$12.5m Boost For Agribusiness

$12.5m Boost For Agribusiness

The State Government has announced a $12.5 million funding package for Queensland’s agribusiness and food sector as part of its COVID-19 recovery plan.

Business Grant Round To Open

Business Grant Round To Open

A second round of small business grants designed to helped Queensland small businesses recover from the impact of COVID-19 has been announced.

TRC Rates, Charges Rise 2.95pc

TRC Rates, Charges Rise 2.95pc

Toowoomba Regional Council ratepayers will face an average 2.95 per cent increase in rates and charges after the Council handed down its 2020-21 Budget on Monday morning.

Free Counselling For Businesses

Free Counselling For Businesses

The Australian Government announced on Thursday that it will commit more than $4.7 million to provide small regional businesses with access to free and confidential financial counselling.

Pothole Costs Qld Council $304,000

Pothole Costs Qld Council $304,000

In a decision likely to have implications for councils everywhere, Goondiwindi Regional Council will have to pay $304,000 in damages to a 58-year-old motorcyclist after she hit a pothole and came off her bike in 2016, fracturing several vertebrae.