Cherbourg has copped a lot of rubbishing lately … which isn’t fair to the vast majority of the residents of the town or its hard-working local Council.
While the number of customer complaints relating to roads appears to have fallen during the past year, it is unclear how many were resolved and how long it took to resolve them.
An dog inspection program being run by the SBRC is finding 20 to 30 unregistered dogs every day
The South Burnett Regional Council will begin running a free 10-week program on the South Burnett Rail Trail soon to encourage more women and girls to take up cycling.
All the South Burnett’s dirt roads will “see a grader” within 12 to 18 months, about 65 angry ratepayers were promised at a public meeting held at Durong Hall on Thursday night.
Kingaroy’s CBD upgrade has been put on hold after failing to win a $2 million Federal Government grant for the project
South Burnett political leaders were taken on a “listening tour” of some of the region’s businesses on Monday by the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO).
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is “Because of her, we can …” so it was fitting that women featured strongly in Cherbourg Council’s annual NAIDOC Awards ceremony on Monday.
A shed being built next to the South Burnett Rail Trail will soon house an historic display
NAIDOC Week is being celebrated around Australia from July 8-15, and a number of South Burnett towns have special events planned to mark the occasion
The South Burnett Regional Council will put this year’s Financial Assistance Grant (FAGs) to work immediately … by putting the money in the bank.
There’s been a change in personnel at the Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal ahead of the creation of the State Government’s new body to deal with Councillor complaints.
The Wide Bay-Burnett Regional Organisation Of Councils (WBBROC) will receive $375,000 over the next two years to develop a “best practice” approach to managing invasive plants and animals.
Gympie Regional Council allocated $900,000 in its recent Budget towards construction of the new $2.06 million Equestrian Centre at Kilkivan.
Councils will have the opportunity to start projects earlier than planned or earn some extra interest income after the Federal Government announced it will pay half of its 2018-19 Financial Assistance Grants early this year.
The South Burnett Regional Council will lose its most senior officer this Friday when CEO Gary Wall retires after a 47-year career in local government.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell has defended a decision in the 2018-19 Budget to charge rural landholders more for roadworks than town dwellers
Cr Terry Fleischfresser has praised the Council’s 2018-19 Budget, saying it was ‘the Budget we have to have’.
South Burnett residents will pay an extra $57 a year in water, sewerage and waste removal charges from July 1, but large businesses will get some relief from high water usage charges.
South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff says while she is broadly happy with Council’s 2018-19 Budget, changes to road funding and cuts to community groups are causing her concern.
The South Burnett Regional Council’s 2018-19 Budget will invest almost $26 million into the region’s 3000km road network over the coming year.
Farmers could face rate rises of between 5 and 6 per cent following the scrapping of the South Burnett Regional Council’s controversial $200 annual road levy.