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COVID Safe Gift For Premier

COVID Safe Gift For Premier

If a second wave of COVID-19 strikes, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will be prepared – thanks to some handcrafted facemasks courtesy of the SBRC.

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

Incentives Unveiled For Developers

South Burnett Regional Council is hoping to supercharge development over the next 18 months by slashing charges and streamlining its planning and development processes.

Dinner Plus Straight Talking

Dinner Plus Straight Talking

Mary O’Brien is a straight-talking ag consultant who knows a lot about spray drift and nozzles … but it’s her outreach to country blokes that is now turning heads.

TRC Launches Photo Competition

TRC Launches Photo Competition

Toowoomba Regional Council is giving residents and visitors the opportunity to win a share of $500 in prizes by entering the “Love Your Local Landscapes” photography competition.

GRC Hikes Standpipe Charges

GRC Hikes Standpipe Charges

Standpipe users in the Gympie Regional Council may soon be singing the same tune as their counterparts in the South Burnett: “You’ve put up the water much more than you oughta!”

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Users Press For Saleyards Upgrade

Aussie Land & Livestock director James Bredhauer says he has accepted the decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to retain ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but he now hopes Council will work with his company to improve the facility.

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Council Supports Big Peanut Plan

Members of the “Kingaroy Needs A Big Peanut” committee met South Burnett Regional councillors and Council staff on Thursday morning to discuss possible locations for a planned sculpture.

Council Rejects Saleyard Offers

Council Rejects Saleyard Offers

South Burnett Regional Council will maintain its ownership of the Coolabunia Saleyards but will draw up a five-year plan aimed at reinvigorating the facility.

Festive Hampers For Sale

Festive Hampers For Sale

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.

Bonus Round For Australia Day

Bonus Round For Australia Day

The South Burnett might not celebrate Australia Day with its usual gusto in January unless more community groups apply for Council funding.

Have Your Say On Waste Upgrade

Have Your Say On Waste Upgrade

Toowoomba Regional Council is urging Yarraman residents to have a say about a concept design for an upgraded waste management facility for the town.

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

$2.1m Plan Added To CBD Upgrade

The possibility of an extra $2.1 million being spent on Kingaroy’s CBD transformation project – taking the total cost to $13.6 million – has alarmed some South Burnett councillors.

Council Boost For BIEDO

Council Boost For BIEDO

BIEDO has entered into new partnerships with its two member organisations: the South Burnett and North Burnett councils.

Leo Bishop: 1930-2020

Leo Bishop: 1930-2020

Former Kingaroy Shire Council Deputy Mayor – and Murilla Shire Chairman – Leo Bishop died on October 30 after a long illness.

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