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$15,000 Holiday Up For Grabs

$15,000 Holiday Up For Grabs

South Burnett residents are being encouraged to get into the festive spirit and enter this year’s Hancock Prospecting Christmas Lights competition.

Standpipe Planned For Hivesville

Standpipe Planned For Hivesville

Hivesville will get a standpipe in the near future to assist residents in the district who rely on tank water.

$1.24m For Murgon CBD Footpaths

$1.24m For Murgon CBD Footpaths

The South Burnett Regional Council will spend $1.24 million in 2019-20 on a long-awaited fix for Murgon CBD’s footpaths.

Council Plans Library Upgrade

Council Plans Library Upgrade

The South Burnett Regional Council plans to upgrade Nanango’s library and administration building soon.

Council To Consult<br> Widely On Water Projects

Council To Consult
Widely On Water Projects

Council intends to capitalise on a $2m grant to fund feasibility studies into water projects

Council Forgives $16,000 Water Bill

Council Forgives $16,000 Water Bill

The South Burnett Regional Council will forgive most of an elderly woman’s $16,142.14 water bill.

Solar Farm Proposal Rejected

Solar Farm Proposal Rejected

A proposal to build a solar farm 3km east of Kingaroy has been rejected by the SBRC

Waste Levy Delayed, Increased

Waste Levy Delayed, Increased

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has criticised the State Government for delaying the introduction of Queensland’s waste levy until mid-2019.

Vegetation Clearing To Start

Vegetation Clearing To Start

South Burnett Regional Council has advised that a “fauna spotter” will be present during the upcoming clearing of native vegetation along sections of the Maidenwell–Bunya Mountains Road.

Old Pipes Blamed For Legionella

Old Pipes Blamed For Legionella

Old pipes – and the quality of Kingaroy’s water supply – have been blamed for recent positive tests for legionella bacteria at the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy.

Work To Start On Logan Street

Work To Start On Logan Street

A long-awaited project to seal Logan Street in Kingaroy will begin this week.

Rural Rates: How We Compare

Rural Rates: How We Compare

Last week southburnett.com.au published our fifth annual residential rates comparison, and since we did this several readers have asked if we could do a comparison of rural rates as well.

Council Clamps Down On Unregistered Pets

Council Clamps Down On Unregistered Pets

Toowoomba Regional Council is clamping down on unregistered dogs, and dogs and cats who haven’t been microchipped.

Crisis Meeting For Tourism Operators

Crisis Meeting For Tourism Operators

South Burnett tourism operators will hold a meeting in December to propose alternatives to the South Burnett Regional Council’s handling of tourism promotion over the past 15 months.

TRC’s Checking For Leaks

TRC’s Checking For Leaks

Have you got a leaky tap? To make sure you don’t, officers from Toowoomba Regional Council are travelling throughout the region to check water meters.

Council Sets Up Indigenous Committee

Council Sets Up Indigenous Committee

Toowoomba Regional Council is calling for community representatives to apply to join its new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee.

Work To Start On Footpaths

Work To Start On Footpaths

South Burnett Regional Council plans to start work next Monday on new footpaths in Alford and Mant streets, Kingaroy.

Mediation Ordered After Bullying Complaint

Mediation Ordered After Bullying Complaint

Only two complaints about South Burnett councillors resulted in actions during 2017-18, and only one made it as far as the Regional Conduct Review Panel.

Council Drafts $8m Streetscape Plan

Council Drafts $8m Streetscape Plan

The South Burnett Regional Council is seeking $4 million from the Federal Government to get its much-discussed Kingaroy CBD Revitalisation plan off the ground

Council Closes Dam

Council Closes Dam

Toowoomba Regional Council has closed Perseverance Dam to the public until further notice as a precautionary move due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria.

Rates: How Do We Compare Now?

Rates: How Do We Compare Now?

Does the South Burnett have the highest rates in Queensland? Are our rates so high they’re deterring new residents from moving here?

Tourism Review On Thursday

Tourism Review On Thursday

South Burnett Regional Council will be discussing tourism activities in the region over the past 12 months at a Tourism Review to be held this Thursday (November 8) in Kingaroy.

Council Joins FAGs Fight

Council Joins FAGs Fight

The South Burnett Regional Council will join the Australian Local Government Association’s push to make council grant funding an issue at the next Federal election.

Feedback Sought On Corporate Plan

Feedback Sought On Corporate Plan

Toowoomba Regional Council is inviting Yarraman and Cooyar residents to comment on a draft version of the Toowoomba Region 2019-2024 Corporate Plan this month.

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