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Third Try For Streetscape Grant

Third Try For Streetscape Grant

South Burnett Regional Council will lodge its third application to the Building Better Regions Fund in a bid to get the Federal Government to contribute to Kingaroy’s $8 million streetscape project.

Council Backs<br> FASD Awareness

Council Backs
FASD Awareness

SBRC has launched a campaign to raise awareness about Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Council Roads Schedule ‘On Track’

Council Roads Schedule ‘On Track’

South Burnett Regional Council seems to be on track to make good on its promise to grade every unsealed road in the region at least once a year.

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Rail Trail Counter Data Queried

Almost two years after it was officially opened, the South Burnett Rail Trail still does not appear to have reliable traffic counters in operation.

Kingaroy Signs<BR> Will Be Pork-Free

Kingaroy Signs
Will Be Pork-Free

Kingaroy’s new entry signs will be pork-free because the town is better known for peanuts

Swimming Pools To Open Soon

Swimming Pools To Open Soon

Summer’s just around the corner, so it’s time to start break out the togs!

Nominations Open For Awards

Nominations Open For Awards

Nominations are now open for the South Burnett Regional Council’s annual Australia Day Awards.

Funding For Yarraman Groups

Funding For Yarraman Groups

Two Yarraman organisations have received funding under the latest round of Toowoomba Regional Council’s Community Grants Program.

Water Work To Cause Disruptions

Water Work To Cause Disruptions

A program of water main replacements in Kingaroy during the next two months will cause disruptions to water supply and property access for some residents.

Council Goes Into<br> Bat For Jnr Cricket

Council Goes Into
Bat For Jnr Cricket

The Kingaroy Flames held their first training session at their new $37,500 practice nets this week

Council Callout To Food Producers

Council Callout To Food Producers

Fresh from success at BaconFest, Council’s economic development unit is now taking its “South Burnett Flavours” initiative to Blackbutt.

BVRT Wins National Award

BVRT Wins National Award

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail has been named Public Works Project of the Year at the recent Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Awards for Excellence.

Parking Plan For Blackbutt

Parking Plan For Blackbutt

South Burnett Regional Council is considering creating two new disability parking bays in Coulson Street, Blackbutt, after requests from local residents.

Equestrian Centre Opening Postponed

Equestrian Centre Opening Postponed

The official opening of the new multi-million dollar Kilkivan Equestrian Centre has been postponed.

Goomeri Urged To Conserve Water

Goomeri Urged To Conserve Water

Gympie Regional Council is urging Goomeri residents to conserve water while upgrades are carried out at the local water treatment plant.

Feedback Sought On Parking Changes

Feedback Sought On Parking Changes

South Burnett Regional Council is calling for feedback on creating parking limits outside the South Burnett Community Hospital in Markwell Street, Kingaroy.

Ros Is Running Off To London

Ros Is Running Off To London

Five years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, South Burnett councillor Ros Heit is proving that a devastating diagnosis doesn’t have to be a fatal one.

Family Tales Charm Proston

Family Tales Charm Proston

Former Proston resident Merle Johnson stirred memories with her family memoir, ” ‘Leven Little Lonsdales”, during a special Proston Library event on Thursday morning.

Council Plans New Effluent Dump

Council Plans New Effluent Dump

South Burnett Regional Council is planning plans to build a Stock Effluent Disposal Facility near the Stuart River Rural Fire Brigade shed on the Bunya Highway.

Council Extends Taabinga Downs Approval

Council Extends Taabinga Downs Approval

A controversial Kingaroy residential development first approved in 2014 has had its development approval extended to September 2024 by the South Burnett Regional Council.

Council Unveils New Town Signs

Council Unveils New Town Signs

The South Burnett will get a new look during the next few months when Council erects 38 new town and village signs.

Department To Lead Water Study

Department To Lead Water Study

The State Government has taken over as the lead agency in the $2 million South Burnett / North Burnett regional water project.

Data Estimates 687,000 Visitors

Data Estimates 687,000 Visitors

New data from Tourism Research Australia estimates the South Burnett received 687,000 visitors in 2018, or about 13,211 per week.

Goomeri Bore Running Dry

Goomeri Bore Running Dry

Gympie Regional Council has begun trucking water into Goomeri from Murgon due to a failure at the town’s bores.

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