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E Coli Detected In Water

E Coli Detected In Water

A boil water alert has been issued for Cherbourg, with Council advising all residents on Friday morning they should boil tap water used for drinking until further notice.

Have You Booked Your Bus Seat?

Have You Booked Your Bus Seat?

Council is reminding South Burnett residents to book their buses for a free trip to Kingaroy to catch up with league great Johnathan Thurston in the Kingaroy Town Hall Forecourt next Tuesday.

Auditor-General Gives Councils A Tick

Auditor-General Gives Councils A Tick

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council managed its finances extremely well in 2021, better than nearly all Indigenous councils and better than some local non-Indigenous councils.

Trailblazing Call Centre Opens

Trailblazing Call Centre Opens

Cherbourg’s trailblazing new community call centre was officially opened on Wednesday at a ceremony which attracted a mix of Council and State Government officials.

More Funds For Dumping Crackdown

More Funds For Dumping Crackdown

South Burnett Regional Council has been successful in applying for a Waste Compliance Officer under Round 2A of the Local Government Illegal Dumping Partnerships Program.

TRC Changes Event Funding

TRC Changes Event Funding

Toowoomba Regional Council is changing the way it funds community events, with grants reflecting the size of the event and the number of patrons.

Rain Delays Fishing Festival

Rain Delays Fishing Festival

Anglers will be disappointed but this weekend’s Festival Of The Dams has been postponed due to all the recent inflows into Boondooma Dam.

River Road Upgrades Finished

River Road Upgrades Finished

The $115,000 redevelopment of the River Road cricket ground in Kingaroy is now complete after the installation of fencing, a new cricket pitch and two practice nets.

Council Watching Weather

Council Watching Weather

The South Burnett Local Disaster Management Group has moved its status to “alert” as the region continues to watch weather systems around the Wide Bay and Burnett regions.

BOM Issues Flood Watch Alert

BOM Issues Flood Watch Alert

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a “flood watch” alert for the Wide Bay and Burnett, South-East Queensland, Darling Downs and Granite Belt areas.

Erkens Sworn In As Councillor

Erkens Sworn In As Councillor

Nanango businesswoman Jane Erkens was sworn in as the new South Burnett councillor for Division 1 on Wednesday afternoon, just hours after she was declared the victor in the recent Council by-election.

Trees To Honour Queen’s Jubilee

Trees To Honour Queen’s Jubilee

South Burnett Regional Council will plant 14 jacaranda trees in Murgon’s QEII Park to honour the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee if a grant application is successful.